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Don Colon Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Latin, Ecuadorean, International
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hmmmm...If the bathrooms are dirty, probably the kitchen isn’t cleaned....food is below average even though the location is premium for people watching...stick to beverages is our suggestion....why chance food poisoning...

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank KayKells
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don Colon's is just an all around good experience. The location, the food, the service, all things you want in a good dining experience are here. The ambience is a bit average but the fact that the owner Don Colon himself comes out and visits...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank GdubbaU
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch while visiting the old city and ate an enjoyable outdoor lunch: soup, salad, an entree and a cervesa - all for about $6. The seating inside looked pleasant for colder days. If you get hungry while strolling through Cuenca, this was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Exciteableboy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good restaurant. I had pasta of the day and salad for a starter. They gave garlic bread for the whole table to share. Don Colon himself took our orders and did some small talk with us. This made the whole dinner very special. He...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Dertuel
Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

The food here was good. I had the fajitas and loved the story of the owner in the menu. The service was a bit abrupt and slightly slow but other than that all was good

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank goatsont
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

This year, Valentine's Day, was the first time we have visited Don Colon's restaurant in more than 2 years. Enjoyed the surf and turf dinner, as much as the owner's friendly socializing. He generously poured us each an extra glass of wine, on the house....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jet777882
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

We visited Don Colon three times during our stay in Cuenca. The food and service were excellent. The food is Ecuadorian but has a subtle twist that suited our American tastes. The ceviche was delicious!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Mccrtycthy
Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

When you want to take a break, sip on a beer or fresh juice and do some people watching, this is the spot - directly across from the new cathedral. We chose the set lunch - sea bass with vegetable soup and papaya juice. Filling...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank vicspics
Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

Was recommended here by a friend. Senor Colon (who also speaks English) is super friendly and gave us some great travel tips. He made the whole experience. The service was fast and accurate. We liked the old world decor and thought it was cute. Food...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Tinkerbeans
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

As a solo traveller and career waitress I often find myself in restaurants with time on my hands to watch the staff and how the place operates and Don Colón definitely runs a stand out establishment. I had an excellent Cuban Steak with beans &...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Sigrid M
April 7, 2017|
Response from skipkm16 | Reviewed this property |
No, I haven't tried the native fanesca, which I think is the local fish soup for Easter. However, Don Colon's meals are not as good as I've had at other restaurants, and jis copies of American recipes are not as good as the... More
Sigrid M
April 7, 2017|
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Response from Lafayette B | Reviewed this property |
Around Easter I'm sure he does....sorry for the late response
April 27, 2015|
Response from MrHubertPizarro | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I recommend Huevos Rancheros... Scrambled eggs.
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