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Mangiare Benne Restaurante

Estevez de Toral 8-91 y Simon Bolivar, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
+593 7-282-6233
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (84 reviews)
“tiramisu” (7 reviews)
“pollo” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Estevez de Toral 8-91 y Simon Bolivar, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here with a group of friends a week or so ago and everyone enjoyed their meals. Their pastas are homemade and they have several different types of sauces to choose from...best part of all, is that the service is always excellent and the food...More

Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere, open kitchen feels like you are in somone's house. Staff are attentive but not obtrusive. Portions are generous. Owner provided free desserts because they ran out of the choices we ordered! Giod wi e selection, reasonably priced.

Thank Laura J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large and varied menu of authentic Italian dishes, including homemade pasta and many sauces. Wonderful seafood selections and fresh salads. Very popular with locals and visitors.

Thank Monica D
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant specializes in home made pastas filled with cheeses, nuts or meats and then you chose one of about 10 unique sauces to compliment your pasta. Also have meats like chicken and beef with delis sauces with side dishes of pasta. Skip you lunch...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great little restaurant right around the corner from where we were staying. Staff pleasant and very attentive. Food was awesome. We had Ravioli with Mushroom Sauce and Linguini with Pesto with a shared salad. All were wonderful. Highly recommend.

Thank Robin G
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

The minute we entered, we felt like we were dining at a friend’s house . We were made welcome and the servers were very attentive to what we wanted . For starters, we ordered drinks and later on, our meal. A big basket of bread...More

Thank Happy-seniors2
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

This restaurant, although rather pricey for Cuenca, is always superb. It’s a quaint little restaurant with great service and delicious food. The pasta is home-made and there are several types of pastas as well as sauces. The steak and chicken meals are wonderful, as well....More

Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Nice, cozy, Italian restaurant. A rarity in Cuenca! Good food. Great service! Highly recommended! Had in mind a good down to earth spaghetti dish with Salsa Italiana Amatrice sauce. They didn't have it but a good waiter suggested a good Arrabbiata sauce, I requested a...More

Thank aacueva
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We went there for some good pizza and we were disappointed. Both our Margaritas had a very thick dough, we felt like eating bread. It was drowned in cheese and the tomatoes on top were acid. This place needs a real pizzaiolo. I lived in...More

Thank Corina C
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I love Italian food, and clearly, this was outstanding. Not only was the service unbelievably quick, the pasta was fresh, and the sauce was spiced just right. Highly recommended.

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Donald B
28 January 2017|
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Response from Jan N | Reviewed this property |
Saturday can be quite busy, so better reserve! best regards, jan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estevez de Toral 8-91 y Simon Bolivar, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 7-282-6233
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