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Sativa Studio Cafe

Luis A. Martinez Street & Eloy Alfaro Street | Behind the supermarket, Banos 33130, Ecuador
+593 99 530 4432
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“veggie burger” (29 reviews)
“tamales” (10 reviews)
“salads” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Caribbean, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Luis A. Martinez Street & Eloy Alfaro Street | Behind the supermarket, Banos 33130, Ecuador
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We were told about this place by some other people staying at our accommodation. It's a very simple cafe with only four items on the menu, but the food is prepared with love and incredibly tasty. My tamales was delicious, and the salad was like...More

Thank giddy2g
Reviewed 8 May 2016

I love this place! It has delicious food and fresh ingredients grown in the garden out back. The place is beautifully decorated and combined with the music, it creates a relaxing, chill vibe. All the furniture and decorations are recycled material, which I though was...More

Thank josiahdmarrs
Reviewed 13 March 2016

We ordered the veggie burger fries and the patacones dish with salad. The veggie burger was decent and the fries had nice flavor. But the patacones dish threw me for a loop. The patacones had a weird flavor and the salad was one of the...More

Thank mhdowning
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Let's start by saying, this place is not a restaurant they are not there to serve you, you are not their client and the food will not be flawlessly prepared and served. This place breaks all the rules and yet it is so good and...More

Thank Pame C
Reviewed 2 February 2016

The best salad I've had in Ecuador ! The food here is incredible, and is fresh straight from the owners garden. The service certainly isn't conventional, so come with patience and an open mind. It is a very, very laid back atmosphere with a unique...More

Thank Annie G
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Interesting menu, small but creative. Tons of food when you get it. The salads have everything you can imagine in them. The veggie burgers are enormous and come with a massive salad. I had the "green" soup and it was definitely green, and chewy. Good...More

Thank Connie B
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Vegetarian, conscious, healthy food. The salad is grown there, absolutely crea. This place would be a great find in any country. I am here for a short time but I know I will do most of my meals here. Thank you Sativa - I feel...More

Thank UniverseCity
Reviewed 25 November 2015

This place is amazing. The atmosphere is great, the art and the herbs and the books along with the music make for a relaxed setting. The Organic salad is quite simply the best salad ive ever eaten as a vegan and occasional raw foodist ive...More

Thank zantonsus
Reviewed 17 November 2015

This place is not just a cafe. It's a really nice hangout. We spent hours here cuddling with the cutest cat, we got lost in the most inspirational life changing books, said mmmmmmmmmm a million times while eating the soup which literally tastes like love,...More

Thank mypictureatlas
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Congratulations, you have done it and found this delicious veggie burger. This place has less items on the menu than you have fingers on one hand, that's good news. Why? They have obsessed over all the wonderful details in each item to make sure it's...More

1  Thank Mark T
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Restaurant Details

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US$4 - US$5
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Luis A. Martinez Street & Eloy Alfaro Street | Behind the supermarket, Banos 33130, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Tungurahua Province  >  Banos
  • Phone Number: +593 99 530 4432
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Sativa Studio Cafe is a pottery studio and vegan cafe located in the heart of Banos city. Its a space where you can relax, enjoy a healthy and beautiful meal on handmade ceramic plates, drink organic homemade fruit wines, organic Ecuadorian coffee, or just hang out by the fireplace while sipping a hot cup of our organic herbal teas. The food is all vegan and delicious.
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