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Restaurante Los Faroles


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American, International, South American, Ecuadorean
Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed August 25, 2015

A great restaurant with a panoramic view of Cuenca. The manager, Victor does a great job of making sure everything is perfect. Food and service are top notch. The only drawback is that the restaurant is only open for dinner (6-10). It would be nice...More

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank Leetigre
Reviewed August 3, 2015

About 14 months ago, I wrote a report on this restaurant. It was a bad experience. Things have changed much for the better. I live near this restaurant which is on top of the Presidente Hotel - one of the best hotels and views of...More

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank Larry668
Reviewed November 25, 2014

I don't eat out for breakfast often, but when I do, I usually find the same fare and the same mediocre quality. There seem to be only so many items offered. For a Sunday brunch (there are not too many restaurants open on Sundays because...More

Date of visit: November 2014
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Reviewed August 3, 2014

This restaurant is located on the 9th floor of El Presidente Hotel at the main street Gran Colombia at 6-59 near the intersection of Hermano Miguel. The panoramic view of the city is an added treat while dining. Almost every one who was dining at...More

Date of visit: August 2014
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Leslie B, General Manager at Restaurante Los Faroles, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2014

I'm so glad that you and your friends enjoyed the spectacular view and our food. On behalf of all of us at Hotel President and Los Faroles restaurant, we look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed June 22, 2014

I dined at Restaurante Los Faroles a few days ago with my husband for the first time. The restaurant is located on the top (9th) floor of Hotel El Presidente on Calle Gran Colombia in El Centro, Cuenca. We had a table near the window...More

Date of visit: June 2014
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Leslie B, General Manager at Restaurante Los Faroles, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2014

We are so happy that you enjoyed your anniversary dinner. I'll make sure pass along your comments to Alfredo. Let us know the next time you have a special occasion and we'll try to make it even better!

Reviewed June 19, 2014

The menu read and I ordered, "Stack of 3 fluffy buttermilk pancakes...." and my friend ordered "French toast made with baguette slices served with fresh fruit." for our brunch. What arrived, after a longer than normal wait, was a one large plate per person. Friend's...More

Date of visit: June 2014
Thank Larry668
Leslie B, General Manager at Restaurante Los Faroles, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2014

Hi Larry, I am so sorry you had such a disappointing experience. I can only apologize profusely and offer some excuses in the hope that you might gain an understanding of our circumstances that day and not write the restaurant off completely… I fired the...More

Reviewed May 29, 2014

My wife and I had breakfast at this newly opened restaurant in the hotel El Presidente . . . right down town. Service was very good and the Eggs Benedict were perfect. Also, the French Toast was delicious. Good ambiance there with spectacular vistas from...More

Date of visit: April 2014
Thank WallyM64
Reviewed April 16, 2014

We have lived in Cuenca for over two years and visited this restaurant for the first time last night. Eight of shared bites so we could get a taste of everything. Outstanding and the very best restaurant in town. The filet came medium rare as...More

Date of visit: April 2014
Thank Judy C
Leslie B, Gerente at Restaurante Los Faroles, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2014

Judy, Thank you, thank you, thank you! Please come back and we`ll happily do a repeat performance! Leslie Breen General Manager

Reviewed April 13, 2014

I had dinner with friends at this restaurant during a trip to Cuenca in March if 2014. The restaurant has recently been completely refurbished and the menu has been overhauled. The bar area is a great place to have a couple of drinks prior to...More

Date of visit: March 2014
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Leslie B, Gerente at Restaurante Los Faroles, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2014

Staley, Thank you so much for your very kind words. We look forward to serving you and your friends again soon! Leslie Breen General Manager

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October 19, 2015|
Response from Leetigre | Reviewed this property |
I was there in June but I didn't hear anything about it closing during the Tranvia construction. If the Hotel Presidente is still open (I'm sure it is) then the restaurant should be open too. The only change I see is that... More
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