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La Closerie de Lilas

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Alfaro 6-20, Banos, Ecuador
(06) 274 1430
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Dartmouth, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

A group of 7 of us ate here on a tour. The owner served us and was absolutely adorable. The food was a nice change from the Ecuadorian meals we had been having. I had the mixed pasta (with ham, broccoli and mushrooms) in the standard cream sauce and it was delicious.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

Able to eat cleanly with the veggie soup and avocado vinaigrette salad. Most of our party of 14 had steak of one variety or another and seemed to like it much (empty plates told all). I wish I had the tomato provincalle - that looked fresh & satisfying. My meal was about $7... a great value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Good atmosphere and staff were great. Really good value, went with a group of 9 and everyone enjoyed their meal. I had the chateaubriand $8 beautifully cooked would totally recommend. Large plunder I think was $2 and glass of red wine $3

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Totally recommended! Excellent cook, as part of the experience, talk to her, interesting to know her story

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2011

This is my favorite restaurant in Banos. I have known it for many years and I always go back when I'm there. Everybody I have introduce to this cozy home-made like restaurant have love it. I would suggest to try the chicken with mushrooms. It is my favorite. The owner cooks and serves the food. She was a cook in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2009

A very good family restaurant (the mother cocks and you can see her daughters around) in Banos. Amazing fish with white wine in the oven and Great lomo fino a la plancha (grill). Very cheap (only 5$ for huge main course). Alfaro 620, Banos (near Alfaro and Oriente). [--]

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Meals
Dinner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alfaro 6-20, Banos, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Tungurahua Province  >  Banos
  • Phone Number: (06) 274 1430

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?