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Cocina al Tiesto y Parrillas


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Our success is Luigi an International Chef and Owner who worked in many restaurants in North, Central and Sud America. In Europe sharing experience with award-wining chefs such as Pedro Subijana in San Sebastian, Spain. currently three Michelin stars. bringing gourmet cooking to Riobamba in 1996, ever since being the chosen restaurant for celebrities, politician and business men and woman that every week enjoy a good meal made fresh with excellent products. Our native ecuadorian cuicine using organic vegetables. Potatoes in extinction like Oca, mashuas, or the new and exotic fruits as babaco, uvillas, and araza. The use of native herbs as paico, jengibre, yuca, maito leaves and more. Existing
$14 - $35
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Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Latin, Spanish, Seafood, Mediterranean, Ecuadorean, Fusion
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards, Street Parking
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Reviewed March 6, 2019

I visited Riobamba on a business trip. Needed to grab lunch before my drive back to Guayaquil. Find the place on TA, and based on the reviews decide to go there. Services was good, food was excellent. Even though the Ecuadorian Andes are not the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Nortails_Flowergone
Reviewed March 5, 2019

We had been on a bus from Cuenca all day and knew nothing about this restaurant. It was the first open place we saw that appealed and we lucked out. This is a wonderful restaurant, one where they really care about both presentation and food...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank BillCKersey
Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

Fabulous food. Other reviewer said it was the best steak in ecuador. Its true. Best steak in ecuador.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Ibenclimbn
Reviewed December 31, 2018

Since previous reviews on Tripadvisor showed that vegetarian dishes are being served in the restaurant, my travel companion from Belgium picked this restaurant. To our surprise there were no vegetarian options on the menu. However, when we asked about it, they lady said it was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 72Sylvia
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

Is the second time I eat in Cocina al Tiesto and i can say this restaurant in Riobamba. Also the best steak in Ecuador. My parent had chicken and shrimp those dishes were also amazing.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jmcheing
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by for lunch during a long road trip and we were so happy with the food and service! The chef made a recommendation for a small change to one of the orders and it was an excellent choice. There were six of us...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mike_n_Stace
Reviewed October 19, 2018

We walked the 20 minutes from our hotel; we sat down; we ordered. "Can I have the pasta as a starter?" "No" "No problem, we'll both have the Thai soup to start and the lomo fino to follow. Please do my wife's without the Gorgonzola...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PingaThePenguin
Luigis S, Propietario at Cocina al Tiesto y Parrillas, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018
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Estimado Lawrence. lo recuerdo perfectamente, pues fui yo quien lo recibió. Pero lastimosamente me dirigí hacia mi lugar de trabajo...More

Reviewed October 13, 2018

We have been traveling for more than 6 months in South America and this by far was our best meal. The service was good but the food was very delicious. We split the sopa de camarones and Corvina Apanada con Quinua (Ecuadorian filette dusted with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Patrick M
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

We tried the “tiesto de mariscos”, it was awesome, the mixture of flavors was incredible, the atmosphere is very homely and the service was very kind... We recommend this restaurant!!!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank jljaramillof
Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

I was so excited to finally try meet the chef and try out his food, since my dad is the chef's friend an he could not stop bragging his food. When I finally met Luigui the chef he was a excellent person. The way he...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Bryan B
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