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Cafeteria Modelo

Cnr Sucre & Garcia Moreno | 4 locales. 3 en el centro histórico y 1 al norte de Quito., Quito 170150, Ecuador
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“goat stew” (4 reviews)
“tamales” (4 reviews)
“ice cream” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly
Cnr Sucre & Garcia Moreno | 4 locales. 3 en el centro histórico y 1 al norte de Quito., Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I ate at Cafeteria Modelo three times this visit and every meal was excellent. I highly recommend the ham and cheese omelet and the pork dinner. The guanabana and mora milkshades were delicious.

Thank Katharine G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is very good and the service is prompt and friendly. In the late afternoon an excellent guitar player and singer starts with nice laidback tunes.

Thank Franck156
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

We had decided to explore this cafe that comes a long way in their history. It was simple, fast; servers doesn’t speak much English yet we got what we’d ordered. Fresh blackberry juice, coffee with their breakfast. We ended up went there again, this time...More

Thank Emily K
Reviewed October 24, 2017

This is a busy little restaurant in the heart of Old Town that serves anything from snacks and deserts to full meals at very reasonable prices.

Thank Angelhims50
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Located in the old town and is defintely a cheap place to go for a feed. Got a burger, slice of pizza, chicken sandwich and milkshake for under ten bucks. Food quality is good and service is quick.

Thank Desiree C
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Great, cheap Ecuadorian food, nothing fancy about the decor but food makes up for it. I had the potato tortilla with pork, omg I want to know what spices were on the pork, it was tender and delicious. Also came with avocado salad. Couldn't eat...More

Thank Maria B
Reviewed June 14, 2017

We ate here twice on Sundays while in Quito. One of the city's oldest cafes. Nothing fancy but good food at prices that are lower than the touristic places. Locro soup, empanadas, tamales, lasagna, lots of choices. It was fun to see all the local...More

Thank Crowhollow
Reviewed May 26, 2017

We visited this place when we were strolling around old Quito one day. It kinda looks like a "hole in the wall" type place but was full of aroma and we couldn't walk by. I had a chicken soup that was to die for and...More

Thank Cpjules
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

Brilliant little local cafe in quito. Amazing service and very good food. Don't forget to try their famous cheese sandwich. Albeit simple is super delicious. Very friendly and helpful staff. English menu which is rare to find. Must visit when walking around quito

Thank Mukundh G
Reviewed April 27, 2017

Cafetería Modelo is one of those Coffee shops in the old town that you will pass by, but I will recommend you to stop and go inside, you won´t regret it. Great to have breakfast, I will recommend you any of the breakfast they offers...More

Thank lahueca
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Cafe, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Sucre & Garcia Moreno | 4 locales. 3 en el centro histórico y 1 al norte de Quito., Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: 228-4428
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