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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%
Travellers talk about
“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

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 1 week 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 1 week 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.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner there and were very disappointed with the service. The food was okay, but not worth the almost hour's wait.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for lunch during my trip to the Galapagos (first time ever). I had the ceviche with fries and mango juice. The fish was fresh, but the ceviche was pretty tasteless- no flavors to make it stand out. Fries were good. Liked he mango...More

Thank 331jenna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch here and it was good. The fish this day was swordfish and it was tasty. Plates were a good size and they had reasonable service.

Thank lrltshw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our dinner here. The waiter was very attentive and promptly took our orders. I had the quinoa and vegetables which was absolutely delicious. The restaurant is very well priced especially the wine which is quite expensive everywhere in the Galapagos. I also had...More

Thank Hannah D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The last day of our Galapagos dive trip included a tour of one of the Tortoise farms, followed by some time in town at Puerto Ayora and this restaurant was recommended by the locals... and they weren’t wrong! This restaurant accommodated a reasonably last minute...More

Thank Dive_Girl_BK
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Popular restaurant right on Charles Darwin Ave. I had the shrimp skewer with rice and veggies. Nothing impressive, a bit pricey. Have a wide variety of food, even chicken curry. Mojitos and local beer delicious as well. Floor is covered in ground volcanic rock so...More

Thank Phrmgrl
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We had a great diner in Puerto Ayora with Tuna and Octopus. Both meals very good. Welcoming waiters. I would recommend it !

Thank LucieTerence
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, 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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"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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