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Stray Dog Brewpub

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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Maldonado & Rocafuerte, Banos 010151, Ecuador
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16:00 - 11:00
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Tue - Sun 16:00 - 11:00
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Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in here to get a fix of some craft beers (can only drink so much Club / Pilsener in Ecuador). Owner let me sample a few different beers before I decided on an IPA I liked. Prices seem on par for craft beer in Banos.

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Thank EdgeoftheWorld42
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place just by walking around Banos on our first night there and gave it a try. It did not disappoint, as it has a Great selection of craft beer, and tasty bites especially if you were like us and craving American food after 3 weeks down south haha. Awesome atmosphere and and super friendly staff!

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Thank Will B
Saratoga Springs, New York
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will enjoy the many beer choices available here and a menu to chose terrific meals. The owner, originally from Chicago, opens his doors every day around 4 pm. He and his staff are very welcoming. Getting there is easy as it is in the center of Banos. Enjoy the interesting, eclectic decorum. Make The Stray Dog a daily stop... More 

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Thank 197448562
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163 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Quite a nice little pub in banos. But it is very expensive by any standards. $5 a beer I would think is the dearest pint in town. The food menu looked expensive too No prices on the beer menu on the wall either is a bit of a cod

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Thank DublinGypsyTraveller
London Ontario Canada
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

My Spanish teacher suggested that I try the Stray Dog Brewpub. I was met by the owner (originally from Chicago) who warmly welcomed me into his establishment, showing me tables downstairs and upstairs. I decided to eat at the bar and sat beside a young Ecuadorian tour guide. I ordered the fish and chips. The owner then asked "do you... More 

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Thank Marjan G
Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We had vegetarian chili over rice and a few beers. It's low season but I can see this being a fun place to hang out in high season. The chili was amazing, and he had local Ecuadorian beers on tap. Great spot.

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Thank RachelCrump
Lommel, Belgium
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Visited the place a couple of times during our stay in Banos and liked it. The beers are good (and changed each time we were there...) and the people who work there are friendly. Next time in Baños (if ever) we know where to go to :-)

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Thank ginir0ver
Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Checked this spot out after a long day. They have about 5 or 6 micro brews on tap and all of them were excellent. My favorite was the Llama's breath. We ordered the chips and salsa and the pulled pork which were delicious! Will definitely go back if I ever find myself in Banos again.

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Thank WanderingGirl700
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

5 dollar for a beer and when we wanted to pay there was a miscommunication and the way the American bartender handled it was ridiculously unfriendly

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Thank Frederique K
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

A genuine brew pub. Locally brewed beer on tap in the British and Belgium style. Great selection of pub food on the menu. This is a good place to hang out at the bar, or go for dinner and drinks. Friendly staff also.

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Thank Jerry S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 11:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 11:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 11:00
Thursday
16:00 - 11:00
Friday
16:00 - 11:00
Saturday
16:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maldonado & Rocafuerte, Banos 010151, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Tungurahua Province  >  Banos

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