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Casa Gangotena

Bolivar Oe 6-41 | Cuenca, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-400-8000
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“spring rolls” (6 reviews)
“tasting menu” (10 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (4 reviews)
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South American, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Bolivar Oe 6-41 | Cuenca, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The hotel is very nice with a beautiful rooftop with views to the old town and very good restaurant. Be aware that they are working on the metro construction and it is in front of the hotel. Would definitely return and think it is the...More

Thank DaniK74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went to Casa Gangotena for the 7 course degustation menu for dinner. It turned out to be much more than just a meal. Each course took us on a journey around Ecuador sampling exquisite food from different regions of the country....More

Thank Joshua A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment you enter the hotel in which this restaurant is housed you are treated like you always hope be. The tables are separated a good distance from each other to allow for private conversation which makes this a great choice if you are...More

Thank mark s
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Loved everything about this place, its location, ambience, decor and most importantly the food & service. Stopped here for lunch while visiting Quito, the atmosphere was very relaxing and the food and wine was delicious service was spectacular too, perfect for our busy day. Next...More

Thank Travel8268
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Our guide mentioned we would get a good value meal for the price, little did we expect to find food worthy or a chefs hat. Dessert was the highlight of an incredible tasting menu, best chocolate fondant either of us had ever eaten. Fantastic value...More

Thank Alastair M
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Beautiful hotel right in Plaza San Francisco, Old Quito. Be aware that the plaza is torn apart for several years as they build a China-subsidized subway. Despite all the construction, our room was very, very quiet. Great gardens and views of Iglesia de San Francisco...More

Thank yalibrarian
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Visited in January, 2017 with my wife. Delicious food, good service, excellent location in the historical center of the city

Thank Vlad S
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We hosted Quito residents at this fine restaurant and were delighted with the food, the service and the lovely room.

1  Thank HampsteadCarrie
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This was around the corner from our hotel. It was pouring rain and we wanted close, so dashed in here to have dinner. WOW. The hotel is elegant and absolutely stunning. We were wet and bedraggled but they treated us like royalty. I felt seriously...More

1  Thank Scubamax59
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Although on the pricey side, the food was delicious and the setting elegant, not to mention great service as my daughter and I kicked off our trip to Ecuador

Thank Ann H
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Response from johnassaraf | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Great little spot.
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Response from gammablaster | Reviewed this property |
$20-$25 without wine !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$120
Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 10:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bolivar Oe 6-41 | Cuenca, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-400-8000
  • E-mail
The menu at Casa Gangotena’s restaurant celebrates Ecuadorian cuisine

Along our gastronomic road the restaurant has matured it’s culinary proposal; arriving to what we currently offer in our restaurant’s menu. We firmly believe in our cuisine’s inheritance and roots; and in the techniques and knowledge that we have acquired during our evolution

We are so proud to offer flavors from the Highlands all the way to the Coast, focusing all our efforts into seasonings, infusions and spice mixes all made in our house. We present traditional Ecuadorian cuisine and we present it, in a refined and elegant way.

We dress our dining room with white tablecloths to enhance our culture, we make sure every single detail is taken care of so your dining experience is memorable..

Our main goal is to please the palate of our guests. We invite you to experience life and share with passion the experience of ecuadorian hospitality at Casa Gangotena. We express it with flavors, aromas and textures. "
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