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“Did not meet expectations”
Review of Taco Bello

Taco Bello
Ranked #12 of 74 Restaurants in Otavalo
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed March 12, 2013

Having read the other reviews here and in lonely planet, we were looking forward to finally having som real Mexican food. The place looks very much like a fast-food joint. The owner was very friendly, and for some reason they kept giving us nachos that we had not ordered. The food is VERY cheap. The margaritas are very good. The food was slightly disappointing, as I was expecting something orgasmic. This is more American than Mexican. Having had good Mexican food in Mexico, I guess our palates were just too spoiled :) I have given 3 out of 5 simply because of the owners charisma and the margaritas, not due to the food.

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Reviewed October 29, 2012

This is probably the best place you could eat in Otavalo. If you're looking for really good Mexican food at a great price with a chill atmosphere, this is the spot. Carlos, the owner and chef, loves to talk to everyone and will practically hang out with you and your crew if he's not too busy. Whether you are taking Grandma out for her 80th birthday or trying to impress the gorgeous Latina you met last night at the club, this is the right place to be. They carry tequilas there that I've never even heard of, which gives you plenty of new things to try, and there are always awesome music videos playing that will surely get you singing and reminiscing on the good old days. Taco Bello is a beacon of unique quality and creativity within the local community. Definitely go here.

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Reviewed October 6, 2012

I cannot recommend this place enough. First of all, great Mexican food in Ecuador!!!! Second of all, the owner/chef Carlos is such a sweetheart. He loves engaging his customers in conversations, he speaks English very well and he makes some GOOD salsa. Everything you order will be delicious and huge portions! Very good value. This Californian was very satisfied from this restaurant--I even came back the next day because it was THAT good.

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