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Mariscal Foch E5-08 y Juan Leon Mera | Quito, Ecuador, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-256-6181
07:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We discovered this magical place one evening when we were a bit lost searching for another restaurant. Been here almost everyday. We love it, the AMAZING pancakes the magic coffee and the tasty food. Good wifi and you can chill here for ages. But bring warm clothes in the evening it gets a bit chilly even with the heating on.

Thank Ragnhild M
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208 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Had dinner here last night. Staff and setting are pleasant enough tho it wasn't very busy. The house red wine was good but the food was decidedly average. My lasagne was full of very rubbery cheese.

Thank ThurlbyReviewer
London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I went here for breakfast expecting the coffee to be amazing considering the name. Although the service was good and the food was tasty (we ordered the French toast and chicken panini) the price was quite high for breakfast (over 20 USD). I think this place probably is better value for dinner as the prices for the main meals on... More 

Thank HeatherNolan1
San Giovanni d'Asso, Italy
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We went for breakfast while in Quito. They had good Americanos, eggs, fruit, pancakes etc. Good service.

Thank EileenWoodRocks
new york
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84 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Pleasant place serving excellent fresh fruit juices (loved the carrot/beet/ginger one), salads and other non vegetarian fares (the grilled chicken and fresh grilled pineapple sandwich is hearty and quite satisfying). there is also a guides/books exchange cabinet, well worth it, as guide books are quite expensive in Quito

Thank ginsengNewYork
Quito, Ecuador
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

I don't review a restaurant until I've eaten there 3 times. My second time was so fabulous that I went back a week later to have the same dish again: beef in mushroom sauce. And it did not disappoint the second time around. Great service. fabulous food, reasonable prices. YUM YUM.

Thank KingsolverFan
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We were searching for a great breakfast spot to satisfy our hungover cravings. We did not find it at Magic Bean.The decoration is very boring and dull, the food was not very tasty and I only finished it because I was starving. Ordered the vegeterian hamburger, but it was very dissapointing. Needed a lot of ketchup to get some taste,... More 

Thank Josefina S
Budapest, Hungary
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I have been here three years ago, that is why choose now first. Good place, good food, big portions. Friendly stuff.

Thank Ferenc_Bakai
Stockholm, Sweden
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

With a little higher aspirations than its neighbors this place offers a medium range in food and drinks.

Thank Anna E
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I ate dinner here twice because it is had a lot of veg options for me. Pros 1. Centrally located in the Mariscol district 2. English menu 3. Big portions (and I eat a lot) 4. Lots of vegetarian options that could potentially be vegan, however when I tried to veganize something (I asked no cheese and I said it... More 

Thank Karen J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mariscal Foch E5-08 y Juan Leon Mera | Quito, Ecuador, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-256-6181

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