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Altisimo Chocolate, Coffee & Bistro


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Altisimo Chocolate, Coffee & Bistro is a small batch artisanal chocolate maker specializing in gourmet chocolate, confections, desserts and "Michelin Star Quality" gourmet food, drinks, etc. We use the finest heirloom and single estate cacao beans and the best farm-to-table ingredients available to provide you with the most delicious products, and an amazing culinary experience. We have a wide selection of quality chocolate, products, desserts and food. We’re sure you’ll just love our new shop, bistro and outdoor patio. Stop by and a taste the experience! This is truly a must see world destination... Come see us in Cuenca, Ecuador. Located at Gran Columbia 8-86 y Benigno Malo. 1 block north
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
French, Cafe, Contemporary, Canadian, Ecuadorean, South American
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Table Service, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend had a punch card with only 1 space left and gave it to me, so I decided to check it out. Cuenca is gradually getting more sophisticated restaurants/cafes such as this bistro which is very welcomed. When I walked in, I immediately took...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank danoinec
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The owners and staff are passionate about the entire chocolate making process! We thoroughly enjoyed the tour of their place. We will have to try the restaurant next time

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank S S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners (who may swing by your table to chat, if they have time) are Farm to Table as much as they can. The 4 not 5 rating is because they are a bit more expensive than the norm here. A lunch selection may be...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank T6029QWmarkb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This farm to table restaurant has great food for breakfast,lunch or drinks net. Also make their own high quality chocolate from heirloom cacao and have very good Ecuadorian coffee. Homemade sourdough bread is an added bonus. Muffuletta sandwich could hold its own in New Orleans...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Donna219
Reviewed 1 week ago

This farm fresh bistro is doing their part to raise the culinary level of the city by controlling their products from start to finish. While their intentions are laudable, their food don’t seem to rise to the level of the hype. Expensive for this part...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank StephenR81611
Reviewed 1 week ago

We asked that our salad include shrimp and these were big and juicy, not rubbery.. The greens were perfectly fresh and the Caesar dressing just right. We enjoyed our salads in the outdoor seating area on a perfect day. On our way out, we got...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank CuencaGigi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service. menu selection varied. Meal was excellent. Only the freshest and home grown organic.

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Altisimo just might have the world’s best chocolate. If you don’t believe me, stop in for a sample and discussion of the heirloom cocoa beans and aging process they use to create their chocolate bars and truffles The chocolate is expensive and probably worth it,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am here on a study abroad trip and my friends and I have made multiple stops to this restaurant and have been more than impressed every time. The staff and owners are extremely accommodating and do what they can to ensure that you are...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Mariah F
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Wow, quite the delightful restaurant. Meticulously clean, comfortable, a sunny interior patio off the street. The chocolate is a focus with deserts, designer bars, truffles in many flavors for tasting. They are starting a fabulous line of chocolate drinks too. Great breads to go.

Date of visit: March 2019
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