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Taco Bello


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Mexican, Latin
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had read such great reviews about this place so we were keen to check it out. Food was bland, messy and greasy. Service was okay, but nowhere near good enough to make up for the poor quality of the food. At least it was...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Doffer32
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

On my first two visits I thoroughly enjoyed my meals - delicious combination plates with some of the tastiest guacamole. In fact, the food was so good, I make the trip from Ibarra to Otavalo specifically to eat here. This time, I wasn’t as enamored...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank backpacker31
Reviewed January 5, 2019

We had lunch here and came out with smiles on our faces. It is an inconspicuous restaurant on one of the side streets of Otavalo and doesn't look much from the outside. When we entered, we were warmly welcomed and given a plate of tacos...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank John G
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Very welcoming service from the owner and the menu of the day was served very fast - great for the price! Interesting choice of the deco with half naked Beyonce next to St Mary - the place has its charm :) I wouldn’t say it...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Judita S
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

As we read a fair amount of spectaculair reviews, we went to this restaurant for dinner. When we got back to our hostel, we looked on the internet to see if we did not accidentally go to the wrong one. We had a burrito and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank greatesttravels
Reviewed September 9, 2018

When in Otavalo we always stop by to satisfy our craving for Mexican Food. What you might not know is that Carlos, the owner worked in the US and brought back to Otavalo some of his best Mexican Food recipes. He now offers roasted jalapenos...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ann H
Reviewed September 1, 2018

some of the best mexican food around. the owner lived in the US many years so he knows mexican food. The service is good. The chips were excellent along with the pico de gallo, and guacamole. We had a group of 9. the hours may...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and very cheap. Carlos is a magician, his jalapeños are amazing! But don’t ask for his secret recipe, you just have to go back when you want more, he won’t give it away! Amazing guacamole and tortillas, we ate 2 plates full and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank wanderlustlydia
Reviewed May 26, 2018

Nice menu and good staff. Prices are very reasonable. All is freshly prepared so order a beer or one of their "over the top" margaritas and munch on fresh tortilla chips until your food arrives

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank alewton12
Reviewed January 19, 2018

Good Mexican Food is a rarity in Ecuador. This place serves good mexican fare, and you get a good helping for the price. They have a good selection and will make you what you want. I do not like spicy food, I know an oxymoron...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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