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Mama Clorinda

) #79 of 1,215 Restaurants in Quito $$ - $$$ Latin, , South American
Reina Victoria N 24-150 | Calama Quito, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-254-4362
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good42%
  • Average27%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:00 am - 11:30 pmAll hours
Latin, Ecuadorean, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Reina Victoria N 24-150 | Calama Quito, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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1 - 10 of 273 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be warned that you will not leave this place hungry! Their portion sizes are enormous, so you may want to consider sharing a dish. Everyone in our group loved the food here, and the variety is impressive. I ate here a year ago and was...More

Thank heyjudithz
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Mama Clorinda's was delicious! They serve comidas tipicas (local food) and the selection was HUGE. Everything was wonderful, the service was great and the location in Plaza Foche was lovely. Prices were reasonable as well. Don't miss!

Thank Jolene M
Reviewed May 19, 2017

This restaurant serves generous helpings of traditional Ecuadorean food. It is located just one block off very busy Plaza Foch across from a night club. The second floor has the more quiet and desirable seating and is recommended . My wife and I ordered an...More

1  Thank jamusaba
Reviewed May 14, 2017

We were there on a slow Sunday. Service was non-existent and the food was subpar. Prices are far too high for moderate food at best. Much better meal just north at Achiote. Was recommended in guide book which makes it more frustrating to get poor...More

Thank chmhmd
Reviewed May 8, 2017

This restaurant was recommended to me by my travel guide, and I have no regrets! We were on a tight schedule and when I told the waiter at the entrance that we did not have a lot of time to eat, he made sure that...More

Thank Christina111196
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Our local Quite-based guide recommended Mama Clorinda as a good safe place to go eat regular Ecuadorian food. Nothing fancy. A group of 6 of us went to the restaurant one night (it wasn't night when we started, so make sure you have a good...More

Thank Gary1836
Reviewed May 1, 2017

On our recent trip to Ecuador we wanted to eat some Ecuadorian dishes. We were able to walk to Mama Clorinda's from our hotel, which was nice. The menu seemed like they had a lot of options. We ended up splitting meals because it was...More

Thank abneyt
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

Very good food. Service was fine. My plate had a little bit of everything which was delicious. I saw several reviews of cuy. Just be prepared-half is $18 and whole is $35 which is pricey for Ecuadorian food.

Thank Audiogrl
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is situated in the heart of the Mariscal Sucre district! The wait service was great, the waiter spoke English and or food came out fast! Portions were big and it was quality Ecuadorian food!

Thank Cesamos
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

This was a walk-by, with no research done before popping in. Service was okay, but we weren't really made to feel welcome. Food was more than passable but prices were over the top - both for food and drinks. Hard to recommend with so much...More

Thank Steve K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $13
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Reina Victoria N 24-150 | Calama Quito, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-254-4362
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Ecuadorian cuisine restaurant just off Plaza Foch serves tasty national specialties . Try the llapingachos (fried pancakes of mashed potatoes with cheese) with steak or, for the adventurous, cuy (guinea pig). Mama Clorinda's as the place to have traditional Ecuadorian food.
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