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Calle Manabi | Teatro Nacional Sucre, Quito, Ecuador
+593 2-257-1011
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 12:30 - 15:00
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Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Our dining experience was first rate! The Theatrum picked us up at our hotel and returned us after dinner. The menu options were wonderful, and the service exceptional.

Thank Karen M
Cologne, Germany
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

We went there two times for dinner. The food quality was very good. The atmosphere was very nice and the service excellent. Prices were rather high. Great place for a nice dinner - highly recommended if you stay in Quito.

Thank iscientist
Canberra, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

The food was really good with inexpensive prices for the quality. Lets miserables was playing in the theatre, so the background music waS excellent! H highly recommended.

Thank Anthony B
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Well...if I could I'd give it 4.5 stars but that's not an option. Just a few tiny tings keeping it from a 5. Firdt5, I do recommend it. It was very good. Good service. Good atmosphere. Wine was great. We did the pre fix menu and had a variety of local tastings. All were good..most very good. The main thing... More 

Thank JLGas
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

My husband and I had lunch at this restaurant b/c it was recommended in our guidebook. The dining room was almost empty and the decor is not great so we had low expectations at the outset of our meal. I had the braised lamb and my husband had the grilled tuna. Both were delicious. The lamb may have been the... More 

Thank Beverly M
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We wanted to go somewhere special to celebrate our last night in Quito and this place lives up to its reputation. Classy, chic and tranquil. The menu was innovative and the wine list most engaging. The chocolate lava cake together with mint ice-cream was heavenly. A truly fabulous evening!

Thank ningaloo42
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Very tasty lunch with soup, octopus and salad. The service was great. And the room was worth the visit!

Thank Jon H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Old national theatre and opera houses usually have interesting architecture and design and this is no exception. Having a good meal there is fun as well.

Thank Ravenspadre
Annapolis, Maryland
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The buffet was part of our tour of Quito with Celebrity Cruise Lines. All of the food was wonderful and included my favorites, like civiche. They also had a very talented singer for our entertainment.

Thank Mark G
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We had the Tasting Menu #1 and were very pleased with everything. The service staff was attentive, polite and patient with explanations of the different courses. Our tasting menu contained a wonderful variety of dishes and each one was thoughtfully prepared with attention to presentation as well as flavor. At the end of our meal, they even arranged for complimentary... More 

Thank Robin P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Latin, Ecuadorean, International, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Manabi | Teatro Nacional Sucre, Quito, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-257-1011
Our restaurant is located in Quito's Historical Center on the second floor of Sucre National Theater, Cultural Patrimony from the XIX century, an expression of renaissance classicism. In the entire second floor it is located the most important restaurant in Quito, THEATRUM Restaurant & Wine Bar that offers an extraordinary menu of the vanguard Mediterranean cuisine. One of our emblematic dishes is the Grilled tender octopus with mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, garlic tossed in pesto vinaigrette. Our classic Ecuadorian prawns on the grill with avocado mousse and tomato fondue.

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