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Av. Paul Rivet, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-252-3496
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (23 reviews)
“wonton soup” (4 reviews)
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Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Av. Paul Rivet, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed November 11, 2012

Love the ambiance and the lounge area but the food needs major improvement. The tofu dish for appetizer was nice but dipping sauce was just off. My friend ordered salad but the dressing was way to salty so she can't finish it. My girlfriend ordered...More

Reviewed November 4, 2012

This place was so good we went twice in one trip. The value is good, but the food is excellent. Servers are attentive and knowledgeable regarding the menu. If I have the opportunity to return to Quito, we will definitely return.

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed October 11, 2012

Had a meal there food terrible, mix between chaufa and chinese... Concept of the restuarant interesting and drinks are ok. Ambiance is very nice. Great for drinks, not food

Thank jayz965
Reviewed August 31, 2012

ZAO is easy to miss. It has a pretty well done building and is central in the city but for some reason, you are always zooming through it without noticing it. Once you get in there, WOW. Great food and great ambiance. Awesome recommendation. Go...More

Thank Rodrigo O
Reviewed August 28, 2012

I went to Zao expecting a good sushi place. I was a little disappointed. This is not the place to go if you want original sushi. After getting over my disappointment, i looked at the menu. And they do have a very extensive menu with...More

Thank Edaly_S
Reviewed August 12, 2012

This place is great for taking guests who don't care about the food, I believe it's mostly over spiced and catered for the young and hip crowd. If you know fengshui you should never have terracota soldiers in your restaurant because they accompany the dead....More

Thank noreservationec
Reviewed August 1, 2012

Just ate here last night. Great atmosphere, it nicely decorated in an Asian theme, its trendy and its dark and romantic. Service was great as well and very professional. But the real reason I loved this place was the sushi. They had a large menu...More

Thank el_cap
Reviewed July 19, 2012 via mobile

Went to Zao for drinks and hor de'overes with group of friends in the bar area. Bartender was excellent - even made a special drink for my wife. Atmosphere was sophisticated with soft background music. Service was excellent - attentive when required but not bothersome...More

Thank Charles Y
Reviewed July 4, 2012

A good value for money fusion food place compared to other expensive and not up to par restaurants in Quito. The entrees offer a good mixture of fresh products with oriental touch of seasoning, would recommend any seafood dish. The martinis are good, and the...More

Thank Marce R
Reviewed June 19, 2012

Very up scale Oriental restaurant. Also a very popular place for lunch and diner. Limited parking and unrushed service. High quality and high prices.

Thank Robert M
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September 1, 2017|
Response from Alexander Y | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, I feel its more for couples. But maybe it will be ok for kids if you go early. High chairs have no idea
May 13, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Paul Rivet, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-252-3496
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