Ecuador - Quito Restaurant Top 10

Enjoy a meal in one of our favorite restaurants in Quito

Getting your hands on good Ecuadorian food is easy. Ecuadorians use mainly fresh and wholesome ingredients instead of processed food! Everything here tastes better, from bananas, mangoes, passion fruit, strawberries to blackberries! Delicious locally-grown fruits and vegetables are best purchased at the food markets. They are also known for their flavorful side dishes like baked bananas, corns, a variety of beans and yucca chips. Maden and Garabato Yuyo are a must-try in the Amazon as they are extremely high in protein.

Ecuadorian beverages

Guayusa Tea is a famous Ecuadorian tea which contains high levels of caffeine. Ecuador also produces one of the best cacao in the world, so do not forget to get your hands on some chocolate while you are there. While they are lesser known for their beers, do not underestimate them. There are over 500 different types of beers throughout Ecuador!

That being said, here are 10 best restaurants in Quito that you should definitely try out.

Terrasse mit Aussicht

Café Mosaico

An award-winning restaurant which offers a panoramic view of the old town. It serves both Ecuadorian and international cuisines. We highly recommend watching the sunset there!

Innenraum

Techo del Mundo

Located on the 6th floor of Hotel Quito, this beautiful restaurant offers excellent lunch buffets with local specialties! You will feel like you are dining on top of the world!

Gourmet Restaurant in Quito

Nuema

This restaurant located in Hotel Illa Experience San Marcos, is lead by the young chef, Alejandro Chamorro. The tasting menu highlights the different cultures and climate zones in Ecuador.

Gourmet Restaurant in Quito

Zazu

This is one of the few restaurants in Ecuador who are a part of the Relais Château fellowship. The chic and modern restaurant serves creative and delicious dishes. A reservation is highly recommended.

Italinischen Essen in La Floresta

La Briciola

Homemade, authentic Italian cuisine in La Floresta. The fish plates are highly recommended.

Ecuadorianisches Essen in Quito

Mi Cocina

Located near Hotel Quito, this reasonably-priced restaurant serves local cuisines and especially delicious soups.

Mittagessen im Restaurant Warmi in Quito

Casa Warmi

This perfect spot for lunch is located in La Floresta. The cosy cafe, full with plants offers a creative, local and vegetarian cuisines.

Only breakfast and lunch!

Mexikanisches Essen im Restaurant La Fonda del parque in Quito

La Fonda del Parque

This small Mexican restaurant situated in Parque Genaro Larrea cooks up extremely delicious traditional cuisine with a twist for guests!

Fischrestuarant in Quito

Z-Food

Fresh and local fish and seafood from sustainable fishing.

Saft in Quito

Los Jugos de la Sucre

This popular juice bar at opposite side of the Compañia de Jesus church serves heavenly tasting fresh juice!

Our staff in Quito are also available to make bookings for your preferred restaurant! Contact us here.

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Lagunas de Ozogoche

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Avenue of the Volcanoes

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City of Guayaquil

Rental car tour to/from Guayaquil

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Begin your rental car tour from Guayaquil and visit the best highlights in Ecuador along the way.

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