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“Good casual food, inconsistent service” 3 of 5 stars
Review of La Plaza

La Plaza
Calle Plaza no. 315 - B, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
056 55 560252
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Cuisines: Chilean
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Good casual food, inconsistent service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013 via mobile

We wandered in to this place on the plaza and have to say service was slow, but not really rude, just haphazard. If you stick to beer and lunch it is a great place to sit with excellent pizzas and sanwishes (their spelling). We did this twice and were very happy with our food - salad, Atacama chicken sanwish, and pizza we shared the first time. Don't expect English and remember to try to get their attention when you need something and you'll enjoy it.

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Poor service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013 via mobile

I went for breakfast at la plaza, its a nice looking restaurant with wifi so I thought it would be perfect. I wa perfectly happy with the food but the service was not what I expected. My friend and I were sat then left, we got our own menus then had to get up and find somebody to make our order. The foodcame quickly and was nice, but we treated with contempt from the get go by the staff. Hopefully with was a one off as it is a lovely squarenin which to have breakfast

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Great spot but staff very sullen”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013 via mobile

Arrived with a few friends and sat at one of the gorgeous tables outside in the square. Yet, 20 minutes later we still had no menus and then had to go to ask for them! When our order was eventually taken, our waitress was surley and sullen, and clearly didn't want to be there. The food came quickly and was nice but the staff really let this restaurant down!

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Not worth the hassle”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

We encountered the rudest waiters of any restaurant we have every been to at La Plaza. They were extremely dismissive and after taking our drink order were reluctant to let us order any food. The waiters were completely unwilling to make any changes to our orders and made no apologies for it - having food allergies I was unable to eat there. We ended up cancelling our orders and leaving feeling completely put off eating anything.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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London
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112 reviews 112 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Good location for a drink”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

This restaurant is great for an afternoon drink, it's on the Plaza de Armas which is a real sun trap, a great place for people watching over a cold beer (great) or a Pisco Sour (not so good).

The food was very average, our table ordered chicken enchiladas (a little bland and too small), Hamburger (ok) and tapas (ok).

Would recommend as somewhere to have a drink but not to eat, there are far better restaurant options just around the corner.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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