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Finch Bay Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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Sponsored by: Finch Bay Restaurant
Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
1. Finch Bay Restaurant
1. Finch Bay Restaurant
"The food choices were wonderful and thoughtfully prepared"
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2. Best Signature Cocktails
2. Best Signature Cocktails
"The bar is by the pool with an ocean view which is awesome"
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3. Gourmet food
3. Gourmet food
"prepared, beautifully decorated, and best of all, most delicious"
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Delicious, healthy international and Galapagos-inspired dishes are prepared daily by the Hotel's Head Chef Emilio Dalmau, using the freshest ingredients - including many from our organic vegetable garden "Chakrita". Vegetarian and special requirements can be accommodated.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
International, Contemporary, Ecuadorean, Seafood
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 days ago

On behave of our hotel we got here, a restaurant where we ate several small dishes of the menu, which were nicely served and my wife didn't want to destroy it. But as soon as she tasted it, the plate was empty quickly. It's a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank nizlock
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Reviewed December 17, 2017

The Finch Bay Hotel restaurant is excellent. It was a welcome retreat after 5 long days of exploring. The food taste and presentation were outstanding without exception. I've never eaten bread that melts in your mouth but their bread does just that. Each night we...More

Date of visit: December 2017
3  Thank Karen R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu choices for each course were varied and elegant, and never disappointed. The presentation was gorgeous and the waitstaff was friendly, attentive, and very competent. We enjoyed the open air atmosphere, and the option to eat by the pool.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank PMMcD49
Reviewed October 19, 2018

This is a beautiful hotel with a great restaurant. I had the mixed ceviche (shrimp, fish, octopus). Ecuadorean ceviche is absolutely delicious. Ask for "verde" (plantains). They are like fried chips...so good. The juices are delicious. Try their local fruits. afterwards, you can walk to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank 327maggie
Reviewed September 18, 2018

If you are not staying at the hotel, I don't know if I would recommend you taking a water taxi to this hotel restaurant that is located 5 minutes out of Puerto Ayora boat, and then another 10 minutes walk along a beach path and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018

We enjoyed the decor and rustic clay table wear. Prices were moderate to high but with a number of artfully presented vegetarian options along with seafood, steaks, etc. Dessert was small for the price (line tiramisu).

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank lookin4luxury
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Finch Bay hotel restaurant serves spectacular dishes and the service is second to none. The authentic Ecuadorian dishes are also outstanding. We were more impressed with each meal we had. My sister craved chicken nuggets one night and even that was wonderful.

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank thirst4trvl
Reviewed June 23, 2018

We stayed here so we ate breakfast and dinner daily. There wasn't a meal that we weren't fully happy with. Not only do they take pride in the quality of their meals, but the presentation is also wonderful. The staff is also exceptional - they...More

Date of visit: April 2018
2  Thank Darci M
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Based in Santa Cruz you’ll need to get a taxi boat across the bay (45 seconds) to get to the boardwalk which takes you to the Finch Bay restaurant (5 minutes). There is an indoor restaurant however for our group of 9 we were set...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank andyboastandy
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

If you’re staying at the Angermyer Hotel this is a short 10 minute walk. If you’re staying downtown, you’ll have to take a water taxi over for 80 cents, then take the 10 min walk over. The hotel and restaurant are beautiful. Probably the nicest...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Lindsay K
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June 14, 2017|
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Response from Tiffany H | Reviewed this property |
They were very accommodating to dietary needs, indicating we should just advise them ahead of time. Send the hotel a message to find out how much lead time they may need.
December 6, 2016|
Response from Javier G | Property representative |
Dear Scott L, Thank you for contact us. It will be our pleasure to recommend you our special Christmas Dinner at Finch Bay Restaurant on December 24th. We will offer a Buffet dinner (with vegetarian options too) if you are... More
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