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Balcon de Imbabura

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Modesto Jararnillo 7-29 | Plaza de Ponchos, Pasaje Saona, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
+593 98 486 4825
07:30 - 22:00
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Sun 07:30 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and good prices. I had to steak and fresh naranjilla juice it was well done! My sister had the fruit salad and was also delicious!

Thank Softaildeluxestu4ever
Syracuse, New York
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an excellent spot for lunch. Overlooks the Plaza de Ponchos and Imbabura Volcano. Fantastic blackberry juice and chicken burritos. We live in Otavalo and come here a lot. - Cal

Thank Carroll I
Lake Worth, United States
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Nice homey Mexican cuisine with a view over the Plaza de Los Ponchos. Menu is a bit limited, but the servers were very friendly and the food was good. Another memorable Otovalo meal...and at a reasonable price.

Thank Robert F
Gainesville, Florida
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great Ecuadorian standards and fresh juices make this a nice spot to have dinner at. Good for large groups.

Thank taddimo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has a charging atmosphere and it's family operated. The staff was very helpful and worked with me on my pathetic Spanish. The food was prepared quickly and the price was very reasonable. The only downside to the meal, half way through, 6 US citizens day down and behaved like you'd expect at a Waffle House. They did their... More 

Thank HuDatScott
Key West, Florida
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Went there for a couple drinks . Very friendly stuff , drinks are made with fresh fruit juice, good prices and cute place . Balcony has a view to the plaza de Los ponchos .

Thank Paraisooo P
Birmingham, Alabama
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Huge and delightful hamburguesas if you are in the mood. I found the soups delicious and a full meal. Served with a nice soft sliced Italian style bread. Plus a great overlook onto the square.

Thank Cheryl B
Austin, Texas
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

The food wasn't anything special but the price and location were good. The lemonade pitcher and fresh juices were a big hit but the meals weren't anything special.

Thank kathyg2010
Franklinville, New Jersey, United States
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Super cute decor, view of famous market, great service, yummy food. I had a delicious chicken burrito & my husband had filet mignon with bacon & mushrooms, served with sides of steamed veggies and fried potatoes ($8). We enjoyed it so much we stopped in the next day for a snack. We split very tasty chicken nachos. The staff remembered... More 

Thank Gin K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Super good burritos and stuffed tuna avocados. We lived this place and used trip advisor to find it. We couldn't get enough. My son even had the burger and it was good and juicy. Such good food and a fun atmosphere. However they only accept cash so come prepared!

Thank CocoKim

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Gastropub, Italian, Mexican, American, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Modesto Jararnillo 7-29 | Plaza de Ponchos, Pasaje Saona, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Otavalo
  • Phone Number: +593 98 486 4825
We are facing the Plaza de los Ponchos on the second floor, perfect for admiring the handicraft market, we have a balcony to take pictures and enjoy a coffee exelentes outdoor

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?