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Rincon de Francia

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Roca N21-182 y 9 de Octubre, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-222-5053
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a nice place to have our last meal of our holiday and decided to splash out at this place. We were well look after as soon as we arrived and our food arrived quickly after helpful consulting with our waiter. Food was delicious and well cooked, we thoroughly enjoyed our evening here. It is expensive and... More 

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Thank Claire E
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Such delicious food!!!! Definitely french cuisine but again no smoking area... no is not complete for me.. for the rest great atenttion and vallets

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Bogota, Colombia
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141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Took some colleagues from work and they loved it. Service was spot on, waiters were fast and make very good recommendations. The shrimp are good and very well cooked, you have to try them, but the winner was the crab without a doubt. Would recommend this place without a question.

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Cumbaya
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Rincón de Francia has been one of the best restaurants in Quito for almost 40 years. It is a hidden "quiteño" gem, frequented by very demanding quiteños who place more emphasis on food than location. Classical french cuisine is executed to perfection. Make sure to try Sesos a la mantequilla negra (Brains in black butter), the escargots, the lobster termidor,... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

I chose this restaurant based on Trip Advisor reviews, and I was not disappointed. The beautifully appointed interior reminded me of an exclusive club. The white-table cloths, elegant and professional service were outstanding. The food was exceptional (we both had Corvina) and there were many options on the menu that would appeal to any taste. This restaurant is on the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

This is without a doubt the best restaurant in Quito. It is quiet and elegant, and off the beaten tourist path. The food is French and local, the service is outstanding and the wine selection is excellent. This is a wonderful restaurant for special occasions or for a business lunch or dinner. Be aware that you will need a nice... More 

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Columbia, Kentucky
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

We were directed here for lunch by our hotel. Although we were not expecting a full white-tablecloth facility, we decided to stay if they would allow 4 tired, jean-clad Americans to interrupt the other business diners to stay. We were quite the table conversation for our fellow diners! They offered a full dinner menu, even at lunch, but we opted... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

i find this restaurant one of the best in quito the food is just delicious. it has a great environment i just loved the service it was perfect pretty much i really recommend this restaurant it is a classic

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Glenbrook, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We tried several restaurants in Quito in the fine dinning space. We found this one to be the best by far but it's not cheap (around $70 a person) and not great. The alvacodo may be the best I've ever had. The seafood is good but not the best. The beef is good, but again, not the best. Wine list... More 

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New York, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We were very excited about dining at this restaurant after reading all the fantastic tripadvisor reviews. But may be the expectation was too high, and therefore we were disappointed? If we had gone in without any expectation, we might have enjoyed it more? Who knows. We got there at open time (7pm - see, excited, couldn't wait to try it),... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Seafood, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Roca N21-182 y 9 de Octubre, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-222-5053

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?