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Porto Viejo

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Seafood, Soups, Chilean
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Valdivia 154. esq.Cochrane 99, Valparaiso, Chile
221 27 09
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11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Based on the previous reviews we expected more from the food. We had "pastel de jaiba" and "camarones gratinados". Both were good but not the bests we have tried. My fiancée is gluten-intolerant. If you are, do ask beforehand if your dish contains gluten (we never thought the "graten" would contain breadcrumbs as at home it is made with just... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

We had a great meal at Porto Viejo. The fish of the day was very tasty and the servings are very generous. The waiters were so helpful and charming despite my rudimentary Spanish, but when we paid they told us we couldn't walk home as it was too dangerous, so they called us a taxi and gave us some free... More 

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Farmington, New Mexico
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

Very good fresh Seafood, generous portions, very fresh dinner rolls, great selection of wine and beer as well as mixed drinks. English menu available. Free wifi.

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Paris
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77 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Really authentic seafood restaurant located in the port area.We were taken there by a local one night and LOVED it so much we ate there several times but at lunch time only as the area is so so at night . Delicious pastel de jaiba,ostiones and congrio.If you love sea urchins, as we do, this is the place for you.At... More 

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Perth, Australia
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95 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

You would not pick this location as it is in a rough part of town but you can't fault the service at this place. Big place. Tvs showing sport. Jazz on the speakers. Small menu but well priced. Really nice feel about it. Not touristy at all. We were the only tourists. Had the seafood platter for 10,000. Couldn't finish... More 

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Fremantle, Australia
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

We were in the Old Port and were looking for a spot for lunch. Porto Viejo was a find. It's local, and away from the port views and tourist prices. Several staff spoke English and explained the menu. It was clean, tasty and full of local families (always a good sign). The food was mainly seafood, but had many meat... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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92 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Wanted more seafood in Valpo, hence I came here for dinner, as my seafood lunch at Buenos Aires (opposite this restaurant) wasn't satisfying. Had the fish a la plancha. Was yummy. Service was incredible, the staff were very attentive and professional. Two thumbs up to the staff (Was there during dinner on March 19, just want to thank the staff... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

I stumbled upon this restaurant as it was close to my B&B. The area is a little sketchy but the food was great. I mention the area only because I am a solo female traveler and I try to be aware of my surroundings so I made sure to walk home before dark. The seafood stew was excellent and enough... More 

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Maryland
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80 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2016

We ate here because it was not too far from our B and B. It was just ok. Our waiter left in the middle of our meal. His shift was over. We did not really eat a meal. Just empanadas.

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Gdansk, Poland
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2015

We eat there twice, Empanadas de marisco great, seafood stew very good, reasonable prices. One evening we have good live jazz music. Don't be cheated by moderate look and surroundings . It worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Soups, Chilean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Valdivia 154. esq.Cochrane 99, Valparaiso, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: 221 27 09
Description
Porto Viejo is a family restaurant located at the heritage location port area in Valparaíso. We are open every day from 11 AM until 11 PM, we don´t close during the afternoon.We have internet connection WIFI, TV for watching your favorite sports and a bonfire to get you warm.We invite you to come.Francisco & family

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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