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Achiote Ecuador Cuisine

) #16 of 1,215 Restaurants in Quito $$ - $$$ Latin, South American,
Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 593, Ecuador
+593 2-250-1743
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (80 reviews)
“mango salad” (7 reviews)
“guinea pigs” (35 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Latin, South American, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 593, Ecuador
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited this restaurant in May 2017. The food was excellent and the wait staff was very helpful--our server was Mario -- English was excellent.

Thank Richard2Phila
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We hadn't previously found many "lighter dining" options in Quito - lots of good hearty food but not so many places for a light lunch. So we really enjoyed Achiote's offerings. We had yucca croquettes with ahí / sesame sauces, mango salad with tamarind (a...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 6 days ago

Both the service and the food were not all that great, but the thing that was the most disappointing was the kitchen. Took nearly an hour and forty min. to get our entrees. And one came late. And the ceviche appetiser we ordered came with...More

Thank john P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had such a lovely dinner at Achiote. Everything was great, from the many kinds of ceviches to the amazing pisco sours. Big portions. We also enjoyed the chocolate rice served with some dishes. Service was also very good and friendly. Prices were reasonable. I...More

Thank AnaDeSoto
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the food. Very nice music quietly played. Service was excellent; many local food choices. In the heart of where things are happening

Thank Terry98027
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were in Ecuador for about 18 days, circling back to Quito for a total of three visits. This was one of the best meals we had on the trip. One of us enjoyed the shrimp in coconut sauce -- flavorful, cooked...More

Thank Ted F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was mediocre at best. Kitchen was incredibly slow (took over an hour for our food to come out). Service was also only ok. We ordered a ceviche appetizer, which our waitress put in as my entree (even though I also ordered a pork dish)....More

Thank CubsGirl77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was recommended by our tour guide who lives in Quito. Food was excellent (roasted plantain, ceviche and grilled seafood) and the service was wonderful! Charming staff and delightful ambience, reasonably priced.

Thank Marjorie E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I both agree that the prices are a bit high, by 30% too high. We suggest to skip the cocktail drinks, as they're not made well. However, we are very happy with our food. My husband had the seafood ceviche while I...More

Thank TCTaylor2010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the food here was great - may have been the best meal i had in my entire two weeks in Ecuador. the menu has a good variety of options and at fair prices. the wine selection is pretty decent and also priced fairly (as far...More

Thank LaraDavis
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 593, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-250-1743
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Description
Coming to Ecuador, visiting the jungle, the Galapagos Islands and the great Andes region is an adventure. But this adventure is complemented with the best ecuadorian food offered by us, and our great Ceviche Ecuatoriano, our traditional soups, grilled meat and seafood, and a great selection of wines and drinks. Our modern cozy ambiance will generate an additional great experience in your visit. Call us now!
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