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Cafe Taita Pendejadas

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South American, Ecuadorean
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Calle Morales oe-384 y Venezuela, La Ronda | Calle Morales oe-384 y Venezuela, La Ronda, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 99 299 9824
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Brooklyn, New York
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

When in Quito, we always stop at Cafe Taita Pendejadas, which we call the Blue Door. Well because it has a blue door. Small place,nice staff and still the best place for las empanadas de viento and a nice after dinner drink on La Ronda in Quito. I always stop in when in Quito.

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Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing time listening and swaying to Spanish music with locals while not understanding a word! The hosts are all full of smiles and warmth as well. Try the hot chocolate with mozzarella and don't miss the dated cameras on the wall.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2014

We went there for lunch due to the nice reviews that we had read. Its true that the set up is nice but the menu is very limited. We ordered some empanaditas that were warmed up in the microwave. It was not possible to buy a simple bottle of water and honestly ...the food was just ok. The service was... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 19 August 2013

Small place with limited menu, but I believe that they have the best empanadas de morocho on La Ronda. Great for a small snack and a few drinks

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Barcelona
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2013

Excellent experience. Sent to La Ronda by our hotel and wandered down the street before picking Cafe Taita based on the wonderful aroma emanating from within. Delicious food. Exceptionally nice staff (run by a woman and her son). Our waiter spoke English and helped us with our Spanish. They even had a nice little band playing in the back of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
South American, Ecuadorean
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Morales oe-384 y Venezuela, La Ronda | Calle Morales oe-384 y Venezuela, La Ronda, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 99 299 9824

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?