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Gran Chef

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Av. Francisco de Orellana, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
+593 4-228-8305
07:30 - 15:00
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83 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The buffete is something standar but poor in quality and diversity... But the grill... is amazing I would recommend to go only for the rib...I can eat 2kg of only Rib. Price is accesible.

Thank Rodrigo C
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Its a bit expensive. You may find a bit of everything but there is not much variety as a buffet should have. Oh..and no TURKEY!

Thank Alvaro G
Punta Gorda, Florida
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I have a problem standing, so the security person at the door allowed me to go inside with some elderly people and sit in the entrance which was comfortable..., and this was very good for me. My family of three others remained in line outside. After about forty minutes..., the restaurant opened for business. As the people began to come... More 

Thank Johnny P
Crawford Bay, BC
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88 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We went on a Monday, when it's 40% off. The crowds were incredible, the noise deafening, and you have to hover like a vulture to get tidbits from the buffets. And the food is not great.

Thank Cbay
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Gran Chef is a buffet restaurant where the customer can serve all the food he/she can eat! It is one of the few buffets in Guayaquil, many people like to eat in this place because they offer variety of food with a minimum cost, also you can reserve a table for any social event to share with whomever you want... More 

Thank jencalada1021
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

El gran chef" is a buffet which is located north of Guayaquil, on Avenida Francisco de Orellana, the place is very spacious and clean. It offers a variety of dishes a la carte you can taste more than 120 varieties of dishes, salads and desserts. One drawback I found was that there is too much noise sometimes, but worth it... More 

Thank Karen A
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

El Gran Chef is a restaurant located in the center of Guayaquil, across the San Marino Shopping Center, in this restaurant you can find plenty of food including Chinese food; you can taste all the food that you want, such as chicken, pork, ribs among others. If you visit El Gran Chef, you will realize that it is a pleasant... More 

Thank katmoreno
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Granchef Restaurant. is located in Guayaquil, it’s one of the few in the city, specialized in providing its customers a dily Buffet service for lunch or dinner. Customers can avail a full and varied cuisine Buffet, ranging from entries to desserts, soups, main courses and drinks. I went there with my cousin and her boyfriend two years ago to celebrate... More 

Thank JessContreras
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

If you want a big feast that covers a lot of different tastes all in one setting then Gran Chef should fit the spot. They offer different Asian style dishes, some American favorites, as well as some local Ecuadorian flavor tossed in... in size it is comparable to some of the larger Chinese buffets in the States and the quality... More 

Thank Ben P
Fort Smith, Arkansas
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98 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Lunch with a business associate worked well since the variety provided each of us much choice. Drinks service was good.

Thank Flint_Creek_Farm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Chinese, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Francisco de Orellana, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Guayas Province  >  Guayaquil
  • Phone Number: +593 4-228-8305
The best buffet restaurant in town.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?