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ViaVia Cafe

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Belgian, European, Cafe
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Almirante Montt 217, Valparaiso, Chile
+56 32 319 2134
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

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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 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Thank car0lyn66
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

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

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

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Thank lolotte159
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank marymich55
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Nurit_Vancouver
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Jaime R
Munich, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Thomas B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

I've been to Via Via several times now and each time I eat there it is better than the last! The food is delicious, the menus change weekly and include an infusion of different culinary influences from all over the world. The owners are very kind and I can tell that they really care about the food they serve and... More 

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Thank JJHayden
Kortrijk, Belgium
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

I had a great evening here. The steak was good and they made new fries for us alone because we were late. Very nice terrace and cosy atmosphere!

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Thank Cyriel N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $15
Cuisine
Belgian, European, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Almirante Montt 217, Valparaiso, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +56 32 319 2134
Description
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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