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El Pimenton

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Subida Ecuador #27, Valparaiso, Chile
+56 9 9622 3024
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Sun 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 1:00 pm - 12:30 am
Dining options: Late Night Food, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
best chorrillana in town

Valparaiso: street dogs, street art, nice people, sun, and at el Pimenton the best chorrillana in town. Try it, love it!

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
Ivo O
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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147 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Lubeck, Germany
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Not a lot of choises on the menu... We had salmon, one of the best salmon I have ever eaten. Nice location with all poster of the main events in valapraiso and chile.

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Vernon, France
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We came there for lunch on a calm saturday, by low turistic season. We were waiting in front of the door 10 minutes before the opening, someone opened the door to tell us it was about to open. Until this point, good restaurant. Then we came in, and we were alone in the restaurant. They knew we have been here... More 

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En que ciudad del mundo estabas?. Acá estamos en temporada alta, y el restaurant tiene solo 8 mesas, y lista... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Why the best? I'm chilean, born and raise in Valpo, in my life i've tried several Chorrillanas around the city, but this one is by far the best one, get the Chorrillana Doble with extra meat, it's 10.800 pesos, expensive, but is worth it, perfect for three people and for two if you are really hungry. I was really amazed... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Valparaiso: street dogs, street art, nice people, sun, and at el Pimenton the best chorrillana in town. Try it, love it!

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The prices are not overpriced even though tourists go here to get a taste of traditional Chilean foods. Our waitress was super nice and understanding when my friends and I wanted to split two meals between the three of us. Locals also eat there (a sure sign that it is a good spot to eat!) but make sure that you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This was our very first pitstop in the beautiful Valparaiso, and it did us just fine for a couple of beers - just make sure you head inside and see the beautiful artwork on the walls.

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Valparaiso, Chile
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

El Pimenton is a small restaurant that serves typical chilean food. The food is delicious and prices are good. It's not a fancy place but it offers a picturesque scenery with walls completely cover in posters and prints. The service is excellent. The location of the place is awkward because it's not an area of restaurants, but pubs. So if... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us by our Hostal and it was really worth it. Not much choice for vegetarians but in total - all great food and great atmosphere. We would definitely go there again!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

It was recommended by the people at our hostel and also during a tour we took around the city so we went and had a chorrillana which was very tasty and nice. French fries, onions, meat and a sauce with wine I liked a lot. Good dinner option

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Gavleborg County, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Ate the "pastel del choclo" which was a pie consisting of chicken, olives, egg, onion and some corn "bread" filling/crust. Tasted ok but was not anything special. My friend ate the typical chilean dish "chorilana" which looked amazing so thats what I recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Subida Ecuador #27, Valparaiso, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +56 9 9622 3024

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
1:00 pm - 12:30 am
1:00 pm - 12:30 am

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