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San Sebastian 1-94 y Mariscal Sucre | On the Corner of Plaza de San Sebastian, Cuenca, Ecuador
+593 7-284-3496
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Open Wednesday through Sunday 8:30am - 3:00pm. Offering Great American...
Open Wednesday through Sunday 8:30am - 3:00pm. Offering Great American Breakfasts and Daily Gourmet Sandwich and Salad Specials. Always Serving Organic Coffee Roasted Fresh Weekly. Come Relax, and Enjoy Our Tranquil Atmosphere and Views of the Gorgeous San Sebastian Park.
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  • 138
    Excellent
  • 73
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great place for a Quick Bite!

We have eaten here several times and have always received excellent service. One of my favorites is the bagel and fruit dish - really a lot for your money! Their wraps are always plenty to eat. You can eat inside or outside, depending on your desire. The staff has always been super friendly.! Try... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Judith21_13
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Cuenca, Ecuador
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Cuenca, Ecuador
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We have eaten here several times and have always received excellent service. One of my favorites is the bagel and fruit dish - really a lot for your money! Their wraps are always plenty to eat. You can eat inside or outside, depending on your desire. The staff has always been super friendly.! Try it out!

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Somerville, New Jersey
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58 reviews 58 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

This was a return visit for us, the staff is always friendly and attentive. The BBQ ranch chicken salad is excellent. All ingredients were fresh and everything was well presented. We will definitely be returning.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I'm happy we found this place on Trip Advisor cause the food is really good. We got pancakes and French toast (the best we've had in Ecuador) which was a nice change and surprise from normal Ecuadorian breakfast places. The food came quickly, which was another plus. The only reason I'm not giving 5 /5 is because it wasn't incredible.... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

their food is mediocre on a good day and priced for gringos the service is lacking and most of the staff are non-english speakers

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Corona, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Our breakfast started off with a great cup of coffee and fresh squeezed juice. The food was great, the staff friendly and many expats meet there in the morning for breakfast. We met several people their and exchanged a lot of information.

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This restaurant is owned by gringos, serves breakfast and lunch, and is known for its American breakfasts, though there are also soups, salads and sandwiches. My husband and I come for breakfast. He orders the pancakes which come with different toppings (cinnamon, strawberry, etc.), as well as maple syrup, while I get one of the egg dishes which has a... More 

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minnesota
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Lots of menu choices, excellent service, tasty food. We have gone to the Intercambio lunches and practice Spanish with gringos. Lots of fun. As well the location of this restaurant is on a beautiful and quiet square with outside seating. Lovely!

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Lima, Peru
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

A great place to have breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea. Please make a reservation as if you try and just drop in too often the nearby alternatives are a grave disappointment. Nice furniture & fittings, lovely cakes on offer and very good service. The breakfasts are great.

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Dublin, Ireland
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687 reviews 687 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
817 helpful votes 817 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

Went here for breakfast. Great choices- pancakes, sausages, bacon, eggs, French toast, bagels, yogurt... A lot! Nice little place. Good value for what you get too. I had the french toast breakfast which came with 2 eggs (fried or scrambled) and 2 pieces of bacon (you could chose sausages or something else if you wanted). It was lovely. Cappuccino was... More 

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Somerville, New Jersey
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58 reviews 58 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

This was a return trip for us, the service was friendly and effecient. The food arrived in a timely manner, prepared as requested and looked appealing. The only criticism I would give is that the chili burger had way to much chili on it, I would suggest ordering the chili on the side. I ate the burger with a fork... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: San Sebastian 1-94 y Mariscal Sucre | On the Corner of Plaza de San Sebastian, Cuenca, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 7-284-3496

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 7
  • Cuisine: American, Café, Coffee Shop, Hamburgers

Description

Open Wednesday through Sunday 8:30am - 3:00pm. Offering Great American Breakfasts and Daily Gourmet Sandwich and Salad Specials. Always Serving Organic Coffee Roasted Fresh Weekly. Come Relax, and Enjoy Our Tranquil Atmosphere and Views of the Gorgeous San Sebastian Park.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 3:00 pm

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