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The Food Studio


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For more than 10 years we have traveled Ecuador knowing its agrobiodiversity and cooking it. In our restaurant and laboratory we combine aesthetics, our knowledge about eco products and gourmet signature gastronomy. We are suitable for vegans, vegetarians and meet lovers. We are a farm to table and forest to table restaurant, and as part of the slow food movement, we respect our ingredients and the people behind it. Enjoy our food in a clean, safe, and minimalist environment, you can enjoy the best food in Mindo. We have created with eco farming families, gastronomic explorations that highlight the megadiversity of products and regions of Ecuador. If you like we can arrange a exploration (minimum
$3 - $16
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Latin, Contemporary, Fusion, Healthy, Soups, South American, Ecuadorean
Seating, Table Service, Takeout, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a really lovely, freshly made meal in the food studio. I like their philosophy and local sourcing etc. It was clean and great to be able to see the food being prepared. I think I misunderstod the pricing when they said about having soup...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank London021
H8570UCmauricior, Propietario at The Food Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review! Happy to hear that you enjoyed our food and service. Will be a lot of help if you can tells us if the waitress explained you about it (pricing). Also will be nice to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was excellent. The food was better than I expected. I do recommend The Food Studio restaurant. Good food, good people.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Catalina A
Reviewed June 15, 2019

Delightful, clean and cooked with love. I had a vegetarian lunch at the Food Studio and could not be more pleased.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Chuck R
Reviewed June 13, 2019 via mobile

Great concept of daily changing soups and bowls with fresh local organic ingredients. Super tidy place and very clean and correct atmosphere. Must visit when in Mindo. At the moment unfortunately it is not possible to pay with cards and as the ATM in Mindo...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank EduardUtrecht
Reviewed June 13, 2019

The menu is simple, and depends on what meats and veggies are available for that week. We thought he is a very good chef, and conscientious about selecting his suppliers (organic and sustainable). He has a few delicious wines available.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Bill_DaliaT
Reviewed June 3, 2019 via mobile

A must restaurant in Mindo ! This was absolutely great food, with all natural products and amazing cooking ! I loved it !

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Crio2046
Reviewed May 19, 2019

The Food Studio looks fantastic from the moment you walk in. Really simple and clean design. I was a bit confused by the menu at first, but once I figured it out it was easy enough to navigate. The main plate is vegan (though you...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank witnessemptysky
Reviewed May 13, 2019

We were so looking forward to some fresh, healthy food after eating out for weeks, and were not let down. Started off with sweet potato soup, that was creamy and delicious, then salad with cheese for me and fish for my husband. Salad had a...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank gill h
Reviewed May 10, 2019

Our hotel recommended the food studio and we could not be more grateful. It was an amazing dining experience. The food is delicious and I loved it was vegetarian-friendly and so affordable! The owner is also an amazing person. After we finished our meal, there...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Heidi B
Reviewed May 3, 2019 via mobile

I arrived to Mindo super hungry. This was just what I needed. Delicious salad plate and amazing steak. Lemonade was also really nice. A joy.

Date of visit: May 2019
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