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Mi Otavalito

Sucre 11-19, Otavalo, Ecuador
+593 (0)6 292 0176
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Ranked #13 of 40 Restaurants in Otavalo
Cuisines: South American
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
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358 reviews 358 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We went to a weaver's shop and they showed us how weaving was done through time. This used authentic old fashion tools and machines. Then we got to shop all different items that looked to be of high quality.

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memphis
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I went to Mi Otavalito with a group of 8 people. The food is probably a bit pricey by local standards (around $6 for ceviche and around $9 for steak with eggs and two sides). The ceviche, hands down (according to four people including a Columbian), was the best we have ever had in our entire lives. I also had... More

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boston, ma
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67 reviews 67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My wife and I ate here and the food was not that good. Really. All of the customers were gringos - no locals. I don't know how it got all these positive reviews. Its overpriced for the quality of food. Try Taco Bello (no relation to Taco Bell) or Pizza Siciliana . Taco Bello is less than half the price... More

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Lakewood, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We went here with a large group of 20 people, and they were very accommodating. The menu had steak, chicken, fish and shrimp dishes, and were very reasonable (ex. $8.80 for the filet mignon). Over various times, I had the steak, chicken and shrimp and they were all very good (on a side note, they don't shell the shrimp, so... More

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Bayfield, Colorado
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5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Good food, nice atmosphere. Close to the market. No negatives to this one. Felt very welcoming there. Might be a bit over priced but not bad for a treat.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I had dinner here a Friday night, the food was OK, not exceptional, but nothing to fault either. There was live music, but the ambience was a little lost, with 3 or 4 big tour groups. A good option in Otavalo, but you have to put up with the noise of the "gringo" tour groups.

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Otavalo, Ecuador
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We bring almost all of our volunteer groups to Mi Otavalito for a first lunch. We order ahead, and the meals are always ready when we arrive and well organized. Good local dishes.

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Cotacachi, EC
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61 reviews 61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

My husband and I stopped in here for lunch while running some errands. It's a more expensive restaurant than the typical for an "amuerzo", but it is also above average and worth the price. We had very good food and service and were both pleased with our meals which included appetizer of ham torte; bean soup; main course of stewed... More

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Cotacachi, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

This is one of our favorite places near Cotacachi. The beef, chicken, and pork dishes are consistently flavorful and good meat. They serve many expats as well as locals and all find a friendly, well attended, good food service. Try the Chateau Briande(sp?)for a very tasty "carne de rez".

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Seattle, Washington
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

A warm, cozy and friendly Ecuadorean restaurant. Extremely clean, fresh food, happy staff. Nice menu options - cold beer and full bar. I had a wonderful chicken breast in mushroom sauce with fries. The best meal I had in Otavalo in 4 days!

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