Check In Ecuador Cafe Mosaico:



In Quito, on a hill overlooking the Historic part of city

Located near Itchimbia Park

Residential neighborhood, somewhat hidden




Cozy bohemian

Best Balcony view in Quito

Family owned and operated

Iconic destination – a must visit




International Menu

Homestyle cooking

Features Ecuadorian dishes from Grandma’s recipes

Excellent coffee, cakes and cookies



Must Try items on Menu:

Traditional Ecuadorian Locro soup

Artisanal homemade hot chocolate


Vegan Options:

Yes, many



Excellent team

No rush to turn tables

Diner style menu.  Extensive offerings


What to Bring:

Family, friends, your camera


The Local perspective:

The place to see the best view in Quito

A favorite place to see and listen to live music in the Cafe Mosaico ‘Music room’

Some what of a special occasion place


What time to go:

Sunset is best

Open everyday Monday – Wednesday 4pm to 11pm, Thursday – Sunday 1pm-11pm, Sunday 1pm -10:30pm


What season to go:

Any time of year is great to visit


Good for families:



Good for Weddings and Large Groups:



Highlights I love:


How to get there:

Taxi is best. Can be tricky if driver does not know the streets.

Cafe Mosaico can arrange transportation with private taxis.Check In Ecuador Cafe Mosaico


Check in Ecuador: Cafe Mosaico FACTS:

Cafe Mosaico Owner Alex Karras performs every Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the Cafe’s ‘Music Room’ with his band the Time Tracers.  They play covers of classic rock, oldies, blues and country.

Alex Karras and his GM Diana Godoy rescue animals through their Mican Project

Cafe Mosaico was awarded a Five Star Diamond Award for their world-class views of the heart of Quito

Cafe Mosaico also organizes tour packages to Ecuador.  Click here for more information.

Check In Ecuador Cafe Mosaico