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Mangiare Benne Restaurante

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Estevez de Toral 8-91 y Simon Bolivar, Cuenca EC010111, Ecuador
593-7-2826233
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Italian Food

Mangiare Benne is one of the best Italian Restaurants in Cuenca. Homemade pastas and great sauces. Wonderful staff and owner.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
Michele R
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Cuenca, Ecuador
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Cuenca, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Mangiare Benne is one of the best Italian Restaurants in Cuenca. Homemade pastas and great sauces. Wonderful staff and owner.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We ate here twice during our five night stay. Your meal starts with a selection of complimentary breads and sauces, which was a nice touch. Their range of pastas are delicious, with a selection of beautiful sauces to go with their flat and filled pastas. We also tried their pizza as a starter on our second visit, but it was... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Four of us here recently and each of us enjoyed our respective so meals. They serve wine and beer also. The restaurant is located in El Centro. And has a pleasant interior. Service was very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We have eaten twice and had take out twice all in one week. I was sick and couldn't move from the hotel. Every meal has been outstanding. As good as you would get in New York. Their Alfredo sauce is like having sex. Owner is Argentinian and very friendly. Waiter was attentive but still respectful.

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My wife, a friend, and I made a lunch stop here. It is located conveniently on the west side of the town in the Posada del Angel Hotel. The staff is friendly but overworked during the lunchtime rush. The menu has English translations. I ordered Risotto Parmesan and my wife ordered Fettuccine Alfreado. Overall my Risotto was fair but somewhat... More 

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Silver City, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

On our first night in Cuenca the Hotel receptionist at Casa San Rafael recommended this restaurant and we were not disappointed. The food was well presented and expertly prepared. I would recommend this restaurant when you visit Cuenca.

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Corona, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Of all the locations we ate, this was one of my wifes favorite. The food was delicious. The service was great. It was a little more expensive than some of the other places we ate but always a good time.

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This was our first dining experience at Mangiare benne. The restaurant is charming to say the least nestled in the Posada del Angel Hostal. The service was very good and in English. We had the fettuccine carbonara with a side Greek salad which were both very tasty. I cannot wait to return to try a different entree. Meal prices ranged... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My wife an I have visited Mangiare Bene many times for dinner and lunch and have always enjoyed the food and the service. The pasta dishes are excellent and the beef have always been superb. Daniel and his sister Angie manage the restaurant and go to great lengths to make you feel welcome and comfortable. If you are looking for... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Always great service, a nice atmosphere and delicious food. We like to sit in the center area as it is so peaceful.

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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, Pasta

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

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