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La Mirage Garden Hotel Restarant

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$$$$
Contemporary, South American, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly
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Cotacachi, Ecuador
+593 1800 327 3573
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Ajijic, Mexico
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Quite possibly one of the finest restaurants in all of Ecuador. Attentive service and flawless surroundings make your dining experience here one to remember for years to come. Extremely reasonably priced menu compared with comparable establishments anywhere in the US.

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Cotacachi, Ecuador
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Amazing ambiance and delicious food. Lush gardens with vegetation from around the world. Peacocks roaming freely. Crystal chandeliers and beautiful art and sculptures. Part of a spa. Appetizer is served in a music box! Great experience. High-end dining.

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Edmonton, Canada
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84 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2015

The food here is exceptional! Lunch has a large menu selection and I would recommend the local Ecuadorian dishes, especially the soups. The presentation and service is five star, professional but not pretentious. Very friendly staff and obviously very talented chefs in the kitchen. The surprises (amouse bouche) are exquisite as are the main courses and desserts. Exceptional use of... More 

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Thank RogerD272
Cotacachi, Ecuador
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2015

First time to La Mirage last week...grounds and dining room are beautiful. Food is excellent and the presentation is worthy of its 5 star reputation. Bit on the expensive side but, top notch so worth the cost. Also met the owner who took us on a tour of the resort...very nice touch. Repeat...definitely!

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Thank Blair C
New York
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151 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

This place surprised me on all fronts. Yes, the room is a bit more than kitschy but the service and the staff make up for it!! The food was superb, everything was simply wonderful!! If you visit Ecuador, this should be one of your hotels to visit, you won't be disappointed!! This is a small piece of Europe in Cotacachi!!!... More 

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Thank lostnyctraveler
Italy
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014

The grounds are absolutely lovely. Expensive but worth a trip. The food is made by an experienced chef. The presentation is over the top

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Trondheim, Norway
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2014

This secluded restaurant provides one of the most romantic atmospheres and sublime cuisine I have ever experienced. This is a must visit destination if you ever are in the close vicinity of the location. Actually well worth traveling here just for this single experience. The region provides several stunningly beautiful locations i addition to this Hotel / Spa / Restaurant!

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Hannover, Germany
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Absolutely gorgeous restaurant in a garden setting. Even if you cannot stay in the hotel (which you should), a lunch or dinner at La Mirage is an unforgettable experience. There are many entrees to choose from and the food is excellent. They have a very good wine selection and desserts are sinfully good. Enjoy your meal while watching peacocks parading... More 

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Cotacachi, Ecuador
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Excellent high end restaurant. The service was great and made for an enjoyable Christmas dinner. There was a special for that day and we had many courses for a reasonable price. The food was wonderful and the presentation was superb. There are gardens with beautiful trees, flowers, and plants.

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Thank ecuadorannie
Guayaquil
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2014 via mobile

We booked in advance a beautiful table that overlooks the garden. The restaurant is wonderful. The service is excellent. Dishes are arranged like art work. For instance, they gave us as courtesy, a small humita (corn dish) which was placed inside a wood musical box. My wife tried the "cuy" (guinea pig type) and found it exquisite (not my type... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Cuisine
Contemporary, South American, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cotacachi, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Imbabura Province  >  Cotacachi
  • Phone Number: +593 1800 327 3573

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