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Achiote Ecuador - Cuisine

Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 99 338 8489
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Latin, Fusion, South American, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed yesterday

Food was excellent and our waiter, Mario, was both friendly and helpful in explaining the Ecuadorian dishes. Portions were large-the soup "appetizer" could have been a small dinner by itself. I had a pork dish and my wife had the steak. Both were very well...More

Thank Doug W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Dined here twice, the first time was the two of us, food was excellent as was the service. If I'd only dined once the review would be excellent as the menu , service etc is good value. On the second time we were with a...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Looked for good local flavor but found just an overpriced poor imitation. Service was slow and the food selection did not qualify as local flavor.

Thank Fernand0EC
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place has such tasty food! The menu is quite extensive with lots of options - even for vegetarians! The waiters know their product and can recommend appropriately. Expect to wait a long time for your food, but you will be attended very well by...More

Thank travellin-28
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had an empanadas of Shrimp. very good with the spicy sauce I followed this with a ceviche of fish and shrimp. Very good I than had a pescado (fish, sea Bass) with a coco sauce and vegetables and green rice. All was good but...More

Thank owlyul
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent service delicious food and traditional music-would highly recommend eating here. A fabulous plantain appetiser was brought to us free of charge as they felt they’d kept us waiting ( which we didn’t feel they had). My husband had stuffed potato cakes with guacamole and...More

Thank sybillseaman
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everything was great!! Must if you are in Quito. They take reservations. The place is beautiful. The menu provides vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options. Seafood is of course amazing. Interesting appetizers.

Thank 442Jay
Reviewed 4 days ago

I stopped in for lunch at Achiote hoping to try llapingachos, which I’d read about before coming to Ecuador. I enjoyed one of the most delightful lunches ever. The atmosphere was hospitable, the decor was elegant in its simplicity, and my waiter, Mario, was gracious...More

1  Thank Constance H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The waiter was a lovely guide through Ecuadorian cuisine, suggesting delicious dishes. I finally got to try guinea pig, which I had heard about but hadn't seen elsewhere, and it was well worth it!

Thank gelakinetic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our hotel (Hilton Colon) recommended we try Achiote, and we were very happy that they did! From the pleasant waiter to the ambience to the great selection — all very nice! The food was the star — so good! We might have to go back...More

Thank Mary G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, 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, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Juan Rodriguez 282 y Reina Victoria | La Mariscal entre Plaza Foch y Plaza Gabriela Mistral, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 99 338 8489
  • E-mail
ACHIOTE ECUADOR-CUISINE, we are the entrepreneurship of a small Quito family that has an extensive culinary tradition, where you can not only enjoy Ecuadorian food, but also feel the warmth of a home and a country located in the heart of the Andes . The restaurant offers an unforgettable cultural experience, with an extensive menu of innovative recipes that includes vegetarian options and a diversity of flavors that challenge the palate and bring an exquisite and renewed touch to Ecuadorian cuisine. All this in an intimate atmosphere, accompanied by good music and bilingual attention; in one of the most emblematic neighborhoods of Quito, La Mariscal. The ingredients used are organic, endemic and of high quality, always subjected to a process of gourmet preparation that pays homage to a town that knows how to make the heart happy from the palate.
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