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Mi Patria Ecuadorian Restaurant

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1410 22nd St, West Des Moines, IA 50266-1403
+1 515-222-2755
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“plantains” (20 reviews)
“pulled pork” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Latin, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1410 22nd St, West Des Moines, IA 50266-1403
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Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

Loved the food/ pulled pork entre was delish, tender- wonderfully seasoned! Everything was fantastic! It came with great accompaniments- so much we took leftovers & were stuffed!

Thank Susan S
Reviewed September 19, 2016

I wish we had a place like this in MN!!! After reading reviews we decided to stop at this place and WOW are we happy we did. Don't judge the book by its cover, it is in a strip mall and doesn't look like much...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed September 18, 2016

We had lunch at Ecuadorian rest., this was new for me and my wife and the menu were not really familiar so the staff help us and guide us., and this was our first time experience to try Ecuadorian cuisine, but nothing much to say,...More

Thank HTonic
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Great food and service. Brought back great memories of the t8I spent in Guayaquil Ecuador. Delicioso food and large portions.

Thank Steve H
Reviewed September 7, 2016

We live in Florida and visit lots of restaurants with Central and South American Cuisine on a regular basis. We were surprised to see this place highly rated on Tripadvisor when we were put in charge of finding a dinner spot for some Minnesotan family...More

Thank Regomatic
Reviewed August 23, 2016

The restaurant has the feel of a Mexican restaurant. It is clean and the service is friendly. I had never eaten Ecuadorian food before. I expected it to be very close to Mexican, but was pleasantly surprised. I had a pork dish that was delicious!...More

Thank jrisolvato
Reviewed August 22, 2016

The next best thing to travel is to experience a place through their food! This is a wonderful place to do just that!

Thank Kevin N
Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

I ate here years ago with a friend and since then have traveled to Ecuador and Peru. Browsing the menu online recently I was excited to return and eat some foods I am now familiar with. I got there after the dinner rush on a...More

1  Thank Emily C
Reviewed August 15, 2016

We love this place family owned and operated... Consistently good service... Wonderful food and great family! We usually do the beef stuffed plantain patties ( tortillas de verde) and arroz con pollo... Which you could probably split. Massive portions delicious food. Don't be afraid of...More

Thank Ashdsm
Reviewed August 10, 2016

This is my second visit to Mi Patria & won't be my last. Both times I have brought Missionary friends who lived in Ecuador during the 80s & 90s. I spent time with them while they lived there as well. All of us feel the...More

Thank Guitarjess
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Questions & Answers
kellyalonso
April 10, 2016|
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Response from lockoz |
Yes it is... but it mainly a Ecuadorian restaurant with authentic flavours, the lomo salteado is Peruvian and taste awesome just like the Churrasco!
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55pamelaf
November 15, 2015|
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Response from Michael A | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't expect a problem, but it is a good idea, none the less, to have a table.
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debcazavilan
July 18, 2015|
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Response from M M | Reviewed this property |
They have a small wine & beer selection. As is typical of many small restaurant owners, they often carry lower-end, less expensive, well-known selections. It would be a boon to business and customer dining experience to have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1410 22nd St, West Des Moines, IA 50266-1403 (Formerly Cazador)
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  West Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-222-2755
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