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Muelle Prat S/N | Piso 2, Valparaiso, Chile
(32) 251-477
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Recommended by a local for fresh seafood. Ordered phila marina and the crab cake. Every thing prepared superbly. Do try the crab cake.

Thank Leon L
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81 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

This is a wonderful restaurant that sits right in the middle of a working freight handling waterfront. It sits on top of the offices of the coast guard, and serves very fresh seafood. It is not a tourist place. I went for lunch and it was filled with locals, many having business lunches. Go and nejoy great food.

Thank jlessuck
Gestel, France
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is a very nice restaurant which overlooks the harbor. The staff was helpful and we had a menu in English. Our waiter, Brian, gave us good service and we didn't have to wait long for our meal. I recommend the salmon marinated in honey and balsamic vinegar. All in all, we had a good experience at this restaurant.

Thank titouty
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

We were pleasantly surprised by this water front restaurant. We had a window seat with a fascinating view of the harbour, simply but well cooked seafood with very good service.

Thank MorganSwitzerland
Riverside, California
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This restaurant is very near our hotel and is recommended by the "Fodor's Travel Chile" guidebook. It is located at a great place in the active harbor and offers a view of the fishing fleet. BUT, the food and service is just awful!!! I ordered the pasta, (fettuccine??), with seafood. After a substantial delay, I was served a solid brick... More 

Thank Dennis N
Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
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106 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

In the former canteen of the life guards of the Valparaiso area is this beautiful restaurant situated. It's on the muelle Prat so it has an amazing view on the lively harbour. We were lucky we could make a reservation for one of the tables on the balcony/terras. The staff is professional and they do have a lot of experience.... More 

Thank HappyGoatsorg
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Best option ever in Valparaiso. Came with friends on March 2016. - Waiters are not friendly and do not know the menu. - We had to wait for one hour for the dishes. - Little food amount. - Bad food quality. - Insane prices for such bad and little food. Conclusion: never come to this place.

Thank Matias C
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

We tried to eat dinner here tonight. The atmosphere is perfect and the view of the activity in the harbor is outstanding. But as we waited for our food for what seemed to be an interminable time, we gradually realized that something was amiss as this very large restaurant had exactly three people working on the floor..Yes, that's right...three people... More 

Thank Wayne317
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Had a huge chicken cordon blue here. It was served with potato croquettes (although the menu said dauphinoise potatoes if I remember correctly). The meal was pleasant if unrefined. The decor is a little old-fashioned but the staff were welcoming and there was a menu in English (which I appreciated).

Thank ajwillmoth
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

We came here as this was the only nearby option at the time of the hour. The atmosphere of the place is lovely, right at the port of Valparaiso, upper floor with salvavida decorations. The food was simple but good, we both had fish - which was fresh and tasty - with accompañamento and very much enjoyed it. Plus the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Seafood, Soups, Chilean, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muelle Prat S/N | Piso 2, Valparaiso, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: (32) 251-477

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