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Montalvo, Banos 000, Ecuador
(032)741947
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Ranked #11 of 76 Restaurants in Banos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Good for: Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

For a a splurge by Ecudadorian standards--steaks in a beautiful courtyard setting. Look for the B&B and the restaurant is down the side courtyard..

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Tunapuna, Trinidad
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This cosy restaurant had good service, great atmosphere and the food was excellent. We had the beef fondue, which was a fun dining experience and the side dishes were generous and delicious. Highly recommended.

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Quito, Ecuador
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Had dinner! The service is very Good! Cozy place with a warm fireplace The food, French Provençal more on the home stile! Flavor acceptable! Would came back

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Calgary
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Don't know if New Years Eve depleted the food & efficiency of the Mariane but we had the worst meal &'service so far in Baños. All 4 of us were counting on meat fondue. We were told Nyo steak except the stew & steak Milanese. We opted for Milanese. What we got was something like minute steak but thin, breaded,... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Not only a top restaurant in Banos, but in all of Ecuador. After 13 years of eating out in Ecuador, I so proclaim. Mediterranean, perhaps, but certainly with a French twist. Pepper steak better than I've found anywhere else in country, and I'm told the trout is superb, too. Three people had three steaks and a large bottle of house... More 

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Pickering, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The reception at our hotel suggested this restaurant and were we ever glad he did. The restaurant is tucked away - so you have to look for the sign or know where you are going. I had steak that was perfectly cooked and absolutely delicious. The vegetables were also cooked properly and the cheesy potatoes were absolutely fantastic. It was... More 

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Connecticut
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Found the name on the hotels list of nearby restaurants. Loved it. Quirky place. Cannot describe this eclectic interior. :) We ordered the Fondue Bourgignon (Meat Fondue). It was so delicious. I totally overate. Liked their wine selection too. I would have loved to eat in the romantic garden, unfortunately, it rained very hard. Nevertheless, it was a romantic evening... More 

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Wailuku, Hawaii
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The food was delicious! The service was very good and the wine pour was great! If we had not been told about this place we would never have found it. It is way in the back of apartments and not on a main road with other restaurants

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Wales, UK
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Stopped in when passing and had a lovely lunch in a leafy courtyard. Would pop back if in town and the accommodation looked lovely too.

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Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

A great meal by the fire on a rainy night in banos. Good service from French/Spanish speaking host, and a decisions steak meal - get the mushroom over the pepper is my advice. Good wine and quirky decor. Worth a visit over the ever present Mexican, pizza/Italian offerings on every street corner - pricier, but worth it.

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Address: Montalvo, Banos 000, Ecuador
Phone Number: (032)741947
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Tungurahua Province  >  Banos
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10

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