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El Cafetal Galapagos

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, South American, Ecuadorean
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Central Park | Central Park, Puerto Villamil 200250, Ecuador
+593 5-301-6775
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Tuna was catch of the day. A very large cut from the "shoulder " of the fish grilled very well (blue in the middle). Best tuna I've ever had My wife had the enconado which is mostly shrimp in a coconut sauce. Very tasty Not cheap but good value

Thank ToTrebor
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We had a superb dinner here with Encocado de Langosta (lobster with coconut, a Galapago speciality).

Thank hachon
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Delicious food on Isabella Island. Friendly and personal service. The tuna and lobster were especially memorable. Lovely seating area out front.

Thank lakeberz
Asheville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We ate here twice at the recommendation of our host at our rental house. We were not disappointed. The food is really tasty, and the owner is a really lovely person. We had a great three course meal on New Year's Eve in a pretty street front location, with candles and Christmas lights creating a nice ambience, and free cocktails... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We need to understand where we are, a small island in Galapagos with let's say 5 decent restaurants. Then this owner claims to have the best restaurant, ok...prices are really expensive and however there is intention i found it was too overpriced. There are other restaurants with excellent quality and service. By the way otherwise indicated 14% tax and 10%... More 

Thank Maximus P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Great spot. We went here twice, once for dessert and a repeat for dinner We both had wonderful seafood dishes Has a lovely spot with outside seating for people watching

Thank DublinGypsyTraveller
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

People, foods everything is good!!! I am very sayisfied to them and i want to recommend here to everybody:)

Thank 옹 나
Parksville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

The best Food. We had Fish of the Day. It was Swordfish and Fresh veggies and Fresh homemade Garlic Bread. Red Wine to Savour the Flavour.

Thank Duckdiverdave
Kampen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Great food, more exclusive. Waiting time was so now and than long but overall it was a good restaurant

Thank Grensjeverleggen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I had the swordfish in coconut sauce for $25 and it was sensational. The price may seem expensive, but compared to the other mediocre restaurants that charge a little less for terrible quality I know which one I'd choose!

Thank seumas12345

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, South American, Ecuadorean
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?