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La Garrapata

) #2 of 49 Restaurants in Puerto Ayora ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood, , Vegetarian Friendly
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%
Travellers talk about
“tuna” (37 reviews)
“quinoa” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (34 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Av. Charles Darwin y Tomas de Berlanga, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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1 - 10 of 346 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Good meals including dishes with fish, shellfish, poultry and vegan. Service was excellent and our waiters assured us that they are attentive to customers with serious food allergies.

Thank wcanada2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Out of 6 nights in Puerto Ayora I had dinner twice at La Garrapata. It certainly deserves being ranked highly as the dishes are delicious. I like the idea of upgrading traditional recipes and developing them towards "gourmet" or "fusion" cooking. It's also a great...More

Thank Bernhard L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a new place to eat.... this place looked popular. The octopus was great , the tuna alright. Vege was cold. Attentive waiter. I would not revisit as it was just okay!

Thank Pat L
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best places to eat in Puerto Ayora. A little pricy, but good. Favor seafood, but skip the parillada de mariscos. Not the best dish. Nice local beers sold.

Thank Leonardo P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our favorite restaurant in Puerto Ayora: Great food and service. Eating on a black sand novel too!

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here a couple of times and found the food to be very good, freshly cooked though not overly large portions so we took dessert elsewhere. Pleasant surroundings with good wifi and friendly enough staff though we found the place a bit lacking in...More

Thank Allgoodthyngs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most authentic restaurant we came across on Santa Cruz as they take pride in serving well-prepared food unlike most other touristy restaurants. But it is a popular place so go early as it quickly fills up.

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here twice. The first night we ate here, the service was not very good but the food was delicious. The waiter felt bad that there had been problems with our food and with the amount of time we had waited. He was very...More

Thank 997susanv
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Excellent food and service -- it was one of our more expensive meals but well worth every penny. Staff was very attentive, and even had bug spray on hand when I was getting eaten up by mosquitos. Recommend if you want a nicer meal on...More

Thank eocarlsen
Reviewed 5 July 2017

our first eating place on arriving and used a couple of other times based on good first time experience; open to the main road but never that busy traffic. Good foods and snack options - friendly service and reasonable prices

Thank philip2711
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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
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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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