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Cafe Dios No Muere

) #8 of 31 Coffee & Tea in Quito #120 of 1,310 Places to Eat in Quito $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Cajun & Creole
La Esquina de Flores y Junin, Quito, Ecuador
+593 2-257-1995
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“gumbo” (10 reviews)
“po boy” (13 reviews)
“yucca chips” (6 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Ecuadorean, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
La Esquina de Flores y Junin, Quito, Ecuador
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131 - 140 of 199 reviews

Reviewed March 28, 2013

The helpful people at The Community Hostel recommended the Dios No Muere's Po Boy sandwiches. I wandered down to the corner of Flores and Junin, one late morning, after a night of partying. The sandwich was everything promised, as was the coffee. I found the...More

Thank Bluehawkdancing
MATtheEXPAT, Owner at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2013

Great to have you join us and appreicate Community Hostal for sending us to you. It seems like Community Hostal is the place to stay these days in Colonial Quito. I suppose our New Orleans Po Boys could be considered hang over medicine!

Reviewed March 28, 2013

After many days on the Ecuadorian Corn and dough diet, we were all craving meat. Passing by Dios No Muere on our way 'home' after a day of walking around the city, I remembered reading about this place on Tripadvisor. We decided to book a...More

1  Thank Jewallin
MATtheEXPAT, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2013

Thank you so much for the comment. I got a good laugh at your "cannonball" metaphor. Yes indeed...it is a good "shot" of cane liquor made out at our farm. In fact.....because of its popularity.....WE ARE OFFERING ANY PATRON WHO MENTIONS THEY SAW US ON...More

Reviewed March 17, 2013

Visited this little cafe last night with my girlfriend after reading reviews on Trip Advisor. Very welcoming and great service, happy to have chosen this place. Had the bourbon burger for entree which was delicious good size burger to! My girlfriend and I both had...More

1  Thank Simon M
MATtheEXPAT, Owner at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2013

Great to have you hear and thank you so much for the accalades on our steak. We bring it in from Uruguay and marinate it in a special sauce from Louisiana...and old recipe. We look forward to your return tonight!

Reviewed March 15, 2013

Great food cooked right in front of us! Amazing steak. Plus had a great time talking to matt the chef/ownerMore

Thank axelnormand
MATtheEXPAT, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2013

If I remember....you were the Briish couple that stayed probably 6 hours! We really appreciate your comment and enjoyed listening to your stories. Being that you are avid British Pub enthusiasts....we hope you liked our 8% alchohol home made micro dark beer. It would be...More

Reviewed March 9, 2013

I ate dinner at this interesting little restaurant during a recent visit to Quito. One of the most intimate restaurants I've been to. Food and service were great. -Lalo Fuentes

Thank mcshe4
MATtheEXPAT, Director of Sales at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2013

It was great to have you spot in several times here during your visit. We will remember as a real gracious gentleman who has great stories to tell. We wish you well in your endevours and hope you decide to eventually move here.

Reviewed March 4, 2013

What an unexpected experience. It is a tiny 3 storey restaurant situated On the corner of a 400 year old church. What a delicious lunch. My husband had a smoked chicken sandwich, with home made potato chips, I had a delicious soup. It is a...More

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MATtheEXPAT, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2013

Thank you for the comment and the pleasure was all ours to have you. This week has been Canadian week for sure. It is always great to just "discover" a place by walking by instead of reading about it online......the way traveling used to be....More

Reviewed February 21, 2013

There are many dining options in the Historic District of Quito. There are fewer places where one can feel comfortable sitting around for hours over a nice meal and a few drinks. And to find that in a cafe that is historic and charming, although...More

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MATtheEXPAT, General Manager at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2013

It was great to have you here. As the San Maros neigborhood starts to attract more expats to live.....we hope will become a regular with us. We appreciate the comment and hope to see you soon.

Reviewed February 10, 2013

My boyfriend found this place on tripadvisor and after a few weeks of travelling lovely Colombia, we were eager to just have a nice hearty meal. We were not looking for any fuss or fancy, just wanted some simple good food and I have to...More

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MATtheEXPAT, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2013

We really appreciate this comment.....espeically for our son Juan Carlos. This comment will make him so happy as he takes his time here very seriously. Thank you very much. It was our pleasure to have you with us.

Reviewed February 2, 2013

This was a highlight of our trip in Quito. Personal service by the owner in the quirkiest, most artistic and beautiful restaurant setting EVER......a tiny space within a monastery with AMAZING food - the salad was incredible alone....a Southern girl LOVES her fresh vine-ripened tomatoes...More

Thank LynnUmstead
MATtheEXPAT, Director of Sales at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2013

It was our pleasure to serve you and your group. Being from the South myself....II konw you will agree that we were TRAINED in hospitality by our Southern Mothers!

Reviewed January 29, 2013

After reading Trip Advisor I went to this restaurant with my family, sure to find one of the best places in Quito. It was a Wednesday lunch and the owner was not there. The place is not the best in town and we do not...More

Thank Stefano1953
MATtheEXPAT, Manager at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to write. But....it would be of a great help to us if you stated WHY it was "not so good" or "not so bad". We are always trying to improve our humble cafe and appreciate the critiques as it...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $20
Cuisine
Meals
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
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, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-257-1995
  • E-mail
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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