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Cafe Dios No Muere

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Ecuadorean, Cajun & Creole
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La Esquina de Flores y Junin, Quito, Ecuador
+593 2-257-1995
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Drink for new year's eve with friends. Tiny place in 3 floors. Friendly welcoming and nice service from the owner and his adorable son. Good beers. Next time i'll try the famous meat...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

A Rough Guide recommendation brought me to this quirky cafe today and it didn't disappoint. The two ladies working were both very friendly, the vegetarian sandwich I ordered was HUGE and tasted really fresh too unlike most of the others I've had in South America. The inside is really cool just a bit dark on a nice day. Would definitely... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Our son, who was visiting Quito with us, and had lived in New Orleans, stumbled on Matthew's restaurant and brought us here. It was one of the best meals we had in Quito!. Matthew had a wonderful Orleans gumbo cooked up for us. The location itself is interesting with quite a history tied to assassinated president Moreno. Great atmosphere and... More 

Thank ali3215
San Francisco, California
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114 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here tonite. My partner's chicken sandwich had some kind of spicy sauce and was tasty. My chorizo sandwich was ok though the "chorizo" tasted more like knockwurst than chorizo. We also shared a half liter carafe of red house wine which was definitely the best red wine we've had in our 5 week visit to Peru, Bolivia... More 

Thank Francoise1948
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Very good option for meat with friends or for a date! Good coffee too and excellent taste in jazz music :-)

Thank JCvoyageur
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

Atmosphere is there - a very authentic setting, with somewhat funny decoration. Short but good menu. The blackened tuna was very good. I also got an Ecuadorian drink to try - hot, with sweet pepper juice and alcohol. A must try! The owner was roaming around, a quaint and very welcoming chap. Overall, a very pleasing experience. We were not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

I can't say enough good things about this place. After being away from New Orleans for two months, I needed some good creole food. I found this place on Trip Advisor, and hoped that it would have some NOLA flavor but was prepared for disappointment.... Dios No Muere surpassed my expectations completely. I ordered the grilled shrimp po'boy with mayo,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Very small and cosy place. The food is good and the prices are ok. If you stay on one of the higher floors, you can pull a wire to get service, so funny! The staff is very friendly. If you like meat, I would recommend the place!

Thank Wesley B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

We were there yesterday. The staff is super friendly. The menu is small, but what they offer is great. I had a t-bone-steak. It was like I ordered it! Defently a place to visite again.

Thank Peter C
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Waitress suggested the burger- which was akin to biting into a meat desert. I understood what they were going for- with the aioli, the onions incorporated into the meat, the partially melted cheese...however, the restaurant failed to execute. The meat was dry, the fries were underdone, but at least the beer was cold. The inside of the place is the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $20
Cafe, Ecuadorean, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Esquina de Flores y Junin, Quito, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-257-1995
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?