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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tuna” (49 reviews)
“fish” (54 reviews)
“quinoa” (15 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 August 25, 2012

We visited this restaurant twice, once for a set lunch which was entirely edible, if fairly simple, and once for dinner. The latter was more pleasant and we enjoyed the steak, prawns with coconut and passionfruit and in particular the tuna in teriyaki sauce -...More

Date of visit: August 2012
Thank AndrewN424
Reviewed August 24, 2012

We came here three times over a two week period (there aren't too many really good options in Puerto Ayora), twice we had dinner and once we had lunch. The food was consistently excellent, and we tried a variety of fish dishes and salads. The...More

Date of visit: August 2012
Thank CharlesThor
Reviewed August 16, 2012

This fixture of Puerto Ayora is one of its best restaurants. Its thoughtful menu offers delicious and refined Ecuadorian dishes as well as dishes that would indulge even the most homesick tourist. Of course, the seafood is incredible but don't forget to try one of...More

Date of visit: August 2012
Thank Stefanie H
Reviewed August 15, 2012

The restaurant is out in the open and it seemed to be crowded on the evening we went. Thankfully it was included with our trip so we had a reserved table. Staff was very welcoming. They're located by a few shops, so you see a...More

Date of visit: February 2012
Thank Jazy118
Reviewed July 23, 2012

This is the one restaurant I ate at twice. Don't let the spanish translation :"The Tick" fool you! Fantastic fresh seafood and good caipirinhas to start it off. Dessert just so-so, I would skip.

Date of visit: June 2012
Thank AtlantaTravlr
Reviewed May 15, 2012

A light lunch - caprese salad, nachos, avocado salad and everything was fresh and delicious

Date of visit: May 2012
Thank Aasenjo
Reviewed April 20, 2012

The food was ok but the service was bad, we had a large group of 17 people, it took over 45 minutes to get our drinks, even longer to get our food, and even then, some people in our party did not get food.

Date of visit: April 2012
Thank colombianfoodie
Reviewed April 19, 2012

Our overall experience left us looking for other places to dine on subsequent evenings. The menu was limited and the cooking was only fair. My wife ordered a fish dish that came with a sauce over the top. The portion of sauce was inadequate and...More

Date of visit: March 2012
Thank Jeb B
Reviewed March 30, 2012

The 'camarones al ajillo' was very tastie. The local food - tostones- was also delicious. This is one of the few places that accept credit card. The location is central and it's visited my many locals as wells as tourist.

Date of visit: March 2012
Thank Medelmi
Reviewed March 28, 2012

This is a nice restaurant, very well located and very good food. prices are reasonable, Nice atmosphere, takes a little to get the food, but its worth.

Date of visit: March 2012
Thank anaranjo12345
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, 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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