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Vaco y Vaca

#41 of 1,002 Restaurants in Quito
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Avenida del Parque y Alonso de Torres | Centro Commerciale San Luis Shopping, Quicentro Shopping, Quicentro sur, Quito 170150, Ecuador
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the San Luis Shopping Location around 11 am. Plenty variety of meals but they all are basically elaborated, service can definitely be better, the place is very noisy.

Thank Sharon M
Cotacachi, Ecuador
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148 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

I ordered the fried shrimp which arrived after everyone else at our table had finished their food. While is was wonderful I would not return due to the slow service. The plate came with a flavorless potato salad and a regular salad. This was a return trip to this mall restaurant but being in Quito there are much better choices.

Thank Ann H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

Food is good, I really like the meat with cooked potatoes and salad. The desserts are also very good, personally I like chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream.

Thank Mauricio M
Quito, Ecuador
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

I went to "Vaco y Vaca" the other day, it is located in El bosque Shopping( in the north of Quito). if you want to went here you can take a taxi in Edmundo Carvajal Avenue, The food there is very delicious,especially their delicious meat combinations. a lot of people eat there. you can find a really delicious "Pepito Sandwich"... More 

Thank martin_eche98
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

The place was almost full but got a table. They have a kids corner called KIDS Vaco y Vaca, that offers an excellent service for your kids, always assisted. The servers were very helpful and bringing everything on time, except when asked for the bill... then it took them 15 minutes and 3 calls to actually settle the bill. What... More 

Thank jika n
Melbourne, Australia
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95 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

Really good quality delicious food. Customer service is also very good and fast. They offer big portions. Menu is mixed with both healthy and fast food options.

Thank Ash H
Quito, Ecuador
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2016

This review is on the El Bosque food court restaurant. Very good food: tasty, well prepared very big servings and side orders (you might need a doggy bag!), Service was very good and prompt, always under the manager's attentive eye. If you don't like waiting in line, just get there early.

1 Thank Esteban A
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

I went to Vaco y Vaca on the "Bosque Mall". It´s an excellente place to go.They have a big parking that belongs the mall If yoy don´t kno where is "The Bosque Mall " it is next to the occidental Av. It goings up from la prensa Av to carvajal st There are two places of the same restaurant and... More 

Thank Martin M
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

I went last night for a quick bite. I ordered the "Classic Hot Dog"The sausage was nasty!!! It was barely cooked.it was barely seared.The flavor was horrible! When I bit into the sausage I saw fat clumps. The color was unappetizing.I felt sick just looking at it. Even the bread and chips on it tasted stale. We complained to the... More 

Thank Jenn M
Quito, Ecuador
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

Always I see long lines there but I don't know why. The food is nothing special or have a special taste. Is only fried meat, or things you can cook on a hurry at home Honestly I don't like it and not worth the wait for more than an hour in the line.

Thank AlexC2388

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
Fast Food
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida del Parque y Alonso de Torres | Centro Commerciale San Luis Shopping, Quicentro Shopping, Quicentro sur, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: 59322436457

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?