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Cafe Eucalyptus

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Gran Colombia 9-41, Cuenca, Ecuador
(07) 284 9157
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Today
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 65
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 25
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Not happy

We had been hearing good things about this place, but we were unhappy with our experience. A nice historic venue, but not particularly clean. Just three tables were seated, but the service was slow and uncaring. We started by asking for beer (Pilsner on tap) but had to ask three times for the... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Randall T
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Cuenca, Ecuador
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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212 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We had been hearing good things about this place, but we were unhappy with our experience. A nice historic venue, but not particularly clean. Just three tables were seated, but the service was slow and uncaring. We started by asking for beer (Pilsner on tap) but had to ask three times for the promised lime). My entree was turkey and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The place set up is gorgeous. Sorry to say not the service. Same as menu. You are in tour table, and you order the wine, and they start running to get around the place, where to order one. Menu, traditional Ecuadorian fare, nothing special but full of carbs, potatoes and corn.

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PA
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165 reviews 165 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

I'm going to add to the food poisoning comments. In 3 weeks in Ecuador we were not sick until we ate at this place. The service was atrocious and they were out of virtually everything that we wanted to order. (As others have also noted) The chicken we ordered was lukewarm and tasted funny, so we stopped eating, but not... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We like the atmosphere and the depenadability of this restaurant. The food is good at a slightly higher price. The menu includes some Indian cusine.

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Pedasi, Panama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We ate a really good dinner in Eculyptus. The rest. Is located in the historical zone of Cuenca and decorated in a really cool way. It took us like 20 minutes only to review all the nice things in the huge space. When we arrived we were told that it was a lady night and therefor I received a free... More 

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Chiang Mai
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Before eating here, we were a BIT sceptical. I mean, despite all the positive comments on here, what are the REAL chances that a restaurant offering dishes from about 10 different cuisines honestly does anything well? Well, the food was poor - ok. The Tom Yum soup was about as far away from Tom Yum as you can get, the... More 

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Sonoma, California, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

very varied menu, everything is good!! Sometimes service leaves a little to be desired, if it is packed, you are better off finding another place - there are a lot of choices nearby

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Bahia Blanca, Argentina
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Cafe Eucalyptus is a moderately priced restaurant with a good menu; very pleasant ambiance; clean; with attentive staff. We have enjoyed several meals in this restaurant.

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Quito, Ecuador
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This was one of the few restaurants that we could find open on a Sunday night. Both my partner and I thought the pasta was very good though the garlic bread was not so good. The waiter was a bit grim.

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Austin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The restaurant atmosphere appears dark and dingy, but the food is wonderful. I've eaten here three times and each time the food was superb. I highly recommend the Penne Pasta with Pesto and the Green Curry Chicken. Both are loaded with flavor and delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gran Colombia 9-41, Cuenca, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: (07) 284 9157

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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