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Robert Apr 25, 2006 03:13 PM

Can anybody recommend a good Ecuadorian Restaurant?

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    Angel Apr 25, 2006 05:47 PM

    El Rinconcito Ecuatoriano on Hawthorne near El Segundo Blvd.

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      Oro3030 Apr 25, 2006 07:51 PM

      El Caserio in Echo Park is consistently great. If you are with a group of people, the chuchucara (spelling?) is fantastic as is the aji.

      El Caserio Restaurant
      (323) 664-9266
      309 N Virgil Ave
      Los Angeles, CA 90004

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        triaha Nov 24, 2006 08:51 PM

        Nice to hear someone out there enjoys ecuadorian food.
        When ever I can, I go over to Dos Burritos
        4734 Hollywood Blvd
        Los Angeles, CA 90027
        I have enjoyed the food every time I go.

        Does any one remeber the ecuadorian restaurant
        on Vermont back in the 80's. I can't remember the name.
        I was wondering if the owners re located else where.

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          hjb Aug 20, 2009 09:30 AM

          i love dos burritos because i feel like i'm guayaquil when i go there. that said, it's a dive - a very friendly one with greasy good food. if you're looking for a nice restaurant with tablecloths go to el caserio and make sure you have the humita.

          my boyfriend thinks they should change the name of dos burritos to dos burritos y una llama. do not be led astray by the mexican menu if you go.

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          ZoeZ Nov 25, 2006 12:53 AM

          There is an Ecuadorian restaurant on Beverly Blvd east of Atlantic in Montebello (north side of street) - they have a wonderful pork riblet dish served with fried hominy that tastes like fried popcorn - really different and delicious.

          I second El Caserio which has divine seafood soup and a couple of other addictive seafood dishes - nice people and now the parking lot has floodlights, its OK to stop at dinner time even although the neighborhood is a bit dicey. This restaurant is closed Wednesdays.

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