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Malandrino

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Almirante Montt 532 | Cerro Alegre, Valparaiso, Chile
+56 (32) 318 48 27
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 105
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Smart neighbourhood pizzeria

If you are looking for a non-tourist café in a lovely part of town, we loved this smart neighbourhood pizzeria. The evening we ate there all the other diners were local families and couples. Meals are served is in a series of rooms with high ceilings and a rustic atmosphere. A huge open-fire... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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London
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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176 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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London
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

If you are looking for a non-tourist café in a lovely part of town, we loved this smart neighbourhood pizzeria. The evening we ate there all the other diners were local families and couples. Meals are served is in a series of rooms with high ceilings and a rustic atmosphere. A huge open-fire pizza oven operates near the centre, and... More 

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Valparaiso, Chile
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Really good, tasty, right out of the oven, cooked in a mud oven in front of your table. Very friendly people, family environment, not loud.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We came here at 9pm for dinner and it was happening, and got busier after us. The service was great. We ordered a bottle of wine, bruschetta and a margarita pizza. I must dock points on the bruschetta - it was really missing cheese. The flavor was good though. We loved the pizza and the wine which was carmenere (cheap... More 

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San Francisco, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

These guys really know how to make pizza! The crusts are nice and thin, and baked really well in the wood fire oven. It was fun to watch them make pizza, too. They move in a well choreographed dance between tossing dough, applying toppings, adding/removing pizzas from the oven, and serving. Popular place - we waited for about 40 minutes... More 

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Maracaibo, Venezuela
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154 reviews 154 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This is the best pizza I've had in Chile! Everything tastes so fresh. The service was fast even though there was a busy lunchtime rush.

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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Been a very long time since I had such a lovely pizza, if not one of the best I have ever eaten! It was great watching the pizzaiolo stoke the wooden oven,roll and toss the dough in the air and prepare the toppings right in front of us, whilst we were sipping the local beers and waiting for our table... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Pizzas made by hand with good ingredient's in a stone wood oven. You don't find many places like these any more. Electric and gas ovens are easier, but its absolutely different with real wood.

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Cairns, Australia
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176 reviews 176 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

We visited Malandrino as it is a short walk from where we are staying and because of the great trip advisor comments. We were not disappointed! The pizza (Romano) was to die for; with prosciutto, tomatoes, mozzarella and parmesan - the base was crispy and perfectly cooked. My sister lived in Italy for a year and she said it tasted... More 

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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177 reviews 177 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

This is a case where Trip Advisor should have a more detailed grading system. I can't give this place 5 stars but it seems better than 4. We ate here last weekend ( for a light dinner ) and I forgot to write a review. The value is 5/5 - quite inexpensive. I'd give the food a 4/5. Combination ham... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

I love eating pizzas, Italian food is one of my favorites. And I can say, Malandrino is one of the best pizza places you can find is this area. in addition, the place is unique, it doesnt have many tables, there is a big traditional oven so you can see how the pizzas are being cooked, etc.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Almirante Montt 532 | Cerro Alegre, Valparaiso, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +56 (32) 318 48 27

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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