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La Garrapata

Av. Charles Darwin y Tomas de Berlanga, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
+593 5-252-6264
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tuna” (42 reviews)
“fish” (45 reviews)
“quinoa” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Av. Charles Darwin y Tomas de Berlanga, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been in Galapagos (Santa Cruz) for a week. This was the best restaurant we went to by far and we ate out every day at lunch and dinner. The service was fantastic - really good, genuine, friendly and fast. The food was excellent and rather...More

Thank apayingcustomer27
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing food, chicken curry and garlic shrimp were amazing! The flavors were very good. Would recommend 100%

Thank Kim I
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So excited to have an amazing meal after our arrival! Service was 1st class! Dinner we had shrimp in garlic sauce and curry chicken both excellent! Could not resist the chocolate cake...not to be missed! We will be back!

Thank Carmen I
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was good and nice setting on edge of bustling street. Certainly a place I would go again and if in town for 3days, dinner should be here for one of those.

Thank JScottNeal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have had dinner at La Garrapata twice. The food is very good and the service nice and fast. We had a delicious cevice. Prices are affordable and very good considering you are in Galapagos

Thank Gaia04
Reviewed 1 week ago

They offer vegetarian options, which is lovely for weary veggies always on the search for something they don't have to pick meat out of...Good desserts too!

Thank groger70
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here in October 2017 with my boyfriend and another couple. 3 of us in the group were able to eat mostly vegan here. My boyfriend and friend's husband loved that they had some special beer (i think it was black Sabia?) here. The rest...More

Thank tracyrocks
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here 3 or 4 times, never disappointed. Great food and drinks. The best Chocolate cake, my favorite. Try to make a reservation, they're busy and that tells you how good they are. Some of the rsturants there do not take credit cards, be...More

Thank Judy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here twice. No it isn't haute cuisine. But it is fresh and simply prepared seafood. Enjoyed the in-season whole lobster and parriada de mariscos. Came with nice side vegetables and potatoes. Service can be slower than a Galapagos tortoise

Thank Skigirl874
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tuna filet was over-cooked, chicken was dry, octopus was just disgusting - i do not understand why people rave about this place - it must be the Galapagos sun. Service is extremely slow, even for Galapagos - 45min wait between the order and when we...More

Thank rtwfun
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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
US$ 10 - US$ 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, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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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