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“Pizza like cardboard, pasta tasteless”
Review of IslaGrill

IslaGrill
Ranked #3 of 58 Restaurants in Puerto Ayora
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$20
Cuisines: Argentinian, Pizza, Ecuadorean
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

To start with the good thing. The service is ok, friendly.
But that's about it.
We considered this restaurant as the reviews on ta were quite ok. And after some other restaurants, we gave it a go.
And whow, we really got disappointed.
Pizza dough not fresh, seems to be pre fab dough. Tasteless, tasted like cardboard. On the pizza tropical there was supposed to be ham pineapple and tomAtosauce and cheese. Yes they were. Only the small bits of pineapple gave some flavour to the thing called pizza.
Also the pizza clasica tasted like, like what?

Another had pasta with veggies. We do not know how they manage to get it tasteless.

So, no positive view at all and we certainly do not recommend it. There are far better places in santa cruz.
Maybe the meat is ok, but that we will never know.

Thank Hooray for holi... H
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Nice restaurant, bit pricey but you do get a good meal. We had surf and turf - both equally delicious.

Wouldn't recommend the Endemica beer... it's nothing like a blond ale!

Thank Haig B
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We bought live lobster across the road at the fish market. Our hotel recommended Isla as the place to take them to be cooked. Wow-wow-wow, beautifully cooked. All for the cost of the lobster at the market and side dishes at the restaurant (plus service tips). So worth it. Service was exemplary as well. Thanks Isla Grill - it's a 5 from me. We ate lobster two nights in a row, insane as it's not even my fav food! Hubby loves though so I was happy to humour him.

Thank Kiwijustme
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

Came for one night and decided to make it the last evening venue too. Friendly service, good steak and surprisingly the best veggie protein option my wife had whole trip.

Thank philip2711
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

We ate here several times, as it was included in our tour, and we had great food and service each time. The ambiance was delightful. Although it's open to the sidewalk, as all the restaurants are, it feels both cozy and open at the same time--easy to people watch but also with a sense of privacy. The wait staff was very efficient, attentive, and helpful. My husband and I are gluten free, and the waiters were very knowledgeable and helpful in guiding us to the right choices. My favorite dish was the Beagle (fish with a flavorful tropical sauce) and my husband's was Lomo del Mar. The chocofruit fondue for dessert was delicious.

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Thank Asummer7
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