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La Cigale

Honorato Vasquez 7-80 Y Luis Cordero, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
+593 7-283-5308
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“bread” (2 reviews)
“great food” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Honorato Vasquez 7-80 Y Luis Cordero, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 6 days ago

After dinner we wandered into the riverfront area in Cuenca with micro-breweries and bars, but on a Monday most were empty except La Cigale which had live music. So we settled in with tasty mojitos and enjoyed the vibe- Duo Cominante sang/played sambas, tangos, &...More

Thank Wanderluster_10
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

It was great to find this place open on a Sunday night, when much of Cuenca shuts down. The menu is great, it's expensive for Ecuador but not for Cuenca, and they have $2 drinks at Happy Hour. It isn't fun though to eat in...More

Thank Artydog
Reviewed July 13, 2017

The place has a very relaxed atmosphere, great menu for lunch (not almuerzos) and drinks. Friday nights are very, very crowded with people waiting for tables and not being able to move from your table to the bathroom because it so packed. Stop by for...More

Thank Caroline E
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Our group of friends had so much fun here! The food was fabulous, the drinks were delicious (and strong!), and the band that played the night we were there was so lively and fun! We were all dancing in our chairs. Great service too.

Thank Ken K
Reviewed March 18, 2017

I was going on a buseta to Vilcabamba and while waiting I had a salad and an orange juice at La Cigale. I have received prompt and courteous service from a young server. I was amazed by the taste and a quality of the salad....More

Thank JagainCuenca
Reviewed January 10, 2017

La Cigale is a worthy place to check out, comfortable hostel, but this is about the restaurant. Their breakfast is delicious, I am bouncing between fruit salad with granola and yogurt plus fruit juice and their Desayuno sale with eggs, bread fruit juice. A coffee...More

Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

After a horrible Airbnb experience, I found this lovely little hotel. The private rooms/private bath are nice. There's a pretty little courtyard space in the center and a restaurant attached. Breakfast is included. The only reason I didn't give 5 stars is because you can...More

Thank Rhea C
Reviewed November 14, 2016

We were looking for a nice bar in Cuenca. And we found it. All other places we have been, were really empty, but this was full, nevertheless both times we quickly got a table. It was a very nice athmosphere for drinks and also the...More

Thank Martina B
Reviewed November 5, 2016

I had dental surgery recently and stayed at La Cigale. They provided ice for me and good creamed vegetable soup. The room was clean and sufficient for my needs. This is a good restautant and hosteria.

Thank Peggy F
Reviewed September 13, 2016

a place where you will find all kinds of people, lots of tourists, very chill kind of laid back place. Food is ok and not pricy at all. good cocktail promos most days

Thank Valeria A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Honorato Vasquez 7-80 Y Luis Cordero, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 7-283-5308
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