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Reina Victoria 627 & Carrion, Quito, Ecuador
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  • English first
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  • Spanish first
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English first
Quepos, Costa Rica
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The mixed platter is a good option. The hummus was really delicious. Prices were fine, what you expect to pay in a restaurant.

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Buenos Aires
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Wow really enjoyed the food here...!!! We were all by ourselves at late lunch... so everyone was serving us.. Eat like there was no tomorrow and really enjoyed it... Highly recommended...

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Quito, Ecuador
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The food was extremely good. I tried several dishes (two starters and two entrees) and all of them were delightful. The servers were not rude but they weren't nice either. They just deliver the dishes but do not take the time to explain what you are being served. It is not my first time eating middle east food and I... More

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

9 of us visited this restaurant.Some lived in the middle East, some have worked there and rest visited their. This is as authentic as I have tasted....None of us were let down by the quality of the food.My mixed veggie platter was very tasty, dare I say even exciting.....Arab music was provided to add atmosphere...Service was reasonable, although there were... More

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wooloomooloo
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202 reviews 202 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Even though the proprietor is hardly welcoming, this is excellent Middle Eastern food in the heart of Quito. Go for the mixed plate if you are hungry. Beer also served.

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Beckenham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We were wandering around trying to find somewhere to eat and came across El Arabe. We were welcomed at the entrance and asked to see a menu before we sat down. Despite the menu being in Spanish, most of the dishes were familiar by their Arabic names. The atmosphere was good and the food was great. Really tasty with a... More

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Bogota, Colombia
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115 reviews 115 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Food in Quito is not good. Not terrible, but certainly not a gastronomical experience!!!!. I highly recommend this place, not very pretty but excellent Arab food. Tired of food disappointing, go there, you will be fine.

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Quito, Ecuador
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I have there more than 10 times. Labnè, babaganul, hummus are my favourite dishes. A dinner for 2 is less than 30 usd. The atmosphere is friendly. I love the place

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Cotacachi, Ecuador
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Have been there 3 times now when in Quito and the food was very good. Tried their chicken shwarma, hummus, tebouleh, and lamb…all were seasoned well and very tasty.

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Quito, Ecuador
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

So, El Arabe does almost everything well, from nicely-varied vegetarian plates (with particularly good green beans) to irreproachable chicken shawarma to seemingly bottomless pots of tea. But other people can tell you about that, I'm here to tell you to forget your vegetarianism/aversion to poo-resembling logs of meat/surreal literature, and order the Kafka/Kafta/beef kebob. The kebobs themselves are nicely seasoned... More

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Additional Information about El Arabe

Address: Reina Victoria 627 & Carrion, Quito, Ecuador
Phone Number: 5932549414
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
Cuisine: Middle Eastern

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