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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Mall
“This is one of the most beautiful shopping malls that Quito has. You can find stores like Tyfanny, Rolex, Armani, Rahlp Lauran, Tommy and much more. ”
  • 126 locals recommend
Park
“Caronlina Park is like the timesquare but little, you can make some exercise like running or make some bicycle, also you have sport courts, but one thing you have to visit is the botanic garden inside the park.”
  • 152 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“At this movie theater, you get the latest movies on the market. The theater has the latest sounds and seats available. Great place to go. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“The oldest mall in the city. It has a supermarket (for groceries and almost everything you could need), a cinema, a food mart (small budget restaurants), a theater, and a lot of stores for everything you could need.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Anything you might need, in just one place (shopping stores, drug stores, hair salon, clothing and electronics stores, grocery store, food court, etc)”
  • 21 locals recommend
Sublocality
“Good place to practice sports. Our favorite place to run in Quito. Peace and quiet, especially at its lovely Botanical Garden. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Park
“el jardín botánico es un lugar apacible en el medio de la ciudad, y dentro del parque La Carolina”
  • 12 locals recommend
Park
“Botanical Garden with native habitats covering páramo (high-altitude Andean grasslands), cloud forest, wetlands and other areas, plus an orquideario (orchid greenhouse), ethnobotanical garden (exploring the plants used by indigenous groups) and Amazonian greenhouse. There’s also a kids' play/discovery area.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Best butter croissants Ive ever had (In Ecuador) lovely cakes, good empanadas.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Place to shop
“El Jardín (shopping mall) are nearly identical to their North American counterparts and sell international brands. This mall is open every day (from about 10:00 to 20:30).”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“One of the nicest places to have a dink in Quito. Nice people and not that expensive.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Cafe
“Best Coffe in town , place like starkbucks , Place good for networking meeting friends. Si deceas deleitar de un buen cafe mientras trabajas en tu computadora este es el lugar .”
  • 8 locals recommend
Peruvian Restaurant
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“mains $18-33, One of Quito’s best restaurants, Zazu serves beautifully prepared seafood dishes, grilled meats and ceviches in a stylish setting of light brick, ambient electronica and an inviting backlit bar. The Peruvian chef seamlessly blends east with west, with dishes like pistachio-crusted tuna, Wagyu tartar with gorgonzola mousse and seafood bouillabaisse." Lonely Planet”
  • 10 locals recommend
Pie Shop
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“To be honest Lucia Pie House is an american restaurant, but I do love a good dessert so here you will find the perfect pie, in any flavor you like! ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“great italian style pizza, thin crust medium sized pies. Cheap yet good gourmet quality food. They deliver and are extra quick (think 15 - 20 minutes) ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Best drugstore in the city. 24 hrs. Also can buy food. ATM (1 min walk) Mejor farmacia de la ciudad. 24 hrs. También se puede comprar comida. Cajero automático (1 min caminando)”
  • 7 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“One of the nicest places to have a dink in Quito. Nice people and not that expensive.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Pie Shop
“To be honest Lucia Pie House is an american restaurant, but I do love a good dessert so here you will find the perfect pie, in any flavor you like! ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“great italian style pizza, thin crust medium sized pies. Cheap yet good gourmet quality food. They deliver and are extra quick (think 15 - 20 minutes) ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“La Ronda street is a beautiful renovated street at old town. Old style cafes, restaurants and gift shops reminiscent of Quito’s past.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Seafood Restaurant located by the shooping mall Quicentro . if you want to expirience the Peruvian Cuisine this is the place. Gastronomia Peruana recomiendo este lugar su comida esquisita y esta ubicado primera planta del Quicentro Mall. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Very good Ecuadorian traditional dishes. $(10-20) (6 min walking). Muy buenos platos tradicionales ecuatorianos $(10-20) (6 min caminando)”
  • 7 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“Para una cena especial recomiendo este lugar tiene unos buenos cortes de carne y excelente vino. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Nice italian restorant. I recommend pesto Gnocchi. $(10-20) (4 min walk) Buen restorant italiano. Recomiendo Gnocchis al pesto $(10-20) (4 min caminando)”
  • 5 locals recommend

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