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1 Block off Malecon, Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
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Ranked #1 of 26 Restaurants in Puerto Lopez
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have been to this place many times, every one has been a pleasure. Friends or family, no matter, best Italian food in town. No high-seat but not a big issue. They don't take credit card, nor checks, so make sure to bring cash.

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Fairfax, VA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The setting is a romantic walled lush tropical garden and the tables are all set in a large roof-topped terrace. The husband and wife team who own the place were quite gracious. The fresh homemade pasta was wonderful and all of the other ingredients were fresh and extremely tasty. They easily accommodated a vegetarian request. The wine recommendation was great... More 

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colorado
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66 reviews 66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This wonderful gem of a restaurant is off the noisy beaten path and nestled in the solitude of their garden, like being in an Italian's back patio. The homemade pasta was outstanding, the sauces were intensely flavorful and the service was attentive. The portions were large enough we had leftovers for later enabling to have a break from the local... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

It is definitely worth wandering off the Malecon for this gorgeous little restaurant. Owned by an Italian couple who make you feel so welcome, explain the specials and the menu and are lovely. The menu is predominately pasta and it is absolutely delicious. I had gnochetti with ricotta and tomato sauce and my partner had the salmon and shrimp spaghetti... More 

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Germany
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A very nice ambiente, clean and with a great garden. The pasta is homemade and has an absolutely great taste. The Tiramisu is delicious. Prices are fair. We highly recommend this restaurant.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Look nowhere else if you are looking for a piece of Italy outside Italy! This authentic italian cuisine was nicely priced and tasted great! Will definitely return next time I am back in the area!

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Auroville, India
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Very good food, if you are missing italian flavour .....That is the place to go, also a bit out of budget......but worth it !

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Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is one of the best restaurants for simple and delicious Italian food. Tucked away behind the main road, in a small house with alfresco dining in a romantic, relaxing ambience. The food on an international scale would rate very high on anyone's list. Service impeccable, prices very reasonable...we ate there two out of four days, and that only because... More 

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Banos
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We went with 2 families to this restaurant " in the middle of nowhere". The home- made italian pasta was really outstanding. The owner and his wife are real hosts and the atmosphere in the restaurant was something you do not expect in Puerto Lopez. A real recommendation for people that appreciatie good food and ambiance.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We were delighted to find this little place in Puerto Lopez. Not only is the food absolutely delicious, the atmosphere is superb as well. We received a warm welcome from the owner and left with full tummies and happy smiles!

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Address: 1 Block off Malecon, Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Manabi Province  >  Puerto Lopez
Cuisine: Italian

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?