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All 26 Cotacachi Restaurants

Serendipity

Leather Street, Cotacachi, Ecuador
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Ranked #8 of 26 Restaurants in Cotacachi
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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English first
Bryant Pond, ME
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My husband and I had breakfast here one day and were very happy with the food however the coffee was awful. It tasted like lukewarm flavored dishwater. We let our server know about the taste and they offered us another cup but we declined. Without asking, they subtracted one of our coffees from the bill. As for cleanliness, the floor... More

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Cotacachi, Ecuador
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We have never had bad food at Serendipity. The service is slow as molasses. The girls who work there are wonderful. They simply do not know how to get the orders taken and service given. Certainly worth a visit. Just have time to wait.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Freshly prepared real food. Had a marvelous big salad with a LOT of grilled shrimp! Service was great, wait staff very helpful!

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Port Townsend, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Serendipity is one of my favorite places to eat in Cotacachi. They are consistently good, their menu has something for everyone and they are moderately priced. A great change from traditional "almuerzos". Their Huevos Rancheros with Black Beans and Chicken Pot pie are two of my favorites! And as others mentioned, you must try the Key Lime Pie! The indigenous... More

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St. Stephen, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The atmosphere in this place just draws you in. The staff treat you as one of their own, when they get to know you. The girls are dressed in tradition garb of the natives. The girls will help you with your Spanish and teach you a little of their own language! The food is delicious but the fruit smoothie is... More

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Cotacachi, Ecuador
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Serendipity is a wonderful break from the typical Ecuadorian cuisine. They have numerous vegetarian options and are open to suggestions. The restaurant is owned by four Indigenous people who are lovely and more than willing to share their culture and their cariño. Don´t forget to try their awesome key lime pie!

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Cotacachi, Ecuador
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Owned by local indigenous people. Great food and wonderful servers. Deserts include: Carrot Cake, and great Key Lime Pie. They will make meals vegetarian upon request.

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Denver, Colorado
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The key lime pie was very good. The other food I had was okay, but nothing special. It's a good place to meet expats, if that is something you would like to do. And it's open most every day, which is not true of all the Western style restaurants in town.

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Cypress, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

American and Italian fusion food. It is probably the most favored restaurant by American expats in the community.

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Keaau, Hawaii
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We Tried it twice. Only because the first time was not what I expected and it was worse the second time. The menu items did not come to the table as advertised. The other people eating there were snobby. It's over priced for local prices. Very disappointing.

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Additional Information about Serendipity

Address: Leather Street, Cotacachi, Ecuador
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Cotacachi
Cuisine: American

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