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El Ancla


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2019 Winner

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Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Seafood, Soups, Chilean
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews seafood crab claws empanadas octopus stews soup chilli potatoes sea bass bread pisco sours large portions visited this restaurant english menu loco providencia dishes
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Reviewed May 1, 2019

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel staff and it was walking distance from the hotel. The ambience looks a bit dated but their service is very good. They have an extensive range of sea food items on this menu. We tried the sea...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank varun_mukthi
Reviewed March 31, 2019

We had Sunday lunch. The empanadas are the best we’ve ever eaten. The seafood stew was very good with a lot of shrimp and octopus, spices and potatoes. The chupe de loco was good but needed more loco. Pancake dessert was very good. Mango pisco...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Marvin R
Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

We visited early on a Saturday evening and got a table without having a reservation. We shared a portion of calamari as a starter. It was delicious. For mains we had the salmon and reineta and shared fries. Both fish dishes were excellent, flavoursome and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank djhunter77
Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

El ancla is situated in an attractive old house on a quiet leafy street corner in Providencia. You may eat inside or outside. The menu concentrates on fish and seafood and the cooking is of high quality. The congrio soup was absolutely delicious with fish,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jasperco
Reviewed February 28, 2019

Friendly service and excellent food. The only criticism is the size of the food portions served - huge.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Raymond B
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Fabulous seafood restaurant in a quaint house , off Providencia, with a pleasant outdoor space. . Large portions, super fresh fish and seafood, nice accompaniments, also good pisco sours and fresh fruit juices

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Eleanor S
Reviewed February 5, 2019

This branch of El Ancla in Providencia is located in a quiet side street well away from the busy main avenues.We first went on a Sunday lunchtime and it was packed with well to do locals enjoying the lovely outdoor terrace. It was so good...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Stuart B
Reviewed January 22, 2019 via mobile

We had the seafood garden, which is apparently a standard full plate of various seafood here in Chile. The seafood was good. Most of it was fresh but we could tell the crab was frozen. One other dish of a red oyster looking substance tasted...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 964philipm
Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

Wondeful food! Very good staff. The waiting period is very short, the food is fresh and the staff is very nice. We tried multiple things in the menu and they were all very good. Even the basic mashed potatoes were delicious.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ionu_c324
Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

We visited this restaurant tonight and found the seafood soup selection to be amazing. My Congar farmers soup was full of fish, peas, coriander and chips! Good friendly and efficient service.

Date of visit: January 2019
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