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La Colonial Cafe

Balmaceda 475 City Centre, La Serena, Chile
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Ranked #49 of 70 Restaurants in La Serena
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Chilean
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I don't know about the food but the hot chocolate with marshmallows and cream is amazing!! Costs 2,500 CLP but is definitely worth it. 10 out of 10!

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

On a Saturday night- the streets teeming with people, it was surprisingly difficult to find a restaurant that was open! We sat outside, which was pleasant enough. The service was apathetic. My husband enjoyed his burger, but the waiter forgot to put in his order for fries, so he ate half, then tried to wait, but it started becoming soggy... More

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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

Discovered this restaurant on an Easter weekend trip to La Serena. Arriving on Friday evening, we found lots of places closed for the holiday. Luckily, La Colonial was not one of them. We had pisco sours at the Happy Hour special price. Our meals of grilled pork chops with a generous vegetable side dish were piquant and filling. Service was... More

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Quepos, Costa Rica
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106 reviews 106 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

Having read a great review in the lonely planet we headed for this centrally located cafe in La Serena. We could only sit outside because we have children and they're not allowed inside as smokers are inside. We hung around waiting for a table and then had to split up between 2 tables. The food was awful: terrible pizza pasta... More

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Santiago, Chile
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012 via mobile

There aré better options, but is a restaurant to consider when you aré in downtown and you have budget limitations

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San Diego
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011

very central, good selection. Right off all the main shopping streets.

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