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A lo Mero Mero

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Sucre 06-22 y Colon, Loja, Ecuador
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Loja, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

A lo Mero Mero is our family's favorite restaurant in Loja. The restaurant is very clean, the service is excellent, and the food is tasty and delicious. There are plenty of vegetarian options. You can also ask that the vegetarian options have soy meat as well. Some of the entrées are a bit on the expensive side for Ecuador ($7.00),... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Nice family run restaurant. Chicken Fajitas were excellent. Recommended for lunch or dinner. Central location.

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Yum! Very well priced, good Mexican food. It's a little family run place, and so good. We went twice, and on the second trip ordered way too much because it was so delicious. The people running it are friendly as well. It is frequented by locals, always a good sign.

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Loja, Ecuador
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Stopped for a late lunch. Ordered Tacos and burritos. Real Mexican tacos are served on Corn Tortillas, not on Flour tortillas! It's difficult to find authentic Mexican food in Loja. Better to stick to local food and avoid disappointment.

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Loja, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This place has been a well-known institution for quite some time in Loja. They serve the only realistic Mexican fare in the area. There are also many dishes with vegetarian options (not easy to find in Loja). The customer service is good and the food is very good.

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Quito, Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

A quaint Mexican atmosphere restaurant serving burritos, tacos, quesidillas, and enchiladas. Entres are $ 3 to $ 7. Family run restaurant with good service and food. Remember in Ecuador seasoning is used sparingly - so if looking for more authentic Mexican flavours request " picante "

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Estes Park, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

It was nice to have something beyond the normal Ecuadorian fare. The enchiladas were pretty good, but not great. They don't use a lot of peppery spices in Ecuador. Not genuine Mexican food, but then again I am in b Ecuador

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estes park
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

Went there with friends, and we all got something different and it was all good. Clean restaurant, good service

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Toowoomba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

First time travelling around Ecuador South America and really enjoying the people, place,culture,food and cuisine. This Mexican resto at Loja should not be missed. Nice owner Senora Maria&her esposo.Very flexible as well, just ask the suggestion of the owner as for what you want and portion you prefer and she will make it happen. Very nice Mexican/Lojanos Cuisine and reasonable... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

We met a Lojano friend who suggested A lo Mere Mero. The menu had a blend of traditional Mexican and Lojano entrees. I recommend you come hungry. I had a beef & chicken burrito. It was tasty and filling. My wife had their mixed chicken taco that she enjoyed. Our Lojano friend had veggie burrito which was one of their... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sucre 06-22 y Colon, Loja, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Loja Province  >  Loja

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?