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El Chocolate Galapagos

) #3 of 3 Dessert in Galapagos Islands #82 of 111 Places to Eat in Galapagos Islands $$ - $$$, Seafood, South American, Ecuadorean
Av Charles Darwin City Centre, Ecuador
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good42%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
24 Jan 2017
“Wonderful combination of Santa Cruz Fish Market and El Chocolate”
2 Nov 2016
“Excellent value for money (considering Galapagos prices)”
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Seafood, South American, Ecuadorean
$$ - $$$
Av Charles Darwin City Centre, Ecuador
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This restaurant is more focused on the huge tour groups that come through its doors. We had to get up and find a staff member to first get menus, then to order and 30min later to ask where our food was. Food wasn't anything special...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Beautiful view. Nice seafood dishes. I enjoy this place in the morning where you can watch the interaction at the fish-market everyday.

Thank vivagalapagos
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The Santa Cruz Fish Market is right across the street from El Chocolate. When we saw the great lobsters at the Fish Market, we wanted to enjoy them. We asked the hostess at El Chocolate if they would cook the lobsters and add some sides...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We ate there a couple of time for Almuerzos. It s a little more expensive than the typical one (6 USD instead of 4 usually) but you get so much more quality: typically a nice soup but the main is usually great, a well grilled...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2016

Wanting a light lunch, I ordered their tuna sandwich. It was literally chopped up, put on hamburger bun, with lettuce & tomato. Menu posted $5.50 but waiter insisted $10. Coffee was gross! Undrinkable. Location across from fish dock is great, but don't bother eating/dining here!

Thank 32,807
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We eat in El Chocolate for a few days as it was part of our trip package. The dinner here was definitely the worst moment of the day. The food was always the same Fish&Rice quite dry. The personnel of this restaurant was rude and...More

Thank arnaudlcmb
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Good food very homey. Large portions. Could deal with vegan menu's as well such as rice risotto. Would go back.

Thank Sergio E
Reviewed 1 July 2016

As part of our tour package we ate lunch and dinner here every day. The food was decent and you can upgrade your meal if needed. Most of the beef was tough/

Thank Lawrence R
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

This was the host restaurant if our tour. Excellent food with local flavor. Service is acceptable. But after having ate here for eight meals or so, you will want a change.

Thank Jordan Patrick P
Reviewed 27 May 2016

A reasonable breakfast but I'm sure there are better places. Had the America without the meat. Coffee is ok. Watching the action accross the road when the fishermen return passes the time.

Thank Kim B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, South American, Ecuadorean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av Charles Darwin City Centre, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Galapagos Islands
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Lonely Planet review for El Chocolate GalápagosThis café across from the bank is an excellent place for people watching. Besides coffee, fruit drinks and chocolate cake, there's an extensive menu with everything from sandwiches and burgers to ceviches and saladsRead more: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/ecuador/the-galapagos-islands/puerto-ayora/restaurants/cafe/el-chocolate-galapagos#ixzz1rWk0mMN1