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Hj Gourmet & Grill - CLOSED

Malecon Alberto F. Santos 1848 | Primera casa derecha , sobre Malecón, a 250 mts desde el Shopping Bahia, Bahia de Caraquez 131401, Ecuador
+593 99 439 2398
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  • Excellent95%
  • Very good5%
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Jun 15, 2017
“Permanently Closed”
Mar 25, 2016
“Excellent night”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Peruvian, South American
$$ - $$$
Malecon Alberto F. Santos 1848 | Primera casa derecha , sobre Malecón, a 250 mts desde el Shopping Bahia, Bahia de Caraquez 131401, Ecuador
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Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

According to two local residents, HJ's has been permanently closed since circa mid-2016. We were quite disappointed, having looked forward to visiting during our stay in Bahia de Caraquez.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Atreides
Reviewed March 25, 2016

We reserve for 4. ..it was surprising to see how nice it is inside.Decoration was made with taste..nice furniture, nice restaurant..service very pleasant.staff was quick.the menue ws quite elaborated with lots of choice.2 of us had scallop which were good but certainly too cooked which...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Daniel M
Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

If in Bahia or Canoa - make sure not to miss this place! The food was probably the best I had during my three weeks in Equador, the service was warm and friendly and the Malbec was super. Tiny place so a reservation is a...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank juliasO3099OW
Reviewed February 16, 2016

We celebrated my husband's birthday at Hj. After travelling in Ecuador for six weeks, this was exactly the kind of meal we wanted. My husband had tenderloin, which was thick, juicy and flavourful. My lamb chops were perfectly cooked and delicious. We have paid close...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank Marilyn M
Reviewed February 11, 2016 via mobile

Try it out! Dinner was lovely an you can't miss the pisco sour! Absolutely nice! Prices are very convenient.

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank faire-ca
Reviewed February 11, 2016 via mobile

When I arrived at my B&B my host asked what cuisine I liked and when I said seafood his reply was you must try this place. He couldn't remember the name but pointed at a green roof 2 blocks away. He also said there was...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank _cornishpixie7_mk
Reviewed February 2, 2016

All the superlative reviews are spot on! The atmosphere, service, and food were all top-notch... and the "value" is unsurpassed. Two prices: $10 and $15 per dinner. And for $15 you can enjoy filet mignon, fresh albacore tuna filets, with the creamiest risotto I've ever...More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank GSC2006
Reviewed January 13, 2016

We were so impressed with Chef Hugo and Rosie and the food. We had the sea bass and the Lomo Saltado, both with risotto, with passion fruit mousse for dessert, wine, and salad. Rosie gave us the best table in the house, which is on...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank 314hale
Reviewed January 2, 2016

My husband and myself really enjoy this restaurant a whole lot! The atmosphere is great and the people running the place are amazing. They have delicious food and we have never been disappointed with anything we have eaten there.

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank Melody S
Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

Hugo's menu changes daily bases on the freshest ingredients in town. Food taste, food presentation, atmosphere, and staff service are exquisite. I feel lucky to have found out about his restaurant by word of mouth. He opens up his living room (I wouldn't have known...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank 516christinal
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$10 - $15
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Malecon Alberto F. Santos 1848 | Primera casa derecha , sobre Malecón, a 250 mts desde el Shopping Bahia, Bahia de Caraquez 131401, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Manabi Province  >  Bahia de Caraquez
  • Phone Number: +593 99 439 2398
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