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Donde el Gordito


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service

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Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

...., and that’s because the portions served are extremely generous. This is a cute, homey little restaurant that can be a bit of a challenge to find due to its secluded entry. But once inside, it’s quite comfortable. Seats only about forty people. We shared...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jpfarr
Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

Grilled merzula (hake) was perfect, and appeared very quickly, and seafood soup was a generous meal. Desserts were commercial. The ambiance is of Aladdin’s cave, supplemented by countless compliments written by customers on paper napkins and pinned up. The owner was pleasant to help us...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank stella317
Reviewed February 26, 2019

Had our last meal on the vacation here and returned much like the name of this place bit more Gordito. Excellent Caldillo de Mariscos, lots of clams, and I had trout, others had hake, sea bass Salmon all very fresh, excellent service in a small...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank pslowenthal
Reviewed January 28, 2019

I visited as a solo diner and the staff are very inviting. English is limited but the menu has a translation. The restaurant is small but busy and welcoming. The portions are huge but the salmon didn't have lots of sauce which meant the rice...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank HollyC063
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

We had a lovely meal here. The place is tucked away inside the market and gets packed. Lovely food, great ambiance.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank theBeuselaer
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

The building might look sketchy from the outside but inside is amazing seafood: clams, crab, and Merluza. This is an old-school place with great staff who will make sure you don’t leave hungry

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BianchiRoadie
Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

We visited El Gordito on the recommendation of our tour guide in Chile - and what a great recommendation The restaurant is small and tucked away but really well worth finding It’s cosy It’s friendly The staff are genial and welcoming The food is well...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rosalindj491
Reviewed December 18, 2018

This restaurant is somewhat tucked away ( opposite the garage), to the left of the 'arcade market shopping'. Don't be shy go in! There are only a small number of tables. We were early - I think this is a good idea as the place...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank goldsb
Reviewed December 8, 2018

Don't let the weird location put you off, we liked this place so much we ate here twice! Try the salmon with garlic and caper sauce, you will not be disappointed.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Julie C
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Delicious attentive and traditional. The restauraient heaves history ithrough families, who when leaving write a message on a napkin to El Gorditio. Some have been coming for years. This feels like a true one off daily show. Great fish and the figs with walnuts are...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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