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Achiote Ecuador Cuisine

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Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal Entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 593, Ecuador
+593 2-250-1743
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Coming to Ecuador, visiting the jungle, the Galapagos Islands and the...
Coming to Ecuador, visiting the jungle, the Galapagos Islands and the great Andes region is an adventure. But this adventure is complemented with the best ecuadorian food offered by us, and our great Ceviche Ecuatoriano, our traditional soups, grilled meat and seafood, and a great selection of wines and drinks. Our modern cozy ambiance will generate an additional great experience in your visit. Call us now!
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  • 189
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  • 103
    Very good
  • 39
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  • 8
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Extremely nice staff and owner

Very good Ecuadorian food, always consistant, I have been to this place numerous times over the last couple of years, and will continue to do so.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
Eduardo L
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Very good Ecuadorian food, always consistant, I have been to this place numerous times over the last couple of years, and will continue to do so.

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Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Great service starting with well-prepared bar drinks. Decent wine selection. Easy to pick different appetizers, salads, grilled meats, etc and share with others. We were there on a Saturday night and the guitar player/singer was excellent.

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Almonte, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

2 minutes from our hotel and pouring rain helped us to select this restaurant the first time. Excellent food and service took us back the the end of our trip.

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Seneca, South Carolina
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21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I am always a bit wary of restaurants recommended by the hotel concierge, in our case the Hilton Colon. I normally research ahead of time where we might enjoy eating, but this trip I neglected to check how far away they might be. In this case, we decided to take his advice since it was so close a $3 cab... More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

There were not many cheap authentic places in Mariscal and although this place looked touristy, the food was good and the service was great. I liked the atmosphere with a tree in the restaurant, but the food was overpriced. If you are in the area, this is probably a good bet for dinner.

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Fair Oaks, CA
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

In Quito for two days pre Galagapos, and since it was my 2nd time in Quito I wanted to do a food tour. My guide arranged for me to visit achiote. I thought I was just having an authentic meal. But...owner Lucy and her son Philip put me in an apron and hat and into the kitchen we went. So,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We were staying at he JW Marriott and we asked for a recommendation for an authentic Ecuadorian restaurant. This was a delightful small restaurant very near the JW Marriott. Our waitress was lovely and she made suggestions as to what to order. My fish was baked in coconut milk and topped with coconut. It was one of the most memorable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Went here for dinner after a few meals of local, street food. The food is delicious and incredible value (2 drinks, 2 mains and 3 apps all for $35 - with tax and tip!). The service was good and the sangria divine. The only unfortunate things is it's clearly a restaurant for tourists - no locals were dining when we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Thirteen of us went for dinner last night. The food was delicious and the service very friendly. We thought the price was very reasonable and if we had more time in quito we would definitely be back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We had dinner here twice as it was nearby our hotel, we enjoyed our first dinner and it was open on Sunday unlike most places. They have quite an extensive menu and everything sounded quite interesting. We tried some ecuadorian startes, soup (locro which was excellent!) and fish. The only disappointment was the ceviche - we expected a similar version... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal Entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 593, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-250-1743

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 40
  • Cuisine: Ecuadorean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Doing business, Families with children, Entertaining clients

Description

Coming to Ecuador, visiting the jungle, the Galapagos Islands and the great Andes region is an adventure. But this adventure is complemented with the best ecuadorian food offered by us, and our great Ceviche Ecuatoriano, our traditional soups, grilled meat and seafood, and a great selection of wines and drinks. Our modern cozy ambiance will generate an additional great experience in your visit. Call us now!
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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