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Cafe Dios No Muere

$$ - $$$
Ecuadorean, Cajun & Creole, Cafe
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La Esquina de Flores y Junin, Quito 170150, 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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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank 504to593
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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 

Thank BWilliam392
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168 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

Dios No Muere is a gem of a little place in the oid town of Quito. Several tiny floors connected by a steep staircase. Only a few small tables per floor. Very friendly service and nice food. Had excellent beef. Very eclectic decorations. Very much enjoyed our time there.

Thank Malte S
Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

TripAdvisor reviews and proximity to our hotel got us there, but the food and atmosphere brought us back. Darling little place tucked in a very picturesque alley! We were surprised at the menu not being very "local" (not typical Ecuadorian), but the food was exceptional and so we overlooked that!

Thank Sandy T
Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

When I can't make it to New Orleans I come to Quito to get my New Orleans "fix". Po' boys and barbecue shrimp. Over the years I have never had a bad experience at Cafe Dios No Muere. Mathieu runs a tight ship and it shows. Sit back, listed to some jazz and enjoy.

Thank Anthony706
Quito, Ecuador
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 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 

Thank Gaby D
Rome, Italy
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

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.

Thank Paolo80
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167 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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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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
Ecuadorean, Cajun & Creole, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
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 170150, 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?