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La Abuela Cafe

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Ambato near 16 de Diciembre, Banos, Ecuador
(06) 09 965 4365
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Waitress in a very bad mood

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.

2 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2014
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hengelo (ov)
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hengelo (ov)
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151 reviews 151 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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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.

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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 

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Meridian, Idaho, United States
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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 

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Montreal, Canada
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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.

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Victoria, Canada
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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 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2010

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

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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!!

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Restaurant Details

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

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