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Luis a. Martinez y Eloy Alfaro, Banos 010151, Ecuador
(06) 274 2870
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on a very quiet Thursday night. We were virtually the only customers in but despite that the service was incredibly slow. However when the food and drinks did arrive all was forgiven. At the end of the evening the owner even offered us a Conalazo and we stayed and chatted until close. Really nice evening.

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Steinbach, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whatever you get on the menu is going to be delicious! I shared a plate of fajitas with another man, and the portion was absolutely sufficient for the two of us. Prices are great too.

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Thank Mark R
Cuenca, Ecuador
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

In my review of the Santa Clara hotel I mention this restaurant. It was only one block North of our hotel. Since we have lived in Ecuador for four years, finding good Mexican food is hard and we were delighted to find this one and try it out. I had enchiladas and Ana Maria had flautas. Both dishes were excellent,... More 

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Salamanca, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Ate here twice, once just the two of us and the second time a group of us from our hostel. Both times the food was delicious and the staff fantastic. We also got a tour of the brand new hotel above and it was beautiful, we wish them all the best!

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Thank oneyearinspain
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

Very good Mexican food. Excellent tequila priced low foa a restaurant. Nachos and frijoles excellent. Very friendly. No credit cards. Moving to Called Montalvo and 12 de Noviembre next week

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Thank Russell H
Calgary Alberta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

Four of us went to Pancho Villa for supper. Two had burritos, one had enchiladas and I had the beef fajitas. We had beer or wine which were both very reasonably priced. All of us were very happy with our menu choices. We also had beans, rice, salad and guacamole. My fajitas were very plentiful and filling. My only recommendation... More 

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Gulf Breeze, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We were a bit tired of Ecuadorian food by day 17 so tried this as a change of place. The atmosphere was nice and the food good. We shared mixed fajitas and there was plenty of meat and veggies. The lemonade was good as well.

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Thank Cecilia H
Community of Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Savory TexMex food, vegetarian options, outstanding guacamole and the best Margaritas in town. Saul, the owner, and his wife will give you personalized service and will take care that everything goes right. This is a 14 year tradition restaurant and I always return when vist Banos (and the taste remains the same).

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Thank DoctorGalo
Banos, Ecuador
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This restaurant is in a nice location in Banos, Ecuador and is in an old house nicely decorated with pictures of old Mexican films and one particularly good shot of Pancho Villa and his gang before he was captured by General Sherman. Okay so now for the review. I went there with a lady friend for dinner. There were Margaritas... More 

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Thank Kevin W
Cuenca, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

While on a short holiday in Baños, I stumbled upon this gem of a Mexican restaurant. I was first impressed with its entrance up a long staircase, which makes it feel private, and overlooks the surrounding area. I chose a window table for the lovely nighttime view. Living in Ecuador, I have not found especially good Mexican food for more... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Luis a. Martinez y Eloy Alfaro, Banos 010151, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Tungurahua Province  >  Banos
  • Phone Number: (06) 274 2870

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?