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El Pobre Diablo

#170 of 1,332 Restaurants in Quito}
$$ - $$$, ,
Isabel La Catolica N24-274 y Galavis | esq. La Floresta., Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-223-5194
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“empanadas” (2 reviews)
“cover charge” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Ecuadorean
$$ - $$$
Isabel La Catolica N24-274 y Galavis | esq. La Floresta., Quito 170150, Ecuador
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 15 April 2017

I visited this place the other day in order to have some drinks and grab a quick bite. I have to say that I really like this place, mostly because of it's atmosphere and live music. The service is friendly and fast. I totally recommend...More

Thank lguerrero54
Reviewed 8 April 2017

If you're looking for a chill night out, this is a great place to consider. Very good vibes, especially when there is live jazz music, usually featuring local talent from the Quito community. Drinks are very good. Only complaint? There is a $7 cover charge...More

Thank Emily U
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Just came back from this place. We got there at 6:30 pm, after 3 bottles of wine, appetizers and food, they tried to charge us $35 for cover (5 people), even when the show started at 10:30 and we left BECAUSE the bad live band....More

Thank Javier M
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Love it, the food, the ambiance, and the music bands are just great! I love the way the restaurant is decorated, it remains me of some old time romantic jazzy movies. I recommend this place at least one if you happen to visit the beautiful...More

Thank Menshis
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Really cool vibe and place. Did not have music the night we were there. But didn't matter. Food was excellent and service was fun.

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Great jazz and other local musicians many nights, good mixed drinks and local Ecuadorian dishes like llapingachos.

Thank MarkThurber
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

From our experience, the guys at the door, would cheat, inventing anything to get a group in, and that stands for inventing fake promos, that won't be applicable, when leaving the place! You can't rely on them, from the people at the door, to the...More

1  Thank Service_Avenger
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Found this place on our last day (unfortunately) and couldn't really frequent it as much as I would have liked. Saw, but didn't try some very appetizing dishes coming from the kitchen. Had a good conversation with the waitress through another expat from Belgium. Seems...More

Thank Wayne A
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This place is great if you're looking for a distinctive nightlife vibe, with some music, knock back a few drinks, and chill out. However, when it comes to food and service, it was just ok. Nothing to write home about, and perhaps overpriced. Overall, a...More

Thank Ollie Z
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This place is very expensive compare to other bars in quito but its very nice place and also every night it has high quality live music and mostly jazz and fusion jazz.

Thank MazdakMansouri
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Bar, Pub, Ecuadorean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Isabel La Catolica N24-274 y Galavis | esq. La Floresta., Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-223-5194
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