On the northeast side of the plaza, the Palacio Arzobispal is now a colonnaded row of small shops and restaurants, located between...
While wandering around colonial Quito, you'll probably pass through the Plaza Grande (formally known as Plaza de la Independencia)...
Palacio del Gobierno
The heart of the old town is the Plaza Grande (formally known as Plaza de la Independencia), a picturesque, palm-fringed square...
Café del Fraile
Country-rustic charm (cast-iron lanterns, wood-beam ceiling) and balcony seating set the stage for a tasty selection of grilled dishes,...
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Lonely Planet review
An over-the-top Mediterranean menu and a strictly enforced dress code (no jeans, shorts or sneakers) make this one of the old town’s premier restaurants. The views and romantic setting reportedly dwarf the food, but it remains a favorite with the well-heeled crowd. Reservations essential.