Restaurants

Top Choice Ecuadorian in Puyo

El Jardín

The best food in the Oriente may be at this ambient house by the river inside the charming hotel of the same name, 1km north of town. The award-winning chef-owner Sofia prepares fragrant pollo ishpingo (cinnamon chi…
Ecuadorian in Puyo

EscoBar

With panache to punch its weight in Quito's coolest neighborhoods, EscoBar makes palapas (rustic, palm-thatched dwellings) seem chic. Sample Ecuadorian microbrews, cocktails and a menu of patacones (fried bananas), …
International in Puyo

El Fariseo

It may not look like much, but this cafe boasts one of the Oriente's few espresso machines – and knows how to use it. They serve up surprisingly delicious fare, including a very tasty churrasco (steak served with a …