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Fried Bananas Restaurant

#6 of 1,054 Restaurants in Quito
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Foch E4-150 | Foch St. west side from Amazonas, Quito 593, Ecuador
+593 2-223-5208
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 12:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Mike's veg soup was hot and hearty; Deli's and my ceviches were excellent though in my case quite liquidy. All three of us had pasta for our main, and my chicken with saffron cream came out the winner! Dessert was very good. Lovely fruit drinks too - try the lemonade with basil. One tip for the future - try to... More 

Thank A F
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked here from the Hilton, the restaurant was further up the side road than we expected and we nearly gave up. Glad we didn't. Pleasant intimate restaurant with efficient staff, at least one spoke food English. Do try the avocado soup, the shrimps in cream sauce and the friend banana desert. Only slight downside.....the pesto spaghetti was a little... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A wonderful restaurant off the beaten track, on a side street. Excellent food, reasonably priced, small and quaint atmosphere. A taste of local cuisine!

Thank James A
Rapid City, South Dakota
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238 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this eatery for great Ecuadorian food and value. The ceviche was fantastic. We loved the fried cheese in honey. The mushrooms in saffron sauce were good, but not fantastic. The avocado soup was great. And the shrimp and rice entree was also good. We were too stuffed for the finale...a fried banana!

Thank Rutman
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fried Bananas was my favorite restaurant in Quito. The food is delicious and fresh. The restaurant offer a great variety of dishes to choose from. The people are friendly, the service is fast. Go there!

Thank Gabrielle C
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fried Bananas is a great restaurant in Quito to try the perfect ecuadorian menu. The staff is so friendly,the service is fast, the food is delicious! If you are looking to try ecuadorian food go to this restaurant!

Thank Alicia S
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fried Bananas was our favorite restaurant in Ecuador for Ecuadorian food. We been to this place several times because we loved the food and the service. The restaurant has a great variety of ecuadorian dishes to choose from. The service is fast, the staff is friendly! Great option for tradicional food and other dishes!

Thank Charlote W
New York City, New York
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127 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this restaurant based on TripAdvisor review and distance from our hotel, the Hilton Colon. It was a good 10-15 minute relaxing walk yet i think we were faster than the taxi because the traffic was bumper to bumper and barely moving . You have to press the buzzer before gaining admittance to the restaurant. We were surprised on... More 

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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fried Bananas is my favorite restaurant in Ecuador. The place offer a great menu with lots of options. The food is tasty and cheap. We also tried ecuadorian dishes because that was our plan too. The staff is friendly and the service is inmaculate!

Thank Emily W
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

We found this place near our hotel. It has fresh salads that are very flavorful. They have yummy soups and other local dishes. They are vegetarian friendly while still offering meat and fish dishes.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $10
Latin, South American, Ecuadorean, Spanish, Grill, Fusion, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 8:30 pm
12:30 pm - 8:30 pm
12:30 pm - 8:30 pm
12:30 pm - 8:30 pm
12:30 pm - 8:30 pm
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Foch E4-150 | Foch St. west side from Amazonas, Quito 593, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-223-5208
Fried Bananas is a cozy restaurant with a casual and relaxed atmosphere, right next to the main tourist plaza in La Mariscal. Our prices are much lower than one would expect given the quality of the food and service. We feature a variety of seafood, Ecuadorian specialties, grilled dishes, pasta, salads, vegetarian delights and more; all creatively prepared and as fresh as can be.You will want to be sure to save room for one of our signature desserts.I suggest checking out our website where you can browse the menu, read reviews and get more information about us.HOURS OF OPERATION: MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 12:30-20:30 SATURDAY 12:30 16:30

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?