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Resaca

Ecuadorean, Bar, Seafood, Pub, South American
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Malecon 2000 at Junin Street, Guayaquil, Ecuador
(04) 242 3390
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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44 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant because it was close to our hostel and it was super nice. The service was incredibly fast and waiters very kind. Even though everything seemed to be perfect, I leave 4 stars just because I really wanted to try the dessert called 3 leches and they didn't have it :(

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Thank Klaudia S
Cork, Ireland
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285 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We knew that this place gets mixed reviews and chose it really because it was just across the street from our hotel and were not sure how safe it was to walk through the streets of Guayaquil at night. It turned out to be a great choice. There were hundreds of families still in the Park, with lots of young... More 

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Thank Bernard C
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

I feel bad giving Resaca a poor rating, because it really seems like it would be a place of higher quality due to its location and the service. The waiter was attentive, very much so when in comparison to typical Ecuadorian standards. They have a very nice spot in the Malecon park overlooking the Guayas River, the building is newer,... More 

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164 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Great restaurant with beautiful views. Food is very good, service is also very good. Prices are reasonable. Great location. Much to do and see in the area.

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Thank andresworld
Eugene, Oregon
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117 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

So we stopped in here along the touristy boardwalk and had some crab puffs and crab ceviche. It was standard fair. We were looking for crabs and beer, but they don´t start serving the crabs and beer until after 8 p.m. If you are in Guayaquil and into the nightlife and you haven't been here, I guess you could go.... More 

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73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

We expected lots of restaurants on the Malecon. Not so much. We tried Resaca for lunch. Attentive waiter, English spoken, air conditioning good on hot steamy day. Lunch specials cheap and fast (and widely ordered by local office workers on lunch break). Food average, portions large. I tried the enchiladas; my boyfriend had the set lunch. Blah.

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Thank Carey B
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

at the Malecon, this is one of the few real restaurants on the Malecon apart from the two yacht clubs,,, the rest is outdoor fast food. on the second floor (stairs) you can sit , outside with view to the river, protected from the Sun. The food is divers, we ate Chevice and Lasagna, Oyster are on the menu too.... More 

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Dhaka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

Place and settings are nice. Waiters are very attentive and service is fast. A lot of people from nearby offices/work come here for lunch which is fun. Having said all that, the food is not above mediocre. And that is still the main reason to go and eat somewhere...

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Thank Roger H
South America
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We went back twice, first with 2 4 1 cocktails and then the wings & beer special - pretty decent service and overall ambiance so ended up with dessert and another drink ...however the return was a let down. The staff seemed completely unmotivated (perhaps as all their friends were out being Halloween) and the wing/beer special we had again... More 

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Everett, Washington
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27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Chose this restaurant during a walk along the Malecon 2000. My first experience ordering a meal in Ecuador, I learned the best choice for a good, inexpensive lunch is to order the special. Soup, fish or chicken, rice, salad, dessert and juice drink was $4. Locro de papa seems to be a traditional Ecuadorian soup, usually served with sliced avocado... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Ecuadorean, Bar, Seafood, Pub, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Malecon 2000 at Junin Street, Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Guayas Province  >  Guayaquil
  • Phone Number: (04) 242 3390

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?