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Cafe Hernan

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Av. Baltra y Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
+593 5256573
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Centennial, Colorado
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The restaurant is very close to where the water taxi's and boats arrive and so very popular. However, we were there late-afternoon when hardly anyone was there. The server was rude, spoke minimal english and avoided our table to joke around with others at the bar. The pizza was sparsely covered and cold when it arrived. Worst of all, the... More 

Thank Powellre
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150 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't miss this place near Puerto Ayora ' s malecon. Covered outdoor seating is inviting. The pizza was fairly good and went down well w cold beer. Also semi-attaced to restaurant is a little icecream stand

Thank MeaningfulTrip
Gettysburg, PA
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73 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got the margherita pizza which was quite filling and 2 margaritas for less than $20. Not a bad deal for Puerto Ayora which is not cheap. The pizza was good with a nice crust and fresh basil, also lots of fresh tomatoes.

Thank horsechick81
Spokane, Washington
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I found this café on my first day here. Since my hotel does not offer breakfast I went out searching for morning coffee. It's a great spot, right on the corner of the waterfront where all the morning action takes place. There is a young woman barista who brings my coffee every morning and although neither of us is good... More 

Thank Mike S
San Antonio,
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting sandwiches. Soup great- breakfast v good, the juice fantastic. Ice Cream selection v nice - especially with an evening stroll. Staff very agreeable.

Thank Mary C
San Diego, California
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

OK so I did not take pictures of the food but the food was great at this place. If you are traveling around and miss your American type bacon, egg and pancakes this is your stop! It's located right off the docks.

Thank limitless_horizon
San Diego, California
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433 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Pretty standard galapagos fare. The menus are a bit pricey for the quality that you get due to the fact that everything is imported and selection is few. But its a decent place to fill up and recharge the batteries.

Thank satobt
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Wanted t9 grab something quick here but it's essentially a tourist trap. Avoid most of the places directly near where you need to catch the panga's

Thank Chris H
Larkspur, California
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

This is a nice place to sit out in the open, have drinks, some food, and wave at passers-by. Our pina coladas were tasty as was the ceviche. They have a variety of food and our group had cammerones main courses as well as pizza. Service was efficient and pleasant. Prices reasonable but not super cheap.

Honolulu, Hawaii
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38 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

We were pleased by the size of the servings and the prices. One difficulty encountered was having our credit card deemed invalid for no discernible reason. Great location adjacent to the piers.

Thank Michael G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Seafood, American, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Baltra y Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Galapagos Islands  >  Santa Cruz  >  Puerto Ayora
  • Phone Number: +593 5256573

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?