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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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  • 74
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  • 31
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 3
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  • 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
Daily specials make this the most economical of the "top" Cuenca restaurants

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
KarenfromChicago
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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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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83 reviews 83 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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65 reviews 65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 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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128 reviews 128 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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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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