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“Local Fare at a Reasonable Price” 3 of 5 stars
Review of La Canoa

La Canoa
Chile y 10 de Agosto, Hotel Continental, Guayaquil, Ecuador
593-4-2329270
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Ranked #16 of 253 Restaurants in Guayaquil
Price range: $5 - $12
Cuisines: Ecuadorean
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Good for: Local cuisine, Doing business, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Evansville, Indiana
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Local Fare at a Reasonable Price”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

Prices are significantly higher than in the past, but La Canoa serves good local food in a nice setting at the center of Guayaquil. It is frequented by Ecuadorian professionals who work in the center of the city. The service is good and the location is generally safe.

Visited June 2012
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English first
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Great typical buffet breakfast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Great selection of typical ecuadorian food; you should try the "encebollado", "bolones de verde", "humitas" among other great things like fresh fruits/juices, breads/croissants; or you can order a nice omellette, etc, etc. Highly recommended!

Visited August 2012
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Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great Local Cuisine! Their long business hours were a lifesaver!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

A great find. Because of my work, I wasn't able to have dinner until later in the evening, and this was one of the few quality restaurants that was still open later in the downtown area of Guayaquil. It was a lifesaver. I ended up going there multiple times, and enjoyed each meal, especially the Humitas(Corn rolls). The prices are decent, and would totally reccomend for anyone staying downtown Guayaquil.

Visited May 2012
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Belgrade, Serbia
Top Contributor
203 reviews 203 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 84 cities Reviews in 84 cities
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
“Solid local food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

I went there at noon - and it was full. Obviously very popular place. I also heard that it is due to the fact that quality has remained unchanged for 30-40 years. The food was pretty ok, but not exceptional. Prices ok.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“not my type”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

Comercial, ecuadorian style food, i think there is much better place and cheaper.

Visited August 2011
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