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Balcon de Imbabura


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

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We are facing the Plaza de los Ponchos on the second floor, perfect for admiring the handicraft market, we have a balcony to take pictures and enjoy a coffee exelentes outdoor
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Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Latin, Gastropub, Italian, Mexican, American, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Seating
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All reviews nachos burrito juice soup mexican cuisine second floor nice view this small restaurant famous market prices are reasonable delicious food imbabura bucks shopping tourists vegetarian
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had dinner with friends. Service is quite slow. Menu is various and includes good vegetarian options. Good craft beers. Don’t get vegetarian lasagna though as it comes as a soup with veggies and tomato souce plus a layer of pasta and cheese. French fries...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Alice L
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

The service it quick and friendly, the food is tasty and decent quality, and the prices are reasonable

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank 273gregs
Reviewed December 31, 2018

If you are hungry and think you can eat an elephant Balcon de Imbarura is one of the best place to go. Menu offers you a choice from Mexican cuisine to common dishes like filet de mignon. The staff is helpful and prices are very...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank DmitriiLobanov
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

Otavalo has several vegetarian option restaurants. This is a good one, if a little expensive. Great atmosphere, good service, good location.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank cpnegrad
Reviewed August 27, 2018

across the street from the poncho plaza; it is upstairs, so not handicap accessible. the Mexican food is ok, and as there aren't many chooses, it will do in a pinch.

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank world-gypsy-gal
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Popular because it has a balcony that over looks the market. Only visited by tourists. Has English menus. Considering its location we thought the prices were reasonable. Never going to pay local prices in such a location. Fair selection of food on the menu.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ali921
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Food (burritos and frijoles as a starter) was very avergae. Decoration is nice and the location great. Staff was okay. All in all we did not understand why it is rated so well on Tripadvisor.More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank LeaAll
Christian F, Gerente at Balcon de Imbabura, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2018
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hola gracias por su comentario, nuestra valorado en Tripadvisor, es por calidad de nuestros productos y la amabilidad que brindamos...More

Reviewed May 20, 2018

Balcon de Imbabura is located at the Plaza de Ponchos. From the second floor it overlooks the plaza. This small restaurant serves Mexican style food at reasonable prices. We started with the nachos con carne and had burritos that were good. The pork ribs/ chop...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank lightningboy
Reviewed March 12, 2018

You're really paying for location when you come to this restaurant, as better, cheaper fare can easily be found a few streets away from the Plaza de Ponchos. The food was good but not worth the price relative to other restaurants.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank James G
Reviewed January 12, 2018

Was tired and hungry after long bus trip and much much longer border crossing. Ended up here because it was so close to my hotel. It's a refreshingly nice place, good food, big portions, nicely decorated, quiet. Great service too. Doesn't rate a fabulous, but...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Over60Nomad
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