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Av. Paul Rivet, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-252-3496
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (25 reviews)
“wonton soup” (4 reviews)
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Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Av. Paul Rivet, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Place: nice in terms of decoration, location, etc. Food: good taste but if you have been to Asia, don´t expect to find a legit experience. For sushi I would go to Swissotel or Hanzo. For pho I would go to Banh Mi. Service: quite average....More

Thank JP_UIO
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Grab a bite at the bar, order piscos or a saki the bartender was great and will show you a whole other pisco expiernce as well as a sushi twist. Stop in and try it out for yourself.

Thank Louelife
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Very busy on a Wednesday night. Good Asian can be tricky in Ecuador. We didn't have a reservation, (who knew on a Wednesday eve) but they were able to seat us in 15 minutes. Kung Pao Shrimp was very good. Nice spicy peppers. Caramel Shrimp...More

Thank koho1954
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Fantastic place. Great sushi rolls and a delicious chicken curry. Wish I could have spend another night heren bur The Galapagos are waiting.

Thank 33lrossy
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We ordered 2 sushi rolls and pad Thai. Everything was fresh and delicious. Great service, nice atmosphere- will definitely come here again to try more things on the menu!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Probably we had higher expectations and those were not lived up. Mediocre service, average meals. Something I would not return.

1  Thank winylake
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great time at Zao. We came to celebrate my daughter's birthday... food was delicious!! Pad Thai, curry chicken, and spicy ginger rice...10!!! Great service and nice surprise since the birthday girl ate for free!!

Thank susanga19
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We couldn't be happier with our choice for Saturday lunch! I had Thai curry and my wife had a pad thai both delicious and very rich in flavours. Plus some sushi as a starter! Yummy!

Thank enderjjk
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

One of the guides on our Galápagos cruise recommended Zao as one of his top choices for restaurants in Quito. We will be here only 3 nights so we wanted to not waste any meals. Javier was spot on. The restaurant was great. I'm always...More

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed 20 March 2017

By far the BEST place to get a great meal and a fair price. I went here on Saturday for my birthday, and it is and has been the best decision by far in Quito. Service is great A+, food A+, and overall experience A+....More

Thank Alexander Y
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2 September 2017|
Response from Alexander Y | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, I feel its more for couples. But maybe it will be ok for kids if you go early. High chairs have no idea
14 May 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Paul Rivet, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-252-3496
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