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The Rock

££ - £££
Seafood, Fusion, Gastropub
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Avendia Charles Darwin | Islas plazas, Puerto Ayora 593, Ecuador
+593 5-252-4289
14:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Though recommended by our tour operator, this was the biggest disappointment of our trip. Service was very slow. We were notified that certain items were not available more than 40 minutes after ordering and the food came out both out of sequence and episodically. We won't be back.

Thank Doron K
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You won't be disappointed when you stop here. Drinks are delicious, food is great, it's a win win win situation. Be sure to try a Caipiriña!

Thank Emily K
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The two fish dishes my boyfriend and I ordered were great. Service was ok. Restaurant said "no smoking", but a couple tourists still smoked at a table outside the window. Also watch out for your bill. 10% tip was already added to the bill.

Thank Kate S
Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We had our dinner here, which was ok but nothing special. It took a long time before we get out change back when we payed.

Thank Elvin A
Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
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168 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We will not come here again because of several reasons, it took 10 minutes before we got our drinks and we already got our food. And then they also told me they did not had the drink i wanted, after 10 minutes. The hamburger i ordered was drowning in fluids and the fries tasted terrible, soft not well baked. It... More 

Thank 83-Stefan-83
Lincoln NE
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

The staff was friendly and fun and drink deals delicious; we just had snacks, but the meals going to other tables looked fantastic.

Thank AbuelitaSuzy
Southwest Gulf Coast, Florida
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Very good menu and service! We really enjoyed dinner with friends. They offer a nice array of food types and all were great!

Thank FL-Jan
Marbella, Andalucia, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We came in for the ribs. My girlfriend wanted them. I had the burger and breaded fish. That was okay. The ribs were a very big mistake. No meat at all, and that for 18,99. The daquiari she had also missed some flavor. Toilets were clean. But all together not special.

Thank Jasper v
Centennial, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Got a recommendation from the owner of the villa we rented. He knows the island well - it was our first night and we had a blast. The server spoke very good english (most do) and was playful but not rude. He checked with us regularly - we were in no hurry. His recommendations were excellent (Tuna and Burger). Food... More 

Thank Powellre
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Having been to Puerto ayora twice in two years, and tried various places, we all agreed this was the best restaurant. Great ceviche. Large portions. They do fish and meat well.

Thank Granduelle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Seafood, Fusion, Gastropub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avendia Charles Darwin | Islas plazas, Puerto Ayora 593, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Galapagos Islands  >  Santa Cruz  >  Puerto Ayora
  • Phone Number: +593 5-252-4289

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