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El Lenador

$$ - $$$
Sucre 10-12 & Juan Montalvo, Cotacachi 100350, Ecuador
291-5509
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good57%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“pork” (5 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
“ceviche” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Ecuadorean
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Sucre 10-12 & Juan Montalvo, Cotacachi 100350, Ecuador
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first restaurant meal in Ecuador and we really liked it. The food was copious and fresh. I had what would become my favorite dish--pollo con champignon. The soup was very tasty and filling as well.

Thank pcmasuedu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here twice during our stay in Cotacachi. The staff is friendly, the restaurant is clean and there is a fun (small) playground outside for kids which my son enjoyed! I had chicken with mushroom sauce both times and it was delicious. Other family...More

Thank CarmenDBL
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

This place is pretty good. The portions are pretty big!I had the steak with bacon. It's a good option if you want bbq.

Thank Marjorie B
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by El Lenador for dinner one evening. After a long day of hiking we were craving a good meal. I had an excellent filet mignon and my husband had a delicious meal of breaded shrimp. Portions were generous and prices reasonable. The restaurant...More

Thank bafferella
Reviewed December 10, 2017

Our guide recommended El Lenador in Cotacachi. The restaurant has an extensive menu so there is something for everyone. The staff was eager to serve and accommodated groups as well as smaller parties. After walking around the town while shopping for Ecuadorian leather goods, El...More

Thank klmaestra
Reviewed October 8, 2017

When we first came to Cotacachi several years ago, this was our favorite restaurant, but it has doubled its prices. Maybe because their main business is weddings, and other functions, so they do not depend on the restaurant business. We would eat there more if...More

Thank WJD_CO
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Stopped here for lunch. It was quite tasty, and was typical Ecuadorian cuisine. The staff was very attentive. The fresh orange juice was delicious. If you are feeling adventurous, try the guinea pig, it's presentation is quite a jaw dropper. I just could not bring...More

Thank Adam M
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Restaurant "El Leñador" is an excellent restaurant, the food is very delicious the menu is very varied prepared by professional chefs, the attention of the waiters is very good, the decoration of the restaurant is very elegant you can also stay and it has very...More

Thank Yessenia F
Reviewed April 24, 2017

One of my favorite restaurants is EL LEÑADOR. It is located between Sucre and Juan Montalvo streets. This is a quiet place to enjoy it with family, with delicious typical food and calm atmosphere, when I am going to Cotacachi I always visit this restaurant,...More

Thank LupitaGaleano6
Reviewed April 1, 2017

We were recommended this place by some locals, and we were glad we went. We visited twice in the week we were in Cotacachi, and both times we were treated wonderfully, and the food was spectacular. Finding good steaks in Ecuador is difficult, at best....More

Thank lynn258
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Ecuadorean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sucre 10-12 & Juan Montalvo, Cotacachi 100350, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Cotacachi
  • Phone Number: 291-5509
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