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Cafe Vinilo

Av. Almirante Montt 448, Valparaiso, Chile
56 32 2230 665
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Ranked #23 of 220 restaurants in Valparaiso
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Chilean
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Valparaiso, Chile
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We had a lovely dinner here and were very pleased with the effort and time that was taken to explain the menu in English. The food was hearty Chilean fare and was very tasty. Great music being played in the background gave it a relaxed and fun atmosphere.

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Newcastle, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

This old butchers shop with the best DJ playing LPs and 45's is just fantastic. Great decor, atmosphere, super friendly staff and food great (fab Cerviche and Seafood). Great local beers and wines to match. We had so much fun!!! Will always remember it.

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Valparaiso
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Great restaurant in Valparaiso. I was visiting my daughter, who is studying here so I have a lot of time alone. I loved the food and atmosphere of this restaurant. There is a man spinning the best music quietly in the background. Bee Gees, Beatles, Chilean music, he had the right touch! My Osso bucco was amazing! Just chill and... More

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San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

we did not have a great experience here even though our hotel, our guidebook and the NYT suggests you go. the food was medicore, the dessert was terrible, and the service was friendly but slow and inaccurate. just go to fauna instead

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Valparaiso, Chile
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Chilean cooking is not great at flavour, but here they at least understand texture. Nice use of walnuts (mariposas) in the mash (pulpo). The rabbit was of the bleached-white, farm-fattened kind. I've been to Vinilo four times, and the rabbit's the best. No horse on the menu. They sell local beer, but unfortunately, it's not very good. A great example... More

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Far North Coast, NSW
Top Contributor
164 reviews 164 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We enjoyed our lunch at this restaurant very much! There was no English menu, but the waitress was able to assist us with most translation. Service was quick as was the food arriving to our table. Reasonable prices as well. Nice view of passing street action if you like that sort of outlook.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Good local food and wines. All dishes were very tasty. Good atmosphere and friendly staff. Well worth a visit. Tip - Try the local digestive after your meal.

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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We had a delicious lunch here, with excellent service from the friendly, smiling staff. They take pride in their unique dishes, which use local ingredients and preserve some traditional Chilean flavors. We had ceviche, mashed potatoes with orange and mint and Mapuche sopapillas with salsa - fantastic!!! Vinilo means vinyl and they play jazz and big band music from their... More

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Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Passed this place during the day and made a note to come back in the evening, and were well rewarded. Food is excellent- one of the best out of all the chilean restaurants we visited in 3 weeks. It's 'modern' chilean cuisine, but here that doesn't mean you're being served off the wall flavours in tiny portions, it means getting... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We were taken here by our Chilean friend and the dinner was delicious! The restaurant is one of many in the Cerro Allegre but it will alway have a special place in our hearts - especially since it was here we were introduce to Pisco Sour!

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