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Theatrum

Calle Manabi | Teatro Nacional Sucre, Quito, Ecuador
593-2-257-1011
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Ranked #20 of 534 restaurants in Quito
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Ecuadorean, International
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Our restaurant is located in Quito's Historical Center on the second floor of Sucre National Theater, Cultural Patrimony from the XIX century, an expression of renaissance classicism. In the entire second floor it is located the most important restaurant in Quito, THEATRUM Restaurant & Wine Bar that offers an extraordinary menu of the vanguard Mediterranean cuisine. One of our emblematic dishes is the Grilled tender octopus with mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, garlic tossed in pesto vinaigrette. Our classic Ecuadorian prawns on the grill with avocado mousse and tomato fondue.
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Lisbon, Portugal
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65 reviews 65 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

The atmosphere has a strong contrast between the heavy red curtains black chairs and red walls. The service was efficient and nice, the food was intended to be modern and stylish but they still have some work to be done. But i think it was a good experience.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

As the suggestion of our travel agent, 4 of us dined at Theatrum. We were picked up at our hotel and driven to the restaurant. Fabulous interior, amazing staff and delicious food! An unexpected gourmet treat! After dinner, a driver returned us to our hotel. We're still talking about the great time we had!

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Ottawa
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67 reviews 67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Definitely the best meal we had in Quito but also the priciest. Totally worth it if you wish to spoil yourself, still cheap by North American standards plus they will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel. Here you will get the highest quality meal in a sumptuous & unique decor. I opted for the taster's menu... More

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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82 reviews 82 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

As part of our tour, we had the pleasure of eating lunch here. They offered a buffet in a beautiful part of what I believe is an opera house. The buffet selection was quite extensive offering delicious Ecuadorian food. The ceviche, with popcorn or fried plantains, was delicious. The other main dishes of fish, chicken and pork (I don't know... More

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Cape May Court House, New Jersey
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102 reviews 102 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We had a superb lunch buffet of Ecuadoran food, and I had a little taste of everything---which was a ton of food. Soup to dessert: all delicious. Then an opera singer performed for all of us, which was great fun.

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Brussels, Belgium
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109 reviews 109 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
231 helpful votes 231 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

less inventive and an (baroque) interior you have to like, and very expensive, but simply excellently made dishes and taxi to and from is included!

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Palm Springs, CA
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81 reviews 81 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This restaurant rates with the best in Tokyo, L.A. New York and Paris. I wasn´t expecting much, for some reason this restaurant doesn´t show up as #1 on TripAdvisor. And, the location, is a little out of the way, for good reason. In a magnificient room that is part of the National Theatre this restaurant pulls out all the stops.... More

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Quito, Ecuador
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Is always excellent. The service is very professional, attentive and helpful. The dish presentation is awesome, and the flavors even better - I love the sirloin with foie gras and portobello. They have a very good variety of wines and cocktails. If you call, you can even coordinate with their included shuttle services to the restaurant and back to your... More

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Quito, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Our dinner was excellent. The waiters were very attentive and helpful. The dish presentation was amazing, and the flavors even better - I even liked octopus for the first time! They have a wide variety of wines and cocktails. Also, the portions are large for gourmet food .. So don't eat a large lunch if you plan on going there... More

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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126 reviews 126 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This famous restaurant is on a large old town square. The buffet lunch offered an incredible array of the finest foods. And then when you think your experience could not be better a lady singer appears and delights with an incredible voice belting out opera and popular songs. This was perhaps the best Quito experience.

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