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Guajibamba

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

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Reviewed November 6, 2012

As evidenced by the souvenir T shirt, the beer four times as expensive as comparable restaurants, and the tourist party of twenty. A lovely building more suited to a museum than a restaurant. The service was casual, the presentation ordinary and my chancho a la...More

Date of visit: November 2012
2  Thank Leptorillus
Reviewed October 31, 2012

Very attractive, clean restaurant. We called for reservations, since it takes an hour to roast the cuy. Wait staff was friendly, even with my limited Spanish. Waiter took us to back of the restaurant, where they roast the Cuy. Great picture opportunity. Cuy came with...More

1  Thank Mary W
Reviewed September 28, 2012

We were in Cuenca, on our honeymoon through Ecuador. in Cuenca they say you have to try cuy. The locals recommended us this restaurant. Very nice location, very good service. If you want cuy it's better to call an hour before. the cuy was nicely...More

Thank Redloverr
Reviewed September 11, 2012

we ate at a table overlooking the square and cathedral. Chicken with lemon sauce was awesome. The service was good and the staff spoke good english.

Date of visit: September 2012
Thank bauerchick
Reviewed August 7, 2012

If you want to have Guinea pig, have a reservation at Guajibamba. Sure you will search for the meat .. it's normal !! Siders are really good also, Good curry potatoes with eggs, rice, vegetables, and brown corn !! Their Canelazo is also good

Date of visit: July 2012
Thank cim_12
Reviewed August 1, 2012

Well,MIT you come to Equador you have eat Guineapig at least once and this is the place to do it. Clearly favoured by locals and their families you can't go wrong. They have a good menu too, but make sure to make it clear when...More

Date of visit: July 2012
Thank Ian_on_the_move
Reviewed July 7, 2012

If you travel all the way to Ecuador and specifically, Cuenca. Go to Guajibamba for the cuy. It is surprising delicious. We made a reservation for Sunday night, which they are typically closed, but this happened to be Father's Day, so they were open. When...More

Date of visit: June 2012
Thank ItsHedley
Reviewed May 29, 2012

Finally went to eat cuy on my second visit to Ecuador. Chose Guajibamba on recommendation from local friends, who accompanied us for the meal. I have to say the cuy has a very distinctive plavour which wasn't entirely to my taste, but the service, accompaniments,...More

Date of visit: July 2011
Thank Molly G
Reviewed February 24, 2012

The specialty here is cuy -- aka guinea pig. It is best to call ahead and order the cuy if you want that meal, since it takes a long time to cook it. We had the cuy, which was OK. I rather liked the roadside...More

Date of visit: February 2012
1  Thank MindStorm00
Reviewed December 24, 2011

A local had recommended this resturant for the cuy - guinea pig - as the best available. We waited a day or two before visiting, only to arrive when they were closed, and an hour or two before their staff Christmas party. They were scheduled...More

Date of visit: December 2011
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