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La Garrapata

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Ecuadorean
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Ave Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
05 252 6264
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 30
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  • 6
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  • 1
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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
Most recent review
In the list of the best Restaurants in Puerto Ayora

The Restaurant is kind of located in an open space. Service could be better but I was there in a very busy period. The food is very good.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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74 reviews 74 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

The Restaurant is kind of located in an open space. Service could be better but I was there in a very busy period. The food is very good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Tue food was really good but you have to wait and wait and wait... Nothing for hungry people! The waiters are overtaxed! So the service is bad Take another one...

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Boulder, Colorado
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Fish in coconut sauce and spaghetti bolognese, I was tired of fish what can I say. I usually have fish twice a week not twice a day even if it is fresh and good like the tuna at lunch (El Manzanilla). Interesting decor outside patio with volcanic rock gravel as a floor. Surprising amount of smokers, but breeze in the... More 

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Mason, Ohio
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18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This restaurant features fresh grilled seafood. My husband and I tried the grilled octopus and fish. The octopus was very tasty and tender while the fish was a tad bit over cooked. They had reasonable prices for beer and juices as well. Two entree dinner with drinks will come to 40usd, including gratuity.

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Austin, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Dined here twice with 14 people twice as arranged by our naturalist, who lives on Isabella. They handle a large group well. He recommended highly the cheeseburger. It was okay, but nothing special. The french fries were fresh and tasty. He also recommended the chocolate cake as being the best in the world. I prefer a cake with frosting (and... More 

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Lake Zurich, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Stopped in here around 2 pm for a beer and a snack. Had the nachos for an appetizer and it was very good. Came with salsa and homemade guacamole.

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Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

the best service is here. The food is really good and i wish we found this place earlier. Really comfortable and a nice location. We had Quiua with Vegetables and the fish. Juices were the best we had, especially the coconut juice!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We were lucky to visit Galapagos on the last couple of days of the Lobster season. We had shopped around for a nice restaurant to have our meal and certainly the staff at La Garrapata we the nicest in the island, accommodated our group, had a great service and the food was amazing (for those who like lobster) the kids... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Went there for some juice, coffee and patacones and found the best patacones ever! Topped with cheese and cherry tomatoes. The place is clean, good service and fast wifi!

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Paris
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We were told to go to this restaurant by different persons and in fact we went twice so good it was. Very good food and good prices. Service was smily. The terrace is fresh and pleasant. Too bad that parents spend their time on their smart phones instead of taking care of their noisy children !!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ave Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Galapagos Islands  >  Santa Cruz  >  Puerto Ayora
  • Phone Number: 05 252 6264

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ecuadorean

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