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All 608 Quito Restaurants

Octava de Corpus

Calle Junin E2-167 | Plaza de San Marcos, Quito, Ecuador
593 2952 989
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Ranked #51 of 608 Restaurants in Quito
Hours:
Mon - Thu 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I visited this restaurant some time ago, I enjoyed too much of its Ecuadorian cuisine with a gourmet touch and its excellent selection of wines, the place have a nice environment called "Quiteño" by local people. I recommend to everybody visit the octava de corpus.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We met up with a family we met during part of our Amazon trip. We told them about the lovely San Marcos neighborhood and we're recommended by the hotel to this restaurant. All in all the place is lovely, the wine cellar is well stocked and they have a few great vintages. The food was very good. We loved the... More 

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Earth
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Loved this place.Really good fresh seafood and the owner/host Jaime is a classic old school gentleman who made us feel like we were guests dining in his home.Place is decorated with his amazing collection of eclectic art and he has curated a stunning wine selection.Eat here now if you are in Quito. Best meal so far in Ecuador.

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Washington, DC
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The owner was truly delightful and gracious, and the restaurant itself is a true gem filled with a variety of Ecuadorian art. That is what makes this a difficult review. Unfortunately, the food was grossly overpriced and truly mediocre. The meal started with what appeared to be Ritz crackers and a pat of butter. It went downhill from there. The... More 

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Wolfe Island, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Jaime could not be more welcoming or attentive. Perfect level of service and what a charming atmosphere. The wine cellar is lovely. The food was good and plated well but not matching the quality of service, wine or atmosphere. Overall well worth the visit. We will be back on our next visit to Quito. This is a do not miss... More 

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Saint Pete Beach, Florida
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127 reviews 127 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We were looking forward to a unique dining experience but were let down. The food was so bad, precooked and just heated up, very dry. I actually had to send my desert back, really? The owner was nice but the food was just not good, period. And it was also expensive.

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London
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Situated in the beautiful historic centre of Quito, Octava de Corpus is a dining experience like no other I've had in Ecuador. The best thing about the restaurant is undoubtedly the quality of its cellar. The owner will take you down to pick a bottle and he knows his onions. The decor is quaint and perhaps a little cluttered. The... More 

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Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We were so looking forward to dining here after reading the reviews. The decor and table settings were lovely. But the food was not good. I had the sea bass and it tasted so fishy I could not eat it. We were dining in a large group so I didn't want to make a scene or wait for another entree,... More 

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Iznajar, Spain
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We enjoyed a lovely evening at the restaurant - it is such a remarkable place filled to the brim with artwork and antiques. We were given a huge welcome by Jaimie and we were given a tour of the excellent wine cellar. It was a Sunday evening and not many restaurants in the area were open. The food was good... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We were going to another restaurant, but when we arrived it was closed. We drove by this restaurant and saw that it was open so we went in. The owner was very friendly and showed us the whole place... it was like nothing I had seen before. Long tables, artwork everywhere, great visit of the cellar, excellent wine for only... More 

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Additional Information about Octava de Corpus

Address: Calle Junin E2-167 | Plaza de San Marcos, Quito, Ecuador
Phone Number: 593 2952 989
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
Open Hours:
Monday 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 11:45 pm

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