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La Esquina Calle Larga

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Calle Larga | Hermano Miguel, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
+593 7-284-5344
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the food is great, go here if you are really hungry and meat craving. The cook is an argentinian chef who really knows his stuff. my recommendation El disco de lomo a la pimienta. you're welcome!!!!!

Thank Valeria A
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Terrific selection of Argentinian versions of the Spanish paella. Huge servings, entrees meant to be shared. Pair with any Argentinian Malbec or Cab or Carmenere (go for anything marked Reserva) and you're in gastronomic heaven. Reserve for dinner.

Thank globetrottingYankee
Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

If you want to have a meal of the tenderest most, mouth watering beef then this is the place. We had complimentary snacks that were brought to the table and we ordered two beef entrees for all 5 of us. The sauces were so delicious we wanted to drink them out of the serving dishes. We spent a good two... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

This place used to be really good but now on they have lost the touch, I went with my family recently to eat there and I got a really rawre Meat! It was drowning in sauce that had to much spices that eventually got me sick. Also the "natural juice" that they served me was from a box.

Thank zombieee
Cuenca, Ecuador
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Ordered a pasta dish that was cooked to death. The pasta was reduced to mush and it was cold. Horrible food, horrible service!

1 Thank Debra B
Orange California
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Had the iron pan with steak and chicken surrounded with potatoes! Fantastic! Also came with appetizers and rice and salad. For desert we had Flan, out of this world. Pricey by Cuenca standards but well worth the price. Still cheaper than we would pay for a similar meal in the US.

1 Thank Spike58
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious meal of well prepared meats and a great bottle of wine. The service was excellent and the setting elegant but not stuffy. The desserts looked amazing also but we were too full to try them! Highly recommended if you are in Cuenca.

Thank Whereisthatgirl
Cuenca, Ecuador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

We eat here often. Favorites are mustard chicken and the steak dishes. Sometimes we each order double portions and bring home multiple meals.

Thank paulI94RY
La_Esquina_M, Gerente at La Esquina Calle Larga, responded to this review

thanks you very much for your feedback. looking forward to see you again More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

+ Iron pot dish for 2 was very good and generous Friendly wait staff, English-speaking Close to our hotel - Cannot think of any negatives

Thank Rachelilse
La_Esquina_M, Gerente at La Esquina Calle Larga, responded to this review

we are really glad you were happy in our restaurant. I hope you come back soon and offer new dishes. Kind regards More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016

A dinner at La Esquina is always a great meal, the plates are very interesting and creative, with very good taste

Thank Shurawski
La_Esquina_M, Propietario at La Esquina Calle Larga, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment...... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, International, Argentinean, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Larga | Hermano Miguel, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 7-284-5344
Tipical Argentinan restaurant. Iron disc cooking style.

Iron disc?
An iron disk is a skillet pan, made for an artisan blacksmith, they give a special touch and distinguished flavour to our dishes. we cooked in them and you can served at the table, like a sharing plate.

You already know what an iron disc is, now you are ready to choose which one you want to share with your family, friends or partner or by yourself.

We offer a variety of them: chicken, beef, seafood, shrimp, risottos, pastas, fish, vegetarian, ...
And multiples sauces: cabernet, mustard, nevada, Thai, ...

You can not leave us without to try our homemade desserts, made by own pastry chef.
So delicious that you will struggle to choose one of them !!

We have a variety of wines. you will be suprise with our wine list. Wines for all tastes and palates and always get the best advice about wines to get with your food.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?