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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)
“pad thai” (16 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 4:00 PMAll hours
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Av. Paul Rivet, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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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
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The restaurant has a modern/Oriental décor in keeping with the fusion theme of the food that is served. We both had the tuna, which was well prepared to the right degree of doneness. The veggies and rice were average. Nothing wrong and nothing special. In...More

Thank Semibum
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Nice place to eat with friends or business, there are a variety of good food in the menu and its not expensive.

Thank Caro A
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My girlfriend and I were here yesterday for her birthday dinner... everything about Zao was absolutely perfect! I cannot recommend this place enough. The food was phenomenal, the service even better, and the ambiance among the best in Quito. The music was chill electronic, which...More

Thank manbearhorse
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice place and the food is pretty good. There are promotions for birthdays. The waiter made us feel very welcome and was very friendly. There are good meals for kids as well. I recommend the place.

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Simply one of the best places to go and have a meal in Quito . Owner knows how to run a restaurant and is a lovely person . Food is fresh innovative and always good !

Thank punchi
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Can definitely recommend the shrimp scewers, shrimp tempura and Mongolian beef, but be sure to try their explosive sushi, delicious :) Oh and the lime pie was a perfect end to the meal, love me something tart for desert.

Thank Birna E
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I visited this place with my wife on a Tuesday afternoon for a lunch. Here's my review about it Pros: - Very Good Environment - Excellent food - Great service - Good for big groups Cons: - It's expensive - Some portions are quite small...More

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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
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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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