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All 235 Valparaiso Restaurants

Bote Salvavidas

Muelle Prat, Valparaiso, Chile
(32) 251-477
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Ranked #91 of 235 Restaurants in Valparaiso
Hours:
Sun - Wed 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Come for the view and the wine, and you won't be disappointed. This is because the chef had no influence over these two aspects. Unfortunately we took our dining experience one step too far, and decided to order food. I am not sure what was presented on my plate (I supposedly ordered the seared salmon fillet), but it can only... More 

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Gove, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

On a cold miserable day we stopped in here for lunch. Warm welcome and friendly service, great views of the port, our entrees were main meal sized, so on the waiters advise we didn't order more and didn't need to. The grilled octopus was tender and delicious, the seafood garden was fresh. The waiters and decor initially appear very formal,... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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71 reviews 71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

Located on Muelle Pratt, facing the Pacific, this formal and traditional restaurant beautifully decorated has the best view from the harbour in Valparaiso. We chose to try different appetizers with pisco sour. Food was good but overpriced and it is a shame they charge twice the price for a pisco sour! Reading all the opinions my advice is: this restaurant... More 

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Paraza
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155 reviews 155 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This restaurant is in the best location on the harbor in downtown Valparaiso, Chile. It has great views, a nice interior, friendly staff and poor food. Pil-Pil Shrimp is supposed to be cooked in lot's of garlic. The 4 pre-cooked shrimps served were dipped in oil without garlic! The salmon avocado appetizer was dry, cooked salmon with avocado. The fried... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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85 reviews 85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

It's in the heart of the harbor and runs like classic, formal restaurants in Chile, waiters in black writing down to the last bit. The view of the harbor can be impressive. It used to be that you weren'' allowed to take pictures (you could be a spy...). The food was average, at best, not cheap either. Service was, nevertheless,... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2011

old style valparaiso restaurant, very classical, great view of the port since you are actually in the port. service is very good, almost theatrically so. there is no beating their razor clams parmesan, a dozen per person on our visits is not uncommon.

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santiago
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2010

the bote salvavidas is a place with an mazing view to the pacific, but the food is overpriced and bad.... only desserts worth it but the seafood is not totally fresh and regular dishes are boring and not tasty. only for a drink at the terrace.

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Address: Muelle Prat, Valparaiso, Chile
Phone Number: (32) 251-477
Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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