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Trastevere Restaurante


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


Italian, Mediterranean, European
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service

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Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Split a salad and ravioli with my wife. Fresh made and everything put together as we watched. Simple yet delicious. The seafood pasta at the next table looked to die for!

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank briputter
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

The place is beautiful, and the courtyard equally so. But the food was extremely disappointing. The appetizers had little taste, and the main courses were sadly missing taste and not cooked well. My main meal was the very simple Carbonara. This is like Italian cooking...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank 97PaulS
Reviewed December 1, 2016

Chef Massimo Pinelli and his wife Karina and Rosey know true Italian Cuisine.....from the Lasagna Bolognese (which we always take for our meal on our trip back home, to the the amazing ravioli and softest ,lightest gnocchi ever. Rose, pommodori , cheese sauces....divine Last week...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Linda M
Reviewed September 1, 2016

We go there to buy their olives, which are excellent, often buy their cured meat and chees, again excellent. Finally decided to go for dinner, to sample their home made pizza and other dishes. Service was painfully slow getting started, slow by even Ecuadorian standards!...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank _qland1
Reviewed July 20, 2016

On a recent visit to Cuenca from Manta we looked for a new Italian Restaurant. We learned of the restaurant from Sandy Kraft of Carolina Smoke House. The small assuming restaurant was a real find. Homemade pastas, great service and a friendly staff made the...More

Date of visit: July 2016
1  Thank lexas40
Reviewed July 12, 2016

We found this place by accident and thought it was a little deli. They actually have homemade pasta and sauces and the food was excellent. It is a small quaint restaurant with excellent service as well. The arrabiata sauce was excellent as well as the...More

Date of visit: July 2016
1  Thank lourabonita429
Reviewed June 28, 2016

David and I enjoyed another amazing dinner at Restaurante Trastevere. As always Massimo and his beautiful wife, Karina, were there to greet us and make us welcome. Massimo remembers his customers and what the like -- especially their favorites from his extensive wine list. First...More

Date of visit: June 2016
2  Thank Sandra K
Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

We have been in Cuenca for almost 3 years now and when we want to have special lunch or dinner we always go to Trastevere. Chef Massimo created European kind of place. It's so beautifully decorated. Wonderful selection of vine and all the dishes are...More

Date of visit: June 2016
2  Thank judita1234
Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Its a real pity when a restaurant looses the magic of its chef spirit when decides to leave his kitchen for other business. This is the case of Massimo Pinelli, chef owner of Trastevere Ristorante at Honorato Vazquez and Borrero right at the heart of...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Reviewed May 19, 2016

Our meal was excellent, the service was friendly, and the restaurant itself is comfortable and very nice. The pasta was fresh and delicious (spinach ravioli) - I think this is absolutely the best Italian food in Cuenca. I highly recommend this restaurant for exceptionally good...More

Date of visit: May 2016
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