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La Garrapata

Av. Charles Darwin y Tomas de Berlanga, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
+593 5-252-6264
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tuna” (42 reviews)
“fish” (45 reviews)
“quinoa” (12 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 7 May 2017

We had 2 dinners at this restaurant. We ordered seafood/fish both times and it was wonderful. I recommend the 2 for one Mojitos during happy hour. the service was excellent the the passion fruit pie is to die for.

Thank AMVTX92
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The location is convenient, but the accolades end there. We had a burger and chicken soup. I couldn't eat the burger (weird taste) and the chicken soup was NOTHING like the local soups I have come to enjoy so much on Galapagos. It was probably...More

Thank TheGrinchesDogMaxx
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Nothing great. The place is cool and friendly. However I personally didn't love their food. But a nice place to eat.

Thank Connie M
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The restaurant is in a prime location along shops, hotels and restaurants at Av. Charles Darwin in P. Ayora. Seafood was fresh but the service is very slow. There were customers who came and ordered then just came back after 30min or so on time...More

Thank Arl A
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We were two American couples, and thankfully, my friend spoke Spanish, so it helped. We dined here on 3 different nights because the food was great. My wife and I do not have "adventuresome palates". We just want a good meal. Chicken, beef, pasta, veggies....More

Thank tomeee53
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Tasty food. Seafood is second to none. Great drink specials. Prompt and friendly service. The passion fruit pie is delicious.

Thank 1D_Vo
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

This is a nice, open air restaurant on the island of Santa Cruz. The atmosphere is quite and pleasant. The food is totally out of this world! I had the sesame crusted tuna steak, served with fresh vegetables and plantains. All for just $15. Oh...More

Thank Marye M
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We came with our guide as part of our stay at the Galapagos Safari Camp. After a morning of walking to Tortuga Bay, swimming, kayaking and walking back, we were ready for a break and lunch. We were taken to La Garrapata and our guide...More

Thank jenntabb
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We recently visited La Garrapata whilst staying in Pueto Ayora for a week. We first went there just for drinks, but the service was so good we decided to go back for dinner. The ceviche was excellent, as were the prawns in coconut sauce. It...More

Thank Adam B
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We only had an app and a drink but it was all very nice and the service was prompt and friendly. The location is very nice - open air!

Thank Rhonda S
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20 May 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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