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Cafe Hood

Montalvo y Rafael Vieira | A pocos metros de la cascada y diagonal a la torre, Banos 180250, Ecuador
+593 3-274-1609
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pad thai” (49 reviews)
“brownie” (19 reviews)
“enchiladas” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Montalvo y Rafael Vieira | A pocos metros de la cascada y diagonal a la torre, Banos 180250, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This veggie place has been around for years in Baños and is consistently excellent food, cool atmosphere, great service. Good place to meet other travellers.

Thank MarkThurber
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for lunch and this was really fantastic. The sandwiches are toasted baguettes with excellent topping. The tuna is among the best we ever tasted. In addition, also the juices were fresh and delicious. If you’re in Banos: go here for excellent food...More

Thank GuidoReist
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here with our teenage children. I had the Thai green curry with chicken which was delicious. We all enjoyed the food. The menu was in English and Spanish and was quite extensive. We want to go back and try out some more dishes....More

1  Thank Belinda S
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

The gals working here were so friendly. I am vegan but do not always eat vegan when traveling because of limited choices. The food here was amazing. So good I came back the next night for carry out!

Thank krp87b
Reviewed 14 June 2017

stopped in for lunch as it was near our hotel. very nice setting and great service. i had a burger and was very pleased with the quality. the best part was the daiquiris though! made with fresh fruits, not shy on the liquor, and the...More

Thank LaraDavis
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Italian owner but menu includes Mexican Japanese American etc. Food is adequate. Some English spoken.

Thank fireandicetrip
Reviewed 4 June 2017

My girlfriend and I combine for 20 years of working in restaurants and we ate here 3 times during a short stay. It doesn't get much better than this.

Thank David M
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Popped in here to be greeted with wonderful warm and welcoming staff. They spoke good English and the menu was explained nicely. They had plenty of options in terms of cuisines as well as vegetarian options and the food arrived quickly when ordered. Very delicious...More

Thank prayagt
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I decided to eat here on a sleepy weekday afternoon. The staff was very nice even though we don't speak Spanish very well. We had the Tungurahua plate, which was delicious (especially the salsa), as well as a surprisingly good pad Thai....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

A great traveler spot, lots of vegetarian options with a really varied menu. Nice people. Fun place. Juice, smoothies, Indian, Thai, Mexican. Owned by Marina, Ivan is also there a lot, both speak English. Outside seating is awesome. Also a good place to meet other...More

Thank teacherinnyc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Montalvo y Rafael Vieira | A pocos metros de la cascada y diagonal a la torre, Banos 180250, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Tungurahua Province  >  Banos
  • Phone Number: +593 3-274-1609
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CAFE HOOD will always strive to have interesting, thoughtful food. Our menu is innovative with a fresh look for lunch and dinner. We offer cocktail drinks, coffee and many amazing deserts. Our restaurant atmosphere was created to give peace and great memories to travelers in a cozy environment. It is our goal to provide Baños with a restaurant that showcases international food, using high quality and sustainable ingredients combined with innovative cooking. If you are look for something healthy, a good price and delicious you found it!
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