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El Pimenton

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

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  • 94
    Excellent
  • 78
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great atmosphere great food

In Chile there are usually vegetarian options; pasta, pizza if you are lucky a rice dish. This restaurant has vegetarian versions of well known Chilean dishes. It offers something a little different. On the night that we ate here there was also some live music to add to the lively atmosphere. Well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 16, 2015
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Zierikzee, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide took us along to taste some Chilean dishes. For me it was the first time eating pastel de choclo and empanadas. It is a lovely place but could not find many locals there (is that a sign?) The food was not that good, the pastel was very runny and empanadas were bland and saturated with fat. Now I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small venue that looks very beautiful and old from the inside. It gives the impression of authenticity, but I think that is just for the tourists. The pastel de choclo was a bit bland, just as the empanadas. Ensalada Chilena was absolutely tasteless. The pisco sour was good! I would go here for a quick snack or just a... More 

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Thank Pim M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

In Chile there are usually vegetarian options; pasta, pizza if you are lucky a rice dish. This restaurant has vegetarian versions of well known Chilean dishes. It offers something a little different. On the night that we ate here there was also some live music to add to the lively atmosphere. Well worth a visit and it will not break... More 

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Thank DevonEcologist
Valparaiso, Chile
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

In hip porteño style, service OK and very delicious food. Big portions, think about sharing! I like thier concept, only having few choice but prepare what they have very good. Go there with friends.

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Thank Cuntu
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

As vegetarians, we were delighted to have had this restaurant recommended to us by the owners of our apartment up the road (Comarca). The food was good an good value (not just vegetarian!) and the atmosphere fun and entertaining. We would recommend to anyone!

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Thank Caroline S
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Best veg option for this regions main dish! Awesome micheladas if you love lime! Fresh and tasty shrimp quesadilla. Personal plates are enough for two! Closed Monday and Tuesday. Takes credit card no extra charge

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Thank Travel-on-Wayne
Lubeck, Germany
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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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Tatianac c, Propietario at El Pimenton, responded to this review
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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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

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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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: Pizza, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

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