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K.F. WIlliam

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Caribbean, Seafood, Ecuadorean
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Charles Binford | 2 blocks from the dock, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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sydney
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179 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our shrimp and fish in coconut sauce, and the owner even brought over an extra bowl of coconut sauce without asking which was great. We did think it was a little pricey though at 11 and 13 dollars respectively, and those were some of the cheapest menu options.

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Albany, New York
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67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

A great spot to people watch and eat great food. We all enjoyed the shrimp and rice in coconut sauce. It's one of the many places found in the kiosk area. I had heard about it and was disappointed to find it closed our first two nights in town. Happy it opened before we left!

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Vero Beach, Florida
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72 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Located in the open-air restaurant kiosk area. We loved the seafood in Coconut Sauce, served with rice, salad and plaintains. Busy atmosphere with of locals and adventurous tourists.

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Middletown, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We visit this particular restaurant every time we are in the Galapagos. The food is amazing and the setting is genuine. The chicken with coconut sauce is a favorite! They are open from around 6-9:30. Enjoy and thank me later!

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

KF William is by far the most well known restaurant on the kiosk street, but sadly it is riding on this repuation somewhat. We tried the fish in coconut sauce with beans which was tasty.. however I had about five beans on my plate and there just wasn't enough coconut sauce. All in all a good meal but a bit... More 

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Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

This is the place for typical seafood from the coast of Ecuador. William is from Esmeralda and thats the food he knows how to cook. The Tasca is located in the food street where in the evening about 10 restaurants fill the street with tables. Try William and enjoy Lobster or fish in Coconut.

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

In the evening, the street is closed off and tables are set up to accommodate diners...many locals, as well as tourists enjoy the ambience and the delicious food. I ordered camaron encocado and it was excellent. KF William had been highly recommended and I was not disappointed.

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Great meals! Most of us had some variety of meat with coconut sauce, beans and rice. Good hot sauce available . Good prices and good service. This area is a street by day and after 6:30p the stalls that line the street become individual restaurants. There are so many choices, both to eat and drink. Each restaurant wants you to... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

We came here to try the Langoustines Encocado for dinner but they had already run out of langoustines by 7pm because they were very busy . So instead we tried the Camarones Encocado (shrimp). The shrimp was served with a delicious coconut curry sauce and came with a piece of whitefish served over rice. The servers were friendly and the... More 

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New York City, New York, USA
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106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This is a small street full of vendors. Walk along and choose one whose fish looks freshest. Pick the fish or lobster you want, grab a table, and enjoy a great outdoor meal. It's mostly local cuisine, but the only people visiting here are tourists. Despite this, I really loved my meal – it was maybe the best thing I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Ecuadorean
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Charles Binford | 2 blocks from the dock, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Galapagos Islands  >  Santa Cruz  >  Puerto Ayora
Description
It's like a street food joint....with a small kitchen and most of the seating outdoors. It's a couple of blocks inland (off the main street where most of the "nicer" restaurants are). The food is excellent, fresh and cheap. ($15 for a pair of lobster tails).

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