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Verde Esmeralda, La Chillangua

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Zaldumbide N25-165 y Toledo, Quito N 25-165, Ecuador
+(593)22225313
Today
8:30 am - 9:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 9:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 9
    Very good
  • 2
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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
Very Good

We came here recently for lunch and loved their empanadas. Some of our entrees were fresher than others, but everything was expertly prepared and served in large portions. The service was also a standout.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2012
jd10002
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Quito
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Quito, Ecuador
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175 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

The food was very poor, don´t trust the cleaniness of the kitchen, place was not nice. Servers were not good.

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Quito
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32 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

We came here recently for lunch and loved their empanadas. Some of our entrees were fresher than others, but everything was expertly prepared and served in large portions. The service was also a standout.

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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84 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

Enjoyed our finest meal of a two week Ecuador trip at Esmeralda Verde. Due to a tight schedule, we booked at 3, leaving us only an hour until it closed, however wait staff was extremely professional and kind, and we didn't feel rushed. The mixed seafood ceviche was divine! Perhaps the best ceviche I have ever eaten despite having lived... More 

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Chicago area
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132 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

Emeralds is a great place for lunch. Surprisingly it isn't open for dinner but it's great for lunch or early afternoon. It's great for outside eating w some tree shade and plenty of umbrellas. The service is great and so is the food. It is well known for the coconut flavored fish, which is great. Portions are generous.

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Quito, Ecuador
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84 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

tipical sea food of the coastal region of Ecuador (Esmeraldas) - excellent food and oustanding and fast service. The desserts are incredibly tasty ...

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Shawnee, Oklahoma
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

We passed by Verde Esmeralda and were pleasantly surprised with our find. Very helpful with our selections and a very pleasant staff and owner.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

This restaurant is definitely a must-do on a visit to Quito. It has a warm atmosphere with friendly, helpful staff. The food is absolutely delicious. They offer a wide variety of food from the coastal area of Ecuador for any seafood lover, but also have great dishes for those who don't eat seafood. ¡Que rica!

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Bogota, Colombia
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

The food is good but not outstanding, the service was not right

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Austin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

This restaurant is the place to go to try true Ecuadorian food! This restaurant serves authentic food from the region of the Esmeraldas on the Ecuadorian coast. The food is amazing! I have not tried a single thing on the menu that I did not like. I would especially recommend ordering a side of patacones with any dish you order.... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

I went to Verde Esmeraldas enough times during my 3 month stay to have tried nearly every meal on the menu, each one just as delicious as the next. The service is excellent and the food is delicious. Your biggest regret will be not being able to try everything. While a little more costly than other restaurants in Quito, the... More 

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Additional Information about Verde Esmeralda, La Chillangua

Address: Zaldumbide N25-165 y Toledo, Quito N 25-165, Ecuador
Phone Number: +(593)22225313
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 9:00 am
Monday 8:30 am - 9:00 am
Tuesday 8:30 am - 9:00 am
Wednesday 8:30 am - 9:00 am
Thursday 8:30 am - 9:00 am
Friday 8:30 am - 9:00 am
Saturday 8:30 am - 9:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 40
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Zaldumbide N25-165 y Toledo, Quito N 25-165, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +(593)22225313

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 40
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 9:00 am
Monday
8:30 am - 9:00 am
Tuesday
8:30 am - 9:00 am
Wednesday
8:30 am - 9:00 am
Thursday
8:30 am - 9:00 am
Friday
8:30 am - 9:00 am
Saturday
8:30 am - 9:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?