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Charles Darwin y Charles Binford, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
+593 5-252-6627
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Some in our traveling group chose this place for lunch after checking in to our hotel. There was a nice view of the harbor, and the food was good. People were raving about the ceviche. I had spaghetti bolognese and found it tasty. Other folks in the group - the leader and companion - came for dinner and enjoyed it... More 

Thank Piccadilly8
Cookeville, Tennessee
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212 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For a beachfront restaurant in PA they did a decent job with their food. The location is great; the balcony wonderful to sit on and enjoy dinner; and the service was good. The breakfast is excellent as well, so if you need a quick fix or a quick drink, this is a good place to stop.

Thank Hank F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and staff..We had the appetizer of the fried plantain with guacamole and shrimp which were delicious. We had the mixed seafood plate for 2 which was delicious. I had the mixed seafood crepe which was also delicious. The wait staff were very good and attentive..

Thank Lisa C
Dublin, Ireland
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94 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a nice, reasonably priced breakfast here one Sunday morning. Staff were friendly and the TV's were showing sports. Good atmospherre

Thank scrizzle
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173 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Four choices for a good breakfast. Start your day this way. Pretty atmosphere and good service. Unfortunately the upstairs is closed during breakfast hours.

Thank Pat S
Kapaa, Hawaii
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155 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed two meals here during our stay in the Galapagos - tasty pasta, cold beers, good ceviche. It's conveniently located along the main street, so easy access to hotels and nice place to sit and watch the world walk by.

Thank washington_wahine
Brasilia, DF
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82 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very well located with outdoor sitting this restaurant offers local food and above all seafood... the ecuadorian ceviche is delicious! Very friendly service.

Thank Catherine P
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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172 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Had dinner and plan to go back. Service is very nice and food was great. I had the seafood crepe and I just loved. After that, the nut cake with vanilla icecream. All delicious.

Thank Javier_mail2003
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

The customer service was absolutely awful, our waiter was impatient, rude and slammed our drinks and food on the table each time and none of us were demanding anything unusual. The fish and prawns were crazy over cooked and dry. I can't stress enough how unfortunate this meal was given the a,pint of money we paid for it. I really... More 

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Lima Region, Peru
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74 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

The atmosphere was relaxing, staff were pleasant, the food fresh and prices as expected at this restaurant. Overall I wasn't too impressed with any of the food options on the island, however I will say that I dined here 3 times during my 4 day stay.

Thank whereintheworld45

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Ecuadorean, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Charles Darwin y Charles Binford, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Galapagos Islands  >  Santa Cruz  >  Puerto Ayora
  • Phone Number: +593 5-252-6627
Es un Lugar excelente para compartir comer en familia, disfrutar de mariscos, coctails, postres y variedad de helados Italianos.

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