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Las Corvinas de Don Jimmy

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


$5 - $8
Latin, Seafood, Ecuadorean
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed May 12, 2019

The site is not very comfortable, many people come to ask for money and want things, but the fish is one of the best I've ever tasted.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Harada56
Reviewed March 19, 2019

This is a good and cheap option Food is good and abundant Price is very convenient It is good to stop for at least 1 time

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank vladimirv752016
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

Corvina is my favorite fish. This restaurant advertises that the fish is Corvina. When the fish was delivered I knew by looking at it that it was Dorado, not Corvina. I dislike Dorado. When asked, “Is this Corvina?” the waitress said, “No, we don’t serve...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Sandra F, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Las Corvinas de Don Jimmy, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2019

The name of Corvina Don jimmy is not because we have served Corvina, but because of our history. In 1963, Delia Vilcahunao started with CORVINA, but the price started to increase. She decided to change the fish. Here, in Ecuador, the Corvina fish is very...More

Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

We stopped by the market and enjoyed a delicious sea bass meal. It was cooked well and accompanied well. Excellent value at 6 USD

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank AdamRae1989
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

The food here is really superb, the seabass dish comes breaded and deep fried, with a little portion of clamps ceviche and rice. It is tasty tasty!!! The Mercado Central food court is unmissable on a visit to Quito!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Dennis Y
Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

This is not a restaurant, it is a food kiosk, equivalent to food cart inside the Mercado central a covered area with many such food kiosks. It occupies the end unit. The Covina comes with yellow or their version of ceveche , a soupy dish...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank cdwood77
Reviewed December 1, 2018

My husband and I had finished the Old Town Free Walking Tour and were hungry. Our guide had told us that the Central Market was a great place to get food, so we thought we’d give it a try. We picked Jimmy’s and were so...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank gromeo65
Reviewed November 21, 2018

It is the best place to eat fried corvina in town. People in this place is very friendly. Spacy and hot sauce is really good. I really recommend to go there and eat a full-dish. El mejor lugar para comer pescado frito en el mercado...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Marcos M
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

After seeing so many great reviews of Don Jimmy’s, we made it a priority that this would be our first meal upon arriving to Quito. After 26 hours of travel, it did not disappoint. The portions are huge, the quality of the food is superb,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Melissa M
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

We tried the don jimmy traditional for $6 and we were blown away. The portion was certainly enough for 2 people and the food was so fresh. To top it off, the Corvina fish (like seabass) was cooked to perfection and the nicest fried fish...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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