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Escalinata 3-43 | Hermano Miguel and Calle Larga, Cuenca, Ecuador
17:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Thu 17:00 - 00:00
Fri 17:00 - 02:00
Sat 15:00 - 02:00
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Toronto, Canada
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146 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I had read about this place and we happened to stumble upon it at dinner time. It’s centrally located in the old part of town along the steps from the river. I ordered the meat lasagna while my wife ordered the spaghetti Bolognese daily special. We also shared a guacamole with chips appetizer. Service was prompt, friendly, and the waitress... More 

1 Thank infolific
Goldsboro, North Carolina, United States
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

My friend and I went there twice. The first time was OK, the terrace is pleasant and the mixed drinks were average (the glasses were not very full). The second time, we sat at the bar and ordered screwdrivers (vodka and orange juice). The bartender asked if we wanted juice and of course we said yes. We then waited 25... More 

Thank Sophia C
qenk, Propietario at Wunderbar, responded to this review

Seems there has been some misunderstanding due to language problems on both sides which I would like to put clear: The local guy who was accompaning you at the bar (which I happen to know well and who is a regular customer) ordered a screwdriver with explicitly "fresh pressed orange juice" while normally a "screwdriver" is prepared with orange juice... More 

Cuenca, Ecuador
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326 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Funky little bar halfway down the escalantes steps. I have sometimes stopped to go in, only to find them closed, regardless of the door hours say. Othertimes, I have gone and had a pleasant meal, or not... Seems too much variability to recommend people to go there. One think I can say is to avoid it on "live music nights."... More 

Thank MindStorm00
Cuenca, Ecuador
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

I have been in Cuenca for a long time, with the first time being in 1997. Wunderbar was around then, probably one of the only bars in town at that point, and it's amazing that it has stood the test of time. It remains a bar that's up to date, with good food, and solid drinks. Amazing consistency for 19... More 

1 Thank Gringo_Diner
Cuenca, Ecuador
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285 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We just happened upon this restaurant walking up the stairs to Calle Larga (Hermano Miguel). Located about halfway up. The entrance is a little deceiving. Usually, there are a couple of throwbacks to the 60’s sitting outside the entrance selling braided bracelets and playing the flute. The entrance doesn’t necessarily look like the entrance to the restaurant. You enter through... More 

1 Thank krp87b
Cuenca, Ecuador
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Marisol who tends the bar speaks English and was a wonderful help! The food was delicious and I would say"comfort food"!

Thank smalljeanette
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016

This place is great for some things, interesting folk hanging around entrance, outdoor tables in a kinda cool backyard area. Also not cool in other areas, really weird opening times that are often not honoured. Staff that seem to not really care about life let alone service. Food that could be great but is kinda microwave out the back. The... More 

Thank zantonsus
Cuenca, Ecuador
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56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Love the food and atmosphere. A great place to watch a futbal game or just sit and relax with friends. It gets busy at night but then go play a game of pool and listen to the music.

Thank Gary H
Jupiter, Florida, United States
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

My friend and I stopped in for lunch. This is a great place to eat or just hang out and have some drinks. The bartender spoke English, was very nice, and the drinks were reasonable, especially at happy hour. We me a guy from the USA who was now growing exotic fruits in Cuenca. He moved there with his girl... More 

Thank Skip Y
Waltham, Massachusetts
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127 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2015

When we went to Wunderbar it was during the World Cup, so this may not be representative of how it normally is. The bar was full of English speakers, mostly American watching the soccer games. It was a fun atmosphere, most people were young. We ordered some food which was OK but slow to come out. The drinks were decent... More 

Thank Eric M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, European, German, International, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Escalinata 3-43 | Hermano Miguel and Calle Larga, Cuenca, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Azuay Province  >  Cuenca

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