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Calle Manabi | Teatro Nacional Sucre, Quito 170150, Ecuador
593-2-257-1011
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7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Annapolis, Maryland
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The buffet was part of our tour of Quito with Celebrity Cruise Lines. All of the food was wonderful and included my favorites, like civiche. They also had a very talented singer for our entertainment.

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Thank Mark G
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had the Tasting Menu #1 and were very pleased with everything. The service staff was attentive, polite and patient with explanations of the different courses. Our tasting menu contained a wonderful variety of dishes and each one was thoughtfully prepared with attention to presentation as well as flavor. At the end of our meal, they even arranged for complimentary... More 

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Thank Robin P
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited theatrum as was of the opinion it be a good restaurant and fine dining. First the food, staff is friendly and place looks ok. Ambiance disturbed by bad choice of music. The food unfortunately was horrible. I'm a foodie and have eaten in many of the best so I don't mind to spend. However, what they served and... More 

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Thank Roger F
Madrid, España
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I chose this restaurant to have dinner during my vacations in Ecuador. The experience was disappointing: bad service in a decadent restaurant, really cold, with normal food but wishes to be awesome. And the price was quite high taking into account the food they prepare and the poor service they provide. In summary, a disappointing experience in Quito

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Thank JIDC2013
Quito, Ecuador
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here as it was our last evening in Quito. What a disappointment. We were the only people in the restaurant, which should have been a warning sign. My smoked trout starter was so salty as to be virtually inedible. The main course of red snapper was tasty but nothing special. A glass of house wine was $9US and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

A truly wonderful dining experience. Would highly recommend, had one of the tasting menus and each dish was terrific. Would definitely return

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Thank ehorwich
Lovettsville, Virginia
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

A great place to dine with a large group...and small group too. We were 12 strong...and as we all know, serving a large group can be challenging. The staff at Theatrum were up to the challenge. They took our orders and served the food without a hitch. The kitchen obviously was well trained as our food came out very close... More 

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Thank Timay11
Austin
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Yes the service is wonderful here. (Although I wish the servers hadn't been told to use the work "mister" to address men in English instead of "sir". It was a little strange.) What bothered me was that I'd been to the website and had prices and dishes in mind only to find out that the website must have been at... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We had lunch here as a part of our Celebrity Cruise day tour of Quito. The buffet had a nice selection of food. The service was great. We ate out on a beautiful balcony.

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Thank Carol J
Houston, Texas
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70 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

The two of us each selected one of the tasting menus, so we could try a little of everything. The appetizers were so flavorful and the ceviche was perfect. Our mains were very good and this is the best cuy (guinea pig) I have ever eaten in Ecuador or Peru. One recommendation: try to avoid the hot bread rolls. While... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
South American, Ecuadorean, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Manabi | Teatro Nacional Sucre, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: 593-2-257-1011
Description
Our restaurant is located in Quito's Historical Center on the second floor of Sucre National Theater, Cultural Patrimony from the XIX century, an expression of renaissance classicism. In the entire second floor it is located the most important restaurant in Quito, THEATRUM Restaurant & Wine Bar that offers an extraordinary menu of the vanguard Mediterranean cuisine. One of our emblematic dishes is the Grilled tender octopus with mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, garlic tossed in pesto vinaigrette. Our classic Ecuadorian prawns on the grill with avocado mousse and tomato fondue.

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