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“An interesting little hole in the wall.” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Akelarre

Akelarre
Hotel Inca Real, Cuenca, Ecuador
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Ranked #53 of 265 Restaurants in Cuenca
Cuisines: Tapas
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Campton, New Hampshire
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73 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 61 cities Reviews in 61 cities
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
“An interesting little hole in the wall.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Went based on reviews. Found a little spot with 7 tables. Nice jazz playing on the speakers. Not much for atmosphere even with the many old movie posters. Service was a bit slow. We had the trout and the salmon. Food was good but nothing to get excited about. Doubt if we'd come back if were here in Cuenca longer.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Charlevoix, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Fun place for Tapas”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Great little place for tapas and a beer. The asparagus and brie wrapped in prosciutto and eggplant was out of this world. The beer was cold and the atmosphere was great.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Denmark
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
“The tapas is thing thing that lift this place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

The restaurant at hotel Inca real.
As such the restaurant and food is as any good ecuadorian food, but then they serve tapas.
These are the modern big ones - share 2 and you have an appetizer - 3-4/person and you have a dinner.
Although these are not at the gastonomic level you meet in Spain (in some places) nowadys we are still up in the imaginative and prepared dishes.

Wine is reasonably priced for the quality compared to many places in Ecuador.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“Quaint, n quiet with decent food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013 via mobile

Agree with previous review, slow service and very small place. We did enjoy the tapas n wine! We'd drop by again.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Great Tapas!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

Can't fault the Tapas here although had a bit too long to wait. Good variety and choice in a nice atmosphere

Visited November 2012
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