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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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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tuna” (42 reviews)
“fish” (45 reviews)
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Seafood, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Av. Charles Darwin y Tomas de Berlanga, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner and drinks here, then came back the next day for another round of drinks. Food was very good - excellent seafood and good vegetarian options. We greatly enjoyed the tropical cocktails. Nice relaxed atmosphere.

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate dinner here twice because it is very good and comfortable restaurant. It was not noisy with blaring music. It's an excellent place to have a drink and enjoy a hearty meal after a day in the sun.

Thank kbernh
Reviewed 16 January 2018 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
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 50
Meals
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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Description
"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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