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Buena Vista

Salinas 5-11 | Indian Market, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
593-062925166
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Ranked #18 of 40 Restaurants in Otavalo
Price range: $5 - $6
Cuisines: American, Italian, Mexican, Vegetarian
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Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: Established in 2001, Buena Vista has a fabulous location with great views of the surrounding mountains and a balcony where you can sit and watch the busy Indian market below. With its cozy lounge-style atmosphere, you can relax with family and friends and enjoy a great variety of food and cocktails at reasonable prices. Our menu offers a wide selection of Italian, American, Mexican and vegetarian-vegan food made with fresh, organic ingredients.
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Rome, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I ate at Buena Vista 2 evenings in a row while in Otavalo. Usually I try different places, but the 2nd time it was Sunday 8.30 PM and most restaurants were closed, so I was happy to have a nice place to return to. At dinner you don't go there for the view on the market, but still the atmosphere... More

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Gorgeous view of the market and mountains, especially on a sunny day. Food is average but reasonably priced.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Buena Vista it's a nice place with great atmosphere and good music. The food is delicious except the pasta is a not al dente, but the rest no complains. The restaurant has a fantastic view of la plaza de ponchos and Imbabura volcano.

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Otavalo, Ecuador
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Life At 13 Minutes North of Latitude 0…… Buena Vista Restaurant & Bar Otavalo on Plaza de Poncho William had a good idea……. no a great idea! Yes build it and they will come…. And come they have and keep on coming. The food, drinks, great music videos, sporting events and location…… location…… location. Located right on Plaza del Ponchos... More

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Atuntaqui, Ecuador
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

Each time I've eaten here I have enjoyed their food. Their burgers are delicious, so is their chili, their soups and their nachos.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Good atmosphere, good view on the market but not too much in your plate considering the price for "ok" food!

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Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Good location overlooking the markets. The restaurant is clean and modern, with descriptive menu in english as well as spanish. Huge choice of yummy food. We had the potato skins and garlic bread for lunch and it was delicious approx $5-$7 US per main. Also tried the banana colada - yum! def would come back here!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

My boyfriend and I went for a late lunch and split the beef and bean chili served on a baked potato, and had the homemade brownie with vanilla ice cream for dessert. The chili was very good, just the perfect amount of spice without ruining the flavor (not spicy though!) which was only $4.90! But the highlight of the meal... More

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I have been dining in this wonderful spot for years. Love it. My daughter and I now call it "our office". The Buena Vista and William Jurado's sister restaurant downstairs, The Ally Alpa, are two of our constants while traveling in Ecuador. The food is great, consistent, reasonably priced, contains lots of great veggies, and is prepared and served kindly... More

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Cotacachi, Ecuador
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

This is a favorite place for us on a trip to Otavalo for a few hours. A great outside view of the artisan market from their second floor. We love watching and listening to all the tourists and vendors with drink and snacks in hand.

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