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Finch Bay Restaurant

$$$$International, ,
Barrio Punta Estrada S/N | Playa de los Alemanes, Galapagos Islands, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
+593 5-252-6297
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“thai soup” (5 reviews)
“steak” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (7 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
International, Contemporary, Ecuadorean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Barrio Punta Estrada S/N | Playa de los Alemanes, Galapagos Islands, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Finch Bay Restaurant
1. Finch Bay Restaurant
"The food choices were wonderful and thoughtfully prepared"
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2. Best Signature Cocktails
"The bar is by the pool with an ocean view which is awesome"
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3. Gourmet food
"prepared, beautifully decorated, and best of all, most delicious"
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Ono O
Restaurant's Favourite
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

3  Thank Karen R
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).

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.

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

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

Thank Andrew B
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

1  Thank Lindsay K
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

We were staying at the Finch Bay so enjoyed several meals and all of our breakfasts. Everything we tried was fabulous. I loved the broccoli soup with macadamia nuts. One evening we enjoyed their complete meal with starter to dessert. Incredible!

2  Thank muzzkins
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here when visiting Puerto Ayora and the food was in a different class to anything else we came across on our trip to the islands. Everything tasted clean and fresh with distinct flavours. It was a real tonic to enjoy such a...More

1  Thank AlanofLondon
Reviewed April 3, 2018

Great food, presentation and service. Wonderful to have the restaurant at the hotel, as you would have to go into Puerto Ayora to eat. Option to eat inside or outside by pool.

2  Thank Mary Y
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Questions & Answers
June 14, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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.
Scott L
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$65
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
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
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barrio Punta Estrada S/N | Playa de los Alemanes, Galapagos Islands, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Galapagos Islands  >  Santa Cruz  >  Puerto Ayora
  • Phone Number: +593 5-252-6297
  • E-mail
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.
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