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Saborcolor Gourmet Bar

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Chilean, Seafood, Contemporary, International
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Templeman 561, Valparaiso 2340000, Chile
32-2598472
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Saborcolor Restaurant bar, specializing in seafood with a great menu of...
Saborcolor Restaurant bar, specializing in seafood with a great menu of drinks and Chilean wines located in a building from the early twentieth century on Cerro Concepcion Valparaiso historical heritage of humanity, open every day of the year.
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Good for:
Bar scene
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Seafood in better than meat for Korean tongue

A kind of parmasan shrimp risotto is distinguishable. But the beef steak is smelly for Korean. The restaurant is in the good atmosphere with kind and friendly staff.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2014
Dukmin K
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

A kind of parmasan shrimp risotto is distinguishable. But the beef steak is smelly for Korean. The restaurant is in the good atmosphere with kind and friendly staff.

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Tacoma, WA, USA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The restaurant was recommended to us by a friend in Santiago, who used to live in Valparaiso. We were delighted by the manager's warm greeting, the complementary pisco sours, and our delicious lunch - salad and mussels with a Chilean white wine. The food was beautifully presented. A purple wall next to a lime green wall was a pleasant surprise,... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

My friend and I had a 70th birthday dinner here. Excellent Pisco sour, prawns with Parmesan, huge South American steak and a good bottle of wine, about $A60. Really good and excellent value

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San Francisco, California
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330 reviews 330 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
383 helpful votes 383 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We very much enjoyed our dinner at Sabor Color (or Saborcolor -- they seem to be pretty loose about the exact spelling). It had been recommended by our hotel, despite the fact the hotel itself had a gourmet restaurant of its own. So it is highly thought of by locals in Valparaiso. We enjoyed sharing a spectacularly delicious beef pot... More 

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Roanoke, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I dined here and ordered a bottle of wine, ceviche, both meat dishes and a chocolate dessert. The only bad thing I can say is they forgot our ceviche, but I was stuffed and thankful they did. The slow cooked meat dish was a 9 and the beef dish was a 10! My husband is not a... More 

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genoa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

Yes only two words for this restaurant... too much salt in food and a terrible night for searching water in my hostel... i dreamed that i was in a desert ;) and expensive fir general quality of food. I know maybe i had a worst dish of the menu but it is my experience in this restaurant.

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Cordoba, Argentina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Very nice place, with delicious food, great service and reasonable prices for a place of this category, and right in the beautiful Cerro Concepción.

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Panama City, Panama
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

We went twice to this place because the food was very yummy. We tried their patriotic menu and was delicious. Very good location.

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Paris, France
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437 helpful votes 437 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Lovely location in a middle of nice, colorful and touristic Valparaiso district; greatly refurbished interior, very stylish way. On the food front, it looks like most of energy went into decoration -unless we were very unlucky- as bruschetta had nothing to do with their italian counterpart and even ceviche wasn't very good, a bit tasteless as difficult as it seems.... More 

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Washington, DC
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

My husband and I had a great lunch here. We had an excellent bottle of wine, and good seafood. The service was fine. We were in Valpo off season, so the restaurant was dead. But the food was great.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Templeman 561, Valparaiso 2340000, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: 32-2598472

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 28
  • Cuisine: Chilean, Seafood, Contemporary, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine

Description

Saborcolor Restaurant bar, specializing in seafood with a great menu of drinks and Chilean wines located in a building from the early twentieth century on Cerro Concepcion Valparaiso historical heritage of humanity, open every day of the year.

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