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Chile y 10 de Agosto | Hotel Continental, Guayaquil, Ecuador
593-4-2329270
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good food slow service

Wide selection of menu ( in english !!) they have good food & desserts. one thing to get used to- SLOW service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
Bailey D
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Long Beach, California
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  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Service can be a bit slow, but that's because this place is so popular that it is often packed. The food is excellent. Great choice and reasonably priced.

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Roberto Q, Director Comercial at La Canoa, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us. We have a history of over 40 years, which allows us to have the best cuisine in the city. Indeed it is sometimes not easy to get a table available; but our preparations are worth waiting. We hope to visit again soon. More 

Quito, Ecuador
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The atmosphere was a little more family than I expected for the price but that was fine. The staff were accommodating and helpful. There was no vego food on the menu. I do eat seafood but I really wanted vegetarian so I was disappointed. Had a seafood kebab with chips and steamed veggies. There was nothing wrong with it but... More 

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Roberto Q, Director Comercial at La Canoa, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us. We have a history of over 40 years, which allows us to have the best cuisine in the city. Indeed Ecuador has no vege food, that is why only offer basic salads. In any case, our seafood is spectacular and worthy of being tested. We hope to visit again soon. More 

Long Beach, California
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Wide selection of menu ( in english !!) they have good food & desserts. one thing to get used to- SLOW service.

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Roberto Q, Director Comercial at La Canoa, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us. We have a history of over 40 years, which allows us to have the best cuisine in the city. Indeed it is sometimes not easy to get a table available; but our preparations are worth waiting. We hope to visit again soon. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We started off in Guayaquil for our Ecuador loop. I actually asked the waiter at our hotel what was a really good place to get good authentic Ecuadorean meal and he recommended La Canoa to me funny enough. Service outstanding and food amazing. I had the cows feet soup, mmmm!!!!! Outstanding. I also had the Cerdo which is like a... More 

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Roberto Q, Director Comercial at La Canoa, responded to this review

We are extremely pleased that our creole specialties like and our service have been of your total satisfaction . We hope you will visit again soon. More 

Atascadero, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

A group of 6 of us ate here twice and everything we tried was delicious. Our servers were always so cheerful and helpful. Tons of options on the menu and they were very willing to customize to our likes. Super yummy juices!

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Roberto Q, Director Comercial at La Canoa, responded to this review

Thanks for writing . We are extremely pleased that our creole specialties like and our service have been of your total satisfaction . We hope you will visit again soon , for we will be happy to serve . More 

Miami, Florida
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

I have been going every so many years to "La Canoa" since 1979 , and it is amazing how the quality of this restaurant/cafeteria never declines! You may go after a concert at 3 am, or just for lunch. The food is extremely healthy. In fact, When I happen to be on a diet, I always ask for things that... More 

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Roberto Q, Director Comercial at La Canoa, responded to this review

Thanks for writing . We are extremely pleased that our creole specialties like and our service have been of your total satisfaction . We hope you will visit again soon , for we will be happy to serve . More 

Toronto, Canada
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104 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Try to come off hours. We arrived at 1PM and they were packed. So we went for a walk in the square and then came back. Felt like I was accessing authentic cuisine. Glad I was there with a local.

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Roberto Q, Director Comercial at La Canoa, responded to this review

We are pleased that our food has been of your total satisfaction. We offer the best Ecuadorian typical food, 24 HOURS A DAY. For us it was a pleasure that you have been part of that experience. We hope you can join us again soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Service was OK, they were busy when we arrived so we were ignored for a few minutes. Drinks were fine (juice was pretty nice) and the food was just your standard Ecuadorian stuff (meat+sauce+rice+chips or a soggy banana). The whole thing was really expensive for what it was, but maybe that's standard in Guayaquil. A beer was just short of... More 

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Roberto Q, Director Comercial at La Canoa, responded to this review

We are pleased that our food has been of your total satisfaction. We offer the best Ecuadorian typical food, 24 HOURS A DAY, are 40 years of work and accomplishments. For us it was a pleasure that you have been part of that experience. We hope you can join us again soon. More 

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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

My favorite traditional gourmet food in town, I been coming back since I got 15 years old, it's a classic family's restaurant, don't miss Encebollado delicious tuna soup, ceviche etc, recommended El mejor de comida típica Gourmet de Guayaquil tradicional y el favorito de la familia, el mejor encebollado recomendado !!

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Roberto Q, Director Comercial at La Canoa, responded to this review

Thanks for writing . We are extremely pleased that our creole specialties like and our service have been of your total satisfaction . We hope you will visit again soon , for we will be happy to serve . More 

Vancouver, Canada
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

good value, lots of food for the price, quality was reasonable and gives you a good flavour of the local crusine

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Roberto Q, Director Comercial at La Canoa, responded to this review

We are extremely pleased that our creole specialties like and our service have been of your total satisfaction . We hope you will visit again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Chile y 10 de Agosto | Hotel Continental, Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Guayas Province  >  Guayaquil
  • Phone Number: 593-4-2329270

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
  • Cuisine: Pizza, South American, Ecuadorean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine

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