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Fabiolita

Espejo Oe 4-17, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 97 879 1275
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (29 reviews)
“lamb stew” (29 reviews)
“pernil” (11 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Ecuadorean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
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LOCATION
Espejo Oe 4-17, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is right on the edge of Plaza Grande in Old Quito. They offer inside and outside seating so the people watching is great. The food is also very good. And inexpensive.

Thank Timmers078
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

During a day of sight seeing in Old Town plaza, Fabiolita was the perfect spot to grab a quick lunch with friends. Located right in the Plaza Grande, it was the best spot to sit in some shade and people watch. We were lucky enough...More

Thank Hailey R
CAFETERIAFABIOLITA, Gerente at Fabiolita, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hey, thank you for appreciating our service and out talks. We hope you had a nice time in our country and enjoy your trip.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My friends and I stopped here for lunch, and it was perfect. The staff, especially Carlos, was friendly and did everything to make us comfortable there! Fabiolita has WiFi too 😉

Thank Rachelle L
CAFETERIAFABIOLITA, Gerente at Fabiolita, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hey, Thank you for taking your time to write a review. We hope you enjoy your time in Ecuador and we wish you many other discovers during your trips

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Quito for 6 days. This became a regular stop for coffee/beer and once for breakfast. The breakfast choices were good, also the other meals served looked good. Service was excellent and some English spoken. It was nice that after the first visit...More

Thank Grenville H
CAFETERIAFABIOLITA, Gerente at Fabiolita, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello, thank you for your review. Our family members give 100% of our efforts each time we receive visitors who want to discover local ecuadorian food with no prejudices. Have many more nice trips and discovers in your trips.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In March and May of this year-2018-I visited Quito a number of times.I made a special point of dining here.This is one of the friendliest places to dine at in Quito.The food is excellent and,on Plaza Grande,is ideal for people watching.Try the Goat Stew-Seco de...More

Thank Derry M
CAFETERIAFABIOLITA, Gerente at Fabiolita, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hey, thank you for such a great review. Our family is glad to read that you liked your experience in our family restaurant. We like to receive people like you in our restaurant who appreciate our efforts and the quality of our service and food...More

Reviewed May 16, 2018

We lunched here on one of the four outside tables today. Both of us had the famous lamb stew with fruit juice at a total cost of 15us$ plus 10% service. The service and food were delicious and just right for lunch. The lamb was...More

Thank Phil R
CAFETERIAFABIOLITA, General Manager at Fabiolita, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi and thank your for your review. Our family is glad that you liked our products and we will take in note all of your recommendations in order to improve our quality for our future costumers. Have a nice trip and enjoy your time in...More

Reviewed May 14, 2018

Fabiolita is located in the South West corner of Plaza Grande. We had dinner here and it’s a great little place to have a bite to eat and watch all the activity in the plaza. Our server spoke perfect English and explained the menu very...More

Thank lightningboy
CAFETERIAFABIOLITA, General Manager at Fabiolita, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey, thank you very much for your comments. It is very nourishing for our family to read this section in order to improve our our service and the quality of our products. We hope you had an amazing time at our restaurant and that you...More

Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Best juice, tuna salad and a great lesson on what “flour” means in Quito! The server explained that no matter what the restaurants say, there IS wheat in the humitas, even though traditional Ecuadorian ones would be corn only. Wish I had found this place...More

Thank dre6500
CAFETERIAFABIOLITA, General Manager at Fabiolita, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

HI, thank you for your review. We were more than happy to receive you at our restaurant. We are always ready to satisfy your especial demands and to explain you the complexity of our traditional food. We hope you had a nice time at our...More

Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

This place is deceiving, because of its great location you would think it is a tourist trap, but we had the opposite experience. This place has been in business for over fifty years and the third generation, Carlos, who is running it is wonderful. We...More

Thank breanamcole
CAFETERIAFABIOLITA, General Manager at Fabiolita, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, and thank you very much for your amazing review. We had a very interesting conversation, I hope you had an amazing time in my country and you were able to experience the real Ecaudor. I wish you many other nice trips and discovers.

Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

An unassuming little cafe on the edge of the Plaza Grande, but it packs a punch! The beer was good, the staff excellent (friendly, efficient and so helpful) and the icing on the cake was the food - 2 x Granny’s lamb stew was superb...More

Thank KayW58
CAFETERIAFABIOLITA, Director General at Fabiolita, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

THANKS for your comment and thank you for visiting us. We are happy to know that you appreciated our food and our service. Thank you again an we wish you many others Ecuadorian discovers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Espejo Oe 4-17, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 97 879 1275
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Description
For over 50 years at "Fabiolita" we have been preparing the most renowned Seco de Chivo (Lamb Stew) and Sanduches de Pernil (Ham Sandwiches) in Quito. Each morning we prepare all of our products with love and patience and we only use high quality and fresh products which we get in person at the local markets.
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