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Mi Otavalito

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Sucre 11-19, Otavalo, Ecuador
+593 (0)6 292 0176
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Local Fair

My friend and I stopped in for a late lunch. The daily special was over so we ordered form the a-la-cart menu. I had the Shrimp Ceviche and my friend had the Grilled Trout. Both were delivered fairly quickly by friendly staff. My Ceviche was excellent, and my friend let me taste her trout. It... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Marianna P
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Cotacachi, EC
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  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We loved the restaurant's ambience. Local flavor. Our waitress was wonderful. Food was outstanding. We ate there 4 times, which was every day. A little tip goes a long way.

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Cotacachi, EC
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65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

My friend and I stopped in for a late lunch. The daily special was over so we ordered form the a-la-cart menu. I had the Shrimp Ceviche and my friend had the Grilled Trout. Both were delivered fairly quickly by friendly staff. My Ceviche was excellent, and my friend let me taste her trout. It was very good. My friend... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I've enjoyed this place many times and never had a bad meal. They serve good, Ecuadorian comfort food at a reasonable price.

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New York City, New York
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We had lunch at Mi Otavalo on Saturday the busy Market day ... A little more expensive for the set menu than you will find in Quito but of course still very good value.. For me I was totally captivated by the fantastic local music they had playing - Andean Pipes ... Really excellent ... They had a CD for... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Just two blocks from the market , we had a fantastic lunch. I had the BBQ pork and it was delicious. The service was great, it was cheap and had great ambiance, a highlight of our visit

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146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Mi Otavalito fulfills a need for those looking for good moderately priced Ecuadorian food in a pleasant environment. The menu offers all the major meat groups as well as seafood and pasta. There was a large group when we got there and they all ordered pasta which looked very good. However, when we ordered the same, they had run out.... More 

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Kapaa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

On our trip to Otavalo for shopping, the guide showed us the location of this restaurant and highly recommended it to us as to having good food and reasonable prices. One aspect that the guide pointed out to us was that this restaurant made it a point to wash the vegetables very well, something that most restaurants in the area... More 

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Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We were in Otavalo for a few days, for the Market, the Condor Park and the train/bus trip "Ruta de la Libertad" and wanted to try some authentic local food. "Mi Otavalito" was recommended by many reviewers on Trip Advisor and the young man at the tourist office at the corner of La Plaza de Los Ponchos also rated it... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Good Ecuadorian food in a rustic atmosphere. Big groups would have room at this venue. Prices are moderate and service is good

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Cotacachi, Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Was taken here with some friends for my birthday for dinner. We all had something different, but everyone's meal was super! A fairly varied menu and the flavor was better than the average Ecuadorian fare. When we went to pay, because it was my birthday, I was given one of my margarita's on the house! That was a first for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sucre 11-19, Otavalo, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Otavalo
  • Phone Number: +593 (0)6 292 0176

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

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