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Octava de Corpus

#86 of 1,313 Restaurants in Quito}
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Calle Junin E 2-167 | Plaza de San Marcos, Quito 170150, Ecuador
593 2952 989
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good15%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (3 reviews)
“wine cellar” (23 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Wine Bar
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
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LOCATION
Calle Junin E 2-167 | Plaza de San Marcos, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I ate here as a party of 8. The owner is aggressively chatty which can be annoying if you prefer not to schmooze. No wine list, you have to traipse down two floors to the basement to make your selection. We were the only party...More

1  Thank avacadovich
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I am a well travelled businessman and i often wonder why owners of establishments do not always take clues from reviews. I hope this will make a difference. This restaurant nestled of a quiet street in the old city is an explosion of all senses...More

1  Thank Marc O
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This restaurant is located in a funky old mansion in the historic district. The walls are covered with the owner's art collection, with varying themes and styles in each room. Instead of picking a bottle of wine from a list, the owner offers you a...More

Thank AudsDC
Reviewed 11 January 2017

My husband and I had Christmas Eve dinner here so the menu was set. We may have enjoyed it more had we been able to select our meal. We had made a reservation for 6:30 and when we showed up were told that dinner wasn't...More

Thank Caitlin H
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit! The walls are covered in artworks, and every surface contains some kitsch object, or a bottle of wine. After choosing our mains we were invited into the wine cellar to choose our wine. Then given a tour of the artworks. It...More

Thank WanderingDavy
Reviewed 7 December 2016

It was pretty quiet on a Tuesday night, so we got lots of attention from our gracious host. The wine cellar was a bit daunting, especially since we did not want to drink that much - we had a half bottle of recent vintage red...More

Thank We_are_Canadian_eh
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Why we were the only people in this restaurant in October I cannot figure out. The food was excellent, the wine cellar beyond comparison. The host could not have been more friendly.

Thank Colette B
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant decor lives up to the descriptions - interesting artwork covering the walls and a wonderful selection of wine. The service was impeccable - the host is an eccentric friendly man and the waiter was attentive. However it may be because it was off...More

Thank Iku00
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is certainly the best place in Quito. The food is up there with other top restaurants, but the wine cellar and the ambiance is what sets it apart from the rest. Service is truly impeccable, a must go place if you visit our capital.

Thank Marcelo G
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful environment, great food, unique wine cellar and very welcoming host. Highly recommended when staying in Quito.

Thank Margaret G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
12:30 PM - 11:45 PM
Saturday
12:30 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Junin E 2-167 | Plaza de San Marcos, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: 593 2952 989
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