Restaurants

Top Choice Pizza in Vilcabamba

Shanta’s Bar

We love Shanta’s – and have done for years. It serves pizza and big plates of frogs' legs in an innovative rustic setting with saddle seats at the bar and a bartender with a handlebar mustache. Ask about the licor d…
Bakery in Vilcabamba

La Baguette

Divine French goodies – pain au chocolat, quiche, and even gluten-free bread on Wednesdays – to take out.
Ecuadorian in Vilcabamba

Hostería y Restaurante Izhcayluma

Bavarian specialties and classic Ecuadorian dishes are the fare here. Using local ingredients where possible, Izhcayluma also offers excellent vegetarian substitutions for the meat dishes and some vegan selections. …
Middle Eastern in Vilcabamba

UFO

Besides the clever name and enviable location next to the church, the Turkish-run UFO gets jammed for its inexpensive and tasty breakfasts, Middle Eastern favorites, gluten-free desserts, fantastic coffee and a vari…
Breakfast in Vilcabamba

Midas Touch

While it's open all day, this popular hangout is mostly about the great breakfasts – the banana and cinnamon hotcakes and the 'pumpkin eggs' are particularly addictive. Using organic and local ingredients, they also…
International in Vilcabamba

La Terraza

Snag a table outside for a beer and some Central Plaza people-watching, as the location might be the best reason to come here. This busy spot serves pastas, grilled meats and Mexican-style favorites like fajitas.
Bakery in Vilcabamba

Layseca’s

Owned by a Belgian-Ecuadorian couple, this little café has delicious homemade chocolate, cookies, cakes and bread, and the town’s best coffee and espresso. The bags of granola make great hiking snacks.
Ecuadorian in Vilcabamba

Restaurante Katherine

Enjoy great comida típica at local prices at Katherine (pronounced 'kat-REEN'), just off the plaza. It's family-run, inexpensive, unpretentious and delicious – what's not to love?
International in Vilcabamba

Jardín Escondido

You can't go wrong with the tasty international fare – which include great vegetarian options – at the Jardín's atmospheric open-air restaurant. Big breakfasts include homemade bread, too.