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Cafe Plaza Grande

) #67 of 1,217 Restaurants in Quito $$ - $$$ , Vegetarian Friendly
Garcia Moreno N5 - 16 | Chile esq, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-251-0777
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (26 reviews)
“ceviche” (19 reviews)
“potato soup” (9 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Garcia Moreno N5 - 16 | Chile esq, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed yesterday

I had some ceviche and fish for lunch. But the most memorable thing was the ice cream desert served with dry ice. The kids LOVED it. If you can go upstairs there is a beautiful view of the plaza area.

Thank boymomdfw
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Having done a walk through Old Town Quito I ended up at the square at around lunch time. There are some smaller establishments on the square for a lighter lunch but I wanted something traditional and slightly more comfortable. The Cafe Plaza Grande is a...More

Thank Beechman1
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We visited for lunch and had the set menu. The location was great, very comfortable and a good mix of clientele so interesting people watching. Plantains chips and dips were provided on arrival which were lovely. The juices were also tasty. The starters were a...More

Thank lesleymulhall
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Had lunch at this cafe right in the middle of the square in Old Town. It looks quaint and we had a typical Ecuadorian lunch which started with fried chips of plantain, and different varieties of potato and sweet potato with 3 types of dips....More

Thank CorkyNj
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Our Quito tour had us booked here for lunch. We all seemed to enjoy our meals very much but the dessert was delicious and served with a special presentation.!

Thank Travelingigi
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I feel a little harsh giving one star as the service is very attentive at this Swissotel franchise or outpost, and you do get an old world colonial feel in the lavish dining room with a place-side location, and waiters dressed to the nines in...More

Thank Kotinka
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Take one of the window seats to see the life on the Plaza the artistic shoe cleaners. Food was ok the service was fine. The staff of the hotel extremely friendly and helpfull we ordered a taxi and they took great care!

Thank chrieerbe
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

It was raining and it was the perfect option to see the gloomy scenes of Quito in a cloudy and cold day. Only asked for a coffee. The atmosphere is relaxing and it makes you feel back in time. Saw other table that asked for...More

Reviewed 19 November 2016

This is on the ground floor of the Hotel Plaza Grande and we decided to go there for lunch having already looked at the menu. It has good variety of foods but we wanted something fairly light. We had a Club Sandwich and Chicken Wrap,...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We were here for lunch with 18 persons. We were not in a hurry, and our drinks came quick enough. Our food orders were slower and sporadic, but that was fine because there were so many of us. I had the Ceviche (mixed - with...More

Thank lid_9
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Garcia Moreno N5 - 16 | Chile esq, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-251-0777
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  • This restaurant is at Hotel Plaza Grande
This restaurant is dedicated to the pleasures of the traditional Ecuadorian cuisine, offering selections from every region, accompanied by traditional music and colors of the country
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