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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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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tuna” (45 reviews)
“fish” (47 reviews)
“quinoa” (12 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 3 weeks ago

The food here is good. But we felt a bit uncomfortable because our server had an arrogant demeanor. It's not that he was obviously unfriendly, but the way he looked at us and talked to us. I get it that guests sometimes are unfriendly and...More

Thank difelidi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky to get a table during Carnaval and we were not disappointed. We had beans and rice, one with steak and the others with chicken. They were very tasty, not needing additional seasoning.The beef and chicken were perfectly done, with the chicken very...More

Thank Stan N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here on a recent trip and really enjoyed the experience. The service was excellent (knowing a little Spanish will be helpful) and the food was amazing. I had the tuna serrada, which may have been the best piece of tuna that I...More

Thank yadkin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service and food here was very good. It was recommended to me by some other travelers and I'm glad I checked it out. It's centrally located on Charles Darwin Street (mid-way between the Darwin Center and the port; not far from the fish market).

Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wasn’t expecting much but we ended up having 2 dinners in a row in this restaurant with the very unappetizing name. My niece had pasta with shrimps in salsa blanco both nights. I had a grilled fish the first time and the shrimps cooked...More

Thank Camila120428
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After just one visit I can see why this restaurant is rated so highly on all of the rating sites. There are plenty of places to eat along the main street in Puerto Ayora. Most of them over promise and under deliver on their food,...More

Thank Hardoil
Reviewed 4 February 2018

This open-air restaurant on the main drag is a delight. The menu is varied and satisfies all tastes, including vegetarian, but the local seafood -brought in each afternoon 100 feet down the street at the Fish Market - is outstanding. The waiters and staff are...More

Thank UncleDMD
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We had a delightful birthday dinner - the food was fantastic, wine was superb (they actually had a wine list!), the staff were friendly and the atmosphere was lively without being too noisy. It was made better when the staff came out singing happy birthday...More

Thank Chica B
Reviewed 27 January 2018

What a laid-back place, but probably the best affordable restaurant in town. The food was amazing, everything is locally sourced. Highly reccomend!

Thank emilianapelaez12
Reviewed 23 January 2018

This restaurant was highly recommended by our hotel manager, and since all of her recommendations were superb, we chose to eat here when away from our splendid hotel. The fish selection is based on what the fishermen brought in that same day, ensuring the freshest...More

Thank thetraveldoc
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
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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