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Mi Otavalito

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Ecuadorean, South American
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Sucre 11-19, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
+593 (0)6 292 0176
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

In search of a good place to eat on a Sunday evening in Otavalo (an overpriced tourist town in northern Ecuador) you'll find mi Otavalito. Maybe this was a great place 10 years ago but now it's an average of $10/plate of hard and chewy beef or over cooked shrimp. The only server available was totally distracted by the telenovela... More 

Thank Julia A
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was not our first choice but very pleased weekend there. We all had the special . It was a full 4 course lunch... Appetizer, soup,main dish, and dessert. With two large beers, we had a great lunch for under $40. We will be back next month.

Thank George R
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165 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fue un placer visitar Mi Otavalito en nuestra parada improvisada en el centro de Otavalo. El ambiente es calido y el servicio excelente. Mi Otavalito ofrece un menú extenso y full bar. En los fines de semana tienen música típica. Decidimos ordenar el menú del día. Excelente comida, platos generosos de comida casera. It was lunch time and we were... More 

Thank Monica R
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194 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is close to the Poncho market and often in the evening after 2100 has a group playing life music

Thank Jan N
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

I've had great meals at Mi Otavalito when ever I am in Otavalo. The food is very delicious and seems very authentic. I've enjoyed their trout, pork, and steak dishes all served with beans and rice.

Thank T W
Philadelphia, New York
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942 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

We went here for lunch, and the food and service were excellent. The place itself is cute. Save room for dessert, as all the offerings are delightful

Thank annarc6
Tacoma, Washington
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112 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Nice ambiance and staff to enjoy local specialties prepared well and at fair prices. We went off to the section of chef's specialties despite plenty of tempting choices on the main menu. I asked for a description of "llapingacho " which was succinctly and accurately described as : mote ( those are the grainy elote/corn things) served w pork, fried... More 

Thank BarbTacoma_WA
Cuenca, Ecuador
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Live music. Perfect location just one block from Indian market (Plaza ponchos). The food was good! Nice staff.

Thank davidmcgregordv
St. Petersburg, Florida
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1,433 reviews
702 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

I've been enjoying their ceviche on trips to Otavalo for years and am never disappointed. The place is clean and the service is good.

Thank Les L
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We had gone before, but it was at night. We went in the afternoon, but not impressed. Not for a early dinner!

Thank walrus99Leesburg_Ga

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Ecuadorean, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sucre 11-19, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Otavalo
  • Phone Number: +593 (0)6 292 0176

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?