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Al Mercato


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The place is nice but it is really expensive and not that good. They try to sell the most expensive dish and it won’t be as good as they say. I recommend the coffee. It is good. Nothing else.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MayaCarbonell
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Went with some friends. Everybody had a different platter, very good food and service was nice also. Owner comes and explains the menu to the table: nice touch!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jebluhm
Reviewed October 11, 2018

I really enjoyed this one. It is the sort of place I would expect my favourite Italian (apart from Caligula and his close relatives of course) the Young Montalbano to enjoy. The space is clean and simple in an old house, and the food is...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank John K
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Everything was fabulous. Five people ordered five different things and everyone was completely happy with their dish. The owner is always there and you can tell he really enjoys putting out the best food. Thank you Julio, wonderful place, wonderful food and most of all,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gracieladsaenz
Reviewed September 28, 2018

The owner will walk you through their daily menu and suggest an entree and a main that match your cravings. The ingredients are fresh and the pasta is homemade. Truly, the best in town.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

We lived in Italy for three years, and one of the great things about the culinary scene there was that you could easily find simple, everyday restaurants, with absolutely delicious food. That’s what Al Mercato brings to Ecuador. Seeing it from the outside, the place,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jemabel
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Nestled in a small corner of cumbayá town. Small, family restaurant. Great home made pasta, amazing flavors. Portions a bit small. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Luismichiri
Reviewed June 19, 2018

The food was the highlight of the experience. It was superb. I have rarely had food this good, even for an Italian (me). The service was a tad bit slow, but manageable.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Carlos Eduardo E
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

We wanted a tasty pasta before running a 15k the next day - what an amazing treat! Everything was delicious and the prices, while on the higher end ($10-16 per pasta dish) were well worth the delicious experience!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Elise S
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Very nice small restaurant, great menu , very well served and attended by his owner. Superb flavors.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank MauricioT654
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