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Surf Shak

Malecon de canoa, Canoa, Ecuador
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Ranked #1 of 12 restaurants in Canoa
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: Bar/Restaurant ambiente tipo relax
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: Bar/Restaurant ambiente tipo relax
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81% Recommend
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

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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Tacoma, Washington
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

The SS is right on the Malecon in Canoa. Great location. Can enjoy a "cool one" and watch the day go buy. The menu offers some great Burgers and make sure to do "The Combo" it's a can't miss. Other than the owner being a Denver Broncos fan (he hates the Seahawks!;-)this is a great place enjoy a beverage,have a... More

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Cusco, Peru
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

The owners are from the States and super friendly. Right on the beach front. Food and drinks are tasty with different daily specials and a great happy hour from 6-8. Good place to ask information about what to do in Canoa, including paragliding, kite surfing, surfing and kayaking. Great to meet other tourists as well as locals. Great fun.

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Golden
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Great place to meet up with friends and have some food great burgers super service felt very comfortable sitting here for hours having beers with friends or solo staff makes u feel very welcome the place has great style

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West Hollywood, CA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

After a few weeks on the coast of Ecuador, and way too many plates of shrimp and rice, finding the Surf Shak in Canoa was heavenly. We ordered the cheeseburger, and we were so happy at how delicious they were. The same can be said for the pancakes, french fries, and hot dog. I do not recommend the grilled cheese,... More

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Montreal, Canada
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445 reviews 445 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

They serve a mean burger, tasty, juicy and hard to hold onto, just the way a burger should be. Sat on the terrace with the cool spray painted rock icons… Very enjoyable place to eat when in Canoa.

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iowa
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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Nice to have a real burger far away from Iowa after all seafood for 2 weeks in a row! Nice owner and great service!

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Cologne, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Location: The "Surf Shak" ist directly located on the main beach strip in Canoa. From both two larger tables outside you can directly look at the beach and the ocean. The interieur inside is not as nice, but alright. Maintainance & Employee: The restaurant is nicely maintained and decorated in surf - and american style. The seats and tables are... More

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St. Albert, Alberta
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

A last minute decision to grab a bite to eat found us here. The menu was limited to "pub grub" so we opted for pizza. While waiting we were practically pushed from our table so a poker game could commence on one side. The other side of us had a group of fellows playing another game (which I wasnt familiar... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Great pizza, internet, and location. Nice break from comida del dia, and real coffee! Went back again for reasonably priced cocktails and met some new friends. Will be back!

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