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La Garrapata Galapagos - Resto Bar

Av. Charles Darwin y Tomas de Berlanga, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
+593 5-252-6264
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tuna” (46 reviews)
“fish” (50 reviews)
“chicken curry” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Av. Charles Darwin y Tomas de Berlanga, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Steak cooked to perfection with a beautiful sauce. Cooked amazingly well to your liking with a very good size. Fantastico service. The waiter, even though his English was poor, was passionate and still was able to help with the highest standard for everyone. Highly recommended.

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there about the great reviews. They have a really pleasant service and the food is great! They even have organic coffee from Galapagos! It was a great experience to eat there.

Thank Benno S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What the title said. Stayed about a week and tried places from the walking market, pizza, burgers. I had the steak with pepper.

Thank Frank F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended this place by our travel agent and we are so pleased to visit today for lunch. It suited us just perfectly. The staff were friendly and helpful, and the menu gave the English name and the price inclusive of tax and service....More

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The 2 for 1 cocktails and seating right on the sidewalk to people-watch is what drew me in! I had the fish and it was fabulous and reasonably priced! I enjoyed everything and the mojitos were awesome!

Thank StorkRN1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited twice in the time I was there. The cod dish was a delight, as were the tremendous crepes. The atmosphere was quiet and relaxing.

Thank Old_Fotofart
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Galapagos isn’t a culinary destination. Lots of shrimp and tuna. This restaurant, however, seems to be the best on Santa Cruz. The seafood bbq was OK (the tuna was overdone and the shrimp were hard to de-shell). Some of the other fish dishes in...More

Thank Richard_Ault
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Went twice, for lunch and dinner. Service is great, menu explains dishes. My favorite were the chicken and vegetable brochettes, although they made you choose one or the other, no combos. The chicken was so juicy, just like I remember from childhood. What has happened...More

Thank LLLofPA
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

It is a bit of a tourist trap, cashing in on a good location, but food is good and fresh. We enjoyed a nice dinner with complimentary cake for dessert. The main dissapointment was being constantly bitten by mosquitoes, a true mood killer...

Thank AisteeHoff
Reviewed 12 April 2018

This was our favorites. The food was good, the atmosphere lively and comfortable, the service was good. The drinks were also great. Make reservations, as we could not get in the first night.

Thank jfkm
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21 May 2017|
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Response from CliffS418 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with above comments. Credit Cards not an issue, for Visa or MasterCard, althouhg Amex is less broadly accepted although I can't recall if I/we tried Amex here or not. As for the water, you are correct to take... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 50
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Charles Darwin y Tomas de Berlanga, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Galapagos Islands  >  Santa Cruz  >  Puerto Ayora
  • Phone Number: +593 5-252-6264
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"La Garrapata" offer his clients exquisite dishes elaborated with the best fish, seafood, vegetables and meets, bought from producers in Galapagos. This restaurant employs in its majority only local worker, properly trained for producing dishes under the high standards of hygiene and quality. Furthermore it is a leader in application of environmental best practices, which help the sustainability and conservation of the Galapagos Islands. The Restaurant "La Garrapata" pleases to attend you and we hope that our service will be of your complete satisfaction.
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