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La Esquina

Calle Larga y Hermano Miguel | sucursal MILENIUM PLAZA, Cuenca 010387, Ecuador
2845344
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Ranked #22 of 259 Restaurants in Cuenca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Argentinean
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: It is in old town accross the street from the wunderbar. Great Argintinian steaks!
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

We had an early dinner at La Esquina on Calle Larga during our stay in Cuenca in October. We had the goat cheese chicken (can't remember the Spanish name) described as a dis for two. It really would be a meal for 3 average appetites as we took leftovers back to the hotel for the next night. The service was... More

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Quito, Ecuador
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Very impressive lunch , flavors quantity , quality Interesting concept and really a very nice experience

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Cuenca, Ecuador
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Kind of OK. I ordered the ribs and received an expensive order of fat with a little meat thrown in. We were 6 people and I would say for 3 of them the cuts of meat were just not that good, especially for the prices. Heavy saucing, not very well cooked (to order), very cramped quarters - one of our... More

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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108 reviews 108 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We have met friends here for a fabulous birthday celebration and La Esquina provided a lovely private room for the 8 of us. They made a beautiful birthday cake for our guest and the service was impeccable! The food was absolutely great and everyone took pictures of their meal before we ate it. It was so beautiful AND delicious. The... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Pretentious black-on-black candle light dip & pastry appetizer nonsense. Aping someone's passé idea of cosmopolitan cool, it succeeds only as caricature. Or for those who are easily impressed by presentation, or by what is written in the local civic promotional cheap coffee table book Frantic waiter with faux-sophisticated moves by rote attempts to sell the most expensive food and drink-... More

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We’ve lived in Cuenca for more than two years so we’ve been to a number of restaurants and this is definitely one of our favorites. We go to the one on Calle Larga and I highly recommend it, especially if you want a great dining experience with delicious food and good service. Best to call for a reservation to avoid... More

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Dallas, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This is an extremely good restaurant. My wife thinks this is one of the best meals she's ever eaten. It's certainly good for beef and meat (we did not have fish) and the value is very good.

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Classic great atmosphere ! Good service ! To rich food to creamy ! But worth a visit for the class ! Great cocktails ! Easy to find on Calle Larga ! Reservation accepted !

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Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It is a nice place where you can get really good argentinan food but it has few tables so be aware to make a reservación or you will be standing waiting for a table

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

There's not much to say about this place except it's a must-visit if you ever go to Cuenca! Food was amazing! Their "discos" options are great!

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Address: Calle Larga y Hermano Miguel | sucursal MILENIUM PLAZA, Cuenca 010387, Ecuador
Phone Number: 2845344
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
Cuisine: Argentinean

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