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“Real American Style Cooking”
Review of Cafe Lafayette

Cafe Lafayette
Ranked #16 of 43 Restaurants in Cotacachi
Price range: US$2 - US$4
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar Scene
Description: A quaint European-style Cqfé/Bistro with a selection of homemade food. Several choices of fresh sandwiches, ice cream,and local specialties. Café Lafayette offers new menu items every week featuring various local and European speciality items. They offer a selection of fresh-ground coffees, local beer and cold beverages. Don't miss the Live Classical & Traditional Music every Fri. & Sat. night.
Reviewed 9 July 2014

The sandwiches are fresh and the bread is outstanding. I had the traditional sandwich which is ham, bacon, dutch cheese, letttuce, tomato and two sauces served hot. The bacon is cooked when ordered. I went back two more times and the sandwich was always outstanding. There is outside seating which is very comfortable and free wifi.

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Thank Saunie F
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Reviewed 7 July 2014

Had lunch here for a change of pace. After about a week of enjoying the typical Ecuadorian fare we decided to try something else. We all ordered sandwiches and drinks. The bun of the sandwich was about as fresh as you could get. We were all pleased with the lunch. Very easy on the pocketbook too, $13 for everything. Located just off the main street. Nice quiet place to relax for lunch.

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Thank hounds75
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Reviewed 5 June 2014

We stopped by this lovely little spot several times on our last visit to Cotacachi. It's one of the few places in town with outside seating, and, since the weather is almost always beautiful, it makes a great place to start the day. The coffee was good, and the service was friendly. There was a nice mix of expats and locals on the days we were there. Free wifi, too, but you need to step inside to use it. We're building a house in Cotacachi and we're looking forward to spending a lot of time at this nice new cafe right in town.

Thank Mark J
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

I have been to the Café Lafayette several times and it does not disappoint. The food is fresh and changes regularly offering American and Ecuadorean dishes. There are several tables inside but I enjoy the outside terrace with a nice view of Parque Ornamental. Friday and Saturday's live music by the owner Edison is amazing. He is an Ecuadorean who lived in France for several years and now plays classical and local music with a variety of flutes and sometimes with a guitar. A definite place to stop by when visiting Cotacachi.

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Thank Amigo48582
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Reviewed 17 May 2014

Edison spent many years in France before returning to Ecuador to open Cafe Lafeyette. Lovely outdoor patio and indoor noshing on a central square. Perfect setting for enjoying light food, glass of wine or beer, beautiful weather, and people watch. Edison and his cousin often add their light music and voices Fri/Sat evenings. American breakfast, salads, sandwiches, and local specials.

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Thank Cotaman
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