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El Fortin

Av Chile y 10 de Agosto (esq) | Av Chile y 10 de Agosto, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
+593 4-232-9270
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (3 reviews)
“lobster” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (2 reviews)
Open Now
00:30 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
International, Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
PRICE
€€€€
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Av Chile y 10 de Agosto (esq) | Av Chile y 10 de Agosto, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They refuse men in shorts - OK, this really does not fit into the atmosphere. But service staff delivering items at the table without a word or a smile? (We do speak Spanish....) Neither! The food was OK, the least what can be expected given...More

Thank dkbe
Roberto Q, Director Comercial at El Fortin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with others, we really appreciate your time. El Fortín is a very prestigious restaurant in Guayaquil, and we are very surprised by your comments, maybe because it is forbidden to go into shorts; but, nevertheless, we appreciate...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Above the “more famous” La Canoa, this is the main restaurant of Hotel Continental in downtown Guayaquil. Very attentive service and a very nice menu showing pictures of various dishes. Wine list is also extensive. Parking is an issue.....as you are right in the middle...More

Thank Christian S
Roberto Q, Director Comercial at El Fortin, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with others, we really appreciate your time. We are very pleased that both our menu and the service given by our staff have been to your liking. We look forward to returning soon.

Reviewed 6 October 2017

Very good restaurant, good food and attention. I like it the menu, and the wine selection. We will repeat in our next travel

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Roberto Q, Director Comercial at El Fortin, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with others, we really appreciate your time. We are very pleased that both our menu and the service given by our staff have been to your liking. We look forward to returning soon.

Reviewed 6 September 2017

the place I nice in a traditional decoration. The food is very good with festivals of lobster and crabs that are amazing! the dishes are well elaborated and very creative with tasty combinations. It's expensive, though. If you are in downtown Guayaquil, is a very...More

Thank Chshjp
Roberto Q, Director Comercial at El Fortin, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with others, we really appreciate your time. We are very pleased that both our preparations and the service given by our staff have been to your liking. We look forward to returning soon.

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The decor, ambiance and food is a throwback to the mid eighties! The food is acceptable but not really good. The old decorations of glass bottles with vegetables in vinegar that have lost all their colors a decade ago does not help improve things.More

Thank Mats W
Roberto Q, Director Comercial at El Fortin, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with others, we really appreciate your time. We were very happy to have served you. We think that the service and the affection that we put to what we do is more important than the decoration, nevertheless...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017

When I visit Guayaquil, I make a point to have dinner at El Fortín. Like the food, service is excellent and the ambiance is pleasant with a touch of classiness. My first visit to El Fortín was in 1976. The food was excellent then and...More

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Roberto Q, Director Comercial at El Fortin, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with others, we really appreciate your time. We are very pleased that both our preparations and the service given by our staff have been to your liking. We look forward to returning soon.

Reviewed 14 July 2017

It is a good choice which is located in downtown, front of the cathedral church. I think price is ok in comparison with the quality, service and food.

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Roberto Q, Director Comercial at El Fortin, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with others, we really appreciate your time. We are very pleased that both our preparations and the service given by our staff have been to your liking. We look forward to returning soon.

Reviewed 20 June 2017

This white tablecloth restaurant is above La Canoa in the Hotel Continental Ecuador. The food was delicious! I started with the "shrimp cocktail" which had huge & tasty shrimp with a sauce that was not the typical cocktail sauce. It could have been a meal...More

Thank Linda Z
Roberto Q, Director Comercial at El Fortin, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with other people, we really appreciate your time. We are very pleased that our preparations have been to your liking. We look forward to returning soon.

Reviewed 26 May 2017

You may walk right by it and never notice it, but as you go inside you are pleasantly surprised. Great food, great view, amazing ambiance and good service. Perfect for a couples night out or date night!

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Roberto Q, Director Comercial at El Fortin, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with others, we really appreciate your time. We are very pleased that both our preparations and the service given by our staff have been to your liking. We look forward to returning soon.

Reviewed 24 February 2017

This restaurant is in an upscale area. Lovely atmosphere. Recommend grilled fish at the table for 4 persons.

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Thank Spencer M
Roberto Q, Director Comercial at El Fortin, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with other people, we really appreciate your time. We are very pleased that our preparations have been to your liking. We look forward to returning soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
00:30 - 22:30
Monday
00:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
00:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
00:30 - 22:30
Thursday
00:30 - 22:30
Friday
00:30 - 22:30
Saturday
00:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av Chile y 10 de Agosto (esq) | Av Chile y 10 de Agosto, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Guayas Province  >  Guayaquil
  • Phone Number: +593 4-232-9270
  • E-mail
Description
“El Fortin” is one of the outstanding gastronomical centers you can experience in Guayaquil. The “Gran Collar Gastronomico Internacional” (international distinction) has been bestowed on this famous restaurant given the vast experience and unstoppable creativity of its chefs. It is visited by the business, Political and Social elite who either live or visit Guayaquil, they can all enjoy a wide choice of international cuisine based on: classic, nouvelle, or fusion cuisine. The prevailing atmosphere is well complemented by the quality and variety of our European and American wine cellar.
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