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Juan Montalvo | One Block North of the Main Square, Vilcabamba, Ecuador
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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went there for lunch and breakfast. Lunch menu was 3,5 USD and it was good also had veggie option. Breakfast also costs 3.5 USD but its a bit simple, I can't recommend it. The upside they have the best internet connection in town. Also they have live music on Saturday where the Swiss owner plays hangdrum which I really... More 

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Thank Serhat T
Vilcabamba, Ecuador
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Been here twice and was disappointed both times by the food. Table service was friendly and prompt. Food was only average in presentation, quantity and quality. With so many other high quality places in Vilca Escondido needs to step up their game.

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Thank professorDon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

A friend recommended jardin as a place to stay. We thought we would have lunch here before deciding wether to stay. It's a nice little courtyard setting. The juices had no flavour and were watered down. Then I heard the microwave going multiple times I said if that's our food we wouldn't have it but were told it wasn't dispute... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

I absolutely love this place! The owners, Marco and Sonia, are some of the nicest people you will ever meet, and they go above and beyond to help you out! The rooms are comfortable and clean, and the food is good, too (Marco makes his own bread, and it's incredible!). The pool is clean and refreshing, and the showers are... More 

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Thank Melissa S
Vilcabamba, Ecuador
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

ofer good food, goog music, good people. a good menu for diferent test. the place is very confortable and private. good good

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Thank Sonia R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

My family ate here for the first time and ordered 3 different offerings. All three were disappointing. The most noteworthy was the dry overlooked burger with nothing on it but a tomato a slice of cheese and some wilted lettuce. We had to ask for a side of ketchup and mayonnaise and were brought only ketchup. The buns had been... More 

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Punta Gorda, Belize
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

This is our place when we want to get away from the square and have a peaceful, garden like environment for breakfast or lunch. We are especially fond of the breakfast selection all of which are filling and well priced. My personal favorite is the flourless chocolate cake which is a gourmet delight!

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Thank Roth D
Vilcabamba, Ecuador
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I have had several breakfasts there over the past 2 years, as I visit in Vilcabamba. I have enjoyed the meals here. Nothing too fancy, yet good price and reasonable service.

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Thank Ron M
Vilcabamba, Ecuador
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Only place in town where I can get a North american breakfast with bacon or sausage. Offers lunch and dinner as well. Served in an inner courtyard surrounded by greenery and may be visited by the cat. this is a hostel so you might be alone or with several others who are staying here.

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Thank Karen H
Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

We first went here when searching for wifi access but the food looked so good that we went back every day for lunch. The patio is quiet and leafy and all our meals were tasty and freshly prepared. A beer costs the same as wifi access around the park!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Juan Montalvo | One Block North of the Main Square, Vilcabamba, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Loja Province  >  Vilcabamba
Description
Stunningly fresh food served a a romantic garden setting.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?