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ViaVia Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Belgian, European, Chilean
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Almirante Montt 217, Valparaiso 2380008, Chile
+56 32 319 2134
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West Linn, Oregon
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped at ViaVia on a sunny afternoon and both ordered the three course lunch. At 8,900 pesos ($12/usd), it was the gourmet bargain that I was searching for. My wife had a salad dish and I had a cream of lettuce soup to start, both of which were delicious. We both had a fish dish with an incredible sweet... More 

1 Thank Jeffr0
Philadelphia, PA
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great bar. Did not get a chance to try the food, but we stopped by a couple of times during our Valpo vacation for Belgian beers, wine, and cat snuggles. Lovely breezy outdoor spot with reasonable prices. Very chill. I highly recommend.

1 Thank lam5058
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

After seeing the sign for the menu I decided to give it a try. The menu included three meals and was cheap (6900 CLP) when considering the included, very delicious dishes. Definitely worth a visit!

1 Thank Florian S
Ewoud D, Propietario at ViaVia Cafe, responded to this review

thank you very much for sharing your experience and we are very happy you enjoyed our restaurant! More 

La Serena, Chile
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

Go for the set menu otherwise your meal may be a little underwhelming. We ordered sandwiches which were tasty but a little on the small side considering the price.

Thank car0lyn66
Dublin, Ireland
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317 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

ViaVia was one of the only places open on Christmas eve and had a fantastic value set menu. While the food was fine, given the day that was in it and the fact that the staff had to work on what was their Christmas day, I really couldn't fault the service we received. The dessert was particularly nice and the... More 

Thank Jill_Dublin_12
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2016

Nice belgian place to have a taste from home and have a delicious belgian beer. Thanks for the birthday waffle.

Thank lolotte159
Marne, Michigan
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104 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016

We stumbled on this place for lunch (we walked down a lot of steps to get to it). All four of us were in the mood for fish and chips and that is what we got. It was great. A solid piece of meat fried perfectly. We sat on the patio. It was very comfortable. We were visited by the... More 

Thank marymich55
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016

a nice, European small place in the heart of Valparaiso. We had brunch here a couple of times and were never disappointed. While the service wasn't always European-inspired it was easily forgiven as everything else was lovely.

Thank Nurit_Vancouver
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

First time here and the best surprise was chocolate covered waffles. Really good!!! A nice patio and the owners are so great as hosts. The prices are good and it's the best place to rest after visiting Cerro Alegre.

Thank Jaime R
Munich, Germany
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122 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

A nice and quiet patio with a limited view down to the city. The service is very friendly and quick. Although it is connected to a hotel the prices are fair and food is very good. Close to the center I can recommend it.

Thank 942thomasb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $15
Belgian, European, Chilean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Almirante Montt 217, Valparaiso 2380008, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +56 32 319 2134
ViaViaCafe Valparaiso is a Belgian Bistro in a restored Art Deco house of the 1940´s. In our restaurant with a large, green terrace on Cerro Alegre Valparaiso, you can eat typical Belgian sweet or savory snacks such as waffles or Belgian stew in beer sauce with fries. You can also enjoy our Belgian beers, or a breezy martini or a glass of wine. Our restaurant is located on Cerro Alegre, 20 meters from Cerro Concepcion, in the UNESCO world heritage site of the port of Valparaíso.Brussels Waffles: These light and crispy waffles from Brussels, the capital of Belgium, are internationally renowned. Crepes are light pancakes, which can be served sweet or savory. Sweet crepes in ViaViaCafe are served with fruit and whipped cream or with chocolate sauce.Do you prefer savory? Then you should definitely try our salty crepes. A nutritious snack that is served in France and Belgium as a refreshment or light lunch. Beer stew with Belgian fries = Thé ViaViaCafe’s classic dish: slow cooked beef in a spicy beer sauce, served with hand cut fries that are baked twice until crispy in vegetable oil.

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