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Mangiare Benne Restaurante

Estevez de Toral 8-91 y Simon Bolivar, Cuenca EC010111, Ecuador
593-7-2826233
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Ranked #10 of 276 Restaurants in Cuenca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Douglas, Michigan
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This restaraunt is excellent in ambiance, service, quality of food and price. I highly recommend it.

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Washington State
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

sorry to write a harsh review, but this restaurant was not what I would call Italian. Growing up in an Italian family and have traveled there to visit family many times, this was what a poor Italian restaurant in the US would be like. Starting with the calamari, the batter was very thick, the dipping sauce was sweet and thick,... More 

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Corte Madera, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Family run restaurant inside the Hostal Posada del Angel, run by the same family. We ate here twice during our stay and also stayed at the hotel. The chicken stuffed with peppers was fantastic. Had fettuccine with mushroom sauce the next night which was also great. They have many various sauces you can choose from for several types of pasta.... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

It is definitely Italian. The quality varies from very good to excellent. Don't order steak. The help is very friendly.

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

Not only is it situated in the beautiful lobby of the Posada de Angel Hostal, but this warm and friendly restaurant makes all their own pasta and is simply the best food we had in Ecuador. Daniel and his wife really know food and service and go beyond expectations for both. This is not some pizza joint but an elegant... More 

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

We first found this place when we stayed at Posada de Angel hostel, (they are attached, owned by the same family), and the food is fantastic. Great Italian dishes, attentive service, in a lovely area, we make this a must-go eating place every time we come to Cuenca (twice a year)!

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We always have a great meal here. It is a bit pricey for the amount of food that you get. But it is all made fresh when ordered. The staff is friendly.

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Cuenca, Ecuador
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Had a great meal and great time at the restaurant. Prices very reasonable for size, presentation, and taste of the food. The atmosphere was quite elegant. The waiter forgot to bring the Greek salad before the main courses. This was a grave mistake in their eyes. No less than 3 times did 3 different staff come to the table to... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Family owned and operated hostel and restaurant. Delicious home-made pastas with several wonderful sauces to choose from and the staff are very friendly and accommodating.

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Delaware
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72 reviews 72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

PROS: - LOCATION: in a great location if staying in one of the near by hotels or visting the downtown sites. - FLAVOR: we ordered pizza and the tomato topping was good. the side dipping sauces were good. -VALUE: the prices seemed reasonable CONS: - SLOW SERVICE: was crazy slow the night we went, We had to wave servers down.... More 

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Additional Information about Mangiare Benne Restaurante

Address: Estevez de Toral 8-91 y Simon Bolivar, Cuenca EC010111, Ecuador
Phone Number: 593-7-2826233
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
Cuisine: Italian

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