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“Great Ambience And Good Food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Mestizo

Mestizo
Av. Bicentenario 4050, Santiago, Chile
569.74776093/569.68437146
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Ranked #38 of 3,265 Restaurants in Santiago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Entertaining clients, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Ojai, California
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“Great Ambience And Good Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

This restaurant is worth the visit just to experience its architecture and its view. It is built overlooking a beautiful park with several water features that are viewable from the restaurant. Huge rock boulders support its roof. In the summer the dining area is expanded to make use of the outdoor decks. The outdoor tables are shielded from the sun by numerous umbrellas. I would not recommend this restaurant for those with mobility handicaps nor those with strollers/coaches.

The menu is in Spanish and many of the waiters are not conversant in English. However, you’ll be able to figure out most of the items. The menu is also very varied with no real specialty items. The wine list is excellent.

The food is very good with great presentation. I had grilled salmon and my wife had a shredded beef over risotto. Both meals were terrific.

On the downside, the wait staff is not as professional as you would expect at a restaurant of this caliber. If you decide to go take a cab or leave plenty of time to find parking. It is almost impossible to park in the restaurant’s lot as it is extremely small and it only accommodates stack parking. For my money this restaurant is a little expensive and by no means could be considered a value. A local told me that this is the restaurant where you want to be seen! Given the drawbacks, I would not hesitate to go back to Mestizo.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Santiago, Chile
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Restaurant in Parque Bicentenario”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Great "international" restaurant with a lovely setting in the park. Gets very busy so need to book well in advance.

Visited February 2013
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São Paulo, SP
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“Nice & Cool”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

I went there to lunch. Delicious food, nice place.
Good ambiance. Located in front Parque Bicentenário, outdoors seetings, very nice

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Very nice ambiance. Just that”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013 via mobile

Nicely put and very good ambiance. But it is just that. Between our appetizer and the entree we waited like for an hour and the food was just fine.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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“Fine food, superb setup”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Located in front of large park, Mestizo offers a great setup. Outdoor sitting overlooking the park combined with fresh air are good triggers for the appetite. Sunset time is even better. Food is good. Ceviche dishes are really good. Other dishes were fine as well. Good place to come back to.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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