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Marcus

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International, Contemporary, South American, Ecuadorean
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Diego de Robles y Pampite (esq.), Cumbaya, Quito 00000, Ecuador
+593 2-297-1848
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Description: Culinary arts school restaurant. Great food from dedicated chefs...
Culinary arts school restaurant. Great food from dedicated chefs, instructors and students. Modern and relaxed atmosphere. Great personalized service.
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  • 13
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  • 5
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice place excelent serivce very good food

This restaurant is managed by the University and the chefs are very good , the service is excelent the list of wines is excelent, and the price s quite reasoble. You can choose from Ecuadorian typical dishes to International food. YOu feel very good

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 23, 2015
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Quito
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  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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Quito
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This restaurant is managed by the University and the chefs are very good , the service is excelent the list of wines is excelent, and the price s quite reasoble. You can choose from Ecuadorian typical dishes to International food. YOu feel very good

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I was treated to the best hospitality and food that Ecuador can offer and for the friendly Ecuadorians, this is really saying something. Locro, Quina and wonderful Chilean red wine. Not to say that the company was great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Cumbayá has actually quite a few good options for dining, but there are very few places where you can enjoy great food and wine served in the way they are supposed to be served. Although I have been to Marcus about 3 or 4 times, the "Mollejas de Ternera" (sweetbreads) with risotto that I had last Friday are my reason... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

The waiters had no idea about the menu or about the appetizers they were serving. One waiter told me that the tarte tatin was a chocolate cake. The sea bass I ordered was overcooked and under-seasoned. For dessert I had cheesecake and it was too thick and it lacked flavor. I had two two bites of each meal. You can... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

the food was o.k. ... i am not a friend of fusion food .. but what surprised me were the high prices they ask for very small portions ... the shrimp ceviche had only two (!) shrimps in it ...

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Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

Our group had the weekly menu prepared by the students of the Culinary Institute, It was perfectly presented with a great flavor. The best sangria ever! Outstanding and dedicated service. Hospitality at the maximum. Definitely my first choice for fine dining in Cumbaya.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Diego de Robles y Pampite (esq.), Cumbaya, Quito 00000, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito  >  Cumbaya
  • Phone Number: +593 2-297-1848

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 34
  • Cuisine: International, Contemporary, South American, Ecuadorean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine

Description

Culinary arts school restaurant. Great food from dedicated chefs, instructors and students. Modern and relaxed atmosphere. Great personalized service.

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