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La Cuchara De San Marcos - CLOSED


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner


$5 - $15
Healthy, South American, Ecuadorean
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by my hostel and it was a gem. Food is fresh and affordable and authentically local dishes are offered with a vegan or vegetarian twist. I am in Quito for several days and intend to return to sample more dishes. Wait...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Melissa S
Reviewed June 20, 2017

It is pretty hard to find a good vegetarian place in Quito and La Cuchara is definitely a great one! Most of the vegetarian food I found in town was asian, but in La Cuchara, they have a great selection of ecuadorian recipes. I really...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank josberru
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

I came here alone and loved it. The food was good and the staff was so nice. They explained all the different food I was eating and where it came from. They also allowed me to sample many different chocolates made by different chocolate makers...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank PrestonP811
Reviewed May 1, 2017

La Cuchara de San Marcos offers a nice choice of Ecuadorian food - mostly organic and vegetarian / vegan variations. I was the last and only guest, but the staff was very friendly and helpful. They explained me their concept and ideas - they also...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Silke-Lu
Reviewed April 8, 2017

Cute restaurant that consistently delivers great food. I always stop here when I'm in town. The Plato Andino is my favorite, a simple but comforting locally inspired dish. The empanaditas are fried deliciousness. La Cuchara is a good place to bring Quiteños or Gringos alike....More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank terevelas
Reviewed March 7, 2017

I went with my family to La Cuchara de San Marcos last night and we all had a great time. We started with a super-tasty platter of cheese, potatoes, peppers and olives. Craft beer was legit for Quito, mulled wine was great, and we all...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank 931emersons
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

Delicious vegan and vegetarian version of Ecuadorian traditional food in a cozy place, the ambiance and the music where really good. A must visit restaurant in Quito. They also have kombucha tea and good beer.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank 277dianai
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Menu del dia with about 3 plates (herbal tea and dessert included). Very delicate, homemade. The menu is all vegan and organic!

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank bamiotto
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

Super cute vegetarian / vegan restaurant in Mariscal owned by a really adorable family! We loved everything we ate here and would definitely come back!

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Jess K
Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

Super nice staff with delicious vegeterian/vegan options and 2-3 meat options and all is organic. I loved the place. They also have some nice stuff to sell in their little shop.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank lily K
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