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Mi Otavalito

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Ecuadorean, South American
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Sucre 11-19, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
+593 6-292-0176
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Los Angeles, California
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71 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice and would go back again. The trout is excellent, as are the soups, such as the Locro de Papas (potato/cheese/avocado soup). Service is friendly.

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Thank Jim P
Gainesville, Florida
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They offer typical plates and fresh juices. Look for the baked big at the entrance that let's you know they are open.

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Thank taddimo
Cotacachi, Ecuador
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Regular locals and tourists show this as good place to eat. We ate there many times and we're consistently pleased with service and food. Good menu of the day traditional food and visitor food off the menu. (I.e. Chateaubriand)

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Thank Cotaman
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190 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Mi Otavalito is a well known full service restaurant offering local cuisine and local entertainment. The menu of the day is always a great choice, although the a l'carte menu may entice you to order their local specialties. Prices are reasonable. We had a great time in a fun lively ambiance with delicious like homemade food and live music.

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Thank Monica R
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106 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

The staff was really friendly and the food really good. Not for Budget but the taste was really good exspecially the meat I had. Well done.

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Thank purzel_le
Birmingham, Alabama
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Read the Trip Advisor review and headed to this restaurant post haste. Impeccable service, lovely Ecuadorian dishes. The Andean music added so much to the ambiance. Yes, there was a pan flute involved, plus several guitars. Try the avocado con camarones and ANY sopa. The Ecuadorian soups are amazing and very filling.

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Thank Cheryl B
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

In search of a good place to eat on a Sunday evening in Otavalo (an overpriced tourist town in northern Ecuador) you'll find mi Otavalito. Maybe this was a great place 10 years ago but now it's an average of $10/plate of hard and chewy beef or over cooked shrimp. The only server available was totally distracted by the telenovela... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

It was not our first choice but very pleased weekend there. We all had the special . It was a full 4 course lunch... Appetizer, soup,main dish, and dessert. With two large beers, we had a great lunch for under $40. We will be back next month.

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Thank George R
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111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Fue un placer visitar Mi Otavalito en nuestra parada improvisada en el centro de Otavalo. El ambiente es calido y el servicio excelente. Mi Otavalito ofrece un menú extenso y full bar. En los fines de semana tienen música típica. Decidimos ordenar el menú del día. Excelente comida, platos generosos de comida casera. It was lunch time and we were... More 

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Thank Monica R
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261 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

The restaurant is close to the Poncho market and often in the evening after 2100 has a group playing life music

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Thank Jan N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Ecuadorean, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sucre 11-19, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Otavalo
  • Phone Number: +593 6-292-0176

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?