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Cafe Good

De Diciembre 16 | Luis A. Martínez, Banos 180250, Ecuador
+593 3-274-0592
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“satay” (3 reviews)
“brown rice” (6 reviews)
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International, Thai, Cafe, Ecuadorean, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
De Diciembre 16 | Luis A. Martínez, Banos 180250, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I had bacon, scrambled eggs and toast. Meal was fine except the bacon had an odd taste to it. It was fine - just different than we expected. Not sure if it was pork or ham. Daughter had pancakes and they were good...More

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Good service, food was fresh. Quantity was small for price. Ordered coconut curry and it did not taste anything like Thai curry or coconut curry. The menu indicated it was spicy, it was not at all. The spaghetti and garlic bread was so so. The...More

Thank fiveottersons
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The people were friendly and we thought the breakfast had great value (specifically the English breakfast which included a coffee, juice, potatoes, scrambled eggs, toast, and tomato slices). The portions were not huge, but satisfying. I'm not a coffee drinker normally, but the flavor of...More

Thank Lucas_Z1986
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This was a nice cafe with a very affordable breakfast and a broad range of options. The setting was low key and pleasant, with good coffee and service.

Thank Melanie A
Reviewed 21 April 2017

My partner and I drove 8 grueling hours from Cuenca to Banos over windy mountainous roads at high elevation socked in with fog, but finally arrived to Banos at 6:00 PM on a Wednesday. We were starving and woozy and found this place from Lonely...More

1  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I visited this cafe with my friend and she had Hindu plate and I had Spaghetti carbonara. My dish was so salty and my friend's dish was really small for the price they charged. The cold mocaccino was decent but the cappuccino was not so...More

1  Thank BlueSapphireLK
Reviewed 14 April 2017

They had a more varied menu and the food was more flavorful than I usually find in Ecuador. Craving vegetables and weary of white rice, I was glad to find a vegetarian dish with curry/coconut sauce that I could get served with noodles. I ate...More

Thank GourmetHiker
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We didn't want to eat breakfast at our hotel in Baños after the first morning so we set about finding somewhere else to eat in the town. There is no shortage of places to eat in Baños, being a very popular tourist spot. However, we...More

Thank HintonsOuttaTown
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The pancakes are wonderful, crispy outside and fluffy inside. Veggie omelette was also great. They have a special tea for stomach problems and it worked wonders. Also, the waitresses were kind and efficient.

Thank annie6688
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Service was a bit slow, but the food was good, I had the fillet minon with mushroom sauce, very delicious. The price was good as well, for a family of 6 the price came to $61, for drink I had a chocolate milkshake and that...More

Thank Matthew H
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: De Diciembre 16 | Luis A. Martínez, Banos 180250, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Tungurahua Province  >  Banos
  • Phone Number: +593 3-274-0592
"Café Good Books & Food " a place highly recommended in many important guides like Lonely Planet, Rough Guides, Reise Know-How, offers different types of breakfast with fresh organic coffee as well as international cuisine, Indian, Italian , Thai , delicious steaks and grilled chicken , variety of cocktails 2x1 8 pm 10 pm , juices, herbal tea and a cozy atmosphere. Free Books exchange for your bill.
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