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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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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was there for a meal alone and I order medallions of meat a platter that they offer and requested more ají (chile sauce) but the answer was that it was finish and they only make it in big portions and they can't make only for me !! I requested a beer was served warm and I told them this... More 

Thank Julio L
Eugene, OR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were first here two years ago upon visiting Cuenca for the first time. It seems like many restaurants are not able to maintain the high standards we encountered on our first visit but La Esquina has done so. We will return again!

Thank GaryDawsonDesigns
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was a bit disappointed in my meal, I had the Neapolitan Chicken. It was edible, just not great, and I found this restaurant fairly highly priced in comparison to others.

Thank Nicky M
Austin, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Go for one of the "iron disc" plates - big enough to share for 2-4 people, depending on your appetite. Save room for dessert (worth the splurge for sure)! Decent happy hour prices and nice ambiance!

Thank Jill N
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

Went with a group/tour... service was excellent and food outstanding. Large groups are always a challenge for a restaurant and they handled it.

1 Thank Funtime4957
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

My husband and I had the chicken and veggie iron meal and loved every bite. Be forewarned: it is advertised as being for two people, but could easily feed three or four.

1 Thank Beverly M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

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!!!!!

1 Thank Valeria A
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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.

1 Thank globetrottingYankee
Dallas, Texas
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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

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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, 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
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?