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Cafe Hood

Montalvo y Rafael Vieira | A pocos metros de la cascada y diagonal a la torre, Banos 180250, Ecuador
+593 3-250-5095
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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 1 week ago via mobile

Food is great and cheap, we went twise and it didnt disapoint us. Hot chocolates are amazing. Have a choise for vegans and vegetarians.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have some things to say about Cafe Hood. I was there a few weeks ago with a group of friends who are exchange students here in Ecuador; we were looking forward to a peaceful meal after a long day of hiking. The food was...More

1  Thank Emily H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was incredible:) it is a little more expensive than eating a classic lunch but its totally worth it. The curry is amazing

Thank María José O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do yourself a favor and eat here.. get the al curry muy picante !.... literally only issue was my sadness when the curry ended..so gooood!

Thank devonthadude13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For some reason we went there only on our last day in Baños ( there are SO many options in the city!) and we’re pleased surprised. The portions are very generous and the food is tasty. Several healthy vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. Good...More

Thank my_paths_all_around
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the fireside atmosphere and cozy vibes. There were a lot of backpacker types dining here and playing cards. The menu was super varied and we were pleasantly surprised by the Asian food (which was a great alternate to all the Ecuadorian food we were...More

Thank Mitch M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere and the locality is brilliant. Food is prepared fresh but comes quickly and portion sizes very good. Lotsof little additons like the smile from the waitress, coniments served fresh etc.

Thank ssusansteph
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate lunch here twice during our stay in Banos and found the atmosphere calm and inviting, the service crisp and accommodating, and the variety of cuisines fun and overall tasty. Prices are moderate and portions generous. Good choices for vegetarians, too.

Thank Esther S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always delicious and affordable. The staff is excellent and the ambiance is great too! The menu covers a broad range- from meat and potatoes type to vegetarian. Our family of 6 votes this our favorite place to eat in Banos. (The crepes and fusilli napoletani...More

Thank AStudebaker
Reviewed 15 February 2018

I ate at Cafe Hood several times during my recent stay in Banos. The wait staff is very friendly and attentive, and the selection of different types of food is really impressive. The plates of food were humongous and very filling, and were a good...More

Thank AttyPaulM
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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 3-250-5095
  • 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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