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“Cuenca's Charming New Cafe” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Chartres Cafe

Chartres Cafe
Ranked #243 of 490 Restaurants in Cuenca
Cuisines: Cafe
Dining options: Lunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch
Cuenca, Ecuador
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Cuenca's Charming New Cafe”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2014

Alfonso Urquia is the delightful, big-hearted Spaniard show recently opened Chartres Cafe to serve excellent sandwiches, numerous gourmet coffee drinks, varied desserts, and even artisan cheeses, in a quiet, comfortable setting. Alfonso also has a library of 200 books for people to peruse while lingering over their coffee or checking their emails in big, soft, easy chairs. I especially like his (large) Serrano ham sandwich on a baguette, while my wife favors the shrimp sandwich, and a friend of ours really enjoys the smoked salmon sandwich. We really like Alfonso's cappuccinos and lattes as well. He is open from 9 am to 1 pm, then from 3 pm to 9 pm (with the afternoon break used to shop for fresh ingredients for the evening meal), on Ave. Ordonez Lasso about two-thirds of the way from Ave. Las Americas to the Hotel Oro Verde.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
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