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Surf Shak

Malecon de Canoa, Canoa, Ecuador
967444921
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Ranked #3 of 14 Restaurants in Canoa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: Bar/Restaurant ambiente tipo relax
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Porto, Portugal
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

surf shack it a friendly spot for neat honest burguers , and hot dogs and the best home made bread of the region. the staff in very friendly and effective the happy hour is how it is supposed to be, happy , with good music and chill out mood the other hours can be very happy too

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Quito, Ecuador
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I think you can get the best hamburgers here while on the coast of Ecuador. A nice spot where you will be able to find the gringos.

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Matane, Quebec, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Great pizza and great hamburgers. Don't miss the thursday trivia! Excellent place to meet friends and drink a beer or natural juice.

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Costa Mesa, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We ordered pizza and it was extremely salty. The crust didn't taste right. Its quality is equivalent or maybe worse than Little Ceasar's. The price was way too much. The only reason why I would go here is for coffee and wifi. It's the only place in town where you can sit and drink coffee while on the computer. There... More

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Canoa
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We spent a few weeks in Canoa and absolutely loved the Surf Shak! The hamburgers are huge, as with all the portions of food, and the breakfast is lovely. The french press coffee is a must and can't be found anywhere else in Canoa. The best part of "the Shak" is that they are known for having 2-in-1 cocktails for... More

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Houston
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We really loved the food at Surf Shak, and the owners were also very kind, welcoming people. The burgers were great, and I could not believe they had biscuits and gravy for breakfast, wow. We actually stayed an extra week in Canoa, in part because the food was so good here. One issue we had that I have to take... More

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Bayfield, Colorado
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Giant burgers that taste great. Service was pretty slow but it was worth the wait when you can wait with a view of the ocean!

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Berkeley, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Cool place to grab a drink. Slow-ish service to be expected, it's the South American way. Burger combo seemed like a decent value (with fries and a big beer) but the burger patty itself was over cooked and dry. The worst part of the experience was that after asking about the 2 for 1 happy hour, our server confirmed that... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Spent about 3 days in Canoa and pretty much ate at the Surf Shack for every meal. Had a lot of great options, and also lots of yummy drinks also. The vibe is great, staff really nice and they also have games and plug ins to charge your electronics. Prices are average, but the food and service is worth it.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The food here is amazing - a little on the pricey side, but perfect if you're looking for that little 'taste of home'.... delicious.

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