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Malecon de Canoa, Canoa, Ecuador
967444921
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Ranked #4 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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Canoa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

After being in Canoa, it is obvious that the Surf Shak is special. The town can be empty, but the Surf Shak is always busy and inviting. Make sure to stop by there and order the burgers (there are like 5 different types) and the pizzas...the portions are huge! Fish tacos are a big hit too. Don't forget the great... More 

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Canoa, Manabi, Ecuador
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

So if your into a burger experience come to the shak. The burger is massive half pounder. Coupled with some made in house onion rings . Plus ito the only joint I town plays NFL games . Do you self a favor and grab a big show cocktail while u chill out in canoas first and only travelers embassy.

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Nice spot, great Pizza and Burgers, fish Tacos are wonderful. Happy hour has been canceled the last 3 times we made the trip, so that is really annoying. I don't care if it a holiday weekend or whatever, don't screw with my happy hour, man!

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Westhampton Beach, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The food, staff, and owners of this restaurant are very good at what they do. Easily the best burger I had in all of South America was at the Surf Shak; some of the best laughs and fun I've had happened there, too. They even have a special Thanksgiving dinner for us homesick American tourists!

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Tortola
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Best coffee in town, good burger, good breakfast. Great happy hour if you like to drink. This is where most of the new people in town hang out. This was a regular stop for my family, since we all love real coffee with milk.

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estes park
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47 reviews 47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Everyone meets here to hang out and decide your plans for the day. Good food, happy hour, game night, ladies night. You can rent kayaks, surf boards, or go paragliding with Pete, Pete and Mia are the owners and are willing to help you any way they can.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Best Coffee, pizza and burgers is Canoa! Oh and the hockey nuggets are pretty Damn good too! Also... Don't forget to stop in for trivia night or play in a poker tournament... Although owner Pete is a bit of a shark!

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Estes Park, Colorado
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Great coffee and American style breakfast. Pizza was good, hamburger was a little dry. It seems that all travelers to Canoa use this place for meetups, and happy hour is great from 6-8 every night.

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usa
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55 reviews 55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

a long wait. There was only one other person in the restaurant but it took almost 20 minutes for our food to come. When it arrived, the plates were full and the food was tasty. A warm bun accompanied my order. The hot chocolate was REAL Ecudorian chocolate with that hint of cinnamon. Banos down an alley. It's a beach... More 

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Ellijay, Georgia
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133 reviews 133 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Was not too pleased with our 1st visit there, hamburger was well below what I expected. Breakfast on the other hand was really good.

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Address: Malecon de Canoa, Canoa, Ecuador
Phone Number: 967444921
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Manabi Province  >  Canoa
Cuisine: American

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