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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner


Ecuadorean, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Table Service

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Reviewed April 14, 2019

I know the title probably doesn't make sense until you hear "cuy" pronounced as "cooey" which is how Ecuadorians say it. Cuy is guinea pig and is a delicacy in Ecuador as well as being one of the most expensive food items you can order....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Unavid
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

A white wine, a local drink, canalazo, and a nicely prepared baked cuy made for an excellent meal in el centro. A very good bar and beer selection, and an expansive menu of traditional and international meals. The cuy requires 24 hour notice. Pop in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank JoeNotTheDog
Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

We had the most amazing guinea pig crispy and delicious we only realised how goowonderful it was when we had the same dish in Quito which was rubbish so please do not go to Mama Clorinda in Quito you are heading for disappointment

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank Gail H
Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

We were in a mission to try “cuy” (guinea pig) and it was a different experience. We realized you need to call ahead as it takes an hour to cook.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jane3722
Reviewed January 4, 2019

It was a delicious restaurant, serving the local specialty: the CUY, which was really delicious. Moreover, the place is cosy and friendly, the atmosphere peaceful. I really recommand this place if you want to try traditional ecuadorian dish.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MaB371
Reviewed May 22, 2018

Im an American but have been living in Ecuador for about ten years. I enjoy Ecuadorian cooking and have eaten traditional cooking in a wide range of environments from high to low. I particularly like cuy, and have cooked it many times myself with Ecuadorian...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank joela518
Reviewed December 29, 2017

We had a a great meal of cuy or guinea pig. The meal was great and our waitress was perfect... we were the only guests in the restaurant

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Phillip O
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

I went there with a couple of friends to try the famous cuy. Because everyone says that this is the place for it we just went. The lady that serve pur table was terrible! She really didn't want to work ,was very reluctant to any...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank sudamerica17
Reviewed August 27, 2017

The place is very autentic and full of locals mainly. The cuy was delicious, very crispy outside and tender inside, even when it isnt for everyday or everyone ... The side-dishes nothing special and a bit to rustical, grease and heavy but the cuy self...More

Date of visit: September 2016
1  Thank Ferdie69
Reviewed July 17, 2017

If you're adventurous and willing to try local exotic dishes then this is for you. Guinea pig 'Cuy' is a local dish. Can be prepared many ways. This is the place to try it. It's slow roasted. Takes an hour so it's good to call...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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