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Charles Darwin y Charles Binford, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
+593 5-252-6627
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 20, 2014

We ordered drinks, and the waitress brought out some espresso drinks when we ordered cocktails. No problem, it happens. But then she got snappy with us and blamed us for ordering the wrong drinks which we definitely different (my girl friend speak fluent Spanish so language wasn't the problem). The waitress proceeded to be passive aggressive the rest of the... More 

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las vegas
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed July 7, 2014

OMG, I had an ice cream cone that was to die for. Probably the best ice cream I have ever had!!! Excellent service!!

Thank ghost595
Esbjerg, Danmark
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 5, 2014

My first experince was a wery lazy waither, who didnt have time for their customers, and then after a loong time we got our meal with vegetables from the freezer. I'm sorry the best i can say about this place is that their view is great...https://c1.tacdn.com/img2/x.gif

Thank Hemdorff
Lima, Peru
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52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

For a Peruvian is difficult to expect to have a well made ceviche... This restaurant surprised us with a good and fresh plate of ceviche, did not have ketchup or anything out of the normal, was good... Try the fried fish was good also.... Banana cheesecake was unexpectedly good

Thank deinabop
Zurich, Switzerland
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75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed June 24, 2014

We went for food one evening and were not disappointed. The waitress was friendly and always on hand to help - we order a quinoa salad to start between the two of us, followed by the spaghetti with shrimp and mushrooms, as well as the fish with passion fruit sauce. Before the salad arrived we were sent an appetizer from... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed June 24, 2014

Three of us had lunch, one of the meals was good. Two of us had a lobster dish which was very poor. Service was ok, prices average-high.

Thank Ashly U
Singapore, Singapore
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109 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

Go up the stairs and take a seat on the second floor. You get a view of the sea, clump of mangroves across the road, and pelicans and frigate birds flying and landing nearby. So, there you are. For a reasonable price of about USD22 (after 12% tax and 10% service) for lunch, I get one main course and a... More 

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Del Rio, Texas
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 16, 2014

This restaurant is upstairs which give you the perfect spot to people watch. We loved the food and the vibe was great!

Thank Chris F
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 14, 2014

Prices are good, quality is great. you will be satisfied. I promise :) they take their time serving you the food, but it's not that long. You can pay with credit card there.

Thank Titi C
Porto Alegre, RS
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41 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed June 12, 2014

I liked the food and I like the price... there is many other affordable places to eat in Pueto Ayora, but this one is the better. Try it, you wont regret.

Thank Lucas K

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Restaurant Details

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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Ecuadorean, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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
Best place in Galápagos to enjoy a beautiful meal with family and friends, indulge yourself with fresh sea food, cocktails, coffee and tasty italian gelato.

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