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La Garrapata Galapagos - Resto Bar

Av. Charles Darwin y Tomas de Berlanga, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
+593 5-252-6264
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tuna” (46 reviews)
“quinoa” (14 reviews)
“fish” (52 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Av. Charles Darwin y Tomas de Berlanga, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ate here twice because of the excellent quality of the food and the great service. They have a great variety of menu choices. The seafood is perfectly prepared. The shrimp, tuna and grouper were all fresh and delicious. I had a chicken salad one...More

Thank triciab1945
Reviewed 3 days ago

The lobster was delicious and very reasonably priced. A whole large lobster was USD $35.00 - this was enough for 2 people.

Thank Kate D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went for happy hour. Pleasant service and great 2 for 1's. Would visit again for food next time as that looked good.

Thank Fayezzz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our two dinners at La Garrapata, and even spoke about visiting a third time with friends we made on our cruise. Both evenings we ate local Galapagos dishes - fresh, delicious white fish, smashed plantains, rice and beans: these local dishes are...More

Thank Yarnietings
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is amazing. The cost toward quality is well balanced. I order a mix with octopus, shrimp and fish and ot was unforgetable.

Thank Santiago G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came for dinner after a LONG walk from Tortuga Bay. We were eating our lunch at 5 PM! Our lunch companion was a friend of the owner's. We started with some fluids. I sucked down a lemonade imperial and a passion fruit juice. Both...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our resort highly recommended La Garrapata, we wholeheartedly agree. M wife and I were craving lobster and they were in season, so we were all in. The lobsters were gigantic, tasty, and well prepared. Nothing more to say there. The sides were also good--potatoes and...More

Thank Steven N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As with many tourist spots, Puerto Ayora has its share of less then ideal restaurants. A short walk past some of these takes you to La Garrapata, which is definitely better. Service is good and non-Spanish speakers are fine here. Lobster is their specialty but...More

Thank wander1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good service, yummmmmyyyy Ceviche, fresh dishes and Ecuadorian wine. Overall pretty good place. Average price 20-25$/pp

Thank Maria L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are a number of good restaurants to choose from in Puerto Ayora, but this must be the best. Food is excellent, location is good, ambience is great and the staff are superb.

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May 20, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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