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Cafe in Guaranda

Los 7 Santos

A half a block downhill from Parque Simón Bolívar, Los 7 Santos offers all that you would expect from an artsy cafe in Quito. There’s breakfast in the morning and small sandwiches and bocaditos (snacks) all day.
Ecuadorian in Guaranda

La Bohemia

Close to Parque Bolívar, La Bohemia serves almuerzos ($2) in a laid-back but attentive atmosphere. Chase your meal down with one of the giant batidos (fruit shakes).
in Guaranda

Queseras de Bolívar

Stock up here on the province’s famous cheeses ($6 to $7 for a whole wheel), chocolate and other treats.