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Moliendo Cafe

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Honorato Vasquez 6-24, Cuenca, Ecuador
+593 7-282-8710
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Santa Cruz, CA
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We wandered in for a light lunch and devoured a beautiful plate of arepas - corn pancake with various toppings. The proprietors were friendly and gracious and made sure we felt welcome. We loved it so much, we took another couple with us when we went back for lunch the second day. We rang the bell as we left ("Please... More 

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Thank Mary M
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good food in only 2.5 $ . You get main dish (include meat), drink and a fruit for just 2.5 dolars.

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Thank udi m
Porto, Portugal
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, clean, nice staff and fast. That's the resume of Molina Cafe. Never tried colombian food before, and I was convinced. They have lunch menu for 2.5$, and the portions are quite nice. I totaly would recomend this place to have a meal

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Thank nCout0
Quito, Ecuador
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good lunch spot, some of us had the lunch special at a great price. One of us had the half Bandeja Paisa, which was more than enough. The avocado smoothie was also great.

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Thank Peter W
Denver, Colorado
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very central location and easy to find. Owner is very pleasant. Food is cheap, but very bland. My friend's pork was overdone and tough. I got the mixta. Sort of like a stew over a corn tortilla. Not bad but again really bland. Got a side of guacamole....pretty tasteless. I wouldn't go back.

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Thank Marsha W
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

If you enjoy traditional Colombian Paisa food there's no need to travel to Colombia from Cuenca. You will find it at Moliendo. This is the real deal. The Colombiano owners are quite friendly and insure that the service and the food is good. We were greeted warmly and enjoyed the entire dining experience. The arepas are warm and delicious. The... More 

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Thank Jerry S
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

My good colombian friends Javier and Janet with their children make this experience to taste some of the paisa area specialtities a faboulous fun time to take a break from the walking

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Thank J. Pat E
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

The food here is awesome, but the best part of the place is the people. I was greeted with a handshake and a heartfelt "Cómo está" when I arrived, and when I told Xavier that I'm heading for Colombia he sat down and talked to me for half an hour about his country, even giving me his brother's phone number... More 

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Thank Mairin P
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Moliendos is hardcore Colombian. Small, looks family run. Food is solid at a very reasonable price. Great service and care.

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Thank Vic U
Erie, Colorado
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94 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

This is a cozy, comfortable, inexpensive place to enjoy Colombian Food. We enjoyed our meals here, and recommend it for a rainy day, or almuerzo meal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, South American, Colombian, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Honorato Vasquez 6-24, Cuenca, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 7-282-8710

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?