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All 24 Vilcabamba Restaurants

Jardin Escondido

Juan Montalvo | One Block North of the Main Square, Vilcabamba, Ecuador
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Ranked #12 of 24 Restaurants in Vilcabamba
Cuisines: Mexican
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Description: Stunningly fresh food served a a romantic garden setting.

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  • Japanese first
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Vancouver
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The place is pleasant enough for a casual meal and the food was ok, reasonable price. We had a shrimp and avocado salad (ok) and a pad thai type dish (questionable).

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Please see the review of the hotel/hostel - I think this listing is just for the restaurant, but the whole place is delightful.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Great courtyard and nice tables all with parasols. One young waiter spoke very good English. Last year I used to go there almost every day for breakfast. For 5 bucks you can get bacon and eggs, coffee, juice and toast.....best deal for North American food in Vilcabamba. In my experience all the staff was always friendly!

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Austin, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The food at Jardin Escondido. However, there was only one young woman holding down both the tables and the reception desk for this who wanted to check in for the hotel. That was the only blemish on an otherwise nice evening1

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Vilcabamba, Ecuador
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This used to be my favorite eatery in town. The menu sparkled with a Mexican flair and the atmosphere (eating in the outdoor garden) was delightful. Then, things changed. The new management changed the menu selection and hired unusually indifferent staff. The kitchen staff quit and their replacements didn't come close to meeting the previous standards. Service was poor and... More

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Vancouver
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We Stopped in for a quick Almorzo ... Even though it was late afternoon and the lunch time crowd was long gone The food was fresh and tasty and a great value.

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Tilburg
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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Good quality of food, sometimes you've got a big plate (special the chicken was huge). Some dishes could be bigger (wraps and curry). Even the cappuccino is excellent!

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Sacramento, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Really cute inside eating area but under new management (?) and they are changing menu. Of course, everything I was interested in trying was no longer on menu. I thought it was a bit pricy for this little town but oh well. Probably would try somewhere else next time. Wasn't that memorable for me.

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Los Angeles
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

I'm not sure where all these "reasonable/good prices" recommendations are coming from. These are the same prices I see for Mexican in California ($6 for some tacos?), so it's a bit high even compared to other Mexican food in small towns in Ecuador. The tortilla soup was lukewarm and watery. I had a hard time finding a seat as most... More

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Vilcabamba, Ecuador
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Great food, good price! We really enjoyed the open garden area of the restaurant. The food was delicious and the drinks were cold!

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Additional Information about Jardin Escondido

Address: Juan Montalvo | One Block North of the Main Square, Vilcabamba, Ecuador
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Loja Province  >  Vilcabamba
Cuisine: Mexican

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