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El Sitio


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner

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New Location and New Name: I’m proud to notify that I’ve moved into to a bigger location (just meters away), and my restaurant’s new name is “El Sitio”. The address is as follows: “Bugambilias, 9 de Octubre y calle Sucre (diagonal to Banco del Pichincha’s ATM machine). We are offering an extensive menu, which includes a wide range of options, from traditional Ecuadorean food, through vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, lactose free and custom made dishes. As a complement to our ambiance, during certain days of the week, we are harmonizing the food time with melodic trumpet live music. We will be glad to serve you in “El Sitio” and would like to extend our gratitude for all the welcoming that El
$3 - $12
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Seafood, Latin, Ecuadorean
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Table Service
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All reviews ceviche spaghetti chicken burger yuca pescado red salsa pineapple salad trout fruit lots of variety muchas gracias all enjoyed our meals have eaten here ecuadorian food blown away
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food with reasonable prices for very large portions . The staff and service were also fantastic and patient with my not-so-great Spanish!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank laynej2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended! We got huge portions of fresh and tasty food for very reasonable prices. The staff is super friendly. Muchas gracias.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank DickMoneymaker
714wilyc, Propietario at El Sitio, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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nuestro placer es darles calidad gracias por su visita..

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Please go and by all means try the trout. I had a salad and it was yummy...strawberries, apples, pineapple, lettuce, broccoli...lots of variety!!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Heidi Y
714wilyc, Propietario at El Sitio, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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muchas gracias siempre de lo mejor para nuestros clientes

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Loved the food here. The chef was at great pains to make sure everything was as we wanted. We had several lunches here, burgers, trout, chicken - each time we went we received a warm welcome and great food. Highly recommended. Great value.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Gerhard7
714wilyc, Propietario at El Sitio, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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gracias por preferirnos lindo viaje

Reviewed June 13, 2019

Stopped for dinner and had the place to ourselves. Willy the proprietor taught us some more Spanish and helped us order. The portions were large, meat, avocado and salad, we opted for the baked plantain (porconnes?) , delicious. Our advice, eat early as the place...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank JJ064
714wilyc, Propietario at El Sitio, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2019
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Muchas gracias... no olviden que siempre estamos para dar lo mejor en calidad , YO Willy dueño legitimo de mis...More

Reviewed June 9, 2019

We ate at El Sitio on our recent trip to Mindo and were blown away! The quality, the diversity (great Ecuadorian food - but with a twist!), the competence of the chef who comes to your table personally - simply EVERYTHING was brilliant! If only...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Stefan D
Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

I wish I tried everything on the menu! Was in Mindo for 5 days and ate here 3 times. The breakfast is cheap, delicious, filling and a great alternative to the fried eggs and fruit you get at most other places. The burgers are very...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank andrewlD976DP
Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

I had breakfast here twice. Both times I had the fresh fruit, granola and yogurt. The portion was massive and it was fresh and delicious. They do lots of Ecuadorian food too and again the portions were big and prices very reasonable. Mine was 3.50€...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank sarahgF683NA
Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

We went here for a late lunch and it was delicious. Great variety in the menu, even for vegetarians. My boyfriend had the fish with passion fruit sauce and said it was delicious. I had the mushroom ceviche, which was an interesting concept and pretty...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank PrincessFi88
Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

We had lunch and dinner at El Sitio and it did not disappoint either time. Food was delicious. Fresh, and I mean fresh crab encocado was divine. Spaghetti with garlic and with shrimp neopolitan was divine! Would definitely recommend. Inexpensive yet soooo delish!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Maureen H
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