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Pura Vida Restaurante y Musica.

Sucre y Diego Vaca de Vega | Sucre y Diego Vaca de Vega, Vilcabamba 110161, Ecuador
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“bruschetta” (2 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
“large menu” (2 reviews)
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Bar, International, Spanish, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Sucre y Diego Vaca de Vega | Sucre y Diego Vaca de Vega, Vilcabamba 110161, Ecuador
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed January 17, 2017

This restaurant is no longer in operation. Closed it's doors for good January 15, 2017 was sorry to see Restaurant close.

2  Thank ngodbey
Reviewed January 4, 2017

I am attracted to this restaurant because of the Tai food and outdoor seating. The ambiance is mediocore but doesn't deter from the food and service.

Thank Peggy F
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Some friends joined us for a snack after we walked around Vilcabamba and we wanted a little something before dinner later. We stopped here and had freshly squeezed juices, and I ordered the portion of yuca - fantastic!!!! Staff was friendly and helpful!

Thank sanguinewanderer
Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

An awesome meeting place with great food! The owners are kind and treat you like an old friend. Thanks for great food and company! Love Daphne, she's got a beautiful spirit! Met many great people from all over!

Thank Liz H
Reviewed October 24, 2016

I wanted to enjoy my meal here but everwhere i went someone was smoking, even the staff. The only escape was the back room near the toilets which offered no real ambience. The food was great but spoilt again by the smokers.

Thank samanthamann
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Friends recommended this place. They said the chef was great and the steak was probably the best you would be able to get in the area. They were right the steak dinner was wonderful. My husband and I shared the steak with salad and Potatoes....More

Thank heidisheep
Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

This is a good place to have a meal if you're looking for a break from the typical. It's a gringo crowd, and offering live music at times. The food is internationally diverse and quite tasty. Of 3 dishes we tried, all were good. Choose...More

Thank Jerry S
Reviewed September 10, 2016

I agreed to play music at the restaurant-bar for $25 plus food and tips. They fed me a good meal, but then at the end of the gig, they took my tips and paid me the $25 out of MY tips and kept the rest...More

Thank jmajorcuenca
Reviewed July 10, 2016

Had lunch here with a friend, the food is reasonably priced, and pretty good. The only complaint is it looks a little dirty inside, but more or less could you an update. I do recommend going here!

Thank MattChuck
Reviewed July 3, 2016

I strongly recommend you to go have dinner at the Pura Vida. The food is very original and delicious! It was so good that we came back the next day actually, and tried other dishes on the menu that were equally original and tasty! The...More

Thank Celine G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $16
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sucre y Diego Vaca de Vega | Sucre y Diego Vaca de Vega, Vilcabamba 110161, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Loja Province  >  Vilcabamba
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