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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” (45 reviews)
“seafood” (37 reviews)
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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 1 August 2017

We ate here twice. The first night we ate here, the service was not very good but the food was delicious. The waiter felt bad that there had been problems with our food and with the amount of time we had waited. He was very...More

Thank 997susanv
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Excellent food and service -- it was one of our more expensive meals but well worth every penny. Staff was very attentive, and even had bug spray on hand when I was getting eaten up by mosquitos. Recommend if you want a nicer meal on...More

Thank eocarlsen
Reviewed 5 July 2017

our first eating place on arriving and used a couple of other times based on good first time experience; open to the main road but never that busy traffic. Good foods and snack options - friendly service and reasonable prices

Thank philip2711
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Our tour included La Garrapata several times for dinner, and we enjoyed it each time. The service was excellent with a very friendly and attentive wait staff. My husband and I are gluten free, and after explaining our needs, they were able to accommodate us...More

Thank Asummer7
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This was recommended by the owner of our apartment rental. All four of us had various fish dishes and everyone was very happy. We ended up at a table right by the sidewalk but it turned out to be a great place to people watch.

Thank maddiesmom66
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Went there for dinner. Good location under bongos (the only place to go out). Food was very good. Around 60$ for a couple.

Thank Tal B
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Three of us ate here and two were uninspired by the food. Terrific wait staff and ambiance, but the food was mostly ordinary. One had wahoo, a fish that is heavy and dry, so the slightest overcooking renders it tough. It was. The salad was...More

1  Thank AbuelitaSuzy
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Fun place great food and the micro brews are really good! On the street but a wonderful breeze kept things cool!

Thank badger95
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has excellent food and ambience. The drinks were also good and the staff was attentive.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Simply wonderful...when we are on holidays we usually eat everyday in different places but this time we prefer always Garrapata for our dinners and drinks in the evening. Meals are top and they were always so kind. It's so difficult to meet people who even...More

Thank Sara R
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, 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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