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“It used to be the best”
Review of Zocalo

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Ranked #900 of 1,398 Restaurants in Quito
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Quito, Ecuador
Level 6 Contributor
141 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“It used to be the best”
Reviewed 20 November 2012

Zocalo was a nice palce to eat, haven't been there in a while but the service was really bad and the food overpriced the last time i was there.

Thank Dennis Y
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English first
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“the real Ecuador”
Reviewed 16 February 2011

The place is off the beaten path. It's on the 2nd floor on the corner of Calama and Leon Mera. It doesn't have a very nice entrance in fact it looks pretty horrible. The spiral stairs are narrow, dirty, dingy and there's a tree growing through the spiral "watch your head".
Once you dare to climb the stairs you will find a wonderful eclectic little hole in the wall. The food wasn't great and it took forever.....typical of Ecuador where there is a problem The service was typical Ecuador (horrible). The owner was walking from table to table and struck up a conversation with us. It turns out he stuided in Florida and he gave us a bottle of wine for the wait. Very nice guy! He made a difference so we stayed and we're glad. the atmosphere and the ambience was incredible. We danced to salsa. it was a little different than the typical "tourist" bar. It was a good night (and cheap).

  • Visited February 2011
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1 Thank Jasago007
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