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Cafe Dios No Muere

La Esquina de Flores y Junin, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-257-1995
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sandwich” (8 reviews)
“prawns” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, Ecuadorean, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
La Esquina de Flores y Junin, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Were looking for a random place to eat something and have a beer. Found this - awesome! Great food ( ordered chicken wings and ribs with yuca) and beer. Looks like a small bar but has three floors, enjoyed the athmosphere and food! We will...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jormaa169
MATtheEXPAT, Front Office Manager at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Despite our downstairs "bar" and artisenal beer on tap....we are a Cafe....or Bistro....or restaurant???

Reviewed 2 October 2018

We didn't eat here but went for drinks. The owner is from Louisiana originally, friendly and amenable. Some beers on tap and wine available, upstairs seating area very cosy!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cherryblossom50
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious prawn po boy sandwich and burger today. Our waiter was very friendly, attentantive and really made our experience at cafe dios.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank E617SYpauld
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Only 50 meters from our hostel (hostel Friends). Very small bar with a second floor and a terrace outside. We had two sandwiches for lunch, one with chicken and a vegetarian. Both were quite big and tasty. The sandwiches and beer were both not expensive....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TravelDNA
Reviewed 1 June 2018

I dined at this restaurant on one occasion in May of this year-2018.The only reason I dined there was because of the star rating it got in a review that I had recently read.What a disappointment!!When I arrived I was shown to the outdoor seating...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Derry M
MATtheEXPAT, Owner at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Wow....you were generosa with 3 stars. I would hace given us only one! Unfortunately, I was personally not there to confirm this very dramatic ecperience.

Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

a hidden gem! A small 3-storey restaurant in the former cathedral. Low ceilings with heavy exposed wooden beams and white-washed walls adorned with all sorts, dimly candle-lit, all creating such a nice atmosphere. Like old slow-food restaurants i’ve been to italy. We had really nice...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank K S
Reviewed 4 February 2018

This is a very old, very small little restaurant. There are four tables split between two floors, and a couple of outside tables. It is very dark inside. The guidebook describes the restaurant as serving Louisiana-style food. We've been to Louisiana several times, so we...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank alaskantravelnut
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Talk about a quirky old building full of history! It's on the corner of the church premises, so is hundreds of years old. It has 3 tiny floors, and with a few tables set outside in the lane it probably seats around 20 people max....More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Rich C
MATtheEXPAT, Front Office Manager at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Thanks for coming by and trying the beers.

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was very busy and the meal we wanted to order had sold out. Instead we had prawn sandwich with cajun fries, the portion size was good and it was very tasty. The restaurant is quite quirky and set on three floors. The rooms...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank simply-peregrinating
MATtheEXPAT, Owner at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thanks for coming by. Cone back and we can offer you our new private dining room INSIDE the Monastery where there is more space

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

The place looks cool and cosy. Their coffee was mediocre, home grown is not always superior. Prices were fair though, hence the 3 stars

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Woutervdl
MATtheEXPAT, General Manager at Cafe Dios No Muere, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

The coffe is organic which has a different flavor. We are not Starbucks.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Esquina de Flores y Junin, Quito 170150, 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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