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Cafe del Mar

Av. Charles Darwin | across from the World Wildlife Fund offices, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pulpo” (4 reviews)
“octopus” (5 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
Av. Charles Darwin | across from the World Wildlife Fund offices, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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1 - 10 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Recommended by my hotel for seafood. A nice mixed seafood grill with local fish, shrimp and octopus for $16. All perfectly seasoned and cooked. A salad of cabbage and carrots was a welcome addition on the side. Tasty potatoes with a cream sauce. Seems to...More

Thank GHamp23
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I only went it for a beer and soup and the soup was simply fantastic. It's a quieter restaurant close to the Charles Darwin Center, but I enjoyed my meal there.

Thank Christina G
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I love octopus, and if you want a soft and grilled one, here you have to come, is the best in city, i've tried tree more places and this has been the best! Cheap and good! Far from the crowd!

Thank Freddyone
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This place has bad reviews but we still wanted to give it a shot. The food was really good in comparison to other restaurants we've visited in the island. Service was great and the overall atmosphere was really cool. Enjoy.

Thank David V
Reviewed 20 July 2016

This place was very close to our hotel, so we wanted to give it a shot. We had a large group of 15 people and at first we were the only ones in there. The service was a little slow, took about 45 minutes to...More

Thank Kimberly E
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I would have listened when the waitress recommended the steak, but I don't eat meat so ordered the grilled fish. What a mistake! The fish was dry and had the definite taste of the lighter fluid from the grill. I tried eating from the opposite...More

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We came for dinner, we had grilled fish. The fish was small dry and salty. Definitely not worth 14$.The shrimp was ok but not more. Better check other places.

Thank Talia G
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Cafe del Mar is own by local people and get sea food from local fishermen only two blocks away! You can't beat that. It can get any fresher than that. Fresh grilled red lobster when in season the best! Owner Hans and his dad are...More

1  Thank PHOTOTRAVELER-4-FUN
Reviewed 12 August 2015

This meal was included on our tour, and consisted of a buffet with salad, the usual white rice, and extremely overcooked pork. The meat was very tough, and mostly bone. In an attempt to relieve the low spirits occasioned by the meal, we tried to...More

Thank molemaven
Reviewed 28 July 2015

The food was seasoned wonderfully but a bit on the expensive side. Dinner ran the four of us about $75 USD without drinks. The quantity was sufficient but the plates weren't large enough for two people to share. Service nice, bathrooms clean and atmosphere ok.

Thank angie b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Charles Darwin | across from the World Wildlife Fund offices, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Galapagos Islands  >  Santa Cruz  >  Puerto Ayora
Description
Possibly the best seafood restaurant in Puerto Ayora
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