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Cerro Alegre. Almirante Montt 427, Valparaiso 2380028, Chile
(32) 2592492
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8:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Valparaiso, Chile
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've been to this restaurant 4 times in the course of three years and has never let me down. Food and service have always been excellent. I like mild spicy food, probably a 4 in a scale of 1 to 10, and I must say they have always guess it right. In case you want more, but you are afraid... More 

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Thank Harry U
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really wanted to give it a better rate. Whilst having dinner with my wife I was trying to find reasons to like it more but... Food was nice she said to me but thats all I could say. Nice but not delicious and for the price (a bit on the high side) certainly not the best deal around. A... More 

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New York, NY
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

My husband and I had a wonderful dinner here. The price seemed a little high, but it was a large entree and included a salad and dessert. The waitress was pleasant and helped point out the vegan dishes on the menu. There were tofu options for all entrees and sorbet for dessert. Nice beer and wine selection.

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Thank lilfrisky8
Patagonia, Arizona
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Terrific food and good ambience. We love Thai food, and were surprised to find it in this neighborhood. Possibly the best we've ever eaten. Recommend highly!

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Thank brightoaf
La Jolla, California
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110 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

It has been difficult finding authentic Thai restaurants in Chile. Although Samsara also does not meet the authentic level, it is nevertheless a very nice place with good food. DH had the green curry and thought the vegetables were fresh and nicely prepared, but although pleasantly flavorful, it was not spicy enough. On a scale of 5, the spice level... More 

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Thank ElleLaJolla
New York City
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

This was our first dinner in Valparaiso. After being away from home for over two weeks we missed Asian food and were skeptical in trying Thai food in Chile. To our surprise, the food was authentic and delicious. The flavors were on point and the ingredients were fresh and well prepared. The menu is only in Spanish but the waiter... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

Decent food and friendly staff. But service was mind bogglingly slow. Staff was a little frazzled and overwhelmed. Probably wouldn't go again

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Rotkreuz, Switzerland
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

This was the best food we had in Chile so far. Fresh vegetables, great curry, great spices. The cook did an amazing job. We were impressed. The only thing I would improve is service. The staff needs to pay better attention to customers. We had to wait for our bill way too long. Apart from that, the restaurant is brilliant!... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

Great find. I stumbled upon this place 5 years ago and have been a huge fan ever since. Best Thai food in Chile.

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Thank Becca B
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Friends recommended we visit Samsara, and I am so glad we did. The Thai food was simply excellent, and frankly, in my various months in Santiago this time, I cannot name a better restaurant than Samsara in Santiago, either.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cerro Alegre. Almirante Montt 427, Valparaiso 2380028, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: (32) 2592492

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?