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Swiss Bistro Banos

Calle Martinez y Eloy Alfaro | Behind Supermarket, Banos, Ecuador
+593 99 400 4019
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Ranked #3 of 63 restaurants in Banos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $15
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Swiss Bistro Banos, your gastronomic meeting point at the entrance of the amazonian rain forest.Since 2008 we offer Swiss & European specialties in a unique and authentic atmosphere. This year we added a terrasse lounge to enjoy the same dishes in a peacefull and relaxing garden in the center of Banos.Our professional Team will welcome you like at home to enjoy:- Swiss cheese fondue- Meat fondue- Selection of roestis- Meat & fish specialties- Deserts, hot chocolates and delicious coffees- Quality wines & spiritsBon appetit!
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Paris, France
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

the staff is very friendly and the food is delicious . it was our local cantine during our stay. The desert with the 2 chocolate mousse is delicious. Of course the meat is fantastic Thank you Régine , Stéphane and Patrick

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Merci Régine, Stéphane et Patrick pour avoir pris le temps de commenter votre expérience Swiss Bistro, nous vous souhaitons un... More

Brockville, Canada
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140 reviews 140 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My husband and I were in Banos for 4 weeks taking Spanish Immersion lessons. Although we felt that the prices were a bit on the high at side at first, the portion sizes were generous and the food was wonderful! The wait staff was very friendly and amenable to our needs. We loved the ambiance and wine choices as well.... More

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Muchas gracias por su simpático comentario, esperamos que disfrutó de su estadía en Baños. Saludos de parte de todo nuestro... More

Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Some of the best food I had in my three months traveling in S.America. Highly recommend to anyone in Banos who fancies something a little different.

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PatrickSB, Propietario at Swiss Bistro Banos, responded to this review

Thank you Jon for your nice comment, we hope you enjoyed your stay in Ecuador. More

Banks, Idaho
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This place was a pretty tasty change of pace from the standard food in the area. Although a little on the pricy side I knew what i was getting into before we entered so i was ok with that. I ended up getting a beef stroganoff and it was better than some of the stuff i had eaten in the... More

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PatrickSB, Propietario at Swiss Bistro Banos, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment, we wish you a nice stay in Ecuador. More

White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We spent a few days in Banos in early March, 2014 before going on to Amazonia. While there we had the good luck to stumble upon the Swiss Bestrode. The food was excellent and the ambiance was relaxing. For an enjoyable, relaxing dinner you will not do better than the Swiss Bestrode in Banos.

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PatrickSB, Propietario at Swiss Bistro Banos, responded to this review

Thank you for your relaxing comment, enjoy your stay in the region. More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Im sorry that my review did not meet your expectations. But I m true to my feelings and for trip advisor not to except it is fraud and unfair

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PatrickSB, Propietario at Swiss Bistro Banos, responded to this review

Have a nice trip back home... More

Atuntaqui, Ecuador
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

We ate here more than one year ago and I still remember it fondly. It was a little pricey, but well, well worth it!

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Muchas gracias por su comentario, verdad no somos los más económicos en Baños pero aseguramos productos de alta calidad y... More

Esmeraldas, Ecuador
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We ate at a variety of places during our stay in Baños and Swiss Bistro had by far the best food. We ate a variety of dishes and each of them didn't disappoint. The service and ambiance was top notch. I will be returning on my next visit!

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PatrickSB, Propietario at Swiss Bistro Banos, responded to this review

Thank you & see you soon ! More

Madrid, Spain
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79 reviews 79 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We wanted a different meal, and we tried out this restaurant. We wine Thor the fondue, and it was delicious, maybe too much nutmeg. My husband is Swiss, and very critical with the fondues. He liked it very much.

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Muchas gracias, es siempre un placer escuchar que nuestro fondue de queso preparado "como en suiza" agrada los paladares de... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

So I went there because a guy in the travel agency told me it was good, and it actually was excellent!!!!! I liked the food very much but the service was spectacular!!! The waiters where so polite and nice it was a very nice surprise! Thanks for the nice time!

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PatrickSB, Propietario at Swiss Bistro Banos, responded to this review

Dear Carom, thank you for your nice comment, it's always a pleasure sharing nice moments with our guests. Enjoy your stay in Ecuador. Best regards, Your Swiss Bistro Team More

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