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Cafe De Nucallacta

Hermano Miguel 5 62 | between Juan Jaramillo and Honorato Vasquez, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
+593 98 619 0490
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“beans” (28 reviews)
“wet burrito” (8 reviews)
“carrot cake” (11 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Hermano Miguel 5 62 | between Juan Jaramillo and Honorato Vasquez, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for a couple of hours. Had a lovely tea and an amazing oreo cheesecake. Lost myself in some of the books there too. Highly recommend. Staff were lovely, very pleasant.

Thank Katherine C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here twice while in Cuenca because it is so good! The coffee is the best we've had in Cuenca. The first time we also ordered the pork and the fish tacos. They were tasty and huge and came with all the toppings. On...More

Thank HShev
Reviewed August 13, 2018

I'm a breakfast guy, so while I was Cuenca I decided to make the drive and eat at Cafe Nucallacta, considering it received such high reviews. Here is my review of this establishment; PROS: Coffes' not bad. CONS: The service is slower than watching grass...More

Thank Foodie_19900
CafeteroEnEcuador, Owner at Cafe De Nucallacta, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

We take our service very seriously, thank you for bringing this to our attention. In trying to figure out how my staff could have forgotten your order, there are a few questions that arise. You wrote this comment right after Ecuador´s Independence Day Weekend and...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018

We read about this restaurant in tripadvisor and thought we wanted to give it a try for our first breakfast in Cuenca.. and the first thing that went wrong was the time they took to give us the menu and take our drink order (took...More

Thank Ixpanpajul123
CafeteroEnEcuador, Owner at Cafe De Nucallacta, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

I went through this review with my staff, they assure me that this event did not occur. We take our service very seriously and would never neglect our clients in such a manner. There is no excuse for a 15 minute wait to get your...More

Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Variety and quality are two words that define perfectly this café, located in a strategic point of the city, between the center and "Calle Larga"

Thank José Augusto S
Reviewed July 31, 2018

I travel in South America for 7 months and this cafe is really amazing it has good attention the place is cozy and the waitresses always help you if you need something

Thank krysteen S
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

This was the only place in Cuenca that I found chai tea offered. After two weeks of traveling Ecuador I had gone thru withdrawal so was pleased to find this spot offering the chai. Other customers appeared to be more knowledgeable consumers and had ordered...More

Thank whitewtr23
CafeteroEnEcuador, Owner at Cafe De Nucallacta, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2018

Thank you for your visit. To try and avoid redundancy, I just wanted to point out that this reviewer was accompanying "Manda G", with a very similar review. My response to her would be very similar to my response to you, you both ordered simplified...More

Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

After reading the reviews on trip advisor we were excited to try this place. The food was okay it was pretty flavorless and the burrito had like the least amount of guacamole on it possible, it was also missing the pico de Gallo. It was...More

Thank Manda G
CafeteroEnEcuador, Owner at Cafe De Nucallacta, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2018

This review reminded me of the late and great quote by Anthony Bourdain with regards to elite online food critics, "Entitled and negative energy". We take reviews seriously and upon investigating this review with my staff we found out that you neglected to provide some...More

Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Great place in Cuenca to rest after visiting the main square and cathedral. The service was great and the chocolate fudge cake was delicious!

Thank lewisHarding13
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Great little spot to sit, relax and have a coffee, or stock up and buy a couple of pounds! Several different blends are offered, all are delicious! The carrot cake is to die for and it even has candied ginger in it! Service is good,...More

Thank LynneLeBlanc L
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Questions & Answers
Estefania G
May 24, 2018|
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Response from Ryan J | Reviewed this property |
There are many that sit here to use the WiFi, but the cafe is small. If you are going to do work there, you should be considerate by ordering food and drink.
March 25, 2016|
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Response from CafeteroEnEcuador | Property representative |
Saludos Warren, yes we have moved two blocks up Hermano Miguel to Hermano Miguel 5-62 between Honorato Vasquez and Juan Jaramillo. See you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hermano Miguel 5 62 | between Juan Jaramillo and Honorato Vasquez, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 98 619 0490
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Cuenca's artisan coffee roaster. We roast small batches of premium Ecuadorian coffee, we also serve freshly brewed coffee and espresso-based drinks, both hot and cold. Try our coffee and other drinks with our breakfast or lunch menu.
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