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The Rock

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Peruvian, Bar, Gastropub, Ecuadorean
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Avendia Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
+593 52524289
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Tuesday
Closed
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 97
    Excellent
  • 118
    Very good
  • 86
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Choices

Many different menu choices, all good. Part of a tour package, and very pleased. Nice presentation too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
CSWEENEYNY
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Englewood
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
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334 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

I had the beef tenderloin. It was delicious. Everything else they serve looked very good as well. The rest of my family really enjoyed the coffee selections...especially the Bailey's Cappucino.

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Mudjimba, Australia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The 2 for 1 drinks is really only on Gin & Tonic and one other drinks. We wanted Pisco Sour and told what it really was. Food was great and cheap.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

We went here twice for lunch (the second time because people we were meeting had already chosen the restaurant) and both times the food was not nice, small portions and quite expensive compared to other places in Puerto Ayora. Try Galapagos Deli instead!

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Nuremberg, Germany
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

It's a nice location to sit outside and have cocktails but they were very disappointing, pretty watered-down. The atmosphere inside was also nice with a short performance of folk dancers but if the cocktails don't cut it.........

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Nice signpost outside with 2x1 drinks - happy hour. With the biggest choice of food and drinks in the menu. When we wanted to order our cocktails for the happy hour - they told us that happy hour is only for mojito and gin tonic. So nothing more. Still please change your sign or offer all drinks as stated. For... More 

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Englewood
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75 reviews 75 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Many different menu choices, all good. Part of a tour package, and very pleased. Nice presentation too.

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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The food is above average and the service friendly but the ultra ice-cold beers and drinks make The Rock one of the great places to hang out in Puerto Ayora

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

My mom and I stopped here twice on our trip. It was close to the town center and had WiFi. The food was pretty good but a little pricey for us. For my mom it was the first time out of the States and this was the first restaurant we went to so having a menu in English was great... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We had dinner and breakfast at the Rock. Food was above average for Port Ayora. Service was good and location is very good. We found the atmosphere very happy and relaxing. Prices where reasonable. WiFi was fast, important for our teenage kids.

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Vejle, Denmark
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62 reviews 62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The location is great - just by the harbour. Friendly staff and always are good atmosphere - good place to see a soccer match:-) If you want a good drink and international food, this is the place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avendia Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Galapagos Islands  >  Santa Cruz  >  Puerto Ayora
  • Phone Number: +593 52524289

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Peruvian, Bar, Gastropub, Ecuadorean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?