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La Vaca Gorda


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Reviewed March 2, 2019

Great burgers at cheap prices. Next door to the Travelers Sports Bar. Many expats frequent this place. The only place I know of where you can get a mixed drink.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Judy K
Reviewed February 23, 2019

Ate 2 meals at La Vaca Gorda...both were delicious....oven potatoes wonderful, chicken skewers on the grill were yummy!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank lauragrn
Reviewed February 18, 2019

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!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Ray T
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Best burger in town. All items on the menu are very good, and all at very reasonable prices. The vegetarian options come in very large portions, sure to satisfy. Excellent service.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank susanbussey
Reviewed October 27, 2018

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.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AbuelitaSuzy
Reviewed August 13, 2018

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

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Agustinkeller
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Ann H
Reviewed December 26, 2017

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

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Gurlzone
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

The beef was so tender and tasty! We had the beef tenderloin and the lomo fino and both were great choices. The service was terrific and this is a must go to restaurant.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank vivianr922
Reviewed June 27, 2017

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

Date of visit: June 2017
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