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Tropical Fruits

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1 review of Tropical Fruits

Marie & Matt

Amazing fruits


A highlight of Ecuador, with the exception of chocolate, is the rich fruit directly imported from the neighboring Amazon. They can be found in small grocery stores to large supermarkets, with similar prices, and of equal quality. Among them, try the fruit or juice of fruits like "naranjilla", which is an Ecuadorian citrus fruit, but its really delicious. "Taxos" is a kind of small green-yellow banana which tastes both sweet and bitter, also "pitahaya", which is expensive, but tastier than the cactus fruit that it looks like. Also "mamey", a cross between a sweet potato and coconut or "babaco" similar

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