We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Restaurant Chamaca Inn

Seafood, Chilean
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
Del Salvador esquina San Bernardo, Puerto Varas, Chile
065 2232876
Add hours for Restaurant Chamaca Inn and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 146 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 40
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great Hospitality!

The staff are very friendly and hospitable; you feel quite at home when you dine here. We ordered their salmon and ceviche and it was delicious. The best bit about this place is how welcome señora makes you feel, even if you cannot speak much spanish.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
audsss
,
Sydney, Australia
Add Photo Write a Review

146 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Sydney, Australia
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The staff are very friendly and hospitable; you feel quite at home when you dine here. We ordered their salmon and ceviche and it was delicious. The best bit about this place is how welcome señora makes you feel, even if you cannot speak much spanish.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We were recommended this place by our tour guide and in particular the scallop in Parmesan starter, the conger eel dishes and sea bass. The service was really friendly and fast, none in English and food was so delicious we revisited later in the week when the lady who owns the place insisted on us each having pisco shots! Loved... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

From the outside might like a place you woudn't like to go in, it looks more like a cheap Chilean dinner, but wait, not all that is gold glitters. It is a simple restaurant, nothing fancy about it, but it is great. The food was really good, probably one of the bes sea food I've had in the South of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tel Aviv, Israel
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Delicious Chilean dishes, excellent service, run with an iron hand by "La Chamaca", a larger than life lady who rules over the place and pays attention to every detail. Generous portions, plain surroundings, a genuine culinary experience. Don´t miss it! The best "centolla" ever!!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Excellent food! Warm staff and local atmosphere... Personal service with lots of smiles. Very delicious for anyone who likes fish and seafood. Especially good was the lemon source for the fish...

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brisbane
Top Contributor
164 reviews 164 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Sure this place lacks polish... the lights are too bright, you can see into the store cupboards, they don't have all the drinks listed in the menu... BUT... the food is excellent! Huge choice of fish options and the food was reasonably priced for large and delicious portions. The waitress was friendly and fun, teaching us Spanish and recommending cheap... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bozeman, MT
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This restaurant, in my opinion, is a smaller version of La Olla (in fact, I believe the owners of the 2 restaurants are brother and sister). The dishes offered are basically the same, and the prices are comparable. La Olla is a grander place, but Chamaca Inn has the benefit of being downtown. In terms of food, you're getting simple,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Carlsbad, New Mexico
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

This was a nice surprise! We were hungry and walked in to an almost empty restaurant we noticed while we were doing initial exploration of the town. It is handy to be on the American schedule for meals rather than the South American because they eat so late. The waitress was so friendly, but spoke no English. We could communicate... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Peterborough
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Just eaten an excellent meal of more types of fish than I can count in ceviche and congrio in seafood sauce as well as salmon, very good fish, brilliant staff and an amazing price w a Chilean sauvignon blanc. Deserves to be up there with the top.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Krungthep Mahanakorn
Top Contributor
279 reviews 279 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
749 helpful votes 749 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

We went to Chamaca Inn based on the recommendation of our hotel staff who insisted that seafood here was “fresher than anything at Angelmó” in Puerto Montt. It turned out they were both right and wrong. Although the seafood was fresh, the preparation of what we ordered (ceviche, merluza, chupe de locos, etc.) was basic and far below expectation, with... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Restaurant Chamaca Inn also viewed

Puerto Varas, Los Lagos Region
Puerto Varas, Los Lagos Region
 
Puerto Varas, Los Lagos Region
Puerto Varas, Los Lagos Region
 

Been to Restaurant Chamaca Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Del Salvador esquina San Bernardo, Puerto Varas, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Los Lagos Region  >  Puerto Varas
  • Phone Number: 065 2232876

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Chilean

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Restaurant Chamaca Inn staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?