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Modesto Jararnillo 7-29 | Plaza de Ponchos, Pasaje Saona, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
+593 98 486 4825
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (10 reviews)
“burrito” (13 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
07:30 - 22:00All hours
Gastropub, Italian, Mexican, American, Spanish, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Modesto Jararnillo 7-29 | Plaza de Ponchos, Pasaje Saona, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is hard to find good Mexican food in Ecuador but this restaurant does a GREAT job. The chicken burrito was terrific with beans, cheese, chicken and veggies.....plenty of food. The chips and guacamole were excellent also. The restaurant is kind of tucked away down...More

Thank TheWoodlandsMom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to relax and enjoy some great food and friendly service. I had a chicken burrito which was sooo good, and a pineapple juice. All the ingredients were really fresh and tasty. I highly recommend this place.

1  Thank Pat M
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We ate here on two separate occasions. The breakfast was great and good value for the money. The balcony is tiny and only seats two couples, but be prepared to have your legs squished. When the volcano is out, the views are great! The dinner,...More

1  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 27 March 2017

In the centre of town and right by the craft market you can go up stairs and look over into the street and market which is very entertaining. Clean and with friendly staff I only went in for a drink but found it to be...More

Thank jennywinter23
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Good place to sit down with a drink and people watch the area around the market. Staff was very friendly too.

Thank enderjjk
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I love this place., for the pasta and for the fun. There are wide tables with jenga and other games for relaxation in addition to bookshelves with English books among other languages all around. it's a cozy place.

2  Thank Tl D
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This particular site located next to the largest craft trade center of Ecuador, Otavalo being the city that receives more national and foreign tourists within the province is characterized by having a varied number of restaurants for each requirement is just as the Bacon de...More

1  Thank Edwin A
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Attention 10 Ambiance 10 Food 10 Dope little spot in front of the Indian market in Otavalo. Lasagna was amazing!!

Thank EcuadorKayaker82
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The restaurant "Balcón de Imbabura" in the city of otavalo is located next to the famous "La Plaza de Ponchos", it is a peaceful, cozy place with a beautiful decoration in its infrastructure from the corridors and the steps to the dining room. I like...More

Thank Esthersitaa
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The portions are big. Food was rather bland. We had a chicken and a beef burrito and both tasted very similar. Expensive by Ecuadorian standards. Taco Bello is a better choice if you're craving Mexican food.

1  Thank David B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Modesto Jararnillo 7-29 | Plaza de Ponchos, Pasaje Saona, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Otavalo
  • Phone Number: +593 98 486 4825
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We are facing the Plaza de los Ponchos on the second floor, perfect for admiring the handicraft market, we have a balcony to take pictures and enjoy a coffee exelentes outdoor
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