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Montalvo y Rafael Vieira | A pocos metros de la cascada y diagonal a la torre, Banos 180250, Ecuador
+593 3-274-1609
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went here after we hit the thermal pools for a coffee and some dessert. It is a very relaxing place with unique decorations. The service was great!

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Thank Abbie H
Morlaix, France
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is first beautiful with paintings and art. The world food is good (thai, indian...), A nice place to have dinner on the way back from the waterfall and hot baths (but Banos is small enough to go there anyway !).

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Thank nasushi
Karina S, Propietario at Cafe Hood, responded to this review
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Nos es muy gratificante leer comentarios tan buenos como el suyo. Gracias por visitarnos. Karina. More 

Vilcabamba, Ecuador
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was excellent, substancial portions. Atmosphere is beautiful, artistic, classy. Friendly singing pooch, good service, reasonable prices. A Must do in Banos.

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Thank 786felix
Karina S, Propietario at Cafe Hood, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por su valiosa opinión. Para Café Hood es muy importante que nuestros clientes, estén satisfechos con el trabajo... More 

Midlothian, VA
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time I visit Banos I head to Cafe Hood. Each and every time I find excellent Ecuadorian, Thai, Italian & Mexican food. It is not only the food that is good at Cafe Hood. The ambiance, the environment, the music and the patrons are all excellent. I've enjoyed meeting many people here from Ecuador, Chile, Peru, Colombia, USA, Canada,... More 

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Thank ArtBIII
Karina S, Propietario at Cafe Hood, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por sus visitas a nuestro Café restaurante. Es un placer que nuestros clientes siempre estén satisfechos de nuestro... More 

American Fork, Utah
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2017

Not too impressed at all. Basic Restaurant with nothing that jumps out at you. I would not go back. It may be for more of the bar crowd as we did not go out at night much at all.

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Thank Don84101
Karina S, Propietario at Cafe Hood, responded to this review
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Señor cliente, me gustaría preguntarle, si usted estuvo en CAFE HOOD. Estamos ubicados cerca a la cascada. Mi lugar es... More 

Seattle, Washington
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91 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2017

We got in into Banos after a 3.5 hour bus ride. We walked to our hostal from the bus stop and passed by one of two Cafe Hoods in town. We had peeked in and saw the place was adorable with a library and chill funky vibe. The menu looked good a lot to offer for vegetarians (my wife). Our... More 

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Thank JPRamsey
Karina S, Propietario at Cafe Hood, responded to this review
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Qué pena que tubo una mala experiencia en el restaurante que usted visitó. Pero me gustaría indicarle que usted está... More 

Boynton Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2017

We love Cafe Hood. Now it's located in a beautiful new building on the street to the baths. Karina continues to excel in her food preparation & presentation. My wife & I highly recommend it.

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1 Thank Edward G
Karina S, Propietario at Cafe Hood, responded to this review
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Qué alegría saber que tenemos clientes por tantos años. Es una de las razones que ponemos mucho amor a lo... More 

Kanaranzi
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

We had a nice time at Casa Hood. We had the nachos. They were fantastic. Casa Hood had a nice sized menu and good beer.

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Thank LindseyLou90
Karina S, Propietario at Cafe Hood, responded to this review
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Qué grato es leer opiniones tan lindas como está. Para nosotros son siempre incentivos para día a día crecer más. More 

Boston, MA
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

I was able to grab some gluten-free takeout from this spot. The manager (owner?) even got the bottle of soy sauce for me to check whether it had gluten (sadly it did). Lots of character with different types of seating. Good choice for a larger group that can't decide what to eat, with a varied menu. I had a side... More 

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1 Thank tjbmarv
Karina S, Propietario at Cafe Hood, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por su valiosa opinión. Nuestros clientes son lo más valioso, y cuidamos mucho sus necesidades. More 

Halifax, Canada
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a few meals at this popular and reasonably priced restaurant. Wide range of choices on the menu and friendly, efficient service. Coffees and herbal teas delicious.

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Thank Sparkster55
Karina S, Propietario at Cafe Hood, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por su valiosa opinión. Nos encanta saber que nuestros clientes disfrutaron de su visita en nuestro restaurante. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $8
Cuisine
Cafe, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Montalvo y Rafael Vieira | A pocos metros de la cascada y diagonal a la torre, Banos 180250, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Tungurahua Province  >  Banos
  • Phone Number: +593 3-274-1609
Description
CAFE HOOD will always strive to have interesting, thoughtful food. Our menu is innovative with a fresh look for lunch and dinner. We offer cocktail drinks, coffee and many amazing deserts. Our restaurant atmosphere was created to give peace and great memories to travelers in a cozy environment. It is our goal to provide Baños with a restaurant that showcases international food, using high quality and sustainable ingredients combined with innovative cooking. If you are look for something healthy, a good price and delicious you found it!

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