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Charles Binford | 2 Blocks From The Dock, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
+593 93 915 7181
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“beans” (6 reviews)
“camaron” (4 reviews)
“shrimp” (20 reviews)
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Charles Binford | 2 Blocks From The Dock, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had read and heard how fantastic this spot was and were both really disappointed with the coconut shrimp we had here. They were dry and hardly any coconut sauce with them. Highly over-rated.

Thank da50
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We happened to be in the Galápagos Islands in December, which is apparently the one month of the year when they are allowed to fish for lobsters. At other times of the year, only slipper lobster is available. We both had the lobster in coconut...More

Thank sharhua
Reviewed 28 November 2017

This restaurant is part of an open air market. You order your food and then sit at tables where the staff serves you. If you want t a true Equadorian meal try this place Any of their seafood encancato style is very delicious. If you're...More

Thank dickmetz20
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Each and every time I visit Puerto Ayora this is the first place I go to eat. I enjoy their chicken and shrimp dish with the coconut sauce at least a couple times during each visit and cannot stress enough how much of a local...More

Thank Sean C
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Binford Av has tons of options. We ate here because of reviews but really this was the worst meal we had on the street. Sol Y Luna is way better. They all have the same menus really so nothing special here.

Thank Dave D
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I have no idea why people raved about this place. The food was decent, not great or excellent as some reviews reported. I got the shrimp in coconut sauce and my husband got the lobster in coconut sauce. They were both okay. I wouldn't recommend...More

Thank Carrie A
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I cannot describe in words just how delicious this meal was! Best of all, it's 100% authentic Ecuadorian AND ridiculously inexpensive compared to other eateries. It was recommended by a local and wow, I was so impressed! The staff is very friendly too!

Thank Rhonda S
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We ate dinner on the nice padded chairs at a table set up in the street, along with dozens of other restaurateurs. The atmosphere and service was excellent, the portions were large and the sauces were tasty, but the fish and chicken main dishes were...More

Thank CliffS418
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I paid $13 for shrimp with coconut sauce served with rice. Food was bland, very basic, regular size serving, should have been much cheaper for what I got.

Thank GourmetHiker
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Large servings, Fresh fish & grilled skirt steak over open fire. We really enjoyed visiting this restaurant located in Los Kioscos. A closed off street located an easy walk just few blocks from the port. The service is excellent. The chef William is onsite and...More

Thank Forestalle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Charles Binford | 2 Blocks From The Dock, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Galapagos Islands  >  Santa Cruz  >  Puerto Ayora
  • Phone Number: +593 93 915 7181
Description
It's like a street food joint....with a small kitchen and most of the seating outdoors. It's a couple of blocks inland (off the main street where most of the "nicer" restaurants are). The food is excellent, fresh and cheap. ($15 for a pair of lobster tails).
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