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La Canoa

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Latin, Ecuadorean
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Chile y 10 de Agosto | Hotel Continental, Guayaquil, Ecuador
+593 4-232-9270
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Miami
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

All the food is delicious! 😊 there is not much to say when I say that all the food is great. We had breakfast and it was very good too. There is a large variety of good things to eat, but for me the best was the tortillas de verde. Coffee is excellent! Thanks for keeping our great Ecuadorian food... More 

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Roberto Q, Director Comercial at La Canoa, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with others. Our tradition dates back more than 43 years, and our experience makes us a reference for new generations. We are very pleased that our preparations have been of your total pleasure. We hope you can visit us again soon. More 

Cuenca, Ecuador
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere was just like we imagine. The good food in breakfast was enough for us because we can choose many options for the buffet. We invite you to join us for a great experience and time with the family or couple some days where you will be able to get a good hotel and restaurant.

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Roberto Q, Director Comercial at La Canoa, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with others. Our tradition dates back more than 43 years, and our experience makes us a reference for new generations. We are very pleased that our preparations have been of your total pleasure. We hope you can visit us again soon. More 

Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant looked busy so we stopped for lunch after walking for over 30-40min and finding nothing near by. The food was expensive, every dish was around US$15-US$20. They serve bread before with butter which was nice. The coke 300ml was US$4.22. Never paid so much for a coke! The waiter who was looking after us disappeared and another came... More 

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Roberto Q, Director Comercial at La Canoa, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with other diners. We understand that our restaurant, famous and of great prestige in Guayaquil, has very high prices for some people. We are glad you enjoyed your meal. We hope you come back soon. More 

London
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137 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I we t there two days ago and we were not disappointed. Food was delicious. I had caldo de bolas verde which was very nice. Portion sizes were pretty decent too.

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Thank enderjjk
Roberto Q, Director Comercial at La Canoa, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with others. Our tradition dates back more than 43 years, and our experience makes us a reference for new generations. We are very pleased that our preparations have been of your total pleasure. We hope you can visit us again soon. More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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57 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional Ecuadorian food done at its best , we had a lunch with the family and tasted some great food! There's is a show on Friday so we will be back for sure

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Roberto Q, Director Comercial at La Canoa, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with others. Our tradition dates back more than 43 years, and our experience makes us a reference for new generations. We are very pleased that our preparations have been of your total pleasure. We hope you can visit us again soon. More 

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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is a quiet and pleasent place to eat, specially because there is possible to find local food on breakfast beyond international food, which allow the visitor to experience local gastronomy!

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Roberto Q, Director Comercial at La Canoa, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with others. Our tradition dates back more than 43 years, and our experience makes us a reference for new generations. We are very pleased that our preparations have been of your total pleasure. We hope you can visit us again soon. More 

Texas
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294 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This is a busy, hopping fairly priced restaurant popular with both tourists and locals. Everything was delicious. I won't recommend any particular dish because unfortunately two of us got diarrhea the following day which lasted three days. I can't be sure where we picked it up but I hope it wasn't here. We really liked this restaurant. It is directly... More 

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Roberto Q, Director Comercial at La Canoa, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with other travelers. Our tradition goes back more than 43 years, and our experience makes us a reference for the new generations. We are very sorry for your stomach problems; but that's exactly the difference between eating at La Canoa and elsewhere, with us being fully confident that you will not get sick, so... More 

firenze
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Everything in the average, not bad and not excellent. I remeber that cheviche was ordinary, and the dessert was really too sweet, too creamy and too big, very usa style.

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Roberto Q, Director Comercial at La Canoa, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with others. Our tradition dates back more than 43 years, and our experience makes us a reference for new generations. We hope you can visit us again soon. More 

Mirador San José
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Although the hotel service was less then acceptable due to power outage, as usual the service and the food were impeccable.

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Roberto Q, Director Comercial at La Canoa, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with others. Our tradition dates back more than 43 years, and our experience makes us a reference for new generations. We are very pleased that our preparations have been of your total pleasure. We are very sorry for what happened, we apologize for the misunderstandings. The electrical company performed maintenance on public lines; but,... More 

Guayaquil, Ecuador
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

I really enjoyed their Ecuadorian food and their services exceeded my expectations ! I'll recommend the canoa to anyone .

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Thank Carlos C
Roberto Q, Director Comercial at La Canoa, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with others. Our tradition dates back more than 43 years, and our experience makes us a reference for new generations. We are very pleased that our preparations have been of your total pleasure. We hope you can visit us again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Cuisine
Latin, Ecuadorean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chile y 10 de Agosto | Hotel Continental, Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Guayas Province  >  Guayaquil
  • Phone Number: +593 4-232-9270

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