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Heladeria San Agustin

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Guayaquil 1053, Quito, Ecuador
(02) 228 5082
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10:00 am - 10:45 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:45 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice place to have a good lunch

Heladería San Agustín is one of the Iconic places in Downtown Quito. You'll learn about some of the "Quiteños" culture, slang, and gastronomy. Food is nice and not very expensive (relative to international standards)

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Sergio G
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English first
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Heladería San Agustín is one of the Iconic places in Downtown Quito. You'll learn about some of the "Quiteños" culture, slang, and gastronomy. Food is nice and not very expensive (relative to international standards)

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Ontario
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

How's your Spanish? No bueno? Then if you really want to go here, you have one option: take a look inside. If you see an older fellow with a moustache running frentically about the place "serving" people, forget it. He will take over your table even if someone else tries to serve you, and if you ask for help with... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I have been customer for 30 years. “Heladería San Agustín” is well located and offers for more than 150 years traditional local Ecuadorian dishes. San Agustín is a place where many locals go with their families to eat. In the last years, it has become also popular among tourists. You will find the most popular Ecuadorian dishes. Staff is gentle... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We had a wonderful meal of goat stew in this charming restaurant -- available with or without bones! excellent sides of potatoes and avocado. Ask for a table upstairs by the window.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This charming little cafe located just one block north of Plaza Grande (get off the trolley line headed south from Mariscal/parque Ejito combines all of the elements: old world charm, with all of its colonial art, intimacy and grace, with its flowered balconies and welcoming staff, excellent traditional Ecuadorian food at modest prices, a a super choice of the best... More 

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Roberts Creek, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We went here for lunch and the food was excellent. Everything appeared to be authentic food with very large portions. It started to get busy with locals after 1-1:30, so arrive before then if you can. I believe we were the only tourists in the restaurant. The main dishes were around $10 each. There was an English menu available, but... More 

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Roberts creek
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Really good Ecuadorian lunch in authentic setting in the Old Town. Packed with locals so get in before 1:30 or so. Good fast service and really tasty food. We had the arroz marinara and the lamb stew and both were excellent! We were too stuffed for ice cream but it did look really good! Highly recommended

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Gharghur, Malta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This busy lunchtime restaurant is usually packed with locals and it is best to reserve a table. And not without good reason. It is located in the heart of the old Quito town. The food and service was impeccable by any standard but best of all was the unusual décor. We sat at the first floor level and were surrounded... More 

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

As Americans wandering around Quito, we were lucky to find this quaint restaurant where the staff managed to understand our limited Spanish and served us excellent food. The seafood and rice dish that I had was plentiful and very tasty. Others in our party of 6 were also pleased. We were being careful in Ecuador not to drink tap water... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Heladería San Agustín is a very traditional place located near Plaza de Independencia. The Heladería of course offers up fresh handmade ice cream that is made using a traditional paila. Heladería San Agustín also serves lunch consisting of a variety of Ecuadorian traditional food, Seco de Chivo and ceviches are very famous. The Staff is very friendly and helpful

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Guayaquil 1053, Quito, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: (02) 228 5082
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:45 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:45 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:45 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:45 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:45 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:45 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:45 pm

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