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“Miles above the rest”

El Cafetal Galapagos
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood, South American, Ecuadorean
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Sea Food, Vegetarian Food, Traditional Food, Gourmet Food...
Reviewed 19 May 2014

This was by far the best meal we had on Isabela. All the other restaurants are very similar with the same set menu and after 4 days of these we were ready for a change. I had the beef lasagne and my boyfriend had swordfish both cooked perfectly and were really good value. If only we'd of found this place before our last night there!

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Elcafetal G, Propietario at El Cafetal Galapagos, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2014
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gracias por su opinión...Saludos!!!

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Reviewed 12 May 2014

Seafood. High end for Galapagos. Nicest restaurant in Villamil. Owner/chef is from Columbia. Terrific tuna. Husband had the octopus which also was good, but the tuna was better. – smile -

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Elcafetal G, Propietario at El Cafetal Galapagos, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2014
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Reviewed 1 March 2014

After 4 weeks in Peru & Ecuador we were quite tired of "Pollo & arroz" - but at the "Cafetal" even this dish (Chicken & rice) was prepared in such an excellent way that that even a (kitchen-wise) spoiled Belgian citizen like me felt as if he was in heaven! ... and they have plenty of other, mind-blowing meals to offer! Reservation required! Recommended!

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Reviewed 1 March 2014

Adalber was a terrific host during the two dinners and one breakfast at the Galapagos's Coffee and Gallery Arts cafe/restaurant. During the dinners, we had a pre-booked table inside, with nice atmosphere. The food was delicious! On the first night I had a swordfish dish, on the second I had a wahoo fish dish. Adalber attended to our needs, and introduced the lovely Veronica who was our chef, who gave us further details of our meals. The restaurant was quiet and welcoming, and during our buffet breakfast we sat at tables outside the restaurant and enjoyed watching the people of Isabela Island go about their morning.

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Reviewed 25 February 2014

Looking for somehwere to eat, we wandered into El Cafetal and were immediately delighted to have done so. The owner, who speaks good English, was charming, made us feel very welcome and recommended swordfish. The fish was delicious and we were then tempted to try the passion fruit moose - the chef has to be congratulated. Do try this restaurant during a visit to this beautiful island - you will very pleased. Michael and Carol

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Thank Michael C
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