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Tres Estrellas


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017, 2019 Winner


Latin, Ecuadorean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Table Service

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting the ruins and museum, we were hungry. Popped in without a reservation and caught the end of lunch rush - lucky us. The food was plentiful and very tasty. Quickly served as well. Attentive service and tasty beverages. If you get a chance...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank jojoishere
Reviewed April 17, 2019

We wanted guinea pig, A must in South America. We showed up only to realize we needed reservations. They took us anyway, cooked out guinea pig and served. Severed with potatoes, salad , the best place in town for this wonderful treat.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Jim D
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

The cuy was excellent, better than the one I had in Quito. I really enjoyed the dessert (cocco pudding) but 5 dollars for a beer is a bit expensive

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank francesco_ficetola
Reviewed October 31, 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
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

Date of visit: October 2018
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

Date of visit: August 2018
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

Date of visit: April 2018
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

Date of visit: March 2018
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.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank GlobeGlimpse
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

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Laura J
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