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Cafe Pachamama

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Organic, International, Vegetarian, Family Fare
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Calle Quito y Miguel Egas | (inside hotel La Posada del Quinde), Otavalo EC100450, Ecuador
+593 6-292-0750
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7:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Cafe Pachamama is located inside hotel La Posada del Quinde, just five...
Cafe Pachamama is located inside hotel La Posada del Quinde, just five blocks from the Plaza de Ponchos market. Our fireplace lounge, outdoor patio and garden provide something extra for travelers, as well as our freshly-prepared, organic food with local ingredients. To top it off, we offer more vegetarian options than any other restaurant in town and many delicious meat options as well.
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  • 94
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cafe Pachamama

Great place to hang out for breakfast lunch and dinner. We kept saying we should try somewhere else in town but the food is so good here why bother!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
GM8868
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Roberts creek
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Scenic view
  • Dining on a budget
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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126 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Roberts creek
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96 reviews 96 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Great place to hang out for breakfast lunch and dinner. We kept saying we should try somewhere else in town but the food is so good here why bother!

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Budapest, Hungary
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311 reviews 311 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We had stopped in and met Maggie this week and asked the hours of the restaurant. She said "I hope to see you soon,." When we returned the next night, she was not working. We were concerned we would miss dinner hours getting there at 7:45pm. When we arrived, the doors were closed, but we noticed a bell on the... More 

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Cotacachi, Ecuador
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117 reviews 117 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Located in the la posada del quinde hotel not far from the market. Maggie is the owner and from the USA. Excellent service maybe because she offers profit sharing for her employees. The restaurant also offers art for sale from local artist and she does not make a profit from any of the art sales. Just her way of supporting... More 

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Spain
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125 reviews 125 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We went a few times for lunch and dinner. Good choise, vegetarian, sandwishes, meat and fish. Nice choise of wine. Fresh soups. On Friday evening there is live music.friendly staff clean and safe place.

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Placitas, New Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This is by far the best restaurant in Otavalo. You can sit in the cosy restaurant or outside on a stunning garden patio. The menu is varied, organic, and delicious and affordable. The staff is perfect. I cannot recommend it enough - and sometimes they even bring in local traditional music. I ate all of my meals here.

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Stockbridge, Massachusetts
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Not far from the Plaza de los Ponchos is this lovely hacienda. Owned by an American, the menu features Ecuadorean fare and light sandwiches - a mix of Otavalo and San Francisco at excellent prices!

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We stayed at the hotel for two nights in December and ended up eating most of our meals here because the food was so good and the menu so varied. As a vegetarian I loved having so many options. There is really something for everyone. Maggie, the owner, is terrific. I would absolutely recommend the restaurant to anyone visiting Otavalo... More 

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Nantucket, Massachusetts
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The owner is hands on and invested in providing the best food and experience. We definitely recommend the Pachama Cafe at La Posada del Quinde.

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This cafe is well priced with some of the tastiest food we have experienced at any hotel in Ecuador. We ate all our meals here as the food and ambiance was so perfect. You can dine by the fireplace or sit by the window and enjoy the lovely gardens and birds. The selection of foods is great and the proportions... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Located in the beautiful La Posada del Quinde, this restaurant offers a variety of foods for any weary traveler. The restaurant is on the main floor of the hotel that is decorated with a variety of local art and crafts that you can buy as well as a very inviting fireplace/sitting area. Vegetarian options are great, to include the Cheese... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Quito y Miguel Egas | (inside hotel La Posada del Quinde), Otavalo EC100450, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Otavalo
  • Phone Number: +593 6-292-0750

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Organic, International, Vegetarian, Family Fare

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Scenic view, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Doing business, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine

Description

Cafe Pachamama is located inside hotel La Posada del Quinde, just five blocks from the Plaza de Ponchos market. Our fireplace lounge, outdoor patio and garden provide something extra for travelers, as well as our freshly-prepared, organic food with local ingredients. To top it off, we offer more vegetarian options than any other restaurant in town and many delicious meat options as well.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 8:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?