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Cafe Mosaico

Manuel Samaniego N8-95 Near Antepara, Itchimbia | Itchimbia, Quito, Ecuador
+593 2-254-2871
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“thai curry” (2 reviews)
“onion rings” (3 reviews)
“hot wings” (2 reviews)
Open Now
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Ecuadorean, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Manuel Samaniego N8-95 Near Antepara, Itchimbia | Itchimbia, Quito, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here today after a 1/2 tour of Quito. The views are spectacular and the food was top notch! I had the shrimp ceviche and peanut chicken... both were delicious but portions were huge and I couldn’t finish everything. My only disappointment was not finding...More

Thank Ronnie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect view. Perfect service. Awesome food. Great Malbec. What else could I ask for. You must come for the sunset

Thank Jaime U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of having dinner on April 24th with great friends at this magnificent restaurant.... All the ingredients were present for a most enjoyable evening. The view of the city is breathtaking, the food is delicious and the service is impeccable. When in...More

Thank Fabrizio R
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Cafe Mosaico is really nice, I've been there a couple of times to enjoy the view and place. They offer traditional places and hamburgers too. I suggest them to taste. The big highlight is the view of Quito.

Thank Samantha A
Reviewed 7 April 2018

We enjoyed the view here on our last night in Quito, looking out over the sparkling lights. The food was good and very reasonable. I was happy with my locro de papa and onion rings.

Thank Jennie383
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Great views over the city, with the Basilica in pride of place. Elevated above the old town and about a $2.00 taxi ride the cafe serves great coffee, cakes, snacks and main meals. Well worth the journey up hill. First restaurant we have found that...More

Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Great views of Quito, but that's about the only reason to go. Food is mediocre at best, and overpriced for Quito. Service is hit or miss. Go around sunset for a drink or snack and to soak up the view, but think about going elsewhere...More

1  Thank Patrick O
Reviewed 17 March 2018

i always come with friends, and also send my tour groups to enjoy the amazing view. Great staff, pet friendly, great food.

Thank Alejo H
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

If you want to have one of the best down town view in Quito, go to this place, but don’t eat here! Maximum ask for a typical beverage like Canelazo. I feel this place a little dirty. Any way...as said up: Great View, bad food

Thank Juanmarortizbermeo
Reviewed 18 February 2018

The view from the balcony is indeed spectacular, especially if you are there at sunset and watch the lights come on all over the city. This Cafe is famous for it since 25 years or more but by now it is no longer the only...More

1  Thank MB13377
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manuel Samaniego N8-95 Near Antepara, Itchimbia | Itchimbia, Quito, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-254-2871
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By far the greatest view of Quito, with excellent menu offerings and the best coffee in town. A must visit for locals and foreigners alike to enjoy coffee or a full meal while witnessing Quito in its fairest light.
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