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Finch Bay Restaurant

Punta Estrada | Playa de los Alemanes Galapagos Islands, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
+593 5-252-6297
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“thai soup” (5 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
“risotto” (2 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 22:00All hours
International, Contemporary, Seafood, South American, Ecuadorean, Vegetarian Friendly
Punta Estrada | Playa de los Alemanes Galapagos Islands, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing food and fabulous service in the restaurant. The bar is by the pool with an ocean view which is awesome. You can eat out there too.

Thank PeaceLoveChickens
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an all inclusive meal plan. Everything was great-breakfast, lunch and dinner. Tip-The lemonade is really good

1  Thank boymomdfw
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I ate here a few times over my stay in Santa Cruz, and by far was the most delicious food on the island. I was surprised to see that they had vegetables from their garden prepared for the meals. The waiter recommended a vegetarian tomato...More

1  Thank Jasminekingkoi
Reviewed 9 June 2017

The breakfast buffet was wonderful. Lots of selection and open early so that you can get started with your daily activities early.

1  Thank Fr0mHawaii
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Every day there was a special fish offering. Other offerings are available. They were all delicious. A decent selection of wine is available but can be a bit pricey. Very good breakfast buffet.

1  Thank Greg B
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Best restaurant in Santa Cruz. Even if you are not staying at the Finch Bay Hotel, you should try to get a reservation here. We had lunch outside by the pool, and everything we ordered was great. I especially enjoyed the risotto. If you are...More

1  Thank Veronica S
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This place is amazing! I'm not really a fan of seafood as a main dish, but I took the advice of Manuel our waiter and ordered the tuna... OMG it was really good literally the best I have ever had, perfect cooked and seasoned. My...More

1  Thank diamun0z
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The first time I visited this beautiful restaurant was for a romantic surprise birthday lunch with my boyfriend, for which it was the perfect beautiful setting; stunning sea view right next to the beach yet still private and relaxing. I was so impressed with the...More

1  Thank Lydia K
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

The Finch Bay Restaurant is a gem in Santa Cruz Island. My experience from the moment I arrived until the moment I left was amazing. The charming environment and friendly staff, specially The Head Chef Fabrizio Hidalgo, made my visit at this restaurant a five...More

1  Thank Jaime P
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Having lunch or dinner at the Finch Bay is by far an amazing experience. Even though is located on an island you can have anything you desire for while enjoying your meal. Great Menu; my favorites dishes are the Ceviche mixto for lunch and for...More

1  Thank FaduaNogalesAucar
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Questions & Answers
14 June 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.
Scott L
6 December 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$8 - US$65
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Punta Estrada | 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
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Delicious, healthy international and Galápagos-inspired dishes are prepared daily by the Hotel's Head Chef, Fabricio Hidalgo, using the freshest ingredients - including many from its organic vegetable garden "Chakrita". Vegetarian and special requirements can be accommodated.
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