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Ponche Suizo

Certificate of Excellence
Cafe, Ecuadorean
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Eloy Alfaro 4-24 | Y Ambato, Banos 180250, Ecuador
+593 99 858 4439
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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 loved this little spot. There was a big menu with great prices. The owner is very friendly. He made our coffees just the way we asked for them. For some reason we had a terrible time getting a cafe con leche in banos, but this was the only place that made them correctly without giving us a super confused... More 

Thank LindseyLou90
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

I stopped by for a quick lunch and this place was perfect. I had the chicken sandwich, an empanada and Zumo de naranja (fresh squeezed orange juice). It was delicious and cheap too. My father had the ponche and could not stop talking about how great it was. The staff was very sweet and attentive. Great place for a quick... More 

Thank Cristina E
London Ontario Canada
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

One of my go to places when I was studying Spanish for 5 weeks in Banos. Great intimate Cafe. Wonderful friendly owners. Delicious latte and hot chocolate.

Thank Marjan G
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Great place, great food. The owner gave us some samples to try and was very friendly and describe everything for us. Coffee and juice were amazing. Nice atmosphere.

Thank Julia A
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

It was a rainy day in Banos so i decided to go to this little gem. The place is beautiful decorated, there are hammocks to relax and read a book. The staff is friendly. A nice place to hang out in a rainy day !

Thank Mary H
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

I had Ponche Suizo, their so called secret recipe and ended up with severe diarrhe and profuse vomiting. When I complained to the woman who is there, she didn't care at all and when I asked, what was in it that could cause this, she refused to answer.

Thank BlueSapphireLK
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a great double espresso. After a short chat with the owner about his famous Ponche Suizo, we got a small try. The Ponche Suizo tasted great. Definitly coming back!

Thank ggggggert
Grand Junction, Colorado
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174 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

Had a great cappuccino here but the place seemed average otherwise. Lukewarm staff, probably not the best choice for breakfast.

Thank Thirst-Aid
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

The milkshake was delicious and so were the empanadas. Be sure to try the secret family recipe tea. Roberto, the owner, is such a sweetheart, very nice man.

Thank Adriana L
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016

Ordered some coffees and snacks. It was all delcious and served with care at a reasonable price. The coffee had a nice strong flavor and the empanadas weren't the fried type. They had some delicous crust. Also got some yummy chocolate chip cookies. Nice service as well.

Thank mhdowning

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Ecuadorean
Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eloy Alfaro 4-24 | Y Ambato, Banos 180250, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Tungurahua Province  >  Banos
  • Phone Number: +593 99 858 4439

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