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Achiote Ecuador - Cuisine


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ACHIOTE ECUADOR-CUISINE, we are the entrepreneurship of a small Quito family that has an extensive culinary tradition, where you can not only enjoy Ecuadorian food, but also feel the warmth of a home and a country located in the heart of the Andes . The restaurant offers an unforgettable cultural experience, with an extensive menu of innovative recipes that includes vegetarian options and a diversity of flavors that challenge the palate and bring an exquisite and renewed touch to Ecuadorian cuisine. All this in an intimate atmosphere, accompanied by good music and bilingual attention; in one of the most emblematic neighborhoods of Quito, La Mariscal. The ingredients used are organic, endemic
$13 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Latin, Fusion, Ecuadorean
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After being in Ecuador for 2 weeks I really don’t see what is so great about the food here. I’m giving it 3 stars more because of the service. The service was stellar!! Very attentive and kind. The food though was average at best and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank wpallais
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Is located only few blocks from the popular Plaza Foch, great service, great ambiance and the best of all great Ecuadorian Food with all fresh seafood. Live music makes it perfect for a romantic dinner.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank fklinsalcedo
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent Ecuadorian food and friendly service. Definitely worth a try ! Reservations are important because of its popularity and you would not want the opportunity to miss enjoying the great food and ambiance

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank brucehunterm
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fabulous find. We walked about 20 mins to get here we’ll worth the effort!! Staff very customer service friendly. Food fab.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Kimy K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered a mixed plate of empanadas with a main of sea bass and another of shrimp with coconut. Patricia brought us a sampler of quinoa and legumes along with 2 sauces. Everything was fresh and very tasty.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank KathyP891
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were given three names by our hotel for a good Ecuadorian meal. We are so glad that we picked Achiote. The service was leisurely and attentive. The building and décor are perfect. We had a couple of mixed drinks which we very much enjoyed...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Global770242
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent place for have a dinner in Ecuadorian style with good service and nice prices. Good selection of wines.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank iDIMMka
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here was very good, some of the best we had while in Quito. The pork was excellent, by far the best in Quito. The service was also very good too. The prices were very reasonable and I highly recommend Achiote.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank KathyScott Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice restaurant featuring local Ecuatorian cuisine Fantastic food and good service. Clean restaurant and clean restrooms.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank WellTraveler2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fortunately, the concierge at JW Marriott suggested Achiote, as it was close to the hotel and featured Ecuadorian cuisine. We liked it so much we went there the following night also. The staff was attentive and charming - the food delicious and beautifully presented -...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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