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Uncle Ho's

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E-40 Jose Calama and Diego de Almagro La Mariscal | La Mariscal, Quito 12345, Ecuador
+593 2-511-4030
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

I love Vietnamese food, but this does not resemble Vietnamese. It's not even close. It's like two college guys thought they'd buy some random ingredients at the store with some vermicelli noodles and throw it into a bowl of hot water and call it Vietnamese. I would even give them some slack if it had been good soup, but it... More 

Thank Brandon8080
Knoxville, Tennessee
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531 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2015

We were staying near Uncle Ho's and went in one night for dinner. The decor is unusual, the menu selections substantial, and the service wonderful. The Scottish proprietor came out to make sure we were enjoying our meal. Food in Quito is not cheap, so Uncle Ho's was a pleasant surprise at the lower end of the price scale, yet... More 

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Livingston, New Jersey
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2015

Looking for some Asian food and a place where they had a nice selection of vegetarian/vegan choices took us to Uncle Ho's. The food was delicious. We started with the Summer Rolls, Fried Calamari and Cream of Avocado Soup. Then followed it up with the sea bass with vegetables/rice and a Spinach/Tofu Salad. Everything was great including the Martinis that... More 

Thank Denny L
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2015

Uncle Hos has been a local favorite since it opened. Now, across the street from the original location and under the helm of a longterm chef from Scotland, it keeps suprising me with new dishes and constant improvenments to the menu. Try the steak with pepper sauce, the calamari, the shrimp rolls, and the fish. The Asian dishes depend on... More 

Thank gringoinquito
Phuket, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2015

....would eat here twice. If you think you're heading into Sapa or Hoi An for a delicious Vietnamese dining experience, you'll be sadly disappointed. However, if you want a few fun drinks and some conversation in English...go right on in, you'll have a good time... just eat elsewhere first.

Thank onetwor
County Durham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2015

This is a great place to go, especially if you don't speak much Spanish (of course, it's a great place to go if you do speak Spanish ;) ), as there are lots of people from all over the world who go to this place. That aside, the food is excellent and a good price, and the staff are very... More 

Thank Will B
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2015

We really really wanted to like this place. Loving Vietnamese and being vegetarian we were so excited to see Tofu on a menu in South america! The staff were super lovely and the location is great however the food really let it down. I ordered grilled tofu and vegetables, the tofu was completely raw and just soaked in soy sauce.... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2015

Food was okay at best. Appetizers of shrimp and eggrolls tasted like frozen variety. Pad thai was more like a pasta dish with chicken and light seasonings, and other dishes were overcooked and severely lacking in seasoning. Happy hour cocktails were very reasonably priced and probably one of the better things we had that evening. Service was good, some English... More 

Thank sequoia44
United States
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97 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2015

My recommendation would be to come here for the bar and comraderie with fellow english speaking regulars/visitors. We ended up here for a drink, great martini's but I think only one beer on tap. Stewart was great and drinks were reasonable. The people at the bar were also very friendly...kind of like a "Cheers" but in Ecuador and all different... More 

Thank just1
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2015

We went with a group of 12 people to have dinner and some drinks late March, the place had a nice atmosphere, a bar in the middle with lots of drinks and beer. It fell small and cozy inside. We sat down for dinner and order a promotion of Beer with assorted entrees for $12.00. It was nice to try... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: E-40 Jose Calama and Diego de Almagro La Mariscal | La Mariscal, Quito 12345, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-511-4030

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?