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Mosqueto 485, Santiago, Chile (Santa Lucia)
638 24 94
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Ranked #194 of 2,942 Restaurants in Santiago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Neighborhood: Santa Lucia
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

My partner and I decided to go to this restaurant after reading these wonderful reviews and kept thinking how on Earth they got the. To start with: - Waiter extremely rude - Starter was frozen prawns with greasy garlic sauce ( cheapest prawns that you get in a supermarket) - I had a steak ( it was so salty that... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Oh, my..that place is expensive but we had an amazing time. Great food and Georgiana and Manuel are great with us. I highly recommend a desert that has meringue and chocolate!

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Cusco, Peru
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I wish I could give this restaurant a better review since the staff, especially the bartender, were all so nice and the interior is so warm and welcoming. Unfortunately, the food is awful. We sat at the bar and chose from the small plates that were displayed along the top of the bar. There is only a very small selection... More 

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New York, NY
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We were staying near this restaurant in Santiago and walked past this restaurant many times before deciding to dine there. We started the dinner with very nice wine, and once we ordered our drinks, the service was great! Our waiter made recommendations for us based on our preferences, and we were both extremely happy with our meals. And at the... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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66 reviews 66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The service was lacking. The atmosphere is ruined by the lighting. However, decent beer and wine can be obtained here in a place resembling a bar you would find in Madrid. If you are passing by and must have a drink, not a bad choice but considering the bars just around the corner are packed while this remains almost empty,... More 

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Toronto
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5 reviews 5 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We recently returned from a visit to El Txoko Alaves and had to re-check the rave reviews to see if we were indeed experiencing the same restaurant. The room looks quite good and so we were looking forward to a positive experience of the supposedly ‘Basque’ food. The quality of my steak was, at best, so-so. It was accompanied by... More 

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Pleasantville, New York
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305 reviews 305 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Always one of Santiago's best. They have a superb daily menu. It is higher than most in the neighborhood and worth every peso! For $10.000 pesos you get appetizer, main, a pisco sour, a wine or soda, dessert & coffee. The portions are generous...exceptionally so. The cuisine is authentic Spanish/Basque. The restaurant itself is delightfully cozy and welcoming. The service... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

2nd night in Santiago and we needed to make up for last night's disappointment. This place looks great from the street and it's just around the corner from our hostel so we dropped in. Attentive service and very tasty food followed. I had fish in a spicy sauce, as recommended by the waiter and my partner got a steak. Both... More 

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New York City, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We were staying in the Lastarria area of Santiago. It was our first night in Santiago. I used the Tripadvisor app to locate restaurants near us and El Txoko came up on the list. We are living in Buenos Aires so we're a little done with steak. What a great find. We have been to Spain on several occasions, and... More 

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amsterdam
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49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Had read and heard a lot about this Basque restuarant in the district of Lastarria. I was however along with my other two friends, very disappointed. The presentation was nothing special and the food that we had was greasy. On the one experience I had, I would not go not go back. The wine was however good. One of my... More 

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Address: Mosqueto 485, Santiago, Chile
Phone Number: 638 24 94
Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Santiago Metropolitan Region  >  Santiago>  > Santa Lucia

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