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Carmine

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Italian, International, Mediterranean
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Catalina Aldaz N34-208 y Portugal, Quito, Ecuador
+593 2-333-2829
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Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 242
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
"Gastronomía & Arte"

It was a pleasant evening at Carmine, an old house with an elegant outdoor garden where the restaurant is located. The Italian menu was impressive. I enjoyed a grilled octopus entry and a Tagliatelle Viera (pasta and scallops) as the main dish. The food was great along with a good bottle of wine... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
JuCaBlIn
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Cartago, Costa Rica
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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Cartago, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

It was a pleasant evening at Carmine, an old house with an elegant outdoor garden where the restaurant is located. The Italian menu was impressive. I enjoyed a grilled octopus entry and a Tagliatelle Viera (pasta and scallops) as the main dish. The food was great along with a good bottle of wine. Highly recommended.

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Quito, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Carmine is a place for special eaters, its for people who really like to be threated by a cheff who knows what's he doing. Carmine's ambiance is like Heaven, you won't regret it!

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Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I had lunch at this restaurant last Monday and can only say that the fish I had was great. We also has a delicious pineapple and mint juice! Haven't tried anything like that before. Attentive service and nice atmosphere. For business meetings a very good place to go.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Food is average and expensive. Beautiful house but l'ambiance js cheesy. Ingredients are disapointing for a traditional italian restaurant. Use of non-fresh herbs, bread is unimpressive, etc.

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Pickering
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

A wonderful surprise finding this Resurant in Quito. Ambience was amazing. Excellent service and great food. Owner/Chef very personable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Will keep this review short & sweet. A sensational find in Quito. Better ambiance & atmosphere than any NYC Italian Restaurant, excellent wait staff, awesome napkins (if you've been to Ecuador, you'll understand), FOOD-Awesome, Chef Carmine the best! Don't leave Quito without "dining" here.

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Yorkshire,England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Having tried a few disappointing restaurants in Quito we were advised to try Carmine. This is a wonderful restaurant with great food, good wine list and good service. If you are in Quito then this is a restaurant you must not miss.

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Quito, Ecuador
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Lovely atmosphere, excellent service and really very nice food. The owner is such a nice Italian guy

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Quito, Ecuador
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I went there with my girlfriend to let her try some special food from my country, Italy. As everybody highly recommended this place, I was convinced I would have an unforgettable experience. Just asked for a burrata and a cannolo siciliano. Incredibly overpriced, I had the expectation to eat something very good, coming directly from Italy. Well, it was way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Far exceeded expections.From the moment we walked in to the moment we left. It was romantic, food excellent,service excellent,music the final touch.Carmine the conductor of this experience.

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Additional Information about Carmine

Address: Catalina Aldaz N34-208 y Portugal, Quito, Ecuador
Phone Number: +593 2-333-2829
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 50
Cuisine: Italian, International, Mediterranean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Catalina Aldaz N34-208 y Portugal, Quito, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-333-2829

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian, International, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?