Restaurants in Ecuador
Restaurants in Ecuador serve a variety of traditional food that is all part of the experience. Because of the country’s diverse terrain, the cuisine varies depending on what city you are visiting. On the coast, you will find many seafood restaurants, which serve up fresh ceviches and grilled fishes marinated in acidic limejuice. As you they make their way into the mountainous regions, travelers will find that dishes get heartier. Up in the Andes Mountains, travelers can dine on chorizo, potatoes, fried pork, guinea pig (a local specialty) and warm meat-filled tamales.
In the rainforest, travelers will find Ecuador restaurants’ menus rich with yuca, plantains and other fruits native to the tropical regions. Repe, a soup that features green bananas is a tasty staple in this area.
While traveling in Quito, be sure to dine at Zazu. Know for being one of the best restaurants in Ecuador, Zuzu serves up a variety of ceviches, soups and fresh fish dishes. From crispy squid with ginger and chili sauce, mango and organic lettuce to tuna tartar with bacon olive oils, coconut and Tabasco sauce, this is a truly unique dining experience. Be sure to check out the expansive wine list – you won’t be disappointed.