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Uncle Ho's

Asian, Thai, Vegetarian, Vietnamese, Ecuadorean
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Uncle Ho's
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E-40 Jose Calama and Diego de Almagro La Mariscal | La Mariscal, Quito 12345, Ecuador
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E-40 Jose Calama and Diego de Almagro La Mariscal | La Mariscal, Quito 12345, Ecuador
+59325114030
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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  • 82
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
fun expat hang out bar, thai inspired dishes

fun place to go if youre looking to share a few drinks, some creative cocktail options or looking to get a fix for some thai flavors. large bar is favorite spot of local expats, good place to go if youre traveling alone

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 10, 2014
Joy_al_mundo
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Quito, Ecuador
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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157 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Quito, Ecuador
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

fun place to go if youre looking to share a few drinks, some creative cocktail options or looking to get a fix for some thai flavors. large bar is favorite spot of local expats, good place to go if youre traveling alone

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Quito
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

$8 for 3 kebabs with tiny shrimps over lots of noodles, two slices of cucumber and carrot. They also serve Ecuadorean and Thai cuisine. The typical restaurant in plaza Foch, regular food and overpriced.

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Dublin, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

If someone said to you ‘Did you hear the one about the Scotsman who owned an Oriental eatery pub in Equador ?’ You would say aah this sounds like a good joke … but it is far from a joke. Uncle Ho’s is a smashing pub that does top notch very reasonably priced Asian cuisine in Quito, Ecuador. It is... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I was traveling in Quito with a friend and we visited Uncle Ho's on several occasions. Stuart (the owner) was always warm & welcoming and provided us with great tips & info for traveling around Ecuador. He also helped us out when we had no phone charger (lifesaver!) The Asian food was lovely & full of flavour and we enjoyed... More 

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Epsom, Surrey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

A great little spot off the mayhem of Fosch Plazza with good Thai food. Pad Thai was tasty and the owner took time to have a decent chat with us as we waited for our night bus to depart later that night. We sipped a few beers & abused the wifi whilst the owner was more than accommodating to our... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

A year ago I was in Hanoi and this brought back some of my favourite flavours. The fried spring rolls, the crispy squid. There is Pho as well, I know I will be back to explore the menus next time in quito. Great company too, not so touristy or backpacker full more like a bunch of regulars and expats. Great... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Listen, just don't order pad thai unless it's in the states or your home country, or it won't be what you want. Gringos constantly complain about this, yet keep ordering it *rant over* Uncle Ho's is the BEST Asian food we've had in South America, hands down. Like, they actually use Asian spices and flavors, thank god. I had the... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Awesome Viet food found in South America, who'd have thought?! And the banter with Stu the owner is top notch also. Bravo!

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Golden, Colorado
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123 reviews 123 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Pad thai is one of my favorite dishes and I don´t think I´m hard to please but this was probably the worst pad thai of my life. They used vermicilli (really thin) noodles instead of the standard rice noodles. I didn´t taste any peanut in my sauce. The noodle was also overcooked and mushy. My gf had pho which was... More 

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Cotacachi, Ecuador
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Visited Uncle Ho's on a visit to Quito to see my lawyer re: visa and cedula applications. Great spot to have a beer and chat with people from all over. Tried the lemon grass beef vermicelli. Very tasty!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: E-40 Jose Calama and Diego de Almagro La Mariscal | La Mariscal, Quito 12345, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +59325114030

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai, Vegetarian, Vietnamese, Ecuadorean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?