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The Rock

Avenida Charles Darwin | Islas plazas, Puerto Ayora 593, Ecuador
+593 5-252-4289
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“scallops” (4 reviews)
“quesadilla” (8 reviews)
“ceviche” (20 reviews)
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Seafood, Fusion, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Avenida Charles Darwin | Islas plazas, Puerto Ayora 593, Ecuador
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Reviewed 3 days ago

During our one week stay in Santa Cruz, we went to The Rock twice for lunch. We were first attracted to the restaurant by their mojito special on the menu board because it was a very hot and humid day. The drinks really hit the...More

Thank FelineOnTheGo
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is run by someone who's been to restaurant school. Prices are slightly higher than other places but the food quality is great. We stopped here for lunch 2x and drinks once. When you get tired of the Binford Av street food, this is...More

Thank Dave D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best variety restaurant in Isla Ayora. Food is clean and safe to eat. They have their own filtered water. So if you don't want to get sick and eat very tasty food, go to the rock!

Thank Connie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice clean and modern bar/restaurant. We did not eat but stopped for beers on the way back to our hotel. Cool decor and nice modern beach feel bar and restaurant.

Thank CharlesandCharlie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No fish chowder, two blocks from the fish market? Surprise, but we didn't come to the Galapagos for pasta (which we were forced to have and was way over-salted). No 2:1 drinks during happy hour, despite the "2:1 drinks" sign and it was already past...More

Thank TheGrinchesDogMaxx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is ideal; however, we found the wait staff less than impressive. They acted annoyed by our presence and the waiter struggled to remember our order. We both ordered quesadillas. One was tasty, the other bland. However, the passion fruit daiquiri was DELICIOUS! In...More

Thank Rhonda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cocktails were 2 for 1 as was happyhour however would not be paying $8 plus taxes for 1 cocktail. Only place I have come across where taxes are not included in displayed price. Had hams olives and cheeses for starter. Olives okay but only 5...More

Thank mark m
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Fish burger (for me) and quesadilla (for my son) were both excellent. Great location and nice atmosphere on the main road.

Thank Byron S
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Fresh and well presented, a organized menu giving many options to choose from sea food to meets. The sazon was really amazing.

Thank Luciano D
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The menu is large and the quality of the food is very good and well priced. One stand out thing was the service offered.

Thank gunn0r
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 14
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Charles Darwin | Islas plazas, Puerto Ayora 593, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Galapagos Islands  >  Santa Cruz  >  Puerto Ayora
  • Phone Number: +593 5-252-4289
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