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La Garrapata Galapagos - Resto Bar

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Seafood, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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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.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Seafood, Ecuadorean
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews tuna fish quinoa garlic bread steak local seafood potatoes spaghetti chocolate cake soup santa cruz ate here cooked to perfection in season service was great the main drag food was amazing
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered mix seafood in garlic sauce and it tasted fishy and bad. I had to eat with salsa to mask the taste. Should have turn back the dish. I got stomach ache and diarrhea next day. Dont recommend. Veg tasted very bland.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank K O
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good food at a decent price with a great view. I enjoyed the tasty steak while my wife savored her pescado soup. We both enjoyed watching the sidewalk traffic during our first afternoon in Puerto Ayora. It was a great introduction to the tranquilo nature...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Troy M
Reviewed November 9, 2018

This had many good recommendations from Trip Advisor, but it was just okay. First of all, the chairs are hard to move around in the gravel which is the floor. I hate to think about everything that could be down there! It would make it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ruth w
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

It is lobster season and had an amazing grilled lobster. Friendly and attentive staff with great food.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank shelley2016
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Very nice place on main street, good place to watch people biking or strolling by while enjoying a great meal. Service was friendly too.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mark_o_123abc
Reviewed October 31, 2018

I read about this spot on TripAdvisor before going down to the islands. We needed to grab a bite quickly before jumping on a "ferry" to Isabela. Turns out this was also suggested by our fishing guide (Tesoro) and his mom owns the restaurant. It...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Escape52439250047
Reviewed October 30, 2018

We ate here twice, we had dinner one evening and then went back for lunch on a different day. On both occasions the food was excellent. I would particularly recommend the tuna.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cactusfan
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Our tour group ate here. The food was good and service prompt. Atmosphere was typical covered outdoor seating.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank garyhD7668IG
Reviewed October 22, 2018

The staff is very friendly, the food is great. We went eating here twice, it was that good! Highly recommend the tuna!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank peter_manen
Reviewed October 16, 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
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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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