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San Sebas Cafe

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San Sebastian 1-94 y Mariscal Sucre | On the Corner of Plaza de San Sebastian, Cuenca, Ecuador
+593 7-284-3496
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Wed - Sun 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Cuenca, Ecuador
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful service and great food. Breakfast and lunch. You won't leave hungary as their portions are generous. I especially enjoy their specialty salads and pancake and waffle breakfasts.

Thank Wendell T
Cuenca, Ecuador
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I really love the breakfasts served here, the pancakes are the best, If u visit Cuenca do not forget to go to San Sebas Cafe, a english and spanish spoken place ;)

Thank Jorge B
Cuenca, Ecuador
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location on the San Sebas Paza, this restaurant is always busy with locals and gringos alike. The food is fantastic!

Thank Debra B
Saint Louis, Missouri
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299 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped in for lunch. A cheeseburger and fries sounded good ($5.95), so that's what we ordered. We were very pleased. A big burger, (and I mean big) perfectly cooked, with all the trimmings. Fries also were very good and well seasoned. Service is friendly and attentive. And the place is very pleasant, with some nice jewelry for sale in... More 

Thank Arthur H
Brattleboro, Vermont
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128 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great location, excellent food, wonderful staff. Right in the center of the historic district, the restaurant had such goodies as "hippie scrambles," bagels, good juices -- a perfect breakfast. A great first stop in Cuenca.

Thank David S
Cuenca, Ecuador
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubby had the burger with fries. When I asked how he liked it, he said "Well, the burger is big and the fries are good but it's not as good as I'd hoped it would be". I had the "Hippie Scramble". Scrambled eggs with onions, zucchini, avocado, tomatoes and cheese. It was a nice dish but nothing special. It came... More 

Thank Sammi C
Cuenca, Ecuador
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent breakfast and lunch selections. Friendly and efficient staff. Satisfies your craving for "back-home" cooking, with an Ecuadorian flair.

Thank Tom L
Young Harris, Georgia, United States
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great comfort food spot situated on Parque San Sabastian (my favorite park in Cuenca). Outdoor seating for nice days to enjoy the food and the park. Breakfasts are generous and delicious while the burgers are tops. Definitely a place to relax, visit, and enjoy.

Thank Sandra K
Vermilion, Ohio
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I go here for breakfast or lunch on the weekends. Excellent breakfast selections and probably the juiciest hamburgers in Cuenca. They come the closest to the good beef you are used to in the U.S. with great selections for toppings and deliciously spiced French fries. Only wish their hours extended past 3pm. My wife loves their pancakes... More 

Thank Seneschal9517
Cuenca, Ecuador
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We live in Cuenca, this is the best breakfast in town. Owned by Americans, food and service second to none here. Closes at 3:00pm. Even food for Vegetarians. Fair prices, great value, good food. What more could you ask for?

Thank tims33ford

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $7
American, Cafe, Healthy
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Sebastian 1-94 y Mariscal Sucre | On the Corner of Plaza de San Sebastian, Cuenca, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 7-284-3496
Open Wednesday through Sunday 8:30am - 3:00pm.
Offering Great American Breakfasts and Daily Gourmet Sandwich and Salad Specials. Always Serving Organic Coffee Roasted Fresh Weekly. Come Relax, and Enjoy Our Tranquil Atmosphere and Views of the Gorgeous San Sebastian Park.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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