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Kirutwa is a big, new, comparatively swanky restaurant right up on the crater rim...
When you tire of chicken and chugchucaras , or if you are a vegetarian, Miraflores makes mean stir-fries and other Chinese classics.
Pop in for delicious rotisserie chicken served with rice, potatoes and chicken soup. The place stays busy for a reason. Near Valencia.
Chugchucaras La Mamá Negra is on Quijano y Ordoñez, a few blocks south of downtown – it's family-friendly.
Paquita serves the earliest breakfast in town and light fare and juices throughout the day.
If you’re looking for a local recommendation, the Copihue Rojo is it. Their daily almuerzo (set-lunch) service is always busy, and meats and soups are popular with families during the dinner hour.
On weekend afternoons, you will almost certainly have to wait to dine alongside carloads of Quito day-trippers at this restaurant painted like a black-and-white cowhide...
An imitator of its famous competition down the road, La Manuela is a strong contender in the sit-down dining wars along the Panamericana...
The second floor of Ambato’s indoor market has particularly good llapingachos (fried potato and cheese pancakes)...
Easily identified by its chalet-style wooden facade, El Alamo serves good, diner-style food: meat and chicken dishes, llapingachos (fried potato and cheese pancakes), a hearty desayuno montubiano (a Manabi-province...
Hong Kong comes to Ambato with fried rice, tallerines (noodles) and agridulce (sweet and sour) dishes. The little egg rolls are yummy.
This cafeteria has all its tasty quiches and cakes in the display out front, and you can order them to go right from the street.
With a wood-fired brick oven, thin crusts and fresh ingredients, this is easily the best pizza in town. Locals enjoy the cuts of meat here as well.
This Argentinean-style parrillada (grill) is popular with families because they bring a mountain of juicy, sizzling steaks, chicken or meat combos right to a tabletop grill.
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