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El Cafetal Galapagos

Central Park | Central Park, Puerto Villamil 200250, Ecuador
+593 5-301-6775
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“swordfish” (12 reviews)
“seafood” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Latin, Seafood, Ecuadorean, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Central Park | Central Park, Puerto Villamil 200250, Ecuador
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I dined here two nights because the food is by far the best on Isabela and the music so much better than anywhere else. The vegetarian option in coconut sauce is outstanding, but really it seems you can't go wrong with anything...More

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was one of the recommendations from our tour guide. This restaurant is more expensive than some of the others in town, but the food was delicious. I had the pork chop, my mom had the chicken and my sister had the swordfish. All...More

Thank Elisa C
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

My sister and I walked past this cafe on the main square on isabela island. We really liked the atmosphere, the music was cool, chilled, the owner is friendly, welcoming, and took a lot of care going through the menu with us. We had a...More

Thank Jfo333
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Waited 40 minutes and at the end what we got was a nicely decorated dish with the driest and tasteless barbecue fish one could imagine. TO BE AVOIDED!

Thank Sinfonica I
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We wanted to have a night out for drinks and headed to El cafetal. We asked for the menu but the owner at the front desk said they only worked with reservations. Then he proceeded to say in the most arrogant manner "we are the...More

Thank Nicolas A
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Good fish of the day (but $25). Good lasagne. Mix seafood not very tasty with almost no sauce. Green salad is actually a side order, but $10! Caipirinha not very good, small and for $10. Nice waiter. Much too expensive for average food.

Thank CathResto
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

By far the best meal you will come across on Isabella! We had dinner there twice and both the main courses and desserts were delicious! The prices are also higher than the other places, but it is worth paying for and they accept both Visa...More

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 8 July 2017

El Cafetal has a good location and good service. The two entrees that we tried here were both tasty, yet were both very small portions and practically double the cost of comparable entrees served at other restaurants in the area. Although the food tasted good,...More

Thank Ninja13
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We stayed 18 days in Galapagos with 12 on Isabela Island. We tried lots of restaurants but we received such a very bad welcome in this restaurant that we decided not to dine there. It looks to work only under reservations. It was booked for...More

Thank Itinerantour
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Went here after a tip by a fellow traveller but were very disappointed. Dry, cold (fridge?) Lasagna... Costs over 3 times that of the smaller restaurants in PV but not worth that at all!

Thank gijsbeesems
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Central Park | Central Park, Puerto Villamil 200250, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Galapagos Islands  >  Isabela  >  Puerto Villamil
  • Phone Number: +593 5-301-6775
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