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“If you want a decent coffee... here's your place!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Beehive

The Beehive
Main Street Mindo | Avenida Quito, Mindo 000000, Ecuador
+593 2-217-0296
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Ranked #1 of 14 restaurants in Mindo
Price range: $2 - $10
Cuisines: German, Vegetarian, Eclectic, Café
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: You will find a little but cozy caffee with a corner for fine crafts and arts from Ecuador. The coffee is prepared with a Gaggia Nera, and the fine foods by the owners.
London
1 review
“If you want a decent coffee... here's your place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I have visited many places in Ecuador and Mindo several times. It is such a tranquil, asthetic and friendly little town that two days there is a great way to relaxe and recharge the batteries. I stumbled upon this place (which had only just been opened!) and have always gone back ever since. There is a great variety of drinks from coffees, juices, alcoholic and smoothies to amazing food such as snack platters, cakes, lhealthy breakfasts, lunches and dinners.

The back of the cafe is all open so you get enjoy the views at the rear or you can sit in the comfotable sofas at the front and lazily watch the people of Mindo go about their lives.

I am, unfortunately back in the UK and am missing the moccaccinos.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Ingo S, Owner at The Beehive, responded to this review, January 8, 2014
You can be sure about one thing - the mocca is waiting for you :-) Thanks so much for the nice words.
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almaty
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“hot capucchino, cool jazz”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

great cuppa our first rainy afternoon in Mindo. Hospitality plus! Invited back for next evening's live music--turned out to be an amazing, hugely talented couple: she on clarinet, he on guitar laying down amazing covers from Django Reinhart to Omara/Buena Vista Social Club, as well as their own mixes. We danced! We drank coffee & amaretto! Everyone was relaxed, enjoying the delicious vibe. We stayed for the entire evening, with warm adioses from everyone. Lily & Brad from Canoa, EC

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Ingo S, Owner at The Beehive, responded to this review, January 8, 2014
...thanks a lot - and we are still dancing :-)
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Crawford Bay, BC
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“So relaxing!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

A delightful German-Ecuadorian couple runs this charming coffee shop with their 3 daughters and bountiful good humor. The breakfast was excellent, and the coffee terrific. A late night brownie hit the spot.

Visited January 2014
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Ingo S, Owner at The Beehive, responded to this review, January 6, 2014
The german-ecuadorian couple with the three daughters says "thank you" for the nice words :-)
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Hamilton, Canada
1 review
“Hangout here!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

Great food, coffee, conservation and atmosphere.

Food is unique, homemade, high quality and clean.

Definitely worth going to.

Owners are friendly, passionate and outgoing

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Ingo S, Owner at The Beehive, responded to this review, January 3, 2014
Thank you very much for your feedback - we will keep it up!
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Irmo, South Carolina
1 review
“Comfortable atmosphere with delicious food and drinks”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

I visited The Beehive a number of times during my trip to Mindo because it is just an attractive place. Not only does it offer fantastic coffee and food but the staff are hospitable, warm and a reliable source of information for travelers. It is a perfect place to hang out and rest a while but you cannot leave before you have a bit of their honey straight from the hive! A must-visit while in Mindo!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Ingo S, Owner at The Beehive, responded to this review, December 29, 2013
Your suggestion on the decoration was great - we like it, people like. And it giives more room for some dancing :-) We would be happy to see you back some day.
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