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Puerto Lago

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La Laguna de San Pablo | Lago San Pablo y Panamericana Norte, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
+593 6-263-5400
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The last month I went to visit San Pablo lake which is located in the Imbabura province where are many places that you can visit The name of the restaurant is “Puerto Lago” and in my opinión the restaurant is big and very nice because the music and decoration are perfect. The waiter are always seem to be a good... More 

Thank Luis W
Otavalo, Ecuador
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6 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Puerto Lago is beautiful place where to always returns, this restaurant is one of the best in the city of Otavalo as it has special food for each palate. This place is very visited especially by tourists, this restaurant serves exquisite national and international dishes, prepared by an expert chef, who prepares the dishes with standards of quality and hygiene.... More 

Thank lorenaguerraobando
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82 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Being able to sit by the lake and see Imbabura is a real treat. The restaurant is all made out of wood and the log cabins has always been our favorite the 30 years I've been going back to Otavalo. The food is ok with highish prices. You pay for the location for sure. If you go with kids, there... More 

Thank Andrea S
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Excellent romantic dinner or for families. We absolutely will return. A bit pricey for Ecuador but worth every penny.

Thank Grant J
Ibarra, Ecuador
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6 reviews
Reviewed 20 February 2017

On my last vacations. My family and I went to Puerto Lago Country Inn It is a fully decorated place, located in the province of Imbabura. It is an amazing place to spend your holidays. From there you can discover and enjoy all the attractions that Imbabura has to offer you. Puerto Lago is recognized for its quality and the... More 

Thank Kathy P
Montreal, Quebec
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Ask for a table near the window bay overlooking the lake. Nice setting of the restaurant. Nice food, Ask for a Padrino as a cocktail (whisky and amaretto on ice).

Thank 3opinionnow
Avon, CT
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170 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We arrived at Puerto Lago at 6:15 pm for dinner and were told that we would have to wait 1/2 hour for a table as it had been a busy day. There was comfortable seating by the bar, so we decided to wait. On offer was a small craft beer selection so I decided to give one of the beers... More 

Thank Craig B
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

It's a lovely place for families and couples to have a break of the city and to go out to this place to spend a day having lunch enclosing on the edge of the lagoon, very nice and relaxing, also you can spend a night or more over there in a very nice cabins beside the lagoon (lake)

Thank Labib K
Windsor, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The restaurant is set amidst a resort on the shores of San Pablo Lake just across from Imbabura Volcano. The view is spectacular even when it is raining. The service was excellent and so was the food. The price was high by Ecuadorian standards but quite inexpensive by North American standards. Chateaubriand for less than 20 bucks??! If you have... More 

1 Thank Richard G
Quito, Ecuador
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The best food with amazing service. We try the dish "tipico otavaleno" and it was a great experience! The lodge has amazing rustic cabins with amazing view to the lake. Best option around Otavalo en San Pablo Lake

1 Thank emilianopita

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Seafood, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Laguna de San Pablo | Lago San Pablo y Panamericana Norte, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Otavalo
  • Phone Number: +593 6-263-5400

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