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Restaurante El Maíz se encuentra localizado en el emblemático sector de El Barranco, con acceso hacia la calle Larga, una de las arterias más importantes de la historia de Cuenca y cerca de sitios esplendorosos, museos, iglesias y centros culturales que hacen de Cuenca la Atenas del Ecuador y Patrimonio Cultural de la Humanidad. La casa donde se encuentra Restaurante El Maíz es una edificación patrimonial típica de la era republicana, en la que se perciben elementos fundamentales de la arquitectura cuencana reconocida como original y particularmente bella en el país y el mundo. La edificación es así atractiva y esplendente como muestra de la hospitalidad y buen gusto que caracteriza a los habitantes…
All reviews quinoa empanadas potatoes patacones pork soups corvina trout sea bass juice ecuadorian food the owner friendly restaurant charming setting late dinner food was fantastic would highly recommend this restaurant
After a morning at the Museo Pumapungo, we had a set menu lunch at this place nearby. The ambience was nice. We ate in a little courtyard (the front of the restaurant is on busy Calle Larga). They were happy to adjust their offering to...More
After visiting the Pumapunga, we had a wonderful lunch of tamalis and empanadas.
The tamali plate came with a nice variety of 4 different tamalis, all very good. The empanadas plate had three items, two with meat and one with cheese. The dough was a...More
El Maiz was one of the first restaurants I visited during a recent trip to Cuenca. it's tucked near the end of Calle Larga. I expected that it might be busy even on a weeknight but I arrived in the early evening and had the...More
from the great service to the magnificent food we enjoyed our experience at El Maiz! we are very picky when choosing a restaurant specially if it is a place we ve never been before, and we loved it! terrific customer service :) the waiter even...More
Date of visit: August 2018
Angelica D, Gerente at El Maiz Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018
Muchas Gracias por su comentario, es gratificante sus palabras e impulso para continuar brindando la mejor atención como se merecen...More
We went here with our guide so didn’t know what to expect. We sat outside on the terrace and the food was fantastic, in fact I enjoyed my main dish more than at Mercado. We had cheese and potato soup, empanada and then grilled chicken...More
I wondered here one afternoon when I first arrived and had a delicious lunch out on the terrace. Everyone was very attentive. I wanted trout and instead got a typical Ecuadorian lunch. I later learned that I could ask for more vegetable rather than potato...More
Manager/Server, Wilson, is very welcoming and helpful in every way. We love sitting on the open-air patio at the rear of the restaurant as it is bright, colorful and relaxing. Wilson speaks English and is able to help translate the menu if needed. We ate...More
We arrived at El Maiz at 8pm on a Monday evening for a late dinner. The waiter was friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. We enjoyed three quinoa dishes, flank steak, and fried trout. All of the dishes were well cooked and well flavored. Desserts were also...More