where to eat in Loja

TRADIONAL DISHES OF THE CITY OF LOJA.

Besides birding in the south of Loja; the city offers a variety of exquisite and traditional meals which we briefly describe. This is just a short guide of what we recomend to test of our traditional meals of the city of Loja.

 

SOPA DE ARVEJA CON GUINEO, ( PEAS SOUP): for lunch:

 

CECINA: PORK MEAT WITH YACA; You should ask for medium or large plate.
CECINA

 

 
IN THE MORNINGS FOR THE BREAKFAST OR IN THE AFTERNOON:
TAMALES OR HUMITAS Which are served with a cup cofFee.
 
LOJAN TAMALE: TAMALES: They are made of dried yellow milled corn, and slices of pork meat; wrapped in Achira leaves. Tamales are usually served for breakfast or with the afternoon coffee.
HUMITAS: TThey are made of fresh milled corn with lump chees; wrapped in corn leaves. Served for breakfast or with the afternoon coffee.

 

There are in some places in loja, little artesanal business where you can see  this king of large pots called (ollas tamaleras), well here they are cooked, tamales and humitas. Good places to taste these delicious meals.

 

 

CUY OR GUINEA PIG
Another traditional specialty from Loja is cuy or guinea pig. You find it in the Square of El Valle. There are several restaurants in this area. Cuy is served with potatoe and other complements.

 

 

PEAS SOUP WITH AVOCADO:                 CECINA: PORK MEAT with Yucca.                  CECINA with Yucca.
(very good and delicious)
PEAS SOUP WITH AVOCADO: (very good and delicious)        
 
 
 FRITADA: PORK MEAT FRIED, WITH MOTE.
LEFT SIDE: FRITADA: PORK MEAT FRIED WITH MOTE.  RIGHT SIDE: PEA SOUP (very good)

                          

                 HUMITAS (VERY GOOD)

        

   TAMAL WITH COFFEE

      

        CUY, with potatoe

 

          

    HORCHATA

     

 

WHERE TO EAT:

LUGARES RECOMENDADOS. at the 24 de mayo street if you walk from the Jose antonio Eguiguren street going to the south you can find several options for meals. We mention just few examples. In this street also you find El tamal Lojano.

EL TAMAL LOJANO: 24 DE MAYO Y MERCADILLO.

LOCAL MEALS: Affordable prices: CASA SOL: 24 de mayo y José Antonio Eguiguren, (corner).

RISCOMAR: Lunchs, dinners, drinks. Sea food. MENU DISHES: Address: Rocafuerte 09-00 and 24 de mayo. telf: 2585154.

LAS SARTENES. Menú dishes: 24 de mayo and Azuay (corner).

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