Steak in Quito

San Telmo

One of Quito’s top steakhouses, San Telmo is an elegant, multilevel, mostly gents affair with a sizzling grill firing up a wide range of cuts – the best imported from Argentina. It has a good wine selection and opt…
Steak in Coca


Fearsomely popular, this open-sided restaurant serves up melt-in-the-mouth cuts of beef in many different styles and is always full of family groups at lunch and dinner.
Steak in Mindo

El Chef

A popular spot for set meals, this basic steakhouse sizzles and is a reliable choice. Try the lomo a la piedra (steak cooked on a ‘stone’) or a hearty burger.
Steak in Manta


Near the heart of the nightlife, the popular Beachcomber is a favorite for its grilled meats. Dine in the lush backyard garden or on the open-sided front porch.
Steak in Esmeraldas

Parrilladas El Toro

Beyond the uninviting decor you’ll find a decent steakhouse specializing in beef and chops. The thatched courtyard seating is preferable to sitting inside.