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Cafe Mosaico

Manuel Samaniego N8-95 near Antepara, Quito, Ecuador
(02) 254 2871
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Ranked #132 of 580 Restaurants in Quito
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Serbia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This place is on 'must visit list' for Quito. This restaurant has perfect location for Quito: from terrace can be seen historical center of Quito, volcano Pincicha, and almost all sightseeing locations in Quito. Best time to come to this restaurant is around 6 pm. This way, first you will enjoy sunset over Pincicha, and after that, night sky over... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I love the view from this place! The food and service are oK but it is a nice cafe with good ambiance. Compared with the places nearby that got there several years later, this is the best one!! The others are not worth.

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Quito, Ecuador
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

For the love of God do not eat here. The views amazing and earned the one star all on its own; maybe come for a coffee or a glass of wine but 100% do not spend your money on what they call food. We shared a portion of chicken wings and a plate of churrasco, I honestly thought you couldnt... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The food and environment are wonderful. The view is amazing and the restaurant is quaint. The service was not very good.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I went to this place by night with some friends because of the view. It was positively stunning. It was more or less late in the night (for Quito standards) so we were able to get a table quite fast on the terrace. Everything seemed great by then. The waiter was a little slow, but ok, although he knew nothing... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The first time I came here, a couple of years ago ..it was the best place ever.. Sadly it has changed a lot .. The site remains the same but the service has become rude and careless, always seem to be in a hurry and in bad mood. The food also has changed, considering the quality it's very over priced... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My family celebrated my mother's birthday at this restaurant last Saturday. The view is really spectacular! The service was really good. Our waiters were really helpful and friendly. They also have live entertainment which made this place even more special. The food was really good too. We enjoyed the "hervidos." It was a cool afternoon so the different flavored "hervidos"... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This restaurant is located on a hill, so you have a really nice view over the city. It is especially nice to go in the late afternoon, around 6 pm to watch the sunset. Food is also nice, some typical Ecuadorian dishes and some international one, including some Greek food.

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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69 reviews 69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

If I have to give an opinion about this place, its the location, you can see all the main attractions of Quito from the top. Its a good place to go for a coffee or some "traditional piqueo". The bestplitace to sit its outside in the terrace, perfect for pictures.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Cafe Mosaico is a nice little uphill walk from Old Town [though the cardio is compounded by the high elevation and some might find themselves slightly breathless through the course of the climb]. Believe the hype though: this place is absolutely worth it. I had my last meal here before departing Ecuador and I wouldn't have had it any other... More 

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Address: Manuel Samaniego N8-95 near Antepara, Quito, Ecuador
Phone Number: (02) 254 2871
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito

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