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Ristorante San Marco

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Av. San Martin 597, Vina del Mar, Chile
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a classic Italian restaurant; the pasta is made in-house, and the food is just wonderful. I ate here twice, and wish I could have gone more often.

Thank Leslie F
Boston, Massachusetts
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98 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

I had an absolutely delicious tortellini in brodo! really properly done the real deal! I was not sure about my second course did not really fancy anything in the menu and wanted something simple and light so I asked for some grilled prawns and they did them for me regardless of the fact that they were not on the menu... More 

Thank Alex J
Lexington Park, Maryland
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

San Marco has a reputation for innovative Italian food and first class service. The restaurant is lovely, open dining room with lots of Windows and greenery. The menu places emphasis on Northern Traditional Italian food including gnocchi, pastas, strip steak all cooked to perfection. The wine list is extensive and nicely complements dinner.

Thank Kathy M
Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

We enjoyed a very nice lunch. With so many restaurants catering to the heavy tourist crowd along the this strip, it's not easy to get a nice meal. We walked just a little further and found San Marco. Large windows open into the restaurant and they were spotless. Once inside, the interior is open and relaxing. The menu is typical... More 

Thank David B
Vina del Mar, Chile
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

My first visit was when they open this restaurant by 1958 I think, and it was terrific. Then I have been there many times, maybe once a year and It has been always very good.

Thank maubroro
Aventura, Florida
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127 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Love this place, the pasta was really good, tortellini,gnocchi etc etc everything perfect. The waiters are professionals and extremely kind. Big portions, also the appetizers were good. I had good time over there. Owner she's Italian from modena. Illgo back there if back in vina del Mar.

Thank alonmoradi
Santiago, Chile
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We are frequent visitors of this restaurant for the last 30 years and we are still attracted to go again and again. Most of the waiters have worked there for decades; so they will know you if you get entrapped with it. Their strength is in pasta, although in fish and seafood they do wonderful plates as well as with... More 

Thank Pame2011
Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Really good italian and seafood, a bit pricey. They accept reservations and that atmosphere is very nice. Good that a restaurant with so many years have recovered since a bed period it had a few years ago.

Thank rjalaff
Istanbul, Turkey
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We started with parma ham, real fine and thick (I hate those thin shavings), and what followed was just perfect. You could not get a better lasagna even in Italy. And all accompanied with a perfect Chilean Merlot was just made pour day. If you look for something european-italian, this is the place.

Thank ordek
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

My husband and I had the most delicious lunch in Viña today at the San Marcos. I ordered "tilapia in cartoccio". A mix of tilapia fish, asparagus, shrimp and mozzarella seved in a delicious pasterie shell. I thought that nothing could top that.....but the dessert did! We ordered a "Ponderacion"! What a dream to the taste buds! Vanilla ice cream... More 

Thank urnotpascal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Soups, Seafood, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. San Martin 597, Vina del Mar, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Vina del Mar
  • Phone Number: 56-32-2975304

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?