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El Faro

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Latin, International, Ecuadorean
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Las Fragatas, Puerto Villamil 200250, Ecuador
07:00 - 22:00
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88 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

This restaurant is on a side road almost opposite the church. Limited menu but well done. Very friendly staff, will to help out with touristy questions. Reasonably priced (compared to the other islands). Wifi was good so a nice chance to catch up on emails and news. It was almost deserted on the couple of times I went.

Thank TheProdigitalSon
Dublin, Ireland
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94 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Had a lovely early dinner here one evening. The place was quiet but staff were friendly and food came quickly and was very nice

Thank scrizzle
Clearwater, Florida
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

The steak arepas are a must try. Some of the most delicious food we had in the Galapagos, if not Ecuador.

Thank wiscojess
Glendale, California
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

The ambiance is beautiful and semi-open air. The service is efficient and friendly. The decorations are adorable and I love the carved wooden placemats, menu and check holder. The food was definitely tourist prices, but it was served artistically on wood blocks and tasted delicious. All the sauces are homemade and tasty! I really enjoyed it! They also packed a... More 

Thank celestel214
Mill Valley, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

We stayed 4-5 days on Isabela, and ate here twice (including our "Thanksgiving dinner" on the American holiday). Great seafood, fantastic smoothies/juices, very friendly staff, and fun place for playing pool and enjoying drinks!

Thank Pete W
Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We had a set lunch that the tour guide arranged. Pork main dish was a lottery with some in the party getting better cuts of meat but I had a lump of gristle. Variable.

Thank Hx4
Orlando, Florida, USA
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207 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We watched the opening ceremonies of the 2016 Rio Olympics here with people from all over the world. Aside from the atmosphere, the food was tasty and afordable.

Thank AdamChong10
Hilo, Hawaii
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573 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

While the hamburger looked good compared to the standard of all the restaurants here, there were some fatal flaws which could have easily been avoided. Something in the burger was sweet and i think that they used sugar to caramelize the onions and probably added too much because I could taste sugar. Burgers shouldn't be sweet! They shouldn't even put... More 

Thank satobt
Dakar, Senegal
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

very expensive, even for Isabela Standards, Staff is not friendly at all, they are horrified when they see children. I hope ther'll be more competition in Isabela, it's a shame ! I will never put a foot in there again.

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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

We ate here with a large group of sailing friends. The food was well presented and delicious and the service friendly. Highly recommended!

Thank Maxxiimoo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Latin, International, Ecuadorean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Las Fragatas, Puerto Villamil 200250, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Galapagos Islands  >  Isabela  >  Puerto Villamil
  • Phone Number: 593999783474

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