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Ave Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
05 252 6264
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Ranked #5 of 28 Restaurants in Puerto Ayora
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Ecuadorean
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Definitely worth a visit if you're in town. We went twice and on both occasions had great service good food and on the second visit a very good Caipirinha! Think this was our favourite of the 4 restaurants we ate at.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Fresh caught local lobster was one of the highlights of our trip. Great service and plenty of options on the menu. Great location and great for lunch or for dinner.

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Yakima, Washington
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Right on the main drag, good food, reasonably priced, excellent waiter remembered our orders from previous visit which we ordered again!

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Geneva
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Whether you take the seared tuna steak with sesame seeds and teriaky sauce, the grilled lobster (when in legal season of course!)with mango sauce or the fresh tuna salad, you won't be disappointed. It is all freshly caught, deliciously prepared and served with kind attention by pleasant staff. Yum!!! I'll go back again if I could. and my tuna steak... More 

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Holbrook, New York
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87 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We had lunch here on the way to the Darwin station down the road. I was a bit burnt out on seafood so I decided to have a burger and it my surprise it was pretty good. We ordered a few apps which were decent as well but overall we did not challenge the menu much. What we had was... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Great food in nice environment served in reasonable time for a reasonable price. I had the vegetable quinoa which came as a huge portion full of veggies followed by an equally large piece of chocolate cake. Would happily go back again tomorrow.

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Baker City, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

Very good food with ample portions. Good ceviche and fish dishes at a reasonable price. Attentive staff. Right on main drag so good for people watching. My impression was that this is the head of the class for downtown restaurants.

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Kitchener, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We ate here during our stay at puerto ayora, I gave it average to good. Average cost for good food. Nothing really special, my tuna was a bit over cooked. Keep in mind, I am quite demanding regarding my food. Good means slightly above average.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I ate here last night and had the chef's special which was mixed seafood and rice. The service was excellent and the food was very good. We didn't have to wait. very long and there was a bonus in the form of an Equadorian band, which, thankfully was not too loud. I would recommend this place to anyone who likes... More 

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Bainbridge Island
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We went here on the recommendation of quite a few people - our guide, our hotel, and some folks we met along the way. The did not steer us wrong! Great spot with outdoor seating facing the "action" on Charles Darwin Ave, this place really hit the spot. The food was excellent - the tuna and the steaks both prepared... More 

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

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