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If you're in Cotacachi you need to eat here. The food is not a-typical but definitely excellent american. Not only is the food good but the service is out standing as well. You won't walk away hungry from La Vaca Gorda!
If you crave a hamburger or grilled meats, this is a great stop. Consistently fresh and good, friendly staff and quick service. Only if it is super crowded, as in during World Cup, might it be a bit slower.
After our day trip we were super hungry and asked our guide Franco for some recommendations of where to eat. This was definitly a good recommendation, as the good was top. Delicious meat with fresh salad and potatoes was a good energy booster for the...More
The service was very slow even though we were the only 2 people in the restaurant. Took 30 minutes to get the beer we ordered. My husband ordered the beef ribs that were served with disposable gloves since the ribs were drenched in BBQ sauce....More
The hamburger here is better than anything I ate back in the states. They know how to please US palates! Grilled double hamburger plus cheese, ham, sauces, etc. at very reasonable price. Be sure to ask for extra napkins - they follow the common practice...More
Tucked away at the end of a small arcade, La Vaca Gorda is a great little parilla. They don't have an extensive menu but everything on it sounds delicious. We had the mixed grill for two: chicken, pork, beef, 3 different kinds of sausage, rice,...More