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Arte Cafe & Te

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De Noviembre 500 y Oriente 12 | 12 De Noviembre 500 y Oriente, Banos 180250, Ecuador
59332743448
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I liked it here. Service wasn't amazing but ok. Food was really good. Coffee was a slight let down considering the cafe's pride in the offerings, but it was still ok.

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117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I had a delicious brownie here but the service was awful. There aren't enough servers per customer..

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Buenos dias, creo que usted se equivoco de establecimiento, porfavor vea bien si su critica la puso en el buen... More 

Oostduinkerke, Belgium
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Pop in to drink the best coffee in town, meet the nicest people and eventually buy beautiful and high quality artesania. We enjoyed a lovely afternoon and ate the best pancakes in Ecuador! We definitely come back for more!!!

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Seattle, Washington
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91 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

My wife and I had an amazing lunch here! The place is part cafe, part coffee roaster, and part art and crafts gallery. My wife ordered a simple sweet crepe with jam and a pot of jasmine tea (loose). I had the Arepa which was surprisingly good and the best coffee I've had in Ecuador. We also bought chocolates and... More 

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Ecuador
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

.... recognized as a sommelier en cafe from 'La Caféothèque de Paris' is the only barista is in Baños with organic coffee from different regions in Ecuador. He packages coffee selections as travel gifts. His beautiful French wife makes chocolate that will leave you salivating for more. There is a great selection of beer, and awesome crepes. Oh! they have... More 

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Boston, MA
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Varied menu of coffees, teas, and mostly sweet snacks. These people know their coffee! They roast their beans on-site, and have a good variety of Ecuadorian beans. I'll be back everyday I'm in Banos, and may even buy some beans to bring back with me.

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Timisoara, Romania
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The coffee is the best coffee you can drink, perfect flavour, perfect taste and all the cookies are so delicious!!

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Cotacachi, Ecuador
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The chai lattes we had were hot and delicious. The crepes were well prepared with fresh ingredients. The owner as polite and attentive. They have menus in English and Spanish. They have hammock seats outside at the tables. We didn't sit in them, but they looked comfortable. The WiFI was excellent. They sell arts and crafts. my wife bought two... More 

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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I hit this place all the time. The tea and coffee are amazing, the breakfast Arepa is one of my favorites. Too the hammock chairs are totally comfortable. It's a great place to eat, sip tea and have snacks, both sweet and savory. Highly recommended.

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San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is a fun spot for great coffee. Loved the cappuccino and the cute design they made on top. We didn't eat here but they have a nice menu for breakfast. Relaxing swing chairs out front and beautiful art work and crafts for sale inside.

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Thank Lisa S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$13
Cuisine
Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 19:00
Monday
09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 19:00
Thursday
09:00 - 19:00
Friday
09:00 - 19:00
Saturday
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: De Noviembre 500 y Oriente 12 | 12 De Noviembre 500 y Oriente, Banos 180250, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Tungurahua Province  >  Banos
  • Phone Number: 59332743448
Description
Coffee and tea

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?