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Mea Culpa

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Ecuadorean, International
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Chile y Venezuela | Palacio Arzobispal, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-295-1190
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Today
12:15 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 12:15 - 15:30
Mon - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
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Bogota, Colombia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This Restaurant is so expensive! The staff attentive, but the ceviche was terrible! We thought we were eating at a very nice place but the result was terrible! The food is so poor! This is not the place to order ceviche: the fish was precooked! Very very very pricey! Not a good place to eat!

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Thank Jabrieva
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5 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Great location and attentive staff however is to expensive and the taste and quality of the food we ordered was really poor. We thought we were going to a high end restaurant but In my opinion it's a cheap restaurant with scandalous prices. If you enjoy cebiches don't order one in this place. You're going to be disappointed because the... More 

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Thank Alejandra B
Santiago, Chile
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

if you want to have a good high quality loca food restaurant, thesis it. Beautiful decoration, variety of menu options yet i find it quite expensive for average tourists

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Thank Alexander P
London
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Visited Mea Culpa as it was recommended in a guide book and was close to our hotel. Lovely restaurant, formal service very expensive, particularly the wines. The food was nothing special and we were the only guests!! I am sure you can eat better and much cheaper in Quito

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Thank RagnhildLondon
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

this was a high end restaurant we were celebrating a birthday, the staff were exceptional, 4 star meal.

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Thank Leonie F
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The restaurant is beautiful and our wait staff was attentive and courteous. The food wasn't the BEST we had in Quito but it was certainly very good.

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Thank Robin P
new norcia Australia
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97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Great food. A beautiful old world hotel and we were the only customers. High quality food wine and service.

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Thank glentromie
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95 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

If you visit Quito and want to have a nice dinner, mea culpa is a great option. Located in the main square of Quito, Plaza de la Independencia, this restaurant gives you the opportunity to enjoy a good meal while having a nice view and having a good warm cocktail called "canelazo". After that you can enjoy a nice walk... More 

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Thank Deods
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

At 7pm we were the only ones in the restaurant, were well-taken care of, food was fine but expensive. The next night (Friday) we took a Food Walking tour and enjoyed this street food so much more.

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Toronto, Canada
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250 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Recommended by our hotel as we were looking for something close within walking distance. It is on the main square and although when we arrived it was very quiet, soon after, many tables had been filled. The service was very good and attentive. Overall, we were impressed by the food and very much enjoyed it. While on the pricier side,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Ecuadorean, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:15 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:15 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:15 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:15 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:15 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chile y Venezuela | Palacio Arzobispal, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-295-1190

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?