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Cuchara Magica


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


$6 - $15
American, Canadian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed January 11, 2019

Was a fantastic restaurant. Has now been closed for 6 plus months.Not sure what more I can say. It is a real loss - great food, enormous servings, good price. Incredible desserts. But no more.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Laura J
Reviewed December 18, 2018

Sadly after the Canadian owners sold the restaurant the customer count dropped even further until the new owners closed the doors. It is now a fantastic chocolates and well with visiting.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank himandme1989
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Thee years ago in Ecuador while hoping to visit a young child I sponsor through World Vision I instead found Cuenca, a beautiful City in the Andes, a couple of hundred miles south of Riobamba, a City that was to fascinated and become an irresistible...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 377josephas
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

I had a nice burguer but honestly I think that there are a lot of better places in Cuenca if you want to enjoy a good meal.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 25jos_augustos
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Freddy is the owner, speaks excellent English and puts up with our limited Spanish. The restaurant is beautiful, great menu selection and excellent service. Freddy is planning a hamburger/hotdog menu for July 4th. That you Freddy for putting up with us gringos! Almost forgot, the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank CindiH274
Reviewed June 6, 2018

The Canadian owners make an amazing american/canadian breakfast with waffles, bacon, fruit, eggs, potatoes. This and a juice was $8.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank savannahn2014
Reviewed June 4, 2018

I really like turkey and was pleased to find out that Cuchara Magica has turkey night on Thursdays. The Turkey was served on a large plate and plenty of it and the quality was excellent. We also had ice ceam cake destert which was a...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Sharon C
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

We went in here by chance, from the outside we weren’t sure what it was like but it’s really nice inside, looks quite posh! The staff were very friendly and we both had a burger - Kye had a BBQ beef and bacon burger, and...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Sarah M
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Now owned by a Canadian couple, the menu may have changes somewhat from when we were here last, but the magic is still in the air and the food. We decided to have Easter dinner here, though we have been here for lesser meals as...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Ryan J
Reviewed February 23, 2018

The staff all speak English well. Owner is Canadian. We have tried breakfast: delicious, generous. Puffy omelette, maple syrup on huge pancakes. Lots of coffee. We have tried dinner, where the Thursday favourites like roast turkey go fast. But we loved the dishes with slow-cooked...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Iain C
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October 11, 2017|
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Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
You need to call because you usually need a reservation for turkey night
Lyn E
February 26, 2015|
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Response from juan a | Property representative |
Hello sorry about all the confusion we are opened from Monday to Saturday from 12 to 23 hours and on sunday from 12 to 3 pm hope you can visit us soon !
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