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Cafe Dios No Muere

La Esquina de Flores y Junin, Quito, Ecuador
+593 2-257-1995
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Opens in 11 min
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Cafe, Ecuadorean, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
La Esquina de Flores y Junin, Quito, Ecuador
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Ate here twice while in Quito. First time was OK. Burger was good. Burrito not so much. Neat small seating area. Service was slow. Ate here a second time as we could not find anything else open in the area. It took one hour and...More

Thank Steven C
MATtheEXPAT, Owner at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

We are really sorry for the inconvenience. I will look into this as it must have happened this past Saturday. We normally always have at least 2 workers present. But it Sounds like someone did not come yo work

Reviewed 29 July 2017

We came for lunch. I had a fillet which was well cooked and my wife and son had a surf and turf dish. My daughter had a sandwich. We had researched it and it was nice and authentic. We waited quite some time for the...More

Thank Thomas I
MATtheEXPAT, Director of Sales at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you for coming. We must admit that our service is not the best...perhaps having 3 floors to climb puts us at a disadvantage. But....we do have our famous BELLS on each floor for service. I trust your waiter showed them to you. Even though...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

The best things about this cafe are it's quirkiness and craft beers. Set over three floors with a limited number of tables - it has a great ambience ( provided that you don't have a loud American woman on the next table to you as...More

Thank speedwell1028
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We actually ate here twice because I wanted to give them a second try. The first time I ordered the jambalaya, which was awful. It was basically rice with a few sausages and grisly chicken thrown in and some spices. What's worse is that the...More

Thank Lisa S
MATtheEXPAT, Owner at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Sorry you had a bad experience but interesting how you came back....i think we remember you....the girl that was "needy and picky from Seatle". Do they serve Jambalya in Seattle? If i remember from our brief "enchanted" conversación....you had never been yo LA. I have...More

Reviewed 24 March 2017

Seriously tasty food, tuna was perfectly cooked and the sauce was amazing. The beer, which was from a micro brewery, was the best I had in Ecuador by a mile, and the quirky layout, decor, and architecture really leant this place a special atmosphere. The...More

Thank RetroRelish
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Found this place by strolling around the historical centre looking for a place to play some cards. The place is small and cozy. It has a few tables divided over 3 floors. You can sit outside on the terras but when the sun goes down...More

Thank Wpameijer
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We loved this place so much we went twice (usually we wouldn't do that!). Great food for reasonable prices. House red wine is delicious and owner is lovely. The building is quaint and cosy, we enjoyed the vibe in there. They have daily specials which...More

Thank lisakate01
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We loved this place, so much so that we broke our eating rules and ate here twice. The drinks are reasonably priced and yum. Over our experiences we enjoyed the sandwiches, gumbo, tuna and quinoa patties. All our meals were tasty and the owner is...More

Thank Georgiakidm3
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great little cafe!! An adventure just to be there. Super reasonably priced food , large menu . Locally grown organic coffee of a large variety , micro brewed beer , we had chicken wings , hamburger and a smoked sausage Po boy .. all were...More

Thank Geraldine L
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Very welcoming and friendly! A place to gather and enjoy the food. I had a great time meeting the other patrons. I ate here more than once during my stay in Quito. I ate inside once and on my second visit, I ate in the...More

Thank 411traveling
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Esquina de Flores y Junin, Quito, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-257-1995
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Classical traditional Cafe located in the 17th Century Monastery of Santa Catalina. We also own a farm 2 hours from Quito and grown our own lemons, yucca, bananas, oranges, coffee and cacao (chocolate).
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