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Govindas

Esmeraldas Oe3-119 y Venezuela | Centro Historico, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-295-7849
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (18 reviews)
“soup” (10 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Esmeraldas Oe3-119 y Venezuela | Centro Historico, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had the pasta primavera in a tomato sauce instead of a creamy sauce and it was excellent. RestuRant was very cramped but had a somewhat homely/intimate feel to it

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great buffet-style food with plenty of choices at a good price, although not super cheap. The wrap I had was a bit dry, but tasty, the quiche was amazingly good. The chocolate dessert (1.25 USD each) were not that great.

Thank Jenstin
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I love Govinda's. It is a chain and they have a location in Cuenca as well, which we also frequented. The value is absolutely incredible. For $3, you get an entire lunch buffet of a soup starter and main with salad and three different types...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This vegetarian place is one of the few you can find in the old town, it is good, nothing spectacular but you will find veggie food for your needs.

Thank lahueca
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The people that run this place are very friendly. They serve a vegetarian lunch everyday for $2.75 which includes soup and juice. Get there before two as they run out sometimes and close at 2 PM. It is a few blocks outside of the old...More

Thank MichelleGee8
Reviewed 10 February 2017

They offer vegan food, freshly prepared. The selection of food is big and you get salad and different sauces for free. The prices are a bit more expensive than the usual lunch in Quito but totally worth it.

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This is apparently a Hare Krishna center, but do not let that dissuade you from eating here! We ate from the buffet: a huge selection of foods, none labeled (which was fun). We all took far too much, in order to sample, but the price...More

Thank Carl K
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome location, vibe, green food, awesome sweets and perhaps the best free yoga class I have taken in South America! The intermediate class is a Hatha/vinyasa flow mix, really fun and challenging. The class is in Spanish, but yoga is a language all its own...More

Thank Amber M
Reviewed 27 December 2016

At the entrance you state what you want, pay and get a corresponding coloured token which you take to the person serving the food. For the price you can't complain. The portion sizes are very big. You get a starter, main, small dessert and drink....More

Thank SGtravelfan
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Sufficient portions and a nice variety of foods. Lunch is a good value at $3.00 but the food is a bit bland. Ask for salt and pepper to spice up the meal.

Thank Robert R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
Monday
09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 19:00
Thursday
09:00 - 19:00
Friday
09:00 - 19:00
Saturday
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Esmeraldas Oe3-119 y Venezuela | Centro Historico, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-295-7849
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