Govinda's

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Esmeraldas 853 be-tween Venezuela and Vargas , Quito, Ecuador
(02) 295 1083
Govinda's - the restaurant at the front
Govinda's - inside the Krishna's temple
Govinda's - they give dance lessons here
Govinda's - at the patio
Govinda's - my vegetarian dish - tasted  home made, yummy

Govinda's Quito Reviews

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Vegetarian option in Old Town - Govinda's Jul 13, 2009
While I was planning my trip to Ecuador, I read about the local food in Quito. This is mostly about pork and not many veggies. So, I decided I'd try the vegetarian restaurants every chance I had :P

I was in Old Town and this place was the Vegetarian recommended in this area. It wasn't easy to find it, although I had a map. I found the street, but it didn't have any sign outside, just a small blackboard saying: "almuerzos". Then they told me the city hall didn't allow them to put a big sign in this area.

As many restaurants they offer the "almuerzos" which are a combination of soup, entrée and dessert. I didn't like the soup that much, so I agreed with the guy just to get the main dish, hehe. They have different options of salads and other dishes, so your entrée would be a combination, nice! Food was home made and tasty.

The restaurant was at the front of the building, but inside it was a Krishna's temple. The colonial building was decorated inside with Hindi art. Very nice!
the restaurant at the front
my vegetarian dish - tasted home …
inside the Krishna's temple
they give dance lessons here
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