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El Encuentro


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Latin, Seafood, Central American, South American
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
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All reviews ceviche fries fish red snapper old gas station in town catch of the day worth the wait the main road ate here bed panama maracuya lime rum
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were amazed by the great food (the mixed ceviche and the margaritas are a definite recommendation) and the friendly staff. A must-try when in santa catalina!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank AnReul
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best ceviche and seafood around, really recommend to visit them,excellent service with a pretty smile, good vibes only.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Sabrine H
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

Apparently this place has moved. There is a place called El Encuentro at the main road in the center of Santa Catalina. They have funny chairs and nice people working there. Very small menu with only a few items. Awesome peruvian style Ceviche, either in...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank invisibine
Reviewed August 7, 2018

It's a small converted gas station off the main drag in Santa Catalina. Not much to look at, and all they do is ceviche, but wow, is it good. Deivis is an artist. Got one lime and one maracuya ceviche and couldn't stop talking about...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Trever B
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

If you’re in Santa Catalina you have to go here. The sign says: ‘Best ceviche in town’ and they’re being modest. Both the lemon and the passion fruit ceviche are very very nice! We went back all the time because it’s that good. Also friendly...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank catevankessel
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

One of the best and most special Ceviche we had. We had the lime and Maracuja Ceviche and both were amazing. The Ceviche is freshly made of the catch of the day. So give the Chef time to prepare it. It tastes so fresh and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MountainSeaSun
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Only thing I tried on the menu. And it was fabulous. Pina colada was pretty good too, well definitely come back for the ceviche.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Roy S
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

we had the most DELICIOUS ceviche ever at this place! very nice prepared and veeeery tasty! a „most go“ if you are in santa catalina.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank brunoe252
Reviewed March 21, 2018

You have to eat here! The ceviche is very unique and fantastic. Try the rum passionfruit drink as well. We ate here twice during our 3 days in Santa Catalina... would have been 3 times had we discovered this place the first day!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank mooseAustin_TX
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

I loved this Ceviche, the fish is fresh, it looks beautiful on top of thin fries and is filling and delicious. A must try if you stay in Santa Catalina. Also the vegetarian Ceviche is delicious. I ate there numerous times in my short visit!

Date of visit: March 2018
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