Restaurants

Grill in Cotacachi

El Leñador

A carnivore's delight, this grill features fresh linen tablecloths and tasteful decor. Order any beef dish (the delicious consequences of a leather-making society), and it will arrive juicy and perfectly cooked to y…
Market in Cotacachi

Mercado Jatuk Cem 'Cotachi'

The stalls at this outdoor covered food court serve everything from marisquerías to parrillas (seafood to BBQ steak). The food is as good as the tourist-oriented white-tablecloth places in town and costs a third of …
Cafe in Cotacachi

Cafe Rio Intag

Organically grown Intag Valley coffee, cakes and small sandwiches are served at this cool university-like hangout spot with comfy couches and a nifty downstairs nook. Check the noticeboard outside for cultural activ…
Bakery in Cotacachi

Pastry Shop

Right next to Rio Intag on Parque San Francisco, Robin Lea delights her expat clientele with piping-hot cinnamon rolls and scrumptious carrot cake, among other oven-made treats.
Ecuadorian in Cotacachi

La Marqueza

A cavernous joint with a big-screen TV that caters to tourist groups. Serves typical Ecuadorian dishes in portions big enough to feed a busload. Our waiter favored the cuy (guinea pig) but for some reason, it costs …