Discover Our Picks for Top Restaurants in Guayaquil

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Our team at Ecoventura loves to indulge in good food! We put together a list of our favorite restaurants in Guayaquil so you can enjoy some of the best on your next visit.

We suggest that our guests spend an extra night or two in Guayaquil before arriving to the Galapagos or after their cruise, so they can explore the unique cuisines and culture the city offers.

Our Top 10 Favorite Restaurants in Guayaquil

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Santiago Dunn – President

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Don Francis

This trendy restaurant offers gourmet seafood in the Plaza Lagos Town Center in Samborondon. With just 7 years of experience, Don Francis has artfully blended the sea and the land to serve an unforgettable meal with the highest quality ingredients.


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Enjoy family style Spanish cuisine in Samborondon at La Tasca de Carlos. Carlos and his wife Maria are welcoming and always looking to give the full experience to their guests through both their delicious food and authentic atmosphere.[/div] [div class=”one-third first”]

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La Doña

You won’t be disappointed with the delicious Mexican food offered at La Doña. Enjoy with good music and the best margaritas.


Riviera is able to use Italian ingredients and integrate it with Ecuadorian style without altering the taste and tradition of true Italian cuisine.

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Andreina Sócola – Food & Beverage Manager

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La Pizarralapizarro

La Pizarra is a very small restaurant we love eating at in La Piazza Los Ceibos that offers gourmet tapas with a local style.
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embarcEmbarcadero 41

Embarcadero 41 was founded in Lima, Peru and has since grown to include one in Guayaquil. It is some of the best Peruvian food in the city and shouldn’t be missed on your next trip.

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Luis Aguirre – IT

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Alago Gastrobar

Alago is a fresh, modern bar located in Plaza Lagos and offers an exquisite variety of Peruvian and Mediterranean food; with a menu based on the most fresh ingredients for the most demanding clients.


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For good sushi in Guayaquil, Noe Sushi Bar is the place to be. The variety and creativity of the sushi rolls on the menu are superb and display the chef’s excellent skill. [/div] [div class=”one-third first”]


Doris Welsh – Director of Sales & Marketing

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azulCaracol Azul

Inspired by Burgandy, France, Caracol Azaul has offered a gourmet menu with an extensive wine list for the past 35 years in Guayaquil. It is a great spot for seafood and conveniently close to the Hotel Oro Verde.


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Red Crab

Red Crab is our favorite for pangora crab, a local delicacy, with locations in both Urdesa and Samborondon. The tastes and flavors are reflective of traditional Ecuadorian cuisine.[/div]



Have you been to any of these restaurants? Where is your favorite place to eat in Guayaquil?