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“Good for dinners. Not so much to our liking for breakfasts.” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Serendipity

Serendipity
Leather Street, Cotacachi, Ecuador
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Ranked #5 of 28 Restaurants in Cotacachi
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Cotacachi, Ecuador
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Good for dinners. Not so much to our liking for breakfasts.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

The lasagna was good and the fajitas were excellent. Did not care for the breakfasts. It is a nice place to sit and have a coffee, tea or cervesa while you're on WiFi.

Visited June 2013
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Otavalo, Ecuador
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
“Serendipity rocks”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

If you don't mind being accompanied by virtually only other gringos this is place is unbeatable. The food is all prepared with a western pallette in mind and executed well. I recommend the fajitas, the chili, the fried chicken salad and could never bring myself to leave this restaurant without a lemon pie to go. The lemon pie is To Die For.

Visited March 2013
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Utopia, NB
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Gourmet food at 3 star prices”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

The atmosphere was great, clean and friendly. It was packed with local gringos who were all very friendly. The food was lovely and very healthy. A great experience! We left full with a smile :)

Visited March 2013
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Incline Village, Nevada
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
“Yummy!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Everything we ordered was delicious, freshly cooked and served by the most wonderful ladies ever. We ate there three nites out of four, had lasagne, chicken pot pie, sti-fry veggies, grilled shrimp,salad, soups, and key lime pie. All delicious!!

Visited March 2013
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Cotacachi, Ecuador
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115 reviews 115 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Best Onion Soup”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013 via mobile

Oh my where do I start? We ate at Serendipity several times and were never disappointed. Small cozy restaurant tucked off the main drag off of Leather Street. The food was fresh and delicious. The onion soup was steamy hot just the way I like it. The broth was thick and stocked with onions all covered with a large cheese covered toast. I also really enjoyed the guacamole and chips. Another visit I had a dish that was with rice and loads of fresh vegetables. You could add shrimp, chicken or fish but I opted for the veggie version. The service was great and seems like a lot of expats gather there to catch up. Give it a try and I do think you will be disappointed.

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