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El Confesionario


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World Cuisine, Organic coffee from Amazonas. Everything simple and wonderful. The best view in the old town. Come to see with your eyes wide open! We are passionate people for the good kitchen and we create a cozy space taking care of every propitious detail to enjoy this culinary experience ... it is the pleasure of enjoying a good meal, a pleasant conversation in a pleasant atmosphere... Somos personas apasionadas por la buena cocina y creamos un espacio acogedor cuidando cada detalle propicio para disfrutar de esta experiencia culinaria...es el placer de disfrutar de una buena comida, una amena conversación en un agradable ambiente...
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Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Ecuadorean, Peruvian, Cafe, Healthy, Soups
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to El Confesionario with my friend while in a backpacking trip. We needed some good food in a more fancy place - this place was it! Great food and great service. We tried the pasta with truffles (unbelievable!) and had some wine as...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BaiXiaoMei
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

I love this restaurant. The food is excellent and the view of the blue domes of the new cathedral is fantastic at night if you sit outside. The prices are good too.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ElaineL859
Reviewed February 25, 2019

This place is great! It has an amazing view, relaxed atmosphere and very well prepared food. The owner/GM knows how to run a restaurant. The only downside was our college age male server who made a mistake on an order and we ended up getting...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Robert H
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

stopped by for a beer and snacks at the end of the day. Sat on the balcony overlooking the courtyard = very charming.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

Ate at lunchtime twice this week. Both times seated on the balcony overlooking the courtyard. Great view of the cathedral roof and ideal for people watching. Food is delicious. Ate breakfast of eggs, bacon, etc., on the first visit, and the Spanish salad with grilled...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mortakye
Reviewed January 12, 2019

A great dining experience. Sat at a table over looking Parque Calderon - lovely. Alexandra was an attentive and personable wait staff. Unfortunately they were out of red wine, ah well - next time! The menu is small but mighty. The pollo saltedo was perfectly...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Laura J
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Have visited this place several times and it’s always so good! really friendly stuff, brekfast cheap & good quality food, also sandwiches & snacks amazing & the bread is delicious!! Recommend it to everyone when you are in Cuenca!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ManuelaK2211
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

A super dining experience. Located on second floor of plaza. Make sure to get a table outside overlooking the cathedral, super view. Owner is formally trained chef and obsesses over all details of the customer experience, and is on premises. Service is warm and attentive....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Greg S
Reviewed December 31, 2018

I have visited El Confesionario Café many times. Each and every visit has been enjoyable. The first time was early in September, the same day I was flying back to the USA. I was walking with friends in the Cathedral Courtyard when an amiable French–Canadian...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ArtBIII
Reviewed December 27, 2018

We walked into San Luis Seminario sort of by accident, just exploring the area around Parque Calderon. I was almost too tired to walk up the stairs to the balcony level, but did so anyway. And how fortunate that I did, as the northeast corner...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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