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Sunrise Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner

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We have both English and Spanish speaking waitstaff. We serve breakfast all day but have an extensive menu with international cuisine. For example, eggs benedict, omelettes, crepes, veggie & fruit juices, healthy smoothies, soup, salads, sandwiches, burgers & fries, fish & chips, Fish/Chicken Tacos, Stir Fries, Pasta and many more options. We also hold special events such as Mongolian Night, BBQ Night, Cuban Night and others.
$3 - $7
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
American, Cafe, Healthy, International
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Table Service
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All reviews eggs benedict chili cheese breakfast burrito cinnamon rolls ribs fish and chips steak potatoes juice excellent food and friendly service the owner felt like home great cafe daily specials american style english speaking staff regular stop
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in Cuenca and get a craving for American breakfasts from time to time. Ok, all the time. I love hash browns and onions grilled crisp on the flat top with a fried egg and bacon. They do it up right. We usually buy...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank CuencaGigi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As much as some will shudder at the term 'gringo' that's what this place is all about. I recently visited for my 3rd time and there was not a local to be seen. The reasoning, is most likely the scarcity of North American style breakfasts...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank megoreilly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sunrise is the best place for an early or late breakfast, a burger or fish n chips. Frank & Orlando will treat you like a member of the family- Frank will remember your name, how you like your tea or coffee or eggs & your...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank sgcanez2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fusion of Ecuadorian and western cuisine. The atmosphere is lively. Staff are quick, efficient and nost of all very friendly. With only a few visits Frank (a real gem) will know your name. Unpretentious dining in the heart of Cuenca.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank JS4711
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

Ate breakfast here twice during our visit to Cuenca, food was good, service was excellent. Definitely geared towards gringos, most of the staff seemed to speak good English. Large portions and reasonable prices. I would suggest if you have the eggs Benedict to ask to...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank BeevaHabba
Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

Met a friend for breakfast recently on a Thursday and we both had the steak, egg, and potato special for $6. Fantastic steak and friendly service and atmosphere. On some mornings there is a "mini-market" towards rear of restaurant where you can buy, for example,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank dkavan11
Reviewed April 13, 2019

This is a very popular restaurant. The food is very good and prices are reasonable. But what makes it very special is the friendliness of staff. They welcome everyone and consider their regular customers as friends.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank MNWildRose
Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

We are consistently, over the years living in Cuenca, greeted by Orlando, the Owner and Frank, the Waiter, by our first names and served large portions of delicious, well prepared American meals. Everything from Eggs Benedict to outstanding BarBQ ribs Saturday lunch time, juicey hamburgers...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank KayKells
Reviewed March 17, 2019

Orlando makes the best fish & chips in Cuenca, and believe me, I've tried others to compare and always end up at Orlando's Sunrise Cafe. Frank our waiter and always friendly is always there with a good joke is a wonderful person, as is Orlando...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank skipkm16
Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

Sunrise cafe is always consitantly good because the great management. My current observation is the place could use a through cleaning. Ecuadorian's clean all the time but this time is past due.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Ray P
November 20, 2017|
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I do not think it is on the menu, but they will make it for you if you ask.
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