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Los Portenos

$$ - $$$
Seafood, Chilean
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Valdivia 169-puesto14-Mercado Puerto, Valparaiso o569905505507, Chile
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Wed 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thu - Tue 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

I try merluza with rice (4900 CLP/7 dollars) and it was just perfect. The service is really quick if you avoid the rush hour. The prices are a little bit higher than the "Mercado" but the quality is better. I didn't rate excellent because of the cleaning of the floor and the bathroom.

Thank Beatriz A
Fremantle, Australia
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71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016

We loved the family feel of this traditional restaurant with excellent service We especially liked the soups If you want genuine Chikean seafood dishes, this is the place to go.We returned for the second evening we were in Valparaiso and were not at all disappointed Thanks to all at the restaurant

Thank Jacque2010
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

It's a lively family type restaurant - una picada- the food is simple, but tasty. We had grilled fush congrio y reineta chips & salad. The chips were not good, soggy, softy, ... The salad was all right. The fish was Ok. The service was messy and slow. Overall, it was a good experience, but more for the atmosphere than... More 

Thank Malba B
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

This was he only place in the old city that was busy. In fact it was heaving with locals. Every table was full, and we managed to squeeze in. A fairly long wait for service which was fine as we watched huge families celebrating birthdays, whilst a guitarist serenaded the tables. It wasn't the best fish we've ever had ,... More 

Thank Goose_1986
Mexico City, Mexico
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 20, 2015

The food was good but you can find this kind of food in the markets. They were out of several dishes, and the waiting to get attention in your table and then to get your food, took forever.

Thank Bibiana T
Miami, Florida
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

I was taken to this restaurant by one of my uncles who is a foodie. He was spot on. It was crammed but they accommodated us anyway; they welcomed us with a small glass of pisco sour which was really smooth and not too sweet (as sometimes they are made). We had shellfish empanada and it was perfect, the dough... More 

1 Thank Paulina G
New York City, New York
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed May 28, 2015

I will never forget this place for as long as I live. it wasn't fancy. it wasn't overtly decorated, it was a local spot filled with people and chaos and free shots of pisco sours. It was wonderful. The food portions were ridiculous, it could feed be for 5 days. Bet the best part of all, were the empanada matchas.... More 

Thank WanderInTandem
Paris, France
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116 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed May 16, 2015

very good restaurant, good wine, excellent fish and very friendly staff, good value it's not a cheap place but it's not overpriced and the place is nice a bit old fashion like fifties mood.

Thank arzklh
Antofagasta, Chile
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 28, 2014

Forget about the etiquette and fancy dishes. This is the real and typical huachaca restaurant to go and get the best seafood. There is a wonderful relation between Quiality, Price, and Quantity. If you are lucky, you can have alive music while you enjoy the lucnch

1 Thank Artemier
Cordoba, Argentina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 1, 2014

Estuvimos allí y nos robaron una cámara de una manera muy dudosa y en condiciones totalmente inexplicables. La dueña no quiso siquiera llamar a la policía y después tuvimos comentarios de gente aledaña a la zona de que el personal, inclusive la misma dueña, se dedican a entretener a los turistas mientras se produce el robo y a la noche... More 

Thank Aldana A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Seafood, Chilean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Valdivia 169-puesto14-Mercado Puerto, Valparaiso o569905505507, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +56995086975

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