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Malecon de Canoa, Canoa, Ecuador
967444921
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: Bar/Restaurant ambiente tipo relax

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Brekkie perfect for hangovers

The food there was awesome, and the wifi is amazing and the prices are pretty good. Unfortunately the food did take quite a while to come out, but that could be because we were a large group. I would definitely recommend the hot granola/porridge for breakfast. Delicious and very cheap.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
LindseyP1996
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The food there was awesome, and the wifi is amazing and the prices are pretty good. Unfortunately the food did take quite a while to come out, but that could be because we were a large group. I would definitely recommend the hot granola/porridge for breakfast. Delicious and very cheap.

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Okotoks Alberta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We had great sandwich , everything on it and fries . Nice place to watch and relax on theMalecon. canoe is a great beach and is quite a big village. Great surfing

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North Miami Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Good food and friendly people. Seems to be the place for expats to eat and drink. Location is right on the malecon.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We had breakfast here a few days ago and when I started eating my yoghurt with granola I found a dead fly in between my granola. I put it aside and then found another one. Extremely disgusting! How can this happen in a café/restaurant? Unacceptable!

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Winchester, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Trivia night is a blast A must. great place to sit in the evening and watch the people on the street

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canmore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We had two meals here both were lunch time. The service was a little slow, but who's in a rush when you're at the beach on vacation. The menu was very reasonably priced and you could tell that the food was being prepared to order, thus the wait. We ate inside, although there is great outdoor seating as well, though... More 

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Sarnia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Excellent food. My favorite was the pizza. However, the owners and the staff are truly what makes the Surf Shak the best place to be.

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Austin, Tx USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The Surf Shak, an odd beach front place, great for foreigners. Lot's of friendly folks hang out as well as informed locals. Great for word of mouth information about the local area. The lmited food is hearty. The drinks plentiful. The ambience -beach informal. Read the Surf Shak chalk board for special activities. One night I joined the weekly poker... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This place literally kept me alive for my week in Canoa. I ate there at least twice a day every day. They serve french press coffee, they serve great breakfasts, the burgers are huge, and the pizzas are amazing. And the juices, like everywhere in town, were awesome.

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Canoa
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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Bar/Restaurant ambiente tipo relax

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