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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/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 71
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  • 31
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
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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
Most recent review
Hotel Victoria restaurant

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
Parlino27
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Amelia Island, Florida
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Amelia Island, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Dallas, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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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80 reviews 80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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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Charlotte, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Excelente! Superb! Great 4 course meal for $20! Food, live music, great service and your loved one by your side. Perfect dinner! Highly recommend the Navarro Correas Malbec, a private collection for a decent price!

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Los Angeles, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Nice and elegant. Located in Calle Larga, and is open in Sunday, and was able to order a bottle of wine. In Ecuador no liquor is allowed for sale. Menu is fine, average. Very clean, you will not disappointed.

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Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Gorgeous dining room with amazing views. We were there early and caught sunset. Food was very good overall and service was outstanding. On the pricey side for Cuenca but a nice spot for fine dining.

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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124 reviews 124 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

El Jardín in the Victoria Hotel is superb for brunch, lunch or dinner. It is has exquisite decor and sits surrounded by lots of glass to gaze out over the river and gardens below, and views of the city to the south. The food is fantastic the service is stellar and this is recommended for a very special meal out... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

Here you can find a lot of optins for your meal. Is a great place for a romantic dinner, it has a great view and also a small garden for a relaxed meal. You should keep in mind that is an expensive place but definitely it worth the value

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The food is great, but very expensive for Cuenca. We use it for special occasions. The window tables have a nice view. Reservations are necessary.

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Boston
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

$25 for a three course prix fixe menu by Cuenca standards is high end. Service (including friendliness of staff at entrance to hotel/restaurant) was worthy of a 4 star restaurant any place. Extra touches like the amuse bouche (caviar) and chocolates complemented delicious meal. Fun fact: When my daughter ordered tea, the waiter reached to the shelf next to us... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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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