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Carmine

Catalina Aldaz N34-208 y Portugal, Quito, Ecuador
+593 3332829 96
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Ranked #4 of 549 Restaurants in Quito
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $50
Hours:
Sun 11:45 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:45 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, International
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Quito, Ecuador
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Great choice if you happen to be in Quito. The food is just simply A+, the place is very open, spacious, and very romantic at night. The service is also really good and charismatic. I definitely recommend it!

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Quito, Ecuador
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Great food, great ambience, great service. As you arrive you are greeted with a fairy tale house. You are seated in the middle of the garden. The waiters are kind and the owner Carmine comes to your table and offers you the specials. There are no menus only big blackboards hand written. The carpaccio di manzo, the veal Francaise... The... More

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Houston, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

You must try this place when you visit Quito. Italian food in a villa setting with outdoor seating when then weather permits (they do have heaters). Outstanding menu and wine selection. Special occasions or just get-together with friends, business or family. Everything is outstanding.

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ecuador
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

The Restaurant covered in Ivy is very romantic . Excellent service, varied and delicious Italian menu especially Osso Bucco .

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Quito, Ecuador
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

One of Quito's classier spots. Fine Italian dining. Menu written out on a whiteboard and rolled over, same as dessert tray. The service and food are excellent.

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Quito, Ecuador
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The way the dishes are presented on a blackboard is kind of peculiar for such a nice restaurant but it makes sense along the way. I always pick a different combination and have never been dissapointed. The owner (Carmine) is very sweet and usually strolls around the tables to check everything is in order.

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Quito, Ecuador
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142 reviews 142 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The house is beautiful, service is great too. Food is mostly italian, not my favorite, but it was good. Ladies: go to the upper bathroom it is really nice.

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Medellin, Colombia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We had a late night dinner here on our first night in Quito and the restaurant is spectacular. You'd never know it from the discreet access way from the street, but behind the walls is a stunning old villa and a wonderful restaurant. Excellent service, too many mouthwatering options to choose from, a highly opinionated owner who does not shy... More

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I wish I could use my hands here to describe "The Exquisite Experience That Is Carmine." The name includes the restaurant as well as the passionate artist of hospitality and cuisine who owns and operates it. He and his lively, lovely restaurant will save you thousands of dollars on trips to Italy. Italia has come to Quito. Buon divertimento!

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Quito, Ecuador
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I'll start by saying that the place is really amazing and beautiful. The house is stylish, calm and really is a worthy experience. However the italian food I have tried (twice) was far from being excellent. The lasagna was bland and the pomodoro sauce clearly is from a can. This was truly a disappointment considering the prices. I wouldn't recommend... More

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Additional Information about Carmine

Address: Catalina Aldaz N34-208 y Portugal, Quito, Ecuador
Phone Number: +593 3332829 96
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:45 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 11:45 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:45 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:45 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:45 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:45 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 25 - 50
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, International

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