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Subida Ecuador #27, Valparaiso, Chile
+56 9 9622 3024
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Ranked #37 of 243 Restaurants in Valparaiso
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 1:00 pm - 12:30 am
Cuisines: South American
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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

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
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
34 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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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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Zapotlán el Grande
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This is one of the best local restaurants in Valpo... Don't look for an awesome menu, the simplicity of this make the place an excellent option for any meal. Accesible price and the owners are really friendly. The amounts of the dishes are enough to enjoy a complete experience local food, fresh, and delicious. You must go!

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Bucharest, Romania
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Today I visited Valparaiso and had lunch at El Pimenton. I didn't know anything about this place, I simply found it on the street. From outside it's very discrete and I was lucky to have spotted it. When entering there the first that I liked were the colors, the walls being printed with all kind of pictures and paintings and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I went for lunch and ordered the menu del dia. It came with a glass of delicious iced tea, a bowl of vegetable soup, the lentil stew and flan all for 3900 pesos. Everything tasted healthy and homemade. Very tasty and I would definitely recommend it!

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Additional Information about El Pimenton

Address: Subida Ecuador #27, Valparaiso, Chile
Phone Number: +56 9 9622 3024
Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday 1:00 pm - 12:30 am
Cuisine: South American

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