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La Abuela Cafe

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Ambato near 16 de Diciembre, Banos 010151, Ecuador
(06) 09 965 4365
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hengelo (ov)
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

We could not help it she had to work on a sunny Sunday! We went in and sat on the balcony, just for a drink. She was not amused. All fresh juices were out of stock, no alternatives. The location is great, but the staff spoiled it for us.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

Went with 2 friend. One was served the " prepared"lunch that is common in Ecuador pretty quickly. He ate, hung around and left. 4 hours later he was sick for 3 days. We continued to wait for an hour after he left. Total at least 1 1/2 hours and no food, no drink no waitress. When we asked the extremely... More 

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Meridian, Idaho, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Had dinner there this evening and truly wish we had not. I ordered a ham sandwich...barely there piece of ham on 2 pieces of old bread...dry and tasteless. A few fries. Had to ask for Mayo...begrudgingly got little packets. Husband had mushroom spaghetti..small bowl..no bread..no cheese... No beverages (asked for water). Waitress pretty much ignored us until time for la... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

Good, affordable food. The pastas and pizzas were really good and the juices were lovely.

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Victoria, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2011

We (2 of us) stopped in for dinner and a drink, and went upstairs to the balcony for the view of the street scene below. Although the place was not busy, it took about 15 minutes for the waitress to take time away from chatting with the bartender to take our order. We thought she'd bring the drinks first but... More 

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Thank Reginald_Chung
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2010

Very pricey compared to others but for some reason is in the backpacker's guidebook. Chicken burritos were totally delicious though! Overall the higher prices would put me off returning

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Thank Lornstar
banos
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2009

We went here one night and what you see is what you get, full of tourists who dont know any better. i can just say one night was enough!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ambato near 16 de Diciembre, Banos 010151, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Tungurahua Province  >  Banos
  • Phone Number: (06) 09 965 4365

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