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El Cafetal Galapagos

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner


USD 12 - USD 1,000
Seafood, Fusion, Healthy, Ecuadorean, South American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

we really enjoyed the food and ambiance here but had a pretty long wait for each course. we were in no rush so weren't bothered too much, other than by hunger :) But some folks sitting near us had been there for over an hour...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lbrenl
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Very cute spot with outstanding service. Great food to match. The fish was quite literally just caught and prepared with care and great flavor. The fresh juices were also outstanding.

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 27 August 2018

My husband and I loved this restaurant. We came here for dinner three nights in a row when staying on Isabela. The owner is very nice and worked with us when it came to our vegetarian diet. We especially enjoyed the fresh plantains, pasta with...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ExcitedtoTravel89
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We ate (twice) at El Cafetal on our recent visit to Isabela. It was pricier than most places around town but it was a good value. We felt that we got our money's worth. Everyone was happy with their meals, that were cooked to perfection....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 858jg
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We were offered a three course meal with the argument that they don’t offer a la carte. Soon thereafter, a couple walks in and they took heir order from the menu. True abuse and discrimination on behalf of the disrespectful owner. The food was expensive...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank DromomaniaUIO
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We came upon El Cafetal by chance, it appears that you do need to make a table reservation in advance, and we were so glad we did! Our party of four ended up eating there three nights in a row, the food was so good....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank tigerexplorer2015
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Had our going away meal here and it was special. You need reservations but it is worth it, Great staff, beautiful interior, good food. Our guide thinks it may be the best on the island.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Joe R
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

I was looking for a place to watch the Champions League Final and ended up there. I didn't order anything but the waiter still gave me a piece of cake for free just because he supported the same club as I did. Food looked very...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Kendrick L
Reviewed 26 April 2018

place deserves to be shut down for its absolutely terrible service!! Over priced! Cheapest entree is $15 makes it a definite tourist trap! And no the portions are not huge AT all! I had dinner there and I was still hungry after! Yes this is...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Ghassan A
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We ended up in Isabela for a couple of nights after our cruise was cancelled, therefore i hadn't done any research and ended up asking another tourist on a tour where he had eaten and what he would recommend. He said he considered himself a...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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