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Tres Estrellas

$$ - $$$Latin,
Calle Larga 1-174, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
+593 7-282-6968
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“cuy” (27 reviews)
“guinea pigs” (15 reviews)
“potatoes” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Latin, Ecuadorean
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Calle Larga 1-174, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had read that Tres Estrellas is the best place to order "cuy" (guinea pig) and was determined to try it. The restaurant was full of locals - but my friend and I were graciously welcomed. One order of cuy can be split between two...More

Thank GareThere
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

As I walked through the door I was surprised by the decor. Amazing! Our table was ready, and our order was quickly taken. We ordered cuy, the local Guinea pig. These are prepared over red-hot coals and take at least a half hour. Other dishes...More

Thank Profe_Walter
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

We were recommended this place from a local friend to try the Cuy but by the time we made it they were almost done with lunch so we looked at other menu items. I had the churrasco which was a perfectly cooked skirt steak with...More

Thank Patrick E
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Seeking a dinner of the local guinea -pig delicacy cui or cuy, we went to Tres Estrellas at the recommendation of several people. You need to order cui a few hours in advance to allow time for preparation. The space is attractive and spacious. The...More

Thank J--Harpswell
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went there specifically to try the Ecuadorian dish called cuy which is guinea pig roasted on spit. As soon as we sat down, we ordered the cuy because it takes one hour before it is ready. I asked if I could...More

Thank Happy-seniors2
Reviewed March 15, 2018

The freshest ingredients are used here and everything on the menu is mouth-watering. The ambience of the restaurant is made beautiful by the surrounding Andean Mountains.

Thank C L
Reviewed February 8, 2018

The steak was superb, cooked just right (med rare). Generous portion. Olives on the salad was interesting! Plancha de pollo was also very good (the one without sauce). This place is highly known for it's Cui, don't think I'll get there. Reservations are a must....More

Thank Laura J
Reviewed January 15, 2018

The owner is very very nice and he helped with vegan options for some of our friends. The cuy was exceptional, Very recommended!

Thank FelipeG3787
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Crispy skin dark meat that is very rich in flavor. The minute you walk in the door the smell of BBQ Cuy roasting will blow you away! We had one and it was enough for 2 in my opinion especially with the potatoes and white...More

Thank Kimberly T
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Everything was top notch in this place from start to end. The traditional dish Cuy was exquisite and was served with potatoes and corn, for dessert sweet figs with cheese and a passion fruit mousse totally delicious, and oh at the beginning don't forget to...More

Thank ga_mosquera7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Latin, Ecuadorean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Larga 1-174, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 7-282-6968
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