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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 #9 of 267 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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Cuenca, Ecuador
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52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
46 helpful votes 46 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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Fresno, California, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

What a great restaurant. Italian food mixed with traditional Ecuadorian. What a flavorful combination. All served perfectly. And a lovely wine list with wines from Chile and Argentina. Oh and don't forget to save room for dessert.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

My wife and I stayed across the street from the Mangiare for two months and ate there at least 11 times. The best dish was the surf and turf. The personal pan pizza was as good as any I've ever had and the chicken soup was great on cold or rainy days. The chicken cannellone was excellent. The only dish... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Nice ambiance, fabulous food and service. We came with friends who had eaten there many times. food and mixed drinks are very reasonable as well as beautifully prepared. More Cuencanos than extranjeros, which is always a good sign. Definitely one of the best if not the best restaurant we have enjoyed in two years. Our friend stayed at the attached... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Love this place. What keeps me coming back? The food and service. Great Italian food - and lots of it - watch out how much you order. There service is impeccable y muy amable. Reasonable prices and having an open kitchen will drive you crazy with all the great smells. Wine list is great. The owners are fantastic, always looking... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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119 reviews 119 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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
81 helpful votes 81 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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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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