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Caskaffesu

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C/ Sixto Duran Ballen S/N y Av. Quito, Mindo, Ecuador
(593 2) 217-0100
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Quaint, excellent music, but expensive

very quaint place with Andean music at night (not sure if it is every night) with players from Ecuador, Columbia and Venezuela, with a woman perhaps from America(?) joining them later who is excellent on the pipes!, They are all excellent, versatile players. the food/drinks were very overpriced... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Cuenca, Ecuador
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

very quaint place with Andean music at night (not sure if it is every night) with players from Ecuador, Columbia and Venezuela, with a woman perhaps from America(?) joining them later who is excellent on the pipes!, They are all excellent, versatile players. the food/drinks were very overpriced considering there is a cover charge of $3 as well.

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Astoria, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We stayed there 4 nights. Heard amazing music. Shower was either hot or cold. We loved the design of the building. The rooms felt private. The owners closed the restaurant because it was almost too popular. They are both professional musicians and invite locals to play with them. Amazing music.

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at sea
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131 reviews 131 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

great place to chill, drink coffee and listen to local music.Also a hostel. The host is a gracious man, who creates a great relaxing atmosphere in a small town

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

They no longer do food, just a drinks and desserts menu, but definitely worth a trip. Lovely atmosphere, friendly service, tasty desserts, and often have live music at the weekends (the owners are also musicians). We went there 3 times we enjoyed it so much!

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Quito, Ecuador
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The ambience of this cafe is so cozy and relaxing! Great coffee and the most AMAZING homemade brownies and banana bread. Not to mention, all the alcohol you could imagine. They were even offering homemade Venezuelan Arepas as a special, which were a hundred times better than what the Venezuelan Arepa restaurant offers in town. The free wifi is also... More 

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West Hollywood, CA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

For a change of pace we thought we would try a restaurant located in a hotel in Mindo as the menu looked promising. Wrong. The food was terrible. I ordered the Caprese salad and while it said it came with mozzarella cheese it did not. My hopes at having it were squandered when I was served the normal salty cheese... More 

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Miami, Florida
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64 reviews 64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The atmosphere of this place is quite amazing honestly. I loved hanging out with my group of friends here, there were a lot of us and they were able to accommodate which is always a plus. The one big downside of this place is the price, the cost of the wine and the mixed drink was very very expensive for... More 

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Massachusetts
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We ate here a few times and loved the yucca fries. The fish was good as well. The hot chocolate was a bit ordinary.

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Abbotsford, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

I read the reviews and still tried the resturant and ordered the pepper steak no flavor .No one even asked if we enjoyed the meal, the trip advisor plaque on wall is not deserved. Owners seem indifferent

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Calgary
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The look of this restaurant was great, and it was always quite busy. We ate here once and ordered a rice and chicken dish. It was very bland, and boring. We thought we'd give it another chance because some people we met were raving about it, so the second time we ordered fried yucca as an appeitzer, and it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: C/ Sixto Duran Ballen S/N y Av. Quito, Mindo, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Mindo
  • Phone Number: (593 2) 217-0100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ecuadorean

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