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La Cigale

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub
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Honorato Vasquez 7-80 Y Luis Cordero, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
+593 7-283-5308
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Vienna, Austria
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a nice bar in Cuenca. And we found it. All other places we have been, were really empty, but this was full, nevertheless both times we quickly got a table. It was a very nice athmosphere for drinks and also the food looked nice. People are mixed, locals and tourists, but I would say more tourists.... More 

Thank Martina B
Cuenca, Ecuador
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90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had dental surgery recently and stayed at La Cigale. They provided ice for me and good creamed vegetable soup. The room was clean and sufficient for my needs. This is a good restautant and hosteria.

Thank Peggy F
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

a place where you will find all kinds of people, lots of tourists, very chill kind of laid back place. Food is ok and not pricy at all. good cocktail promos most days

Thank Valeria A
Erie, Colorado
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94 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

This is a wonderful place to stay near the centro. They are helpful,and have good breakfast and lighter fare. It can be quite busy in the evenings, especially on the weekend, but if you get a room in the back, away from the street, and cafe, it is quite nice for the price, and is convenient and comfortable. Have stayed... More 

Thank WJD_CO
St. Albert, Canada
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70 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

The hotel manager recommended this place. were a big group of tourist and arrived very late at night (to the town and to the restaurant), with the kitchen almost closing. Despite that "bad time" the quality of the food was great and the service excellent. I perceived a French touch in the way the plates were prepared and presented, despite... More 

Thank Canuck5711
White Rock, British Columbia, Canada
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

La Cigale was recommended by a local so we stopped in on a Sunday for a light lunch. The place was quite quiet but filed up before long. I had an excellent rattatoille and my wife had a wrap. Both were delicious and the other plates that came out of the kitchen loked great too. I definitely recommend the this... More 

Thank Rick K
Winnipeg, Canada
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179 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Simply good food, no frills just well prepared and well served food. I haven't worked my way through the menu but so far not a single disappointment. Another must do are the mojitos, they are some of the best I've had anywhere.

Thank Travellingfool2013
Cuenca, Ecuador
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

Easily overlooked, this restaurant is located in the hostel/bar on the edge of El Centro in Cuenca. I was impressed and delighted to find authentic Ratatouille accompanied by a delicious, crusty baguette. I think the breakfasts are for the international guests at the hostel

Thank jruffolo
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

Had lunch here with another couple. Good service , good food. The vegetable soup (pureed) was very good as was my pasta with a cream sauce and spinach. Very lite on the cream sauce...the spinach was very tasty. Reasonable prices.

Thank magisterriggs
Vancouver, Canada
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117 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2015

The food at La Cigale is great and the prices are very good. There is a lot of choices and service is quite fast. Cervezas are cheap also. Get there early on weekends, it fills up fast. they also have a great Hostal.

Thank Gerry S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Honorato Vasquez 7-80 Y Luis Cordero, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +593 7-283-5308

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