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Fried Bananas

Mariscal Foch E4-150 y Av. Amazonas | Pichincha, Quito 593, Ecuador
593-223-5208
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Ranked #7 of 583 Restaurants in Quito
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $7
Cuisines: Diner, Ecuadorean, Healthy, Bistro, Pasta, Grill, Fusion
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Fried Bananas is a cozy restaurant with a casual and relaxed atmosphere, right next to the main tourist plaza in La Mariscal. Our prices are much lower than one would expect given the quality of the food and service. We feature a variety of seafood, Ecuadorian specialties, grilled dishes, pasta, salads, vegetarian delights and more; all creatively prepared and as fresh as can be.You will want to be sure to save room for one of our signature desserts.I suggest checking out our website where you can browse the menu, read reviews and get more information about us.HOURS OF OPERATION: MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 12:30-20:30 SATURDAY 12:30 16:30
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London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

good local food, bit off putting that have to ring to gain entrance but that seams to be quite common in Quito Did have a bit of an upset stomach after but think that was more me getting used to local foods

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Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The service was excellent! Reasonably priced. I highly recommend the shrimp cerviche. When we arrived we thought it was closed but come to find out they just keep the door locked. The neighborhood seemed a bit sketchy! We were there later in the evening but before dark. We did walk back to our hotel which was a block away and... More 

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Offenbach, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

....at a place you wouldn't expect. As said in the comments you have to ring the bell to get in. The ambiance was quite nice and at a high standard. We ordered spaghetti with chicken and chicken with potatoes and vegetables and the fried bananas as dessert and it was delicious. The vegetables and potatoes could have been a bit... More 

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Castrop-Rauxel, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Very nice and kind owner! Just a few steps next to mariscal foch! Highly recommended is the avocado soup,rice with shrimps and the best desert i' ve ever had! You must try the warm choclate cake.. Its a dream!!!!!! prices are more than ok for this delicious meals!

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

A small but well run and friendly restaurant very close to the centre of La Mariscal. Good quality food and very reasonable prices - will certainly go back.

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ALPHARETTA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

One would think you would only find tourist traps in Gringolandia. One would be wrong. 7 of us went to Fried Bananas on a weekday. The owner is gracious and the setting is muted, yet informal. The food, though, is what gets you going. Start with the avocado cream soup, followed by the shrimp and rice, a traditional Ecuadorian favorite,... More 

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Egg, Switzerland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

we were attracted to this restaurant through the generally very good ratings in Trip Advisor. However, we cannot confirm based on our own experience tonight. Service wasn't attentive (forgot to bring the ordered beverages) nor really professional (for example, served white wine in champagne glass, we were sat at a small bistro table despite several free larger tables). Camarone ceviche... More 

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London
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Found this place from a Google search of the best Ecuadorian restos in Quito. Would advise coming here for dinner. This is because good local food can be had at lunchtime in many hole-in-the-wall lunch eateries at USD3 for a 3-course lunch - juice, soup, main (usually rice, salad and some meat). But for dinner it is well worth eating... More 

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Mysore, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My girlfriend and I ate here recently. The overall experience was very good. The atmosphere was very relaxed, with lovely decor and nice staff. For our appetizers we had the Shrimp Ceviche and Fried Banana Mushrooms. Both were excellent, the Ceviche was rich and had a good depth of flavor, better than most that we have experienced in Ecuador. It... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

They serve excellent food, provide a very friendly service at a very resonable price. The interior is very nice and the atmosphere is quiet; it is like an oasis with great food.

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Address: Mariscal Foch E4-150 y Av. Amazonas | Pichincha, Quito 593, Ecuador
Phone Number: 593-223-5208
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
Average Prices: USD 3 - 7
Cuisine: Diner, Ecuadorean, Healthy, Bistro, Pasta, Grill, Fusion

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