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Etnias cafe

Calle General Cordova | Next to the Fire Station, Puerto Lopez 131950, Ecuador
+593 99 167 6876
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“crepes” (9 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
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French, Cafe
Calle General Cordova | Next to the Fire Station, Puerto Lopez 131950, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here for breakfast three days in a row. The bread was dark, the coffee was properly made and the crepes were soooo good. They certainly revealed the owners nationality (french)! Can definitely recommend.

Thank theawesometraveller
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We ate here both mornings we were in Puerto Lopez and had great coffee and great food. The lady who runs the cafe is lovely and friendly. I'd recommend the Jordan on the menu!

Thank Libby1577
Reviewed 19 November 2016

I've eaten here often with friends. The place is very small and popular, but somehow we always manage to find a spot. She is cooking by herself, so you wait for your food with some people in our group being served while others have to...More

Thank Traveling_Doodle
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is a great cafe filled with travelers, ex-pats, and locals. The owner speaks French Spanish and English, the service is delightful, and the food is really good. I love the crepes, waffles, and coffee is the best I've had in town.

Thank Gee L
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Fantastic gem of a restaurant. Delicious crepes with fresh fruit. They even serve freshly brewed Ecuadorian coffee. The owner speaks French and Spanish. They are located one street from the Malecon. It's a small place so you have to look closely.

Thank kell2011
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We were looking for a good place for breakfast and this place was recommended to us. Do not let the looks fool you - this is great food. Owned by a French lady who speaks English also. She specializes in crepes. You can get pretty...More

Thank CrabbyFatGuy
Reviewed 25 September 2015

We had breakfast 4 times at Etnias during our week in Puerto Lopez. Agnes made a fantastic breakfast with nice coffee. Waffle, eggs, juice and bread. Agnes gave great information about the area and the Galapagos Islands

Thank Rob W
Reviewed 20 September 2015

A very nice cafe in central Puerto Lopez, which serves various coffees, breakfasts & crepes. Go if you want to escape Ecuadorian food for a moment. The price level is comparatively quite high and the opening hours seem to vary (I had the most success...More

Thank MichaelRistaniemi
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We tried on three different mornings, including a Friday and a Saturday, at various times from 9:00 to Noon, and never found this place open. We did see them open one afternoon, which was strange, as they only advertise breakfast, and they state their hours...More

Thank Juanita C
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Great granola, fruit and yoghurt breakfast, recommend the coffee. Warm and welcoming owner. Well priced.

Thank Angela B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$6
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
08:00 - 12:00
08:00 - 12:00
08:00 - 12:00
08:00 - 12:00
08:00 - 12:00
08:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle General Cordova | Next to the Fire Station, Puerto Lopez 131950, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Manabi Province  >  Puerto Lopez
  • Phone Number: +593 99 167 6876
  • E-mail
Etnias café is a charming coffee shop, close to the frontbeach of Puerto López (half an hour north of Montañita and 2 hours south of Manta city) created and managed by a French couple. For coffee lovers, you will drink excellent expresso or cappuccino accompanied by savoury or sweet French creps, home-made brownies, pies or waffles. Just next door, you can buy unique fairtrade ecuatorian souvenirs in Etnias handicrafts shop.
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