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Restaurante El Jardin

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Calle Larga 6-93 y Antonio Borrero | (dentro del Hotel Victoria), Cuenca 010115, Ecuador
(593) 7-2827-401
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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What a gem this lovely restaurant....French style cuisine, fabulous service, REAL CLASS, in the heart of the Historic District in Cuenca.....Outstanding view, pretty inside and out.....MUST HAVE THE DESSERT SELECTION plate with 5 or 6 small servings of different decadent desserts-- to die for!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

What a gem this lovely restaurant....French style cuisine, fabulous service, REAL CLASS, in the heart of the Historic District in Cuenca.....Outstanding view, pretty inside and out.....MUST HAVE THE DESSERT SELECTION plate with 5 or 6 small servings of different decadent desserts-- to die for!!!

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Santiago, Chile
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Had lunch there today with my wife and 12 year old son, and had some issues: My wife and I had the set menu, and my son had beuf bourgignon and lava chocolate cake for dessert. The steaks on the lunch menus were completely raw and tiny, service was very slow (2 hours for lunch, com'on!), and my son's dessert... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The meal, the service, the décor and the views are all excellent. We enjoyed our lunch (and half bottle of Cab Sav - all very reasonably priced) so much that we returned the following day before we left the city.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Excellent food, excellent service, excellent view service was quick, polite waiters and the wait very reasonable...I had an excellent MOJITO!!!!

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Quito
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192 reviews 192 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The trout they served was escelent I was with my wife, and my grandson, and from the table we could enjoy a nice view see the River, and enjoy, good food, good drinks, and the people who attended us went out of their way to please us. I also had large shripms and were perfect.

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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My husband and I are just ending a 3 month stay in Cuenca. During that time, we have eaten in most of the top-rated and expensive restaurants here. (An "expensive" restaurant in Cuenca costs about the same as Olive Garden in the US.) We've eaten in El Jardin a number of times. There is an a la cart menu but... More 

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We had a wonderful evening at el Jardin, everything was outstanding , the food ,service and atmosphere. Our dinners were prepared as requested and timed so we could relax and enjoy the view and each other. We also enjoyed a very nice Caberbet Sauvignon that was very reasonably priced.

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Amelia Island, Florida
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15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Stopped by for lunch as we were looking for a restaurant near the River. The restaurant was elegant. The service was impeccable and the food and its presentation was impressive. Three lunch specials were offered. With a selection of an appetizer, entree, and dessert. The offerings varied from lentil soup, octopus salad to Cesar salad. Entrees included ravioli ,sea bass,... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Service and food was excellent and the view is very nice, very clean place and nice atmosphere, prices are very good. for such place. .

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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84 reviews 84 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I had eaten at el Jardin in 2013 and considered in to be one of Cuenca's finest eating establishments, so I was excited to invite my spouse for Valentine's Day. The experience was less than sublime and while every restaurant can have an "off" night, suggests underlying management issues. My hubby made reservations 10 days in advance and requested a... More 

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Address: Calle Larga 6-93 y Antonio Borrero | (dentro del Hotel Victoria), Cuenca 010115, Ecuador
Phone Number: (593) 7-2827-401
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
Average Prices: USD 8 - 20

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  • Address: Calle Larga 6-93 y Antonio Borrero | (dentro del Hotel Victoria), Cuenca 010115, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: (593) 7-2827-401

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 20

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