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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 May 19, 2018

Visited twice in the time I was there. The cod dish was a delight, as were the tremendous crepes. The atmosphere was quiet and relaxing.

Thank Old_Fotofart
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

The Galapagos isn’t a culinary destination. Lots of shrimp and tuna. This restaurant, however, seems to be the best on Santa Cruz. The seafood bbq was OK (the tuna was overdone and the shrimp were hard to de-shell). Some of the other fish dishes in...More

Thank Richard_Ault
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Went twice, for lunch and dinner. Service is great, menu explains dishes. My favorite were the chicken and vegetable brochettes, although they made you choose one or the other, no combos. The chicken was so juicy, just like I remember from childhood. What has happened...More

Thank LLLofPA
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

It is a bit of a tourist trap, cashing in on a good location, but food is good and fresh. We enjoyed a nice dinner with complimentary cake for dessert. The main dissapointment was being constantly bitten by mosquitoes, a true mood killer...

Thank AisteeHoff
Reviewed April 12, 2018

This was our favorites. The food was good, the atmosphere lively and comfortable, the service was good. The drinks were also great. Make reservations, as we could not get in the first night.

Thank jfkm
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

We really loved eating here. Would totally recommend the Teriyaki Tuna. Our waiter was really nice and his english was great as well.

Thank IJsbrand B
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed dinner twice. Good food, very nice people. Highly recommended. We were both children and adults.

Thank Kniksenprisen
Reviewed April 9, 2018

A lovely welcome and excellent service. A lovely menu of traditional Ecuadorian food along with their take on 'classics'. Good value - You can't ask for more!

Thank jen7365
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch after visiting the Charles Darwin Research Station. The food was delicious and the prices were reasonable.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Came here with my family because it was recommended by our hotel staff. Very good food, the place is just off the street and the floor is black ruble (not bad or anything like that). The food is very good, around March the "Langostino de...More

Thank Daniel O
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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
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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