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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 248 Restaurants in Cuenca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Cuenca, Ecuador
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103 reviews 103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I've lived in Cuenca for a while but just last night, finally experienced Mangiare Benne restaurant. When we entered, friendly staff attended to us immediately and seated us and as we sat down, my husband and I remarked at how good it smelled in there! We were ready! After ordering, we were brought a nice bread basket and two of... More

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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79 reviews 79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

Delicioso! Craving for delicious, tasty flavors? Mangiare's food is rich, list of flavors, just the right amount, well prepared al gusto! My favorite is the chicken canelone while my husband loves the fradiablo spicy pasta with seafood. Nice desserts; tiramisu! Paired with a nice glass of wine...

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is a place that has character. Italian style with specialty - homemade pasta. As this is not exactly my favorite I ordered "Mar y Tierra", a combination of large shrimp with steak. I was surprised how this traditional dish was presented. Great combination of sauces - really tasty. Observing other dishes for other clients I could see that every... More

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Ancaster, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Excellent atmosphere,fantastic service and great food made for an awesome evening.will go back upon my return to cuenca!!!!! Ontario canada

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The great atmosphere and attentive servers made dinning here a delightful treat. The food was outstanding and wine list is extensive. Will definitely go back!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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72 reviews 72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Over nearly 3 years in Cuenca, I have often eaten in this restaurant - a piece of Italy/France in Cuenca :) Very nice atmosphere - open kitchen, a few tables, bar, soft light. . Additional sitting is available in the hotel lobby, but I like the main floor sitting better :) They always bring you their wonderful marinated peppers and... More

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Mangiare's is one of our favorite restaurants in Cuenca. It is conveniently located in el centro and within walking distance of most hotels in that area and a short cab ride from other sections of the city. The family that owns this restaurant comes from Argentina. The mother, one son and one daughter run the place and the children are... More

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is just average Italian food. There's nothing wrong with it per say, it's just not that great. I'm not quite sure why people on here rate it so highly. Perhaps ratings are inflated because of the excitement of being in Cuenca, or because of low expectations for food here. I haven't tried the other Italian restaurants in Cuenca yet,... More

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Ixelles, Belgium
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81 reviews 81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Great pasta restaurant, you can choose from among 10+ pasta and the same number of sauces. Lasagna was average though. Beef sandwich excellent!

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New York City, New York
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62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Located in a hotel, you have a choice of hotel reception based or private room tables. I picked the former. It's cozy, the staff are very amiable and the food is above average. For free appetizers of peppers, eggplant and a variety of breads are nice; wine is reasonable and there's a long list of handmade pastas. At the end... 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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