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Cafe Mosaico

Manuel Samaniego N8-95 Near Antepara, Itchimbia | Itchimbia, Quito, Ecuador
+593 2-254-2871
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Ecuadorean, International
$$ - $$$
Manuel Samaniego N8-95 Near Antepara, Itchimbia | Itchimbia, Quito, Ecuador
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Reviewed yesterday

A great view and and a varied menu make this a fine choice to watch the lights come on over the hills while having an early dinner. Reservations are recommended for the tables with the best views.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sakillik
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service 100%. View 200%. Food 85%. This is a traditional restaurant in Quito that invites guests to enjoy the sights and a good meal. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bill_Reig
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best place to have a drink and a snack on the outside terrace in order to enjoy the capital's dusk

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nowornever2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perched on a mountain side, try to get there at dusk when the lights come on. Good nachos, Greek French fries, quesadillas, good salads/soups. Be careful, easy to order too much. They take plastic.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank skiNebraska
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Arrived on a Sunday evening via taxi at 8pm just for drinks & the view. Nice casual place with a gift store & an area for live music certain days. We were fortunate to seat at a window table. The floor to ceiling windows open...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Debra C
Reviewed October 27, 2018

As most reviewers here will agree, the most spectacular part of this place is the view. We were a small group on a Thursday night with no reservation and we were quickly accommodated. I had the burger and did not enjoy my meal. I felt...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Thomas L
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Visited Cafe Mosaico for lunch on Thursday Oct 25 (opened at 1pm). When I walked in and up the stairs there were about 5 dogs that greeted me. I wasn’t sure I was in the right place so I walked outside, until someone in a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GiKellie
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

A restaurant with a difference! We arrived before sunset and fortunate to get a seat on the balcony to witness the change from daylight to evening starlight and city lights. This restaurant perched on the side of Quito's ridge offers unprecedented views of the historic...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank carolelovestravel
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Without a reservation, we were able to get a seat by the window on the lower floor. After dinner we went upstairs to check out the open-air dining, and we both wished we had made advanced reservations for the upper floor. The food was alright,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 135jbb
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Amazing experience, the views are thrilling and wonderful, don't miss it. Only a couple of dollars taxi ride up the hill, if you don't have enough breath for the steps, or if it's after dark. Staff lovely, atmosphere laid back, food maybe 4 star not...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ellenmary
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$6 - $16
American, Ecuadorean, International
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manuel Samaniego N8-95 Near Antepara, Itchimbia | Itchimbia, Quito, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-254-2871
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By far the greatest view of Quito, with excellent menu offerings and the best coffee in town. A must visit for locals and foreigners alike to enjoy coffee or a full meal while witnessing Quito in its fairest light.
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