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Honorato Vasquez 7-64 y Luis Cordero Centro Histirico, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
+593 7-284-4138
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“risotto” (8 reviews)
“pizza” (41 reviews)
“prosciutto” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Honorato Vasquez 7-64 y Luis Cordero Centro Histirico, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the italian restaurant that pleases you Good artisanal pizza and good pasta. Perhaps a little bit slow to cater. Friendly waiters and owner

Thank marklaseve
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Thoroughly enjoyable lunch time visit on my last day in Cuenca with a most perfect prosciutto pizza! The sauce was rich and flavorful, the meat was delicious and of good quality. But it was the incredible dough that made it special! I've not had such...More

Thank Patrick S
Davide E Monica G, Propietario at Mediterraneo, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017
Google Translation

Stimato Patrik, le radici non mentono mai. Se i sapori ti riportano a ricordare tua nonna, vuol dire che abbiamo...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017

I ordered the prosciutto pizza- but it was not prosciutto- it was just ham. There is a difference. A crepe place nearby has prosciutto and it is absolutely delicious. They should change the menu to read 'jamon'. Anyways- even if I known I was just...More

Thank ooocasey
Davide E Monica G, Propietario at Mediterraneo, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017
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Carissimo Cliente, Davide Gatti le porge un cordiale saluto. Le commento che il nome Pizza Prosciutto nella lingua Italiana indica...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017

I took Ecuadorian friends out for dinner, drinks and dancing. We had a wonderful time at several locations including dinner and drinks at Mediterraneo. The only issues occurred later when I was told by my Ecuadorian friends that there were some problems with the bill...More

Thank geoff_qm
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We started with the bruschetta caprese which I found underwhelming. The bread wasn't crispy or thin but really just chunks of bread with toppings. My husband had lasagne alla bolognese for his main and I had the risotto alla mediterranea that everyone raves about. He...More

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We had an excellent pizza dinner here and will be definitely be returning soon. After we were seated, the waiter brought some bread with 4 different sauces, including pesto and spicy roasted red pepper. We opted for the Caprese salad which was a very generous...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We have eaten at Mediterraneo many times for lunch and dinner. Davide, the chef, is from Milan, Italy and therefore his risotto is perfection - especially the seafood risotto brimming with shrimp, calamari, mussels and zucchini. The thin crust pizza and lasagne are two other...More

Thank Shaus
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

My friends have lived in Cuenca for 4 years and come here frequently. Very casual but charming decor. Professional staff Later crowd 8:00pm on so earlier is no problem. Dinner for 3 with 2 glasses wine and a beer was $63 w/o tip... More than...More

Thank JustJeffAZ
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Nice atmosphere, very nice background music is just the start for this restaurant. The service was excellent, knowledgeable and friendly. Everything we ordered was prepared well, very fresh, well presented and tasted excellent. We will definitely be returning, keep up the great food and service.

Thank dmb91
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I give you my word, as Italian, that you will be served with actual genuine food here. I spent three weeks in Cuenca and dinner here many times, which is very unusal of me, I'm a frequent traveller and I don't hang out at Italians...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Honorato Vasquez 7-64 y Luis Cordero Centro Histirico, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 7-284-4138
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Mediterráneo, an Italian oasis in Ecuador, offers a rich letter in history and big gastronomic traditions, in an ambient hot weather and welcoming. Our pizzas are prepared in firewood oven, in a handmade way to the pure Italian style. Mediterrano, "Italian flavor."
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