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Borrero 9-68, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
+593 7-284-2967
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Title says it all! Food is basic but cheap. Friendly staff and locals. Artisanal beer also available.

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Thank WelshKnights77
Burlington, Vermont
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162 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed February 11, 2017

This place rocks, what can I say. I was the whitest, and oldest guy in there for sure, but I love metal and hard rock (and I date back to Beach Boys days LOL) I walked in about 7 PM and there was one guy on stage playing acoustic guitar, and I thought, uh oh, wrong place for me. How... More 

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Thank Pixelvt
Prievidza, Slovakia
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed January 16, 2016

We found this place on firs of January as not much others were opened. They have happy hour (2 for 1) from 14:00 to 21:00 Large Pilsener is for $1.8, delicious Stoofvlees (belgian beef stew) for $5.40 and fantastic filet mignon for $6. We left very happy and very full. We returned once for a drinks and again for same... More 

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Thank KatarinaBP
Munich, Germany
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118 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed January 6, 2015

La Barraca was our harbour in Cuenca: Even when all other Pubs and Bars was closed (e.g. on Christmas Eve) Barraca was open. In the three weeks we stayed in Cuenca, we visit La Barraca for a beer or two serveral times. Two time there where also concerts of local and other Ecuadorian Rock Bands. And the music was great... More 

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Thank GSPhoney
Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 24, 2014

good food and good music. Happy hour from 14:00 - 21:00. It's a really nice little restaurant in the centre of Cuenta, food is simple but fine, music: hard rock :-)

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1 Thank nowhere314
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed June 25, 2013

This place doesn't look fancy but the food is great with a touch of Belgian cuisine to it. The music is loud but good, mostly old popsongs. The owner is very nice and will make you feel at home. Great place to spend a few hours at night.

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Thank Etienne2810
Christchurch, New Zealand
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485 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed January 12, 2013

This restaurant happened to be close to the Hotel I was staying at, so upon spotting it, and having a (2011) tripadvisor sticker attached to its door, inspired me to check the reviews. This done, I decided to give it a try. Upon entry, you get an almost immediate sense of disorientation, with corridors leading in a multitude of directions.... More 

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1 Thank FyingKiwi
Powell River, Canada
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105 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed December 19, 2012

This apparent hole in the wall is bigger on the inside, and the same can be said for the menu. An unusual item is "stoofvlees" (pronounced stoaf-flace), a Dutch/Belgian word meaning meat cooked in beer. Hearty and delicious with home-made roasted papas to soak up the sauce. The Casa spaghetti was beautifully cooked with a "carne" sauce with lots of... More 

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1 Thank Eva v
Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed February 27, 2012

This watering hole is a great place for a cold beer served with a smile.

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1 Thank Regina P
New Mexico
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed December 8, 2011

If you're in Cuenca and looking for a place to sit and chat over a drink, or have dinner, you should check this place out! I first went there with a big group from my Spanish school for drinks and appetizers one evening. A few friends and I stayed for dinner and we were so glad we did. The tortilla... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Borrero 9-68, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 7-284-2967

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