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Cafe Dios No Muere

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Ecuadorean, Cajun & Creole, Cafe
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La Esquina de Flores y Junin, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-257-1995
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Quito, Ecuador
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Café Dios No Muere is located in San Marcos, one of the best places in the historical center of Quito, it is also close to La Ronda and Plaza de Santo Domingo. The food is a rich fusion between Louisiana's Cajun cuisine and Ecuadorian traditional cuisine. The mix of these two types of cuisine is amazing. We have visited Café... More 

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Rome, Italy
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is nice as well as the space. However the food quality is rather poor and the price far too high with respect to the quality. It might be a nice place for a coffee, but there are several farbetter alternatives for dinner or lunch.

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Thank Paolo80
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

We stopped by for a quick break and to refresh. I ordered a black tea with cold milk separately (in perfect Spanish), my partner ordered a cafe mocha. Although the waitress seemed to accept this she then returned to retake the order, and we once again explained what we wanted. 15 minutes (15!) she returned with the wrong order. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This place can be found behind the old monastery of Santa Catalina. Here you can taste some influences from the American South. The Shrimp was delicious. Very comfortable and warm atmosphere.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

The place itself is really unique and cozy. The service was a little hit and miss and to be fair the waitress was new and hadn't worked in a restaurant before but that wasn't a problem. My dish was off the main menu and was good. However, my husband ordered the fillet mignon. Whilst waiting for this there was a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

A lovely little pub/restaurant. Really small place with tables outside and up on two floors. Only a few tables so I imagine they fill up quickly at busy times. We had an early dinner at 17:30 after a long day of travelling and there were already several others filling table having dinner. The food is good, but it seems to... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in this adorable place for some drinks & snacks. We had choices to sit outside or 2 of 3 levels. Small, quaint, welcoming. We spent 3 hours in this comfortable place. We asked the owner what he recommended for drinks & appetizers. The appetizers were yummy & the drinks were special. We had a fabulous time. The owner... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

I am super excited that they get most of their food from the organic farm they own. The place is right in the middle of El Centro and has absolute ambiance.

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8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

I have given this place many chances, and there was always something wrong. First raw chicken that the owner somehow compensated with some giveaways. Then the beer quality each time getting worse and worse until today when it was stinky and undrinkable. When we went to put in the manager's attention this situation, the person got angry and beligerant. Its... More 

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MATtheEXPAT, Owner at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this review

Unfortunately....I was not there. but based on what my son and my wife have told us...we have had problems with you before. We apologize if I have a mistaken indentity. but...according to them...you have come before with your friends bringing thier own food! Imagine that....coming to our restaurant and brining your own food. And...you have complained about things before. You... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

This place used to have one of the best beers and customer attention.. However, on the 22nd of April 2016 we were treated too bad to be told. In summary, they served a horrible beer that we could not even drink it, when we talked at the counter they said it was not they fault. Well, they charged us 5... More 

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MATtheEXPAT, Director of Sales at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this review

Sorry you did not like the beer but please give us a comment about how bad it is after the first sip......not after you drink the entire glass. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $20
Cuisine
Ecuadorean, Cajun & Creole, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Esquina de Flores y Junin, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-257-1995
Description
Classical traditional Cafe located in the 17th Century Monastery of Santa Catalina. We also own a farm 2 hours from Quito and grown our own lemons, yucca, bananas, oranges, coffee and cacao (chocolate).

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?