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Sativa Studio Cafe

Luis A. Martinez Street & Eloy Alfaro Street | Behind the supermarket, Banos 33130, Ecuador
+593 99 530 4432
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“tamales” (11 reviews)
“veggie burger” (29 reviews)
“organic salad” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Caribbean, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Luis A. Martinez Street & Eloy Alfaro Street | Behind the supermarket, Banos 33130, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service (Gladys), very welcoming, friendly and efficient. Nice, cozy atmosphere. Nice book exchange in the corner

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sandyshel
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Had a really nice meal here, music was nice, the place is cool. Food was super fresh and felt very homemade. Also, the owner is a really nice guy.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GrandTour30342226095
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Disappointed. Food is very average for a high price (7$ each dish at the moment we visited them). Their ‘super organic salad’ was completely not eatable and absolutely like non-vegetarians imagine vegetarian food - plate of dry bitter grass with the a bit of vinegar...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Anne_Veretennyk
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautifully decorated cafe in Banos. They have delicious drinks and some Caribbean drink choices which is great. Additionally, the staff is very nice here. Went for 2 hours for some WiFi and only had one drink and they didn’t have a problem...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank M392CBemilyb
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Came here for a cup of coffee and to kill some time before leaving Baños - had a great drink of mixed teas and coffee and the staff was wonderfully kind - cute spot and all garden to table

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lindzococo
Reviewed June 22, 2018

We found this place by accident- going to a different vegetarian place. Good atmosphere and they have the best pickled hot peppers in Ecuador. Good service lots of food. Would gladly return!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank AdMun003
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Went with my friends and girlfriend, the girl who treated us maybe had a bad day, no smile. We ordered tamales and hamburger that like 15 min to serve the first hamburger and 25 to the tamales, they gave us giant salad plates maybe to...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Monochromicorn
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

We coincidentally ran in to this place. It is ran by a family and they are really nice. Everything they cook is from their own garden and tastes delicious. The whole place is made from 100% recycled material. Greetings

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Tom H
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Very cool laid back atmosphere. Food takes a little long to receive but worth it. Had the veggie burger, fries and salad- all terrific. Had a soup on another visit- it didn’t have much flavor and texture was a little too grainy for my liking....More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Connector647593
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

We went to this restaurant twice because the pineapple coconut smoothie was so delicious! All vegan food, super healthy, flavorful and delicious! They even have homemade kombucha!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank ucantfakeawesome
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $5
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Luis A. Martinez Street & Eloy Alfaro Street | Behind the supermarket, Banos 33130, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Tungurahua Province  >  Banos
  • Phone Number: +593 99 530 4432
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Sativa Studio Cafe is a pottery studio and vegan cafe located in the heart of Banos city. Its a space where you can relax, enjoy a healthy and beautiful meal on handmade ceramic plates, drink organic homemade fruit wines, organic Ecuadorian coffee, or just hang out by the fireplace while sipping a hot cup of our organic herbal teas. The food is all vegan and delicious.
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