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Luiz A. Martinez y Thomas Halflants | ., Banos, Ecuador
998323740
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Description: Welcome,J&J Coffee Bar is a place in the extraordinary city of Banos de...
Welcome,J&J Coffee Bar is a place in the extraordinary city of Banos de Agua Santa, this sweet corner wearing a German twist is administrated by Juliane Schmidt and Juanito Paredes, who have given to the place a familiar and cozy atmosphere. The decor, between a symphony of colours and a classic touch, draw the distracting atmosphere that our clients enjoy in contrast to the selection of coffee, wines and spirits that J&J offers. Taste the various culinary specialties as the “homemade cakes and cookies”, desserts, sandwiches and snacks typical of Germany is an experience second to none. Besides distractions (pool and the board games) that our clients can enjoy inside of our facilities you can enjoy a wonderful atmosphere with international exhibitions.At any time, not matter what the mood, you will live a unique experience in the J&J Coffee Bar.Come and visit us!Juanito & Juliane
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Good stop for a snack!

We stopped here for a snack (salad) and juices. The juices were delicious (and cheap), the salad was fresh and delicious also. Everyone here seemed friendly and I would definitely return, next time to try the cookies and cakes! Located just a couple of minutes walk from the main square/church of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 23, 2015
TravellerNZ101
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Newcastle, Australia
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Newcastle, Australia
Top Contributor
156 reviews 156 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We stopped here for a snack (salad) and juices. The juices were delicious (and cheap), the salad was fresh and delicious also. Everyone here seemed friendly and I would definitely return, next time to try the cookies and cakes! Located just a couple of minutes walk from the main square/church of Banos.

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Panama City, Panama
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Delicious sandwiches with fresh bread and ingredients! Comfortable atmosphere with games an friendly staff. Enjoyed it!

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Great, thank you! More 

Nowra, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This is a great little bar! The owner Juliana is very welcoming and she speaks several languages (German, English, Spanish). There is a comfortable lounge area to relax in or you can sit at the bar and chat with Juliana. There is also a pool table available. The coffee here is the best in town, and the mojitos are delicious!... More 

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sierpe
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

Still the best cakes, cappucinos and mojitos in town....very nice atmosphere, good selection of books, and Juliana, the owner very friendly and helpfull

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Woodstock, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Jota & Jota is a really cute little coffee shop and bar just a block away from the main park in Baños. It is owned by a German lady who speaks Spanish, German and English and who makes the most beautiful cakes and cookies. It's lovely to sit and enjoy a beer and watch her make everything from scratch. Jota... More 

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Thank you very much! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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1,918 reviews 1,918 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
1,196 helpful votes 1,196 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I visited as part of a tour group on the day when the go carts were racing down Luiz A Martinez. The bar provided the ideal atmosphere where to wait for the races to start. We are able to half stand in and out the venue as the race was in progress. I love the gallery, books to read and... More 

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Cusco, Peru
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Our visit to J&J was marred by an attitude of disinterest by the staff. It was close to siesta and the place was dead so perhaps that explains why. The juices were really nice. Shame the garden was closed,

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sierpe
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Definitly the best mojito in Banos.The owners are charming,the decor is beautifull,always fresh flowers and very creative cappucinodesigns.....love the place

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Muchas gracias! More 

london
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76 reviews 76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

If you're looking for a pool table with beer then this is your place, but for wine it's one of the most expensive places in banos. No doubt the owners will say it was 'great imported wine' but it happened be one of the cheaper of the very commonly available bottles available, so there was absolutely no need to charge... More 

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JuanJulia, Owner at Jota & Jota, responded to this review

We really appreciate your comments and we will take them on board, also we will like to thank you for visiting our place. I would like to clarify that our wine price range is from $5-$7 each glass and that all our wines are imported. We would love to see you again and we hope you enjoyed your visit here... More 

Winterthur
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

I was travelling by myself. It was raining and i was riding my rented bicycle.. I nearly drove into a pothole - and here it was: the colorful Jota Jota. Great talking, great people, great music and a great drink helped me over my travel-crisis :-) It is great fun - a place to meet locals as well as tourists.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Luiz A. Martinez y Thomas Halflants | ., Banos, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Tungurahua Province  >  Banos
  • Phone Number: 998323740

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: German, Coffee Shop

Description

Welcome,J&J Coffee Bar is a place in the extraordinary city of Banos de Agua Santa, this sweet corner wearing a German twist is administrated by Juliane Schmidt and Juanito Paredes, who have given to the place a familiar and cozy atmosphere. The decor, between a symphony of colours and a classic touch, draw the distracting atmosphere that our clients enjoy in contrast to the selection of coffee, wines and spirits that J&J offers. Taste the various culinary specialties as the “homemade cakes and cookies”, desserts, sandwiches and snacks typical of Germany is an experience second to none. Besides distractions (pool and the board games) that our clients can enjoy inside of our facilities you can enjoy a wonderful atmosphere with international exhibitions.At any time, not matter what the mood, you will live a unique experience in the J&J Coffee Bar.Come and visit us!Juanito & Juliane

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