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Tratoria Piccolo Mondo

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Italian, Seafood, International, Pizza & Pasta
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Balsamos 504 e/. Las Monjas y Ebanos, Guayaquil, Ecuador
+593 4-288-4621
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Today
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 164
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  • 37
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 5
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  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
So much food and great service!

Had a really good meal out. It is quite expensive compared to local eats in downtown but worth a trip if you fancy a little escape and some great seafood with an extensive wine list. Starters are HUGE and I eat a lot so recommend sharing. Staff were really friendly and attentive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
glittery33
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cambridge
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224 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Located in the "trendy" Urdesa neighborhood, this Italian restaurant is one of the, if not the, best known Italian restaurants in the port city of Guayaquil. For a long time its name has been synonymous of quality and excellent food with a good relation between quality and price. For this reason, and just to take a visiting friend to a... More 

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cambridge
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Had a really good meal out. It is quite expensive compared to local eats in downtown but worth a trip if you fancy a little escape and some great seafood with an extensive wine list. Starters are HUGE and I eat a lot so recommend sharing. Staff were really friendly and attentive.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

we wound up at the Trattoria completely by chance. We were meeting a friend at a café she enjoyed, but had not been to in a couple of years. Our taxi chofer made a valiant effort, but couldn't find it. We picked up our friend and stopped at La Trattoria. The service was attentive without overbearing. The prices were about... More 

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Managua, Nicaragua
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I found the decoration a little weird and overcharged but many people like it, the personal was very attentive and the owner ready to serve you. The minestrone soup was good but to my surprise of green color, except in Peru I always find it red. The tomato sauce of my generous Robalo fish was over salty, I had to... More 

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Expensive and the food was bad. The pizza was terrible and the only thing good is the feeling you get. I think trip-advisor got it wrong or something.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Amazing place - you could imagine you were in Venice. Waiters polite and attentive but not in your face. Great atmosphere with Italian music including the three tenors in Rome! Worth taking camera for pictures.

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Hood River, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I returned to Ecuador after 4 years and decided to go back to my favorite restaurant en Guayaquil to the Trattoria da Enrico. I discovered that the restaurant had changed ownership and a new name Piccolo Mondo. I was afraid it would not be the same with my surprize the restaurant had been completely remodeled and the food was out... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

You can feel Italy everywhere!!!!. Food is spectacular.!! We tasted "polentas de liebre" is my best recommndation!

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Palm Beach, Florida
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I think I'm living in a parallel universe! I don't know how so many people got this one wrong??? I've been coming to Guayaquil for almost 30 yrs now, I should have probably known this, but I still have hopes that things change for the better over the course of time. If you go to a latin country you should... More 

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Diego S, Gerente at Tratoria Piccolo Mondo, responded to this review

Dear Ellen667, thank you for your feedback about our restaurant, and we appreciate the time you took to do this; as these details are what help us to improve the costumer experience. Certainly , we will consider your advice and hopefully you may give us another opportunity to test our dishes , Sincerely, Diego More 

Ancaster, Canada
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My wife and I had lunch and besides the Ferrari niknaks on the wall, the fish w pasta was amassing,they even called a cab for us, friendly service but the food!WOW. Thank you so much!!! Ontario canada

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Balsamos 504 e/. Las Monjas y Ebanos, Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Guayas Province  >  Guayaquil
  • Phone Number: +593 4-288-4621

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, International, Pizza & Pasta
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?