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Rincon del Alma

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Seafood, Ecuadorean, Bar, Gastropub
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Avenida Charles Darwin between Avenida Baltra | and Islas Plaza, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
+593 99 612 3734
10:30 - 23:59
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Sun 16:30 - 23:59
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 23:59
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Golfito, Costa Rica
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150 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is in a nice location.They offer a similar menu with pasta, ceviche,seafood and Ecuadorean dishes.We have been here two times and haven't been disappointed. They have a nice happy hour and appetizers.

Thank Winslow11111
Atherton, California
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

They make great Pina Coladas and some of the best french fries I have ever had (seriously). The W-fi is free and works well. They only take cash.

Thank Will M
Matagalpa, Nicaragua
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

The food is very average but they do serve a $5 lunch of the day and you can sit at an outside table. The rest of their food is overpriced. They have 2 for 1 drink specials also.

Thank Alegria56
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

The staff and owner of Rincon del Alma were absolutely amazing! We had such an amazing night there (three girls traveling). They had three for $10 cocktails (super strong) and the food was amazing! They plugged my phone into the music system and everyone (including the staff) danced the night away! It is also right in the center of town... More 

Thank Elsa M
Trenton, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Hands down our favorite bar in town. Great drink prices and staff. Lively atmosphere on the Main Street. After day trips and excursions we found ourselves relaxing here with a few cervazas.

1 Thank reddskinns73
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

We spend 8 of our 10 nights at this restaurant. The owner is very friendly and speaks english very Well. We absolutely loved the cocktails (always happy hour) and the food was great too! IT is not expensive and went there for both menu del dia and a la carte. You Will not be disappointed! Dana and Jan , netherlands

1 Thank Dana Z
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

We ate here once and didn;t come again. The restaurant's furniture is old plastic or wood chairs and tables. The waiter did not write our order so we didn't get the ceviche dish we ordered, We ordered beef steak but after a couple of minutes the waiter said they are out of meat... Eventually we ordered the pizza and got... More 

Thank Hagit H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3,237 reviews
1,360 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3,874 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

My husband and I needed a late lunch yesterday, and our tour guide suggested this place. It was great! We got a burger and a pizza (which was too much food, but my husband couldn't decide!). The food came out quickly and was hot and fresh. They had no problem organizing our leftovers it to go, as well. It also... More 

1 Thank QuickWhitTravel
Bucharest, Romania
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

We have been several times at this restaurant, either for the menu of the day (at lunch) or for some beers + piqueos (late night). The food is not terribly "gourmet", but is good and relatively cheap when compared to the neighborhood. Overall, I would recommend this as "good value for money". It is not quite the place where you... More 

Thank GicaSculeru
Norman, Oklahoma
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758 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 555 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2012

We had chicken with rice and beans and frankly aside from being a bit overpriced the rice was not even well cooked which I think is rather amazing considering that Ecuadorians eat a lot of rice. Better and cheaper food at the kiosks that set up on the street one or two blocks up from the rock restaurant. had similar... More 

Thank Sarracenia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Seafood, Ecuadorean, Bar, Gastropub
Brunch, After-hours, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:30 - 23:59
10:30 - 23:59
10:30 - 23:59
10:30 - 23:59
10:30 - 23:59
10:30 - 23:59
10:30 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Charles Darwin between Avenida Baltra | and Islas Plaza, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Galapagos Islands  >  Santa Cruz  >  Puerto Ayora
  • Phone Number: +593 99 612 3734

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