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Cafe Vinilo

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Av. Almirante Montt 448, Valparaiso, Chile
56 32 2230 665
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Quirky with good service

Short and slightly unusual menu of Chilean favourite, plus craft beer. Good service and chill atmosphere.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
KateH1313
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Vancouver, Canada
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
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Vancouver, Canada
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98 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Short and slightly unusual menu of Chilean favourite, plus craft beer. Good service and chill atmosphere.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Great meal, the owners went out of their way to help with the menu and the wine list. My son and I had good food and talked English football with the owner. My best meal in Chile.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

We came across the great little place on a whim, and what a fabulous surprise it was! We had multiple glasses of delicious wine and beer, which lead to a fabulous bottle of wine neither of us ever heard about before. The sommelier, Maria Luisa was fabulous! She also pointed us in a great direction for wineries to visit in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We had a really lovely evening out at Cafe Vinilo. It's got a great atmosphere, fun and laid back, lots of character, and with great music of course. The food is good--Chilean food and ingredients but with a modern twist (our guidebook called it Chilean bistro food, which is a good description). The beers and wines are really nice. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

the host was excellent, helping to explain the menu given my Spanish is not great. The carve he starter was outstanding, along with my pork main. Another highlight was their own brewed beer, really good pale ale. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

stumbled upon this on Easter Sunday in valpo when everything was closed and what a find. an unpretentious outside but a funky place with fabulous staff and a great atmosphere! the first night we sat at the marble bar with a bunch of other people we met through the evening and had an awesome night. went back the following night... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We ate here on both of our nights in Valparaiso. There were some unusual items on the menu including a lovely rabbit stew. My husband had reinata (a local flat fish). One of the waitresses is a qualified sommelier and was very knowledgeable about the wine list. We fell in love with the Carmenere red wine which was very reasonable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Upon arriving in Valparaiso, my wife & I found our living quarters on Cumming on Cerro Carcel, and shortly after, discovered we were ready for dinner. A short walk & a ride up the Ascensor Reina Victoria found us in a small neighborhood full of cafes, bars, & restaurants. The items on the sign outside drew us inside to a... More 

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Valparaiso, Chile
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in duringthe day and thought the scene was pretty cool, so made a reservation for the evening. The lighting is all off, way too bright for this otherwise neat place, but this was made up for by the really friendly service, helpful staff, very beautiful and knowledgeable sommelier, nice sauvignon blanc. We sat around a while, enjoyed the music... More 

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Logrono, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Low key, friendly and attentive servers, good food, good wine… Our favorite dish was the avocado, shrimp and chicken curry appetizer – very flavorful, good quality ingredients and a unique combination of flavors that worked together. We had a really nice bottle of Sauvignon Blanc that we saw later at a higher end restaurant for 5000 pesos more than what... More 

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Address: Av. Almirante Montt 448, Valparaiso, Chile
Phone Number: 56 32 2230 665
Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Chilean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Almirante Montt 448, Valparaiso, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: 56 32 2230 665

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Chilean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene

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