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2851 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418-2951
+1 612-788-1328
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Latin, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2851 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418-2951
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went with 8 girlfriends and only one had heard of this Ecuadorian restaurant before. To begin the evening, the staff was kind and accommodating of such a large group! Honestly, I had no idea what to expect, but when I see plantains on a menu,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Winnie J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Slow roasted meats, great flavors, & good wines. How can you beat that? The service is fast and the employees are friendly.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank hlidek
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful food, well presented. Cheery service. Great menu.small parking lot, street ok. Loved the fried plantin and cilantro sauce...

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank somerstuga
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten here several time and really like it. They have added another dining room so can accommodate lots more people. The servers do a great job, the food is excellent and presented beautifully. I highly recommend it. We were there for a early...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank richie1732
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We we're looking for a restaurant with food we couldn't get or make back home. Decided to come here solely on the good reviews and close proximity to the Minneapolis Institute of Art. It did not disappoint! When we pulled up I was a little...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank morr0568
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was really good and the staff was nice and helpful. It was a full morning but the waiting time was worth it. We had 2 main dishes pollo seco y llapingachos and 2 side dishes a pancake and 2 empanadas to share. We...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank V1ctor_Playa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here twice. The first time was with friends and we had a great meal. The second time, I took my dad here because it is near his home. It is not the sort of place my dad would normally think to go...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank leahcQ5963ZF
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

After reading the rave reviews for Chimborazo I was excited to give it a try as I live only a few blocks away. The chicken we had was incredibly dry and the rice was bland. The waitress that helped us seemed to be a little...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lianne95
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Living in the south burbs, we’ve never had a reason to venture to NE Mpls for dinner. But joining friends for dinner before a downtown holiday concert, and based on positive TA reviews, we decided to try out this restaurant. Glad we did. Even though...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mike R
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Really really really impressed by the food here! I haven't had anything I don't like. If you've never tried fried plantains, I highly recommend you do so here.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank brookevid
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Michelle S
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Response from Claire D | Reviewed this property |
In addition to Jim's response, you should be able to order the salad (without cheese – but do check on the dressing) and I've had some delicious vegetable soups that should be safe as well. We always order the yucca... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2851 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418-2951
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-788-1328
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