We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 76 Banos Restaurants

La Abuela Cafe

Ambato near 16 de Diciembre, Banos, Ecuador
(06) 09 965 4365
Improve this listing
Got a photo?
Add it.
Ranked #64 of 76 Restaurants in Banos
Restaurant details
Write a Review

7 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    0
    1
    1
    3
    2
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
hengelo (ov)
Top Contributor
151 reviews 151 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

We could not help it she had to work on a sunny Sunday! We went in and sat on the balcony, just for a drink. She was not amused. All fresh juices were out of stock, no alternatives. The location is great, but the staff spoiled it for us.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

Went with 2 friend. One was served the " prepared"lunch that is common in Ecuador pretty quickly. He ate, hung around and left. 4 hours later he was sick for 3 days. We continued to wait for an hour after he left. Total at least 1 1/2 hours and no food, no drink no waitress. When we asked the extremely... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Meridian, Idaho, United States
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Had dinner there this evening and truly wish we had not. I ordered a ham sandwich...barely there piece of ham on 2 pieces of old bread...dry and tasteless. A few fries. Had to ask for Mayo...begrudgingly got little packets. Husband had mushroom spaghetti..small bowl..no bread..no cheese... No beverages (asked for water). Waitress pretty much ignored us until time for la... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Montreal, Canada
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

Good, affordable food. The pastas and pizzas were really good and the juices were lovely.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Victoria, Canada
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2011

We (2 of us) stopped in for dinner and a drink, and went upstairs to the balcony for the view of the street scene below. Although the place was not busy, it took about 15 minutes for the waitress to take time away from chatting with the bartender to take our order. We thought she'd bring the drinks first but... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2010 via mobile

Very pricey compared to others but for some reason is in the backpacker's guidebook. Chicken burritos were totally delicious though! Overall the higher prices would put me off returning

Was this review helpful? Yes
banos
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2009

We went here one night and what you see is what you get, full of tourists who dont know any better. i can just say one night was enough!!

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed La Abuela Cafe also viewed

Banos, Tungurahua Province
Banos, Tungurahua Province
 
Banos, Tungurahua Province
Banos, Tungurahua Province
 

Been to La Abuela Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about La Abuela Cafe

Address: Ambato near 16 de Diciembre, Banos, Ecuador
Phone Number: (06) 09 965 4365
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Tungurahua Province  >  Banos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from La Abuela Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?