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Cocolon

$$ - $$$
Latin, Ecuadorean
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Entrerios, Centro y Av. Fco. de Orellana, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
53946007075
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located at Plaza Francisco de Orellana, it's a convenient located in an important business area of the city. Food served here is mainly inspired by local dishes. Friendly service, good proportions, and delicious juices. But, I ordered a dish in which the waiter first told me that the dish wasn't available. After seeing my disappointed face, he left to talk... More 

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Thank Kasfer
Basel, Switzerland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We had excellent food, good service. Surprisingly positive experience! The place was empty, though (7pm). Main business at lunchtime?

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Thank Dom S
Salisbury UK
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38 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Adjoining PLaza de San Francisco. Excellent local food particularly the seafood. fortunately it was quiet when we were there and were served by attentive interested staff

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Thank Edwin S
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Can't complain about the food but it was a little expensive and the service wasn't great. Simple decor and furniture, I've eaten at much worse places in Guayaquil.

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Thank Paul S
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

You can tell the quality of any restaurant by the presence and cleanliness of its restrooms. In Cocolón of Plaza Orellana the restrooms are a mess. It was not clean at all. See pictures. On top of that the service has been declining over the time. In this occasion the waiter didn't attend us as needed. He was walking all... More 

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Thank ChristianRobles
Quito, Ecuador
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

I got there at 8:45 pm. They didn't have several dishes and the server didn't even apologize for that. My mom and my wife were very hungry so we stayed. Their rice was cold and the orange juice was very watery. I definitely don't recommend this place.

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Thank TurroBacan
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is a restaurant of typical food, it´s specialty as its name says is the cocolón, usually they offer it as an entry or to accompany meals, I love the food in this restaurant, not only because is typical meal of Ecuador well prepared, but by the quality of the food, excellent service and a good environment, I recommend this... More 

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Thank Hamilton Leonar... M
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Cocolon is located in the north of Guayaquil, it´s a restaurant where they sell typical food, its environment is nice because its decor is rustic, accompanied by relaxing music. Customer service was excellent. When you arrive they bring you an aperitif made with fried rice, platano and chilli pepper sauce. The food is a bit expensive but it worth enjoying... More 

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Thank Karen A
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

This restaurant recommended by hotel, however, nothing special, wines ridiculous and overall quite expensive.

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Thank Richard B
Quito, Ecuador
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

We visited Cocolon in Francisco de Orellana with the intention of trying Guayaquil's local food. The food was nice but the restaurant can balance better the amount of carbs vs. protein. The staff could be better trained to be more customer oriented. The site need maintenance, specially the bathrooms.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
Latin, Ecuadorean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Entrerios, Centro y Av. Fco. de Orellana, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Guayas Province  >  Guayaquil
  • Phone Number: 53946007075

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?