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Cafe Hood Restaurant

Montalvo y Rafael Vieira | A pocos metros de la cascada y diagonal a la torre, Banos 180250, Ecuador
+593 3-274-1609
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pad thai” (48 reviews)
“burrito” (20 reviews)
“brownie” (18 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
All hours
Cafe, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Montalvo y Rafael Vieira | A pocos metros de la cascada y diagonal a la torre, Banos 180250, Ecuador
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Friendly people, some English speaking, good food it is also affordable, different drinks as well.. yum

Thank Anna B
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been to Baños twice and have spent a great deal of time at Cafe Hood. It's owner, Karina is incredibly warm and welcoming. The food is so good. I have had lots of dishes, I love the pesto pasta and the pad thai....More

Thank cassrose
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the first day of our stay we had lunch here which was ok, not exceptionally good or bad. People were friendly, nothing wrong here.

Thank Tonnie2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

LOCATION & DECOR ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Located in the centre of town. Walking distance to other attractions, shopping and accommodations. Really interesting and beautiful building, if you sit outside you will even get a view of the waterfall de la virgen (where the baths are.) THE STAFF...More

Thank ChardeLopez
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, helped us with our decisions and enjoyed an excellent, well priced meal. I had the chickpea eggplant curry which is really good, fresh mango and cucumber comes on the side. I didn't find it spicy so suitable for people who aren't great with...More

Thank Lucy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nicely decorated cafe near a cool art gallery. I had fresh chamomile and lemon grass. It was soothing and relaxing; perfect afternoon tea. Hope to get a second cup before leaving Banos.

Thank Monique S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Cafe Hood is a fun and unique spot near the edge of town. Their menu has great variety (Mexican, vegetarian, Italian, and breakfast options all day) and the server was friendly and helpful. I went with a friend and we both enjoyed our meal and...More

Thank sonnetgirl7
Reviewed 15 August 2017

An Ecuadorian friend with a home near Banos took us here on our way through town. This place has a HUGE menu with everything from lasagna to grilled trout to Asian fare. The food was decent. The place also has some serious hippie vibes going.

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I always love to visit this restaurant, it is one of my favorites in Ecuador. The food is delicious and the place is very nice, it has a lot of paintings. You can try: breakfast, pasta, Mexican food, Indian food, and many other choices. if...More

Thank DeaRamirez
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Our first meal in Baños. What a way to start our visit. Very friendly and helpful. Knowledgeable about gluten-free. Food and service was excellent.

Thank Jason H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Montalvo y Rafael Vieira | A pocos metros de la cascada y diagonal a la torre, Banos 180250, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Tungurahua Province  >  Banos
  • Phone Number: +593 3-274-1609
  • E-mail
CAFE HOOD will always strive to have interesting, thoughtful food. Our menu is innovative with a fresh look for lunch and dinner. We offer cocktail drinks, coffee and many amazing deserts. Our restaurant atmosphere was created to give peace and great memories to travelers in a cozy environment. It is our goal to provide Baños with a restaurant that showcases international food, using high quality and sustainable ingredients combined with innovative cooking. If you are look for something healthy, a good price and delicious you found it!
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