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Le Bistrot Merci

Quinta 11 | Costado Al Puente Peatonal, Vina del Mar 2571502, Chile
+56 32 268 0276
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“macaroons” (5 reviews)
“duck” (3 reviews)
“chilli” (9 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Quinta 11 | Costado Al Puente Peatonal, Vina del Mar 2571502, Chile
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1 - 10 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After walking past this restaurant a dozen times while in town, my wife and I had lunch here. The owner is bilingual and friendly. I ordered a steak, which is my custom when not familiar with the menu items. It arrived as tough as shoe...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank johnalfred2018
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Really friendly owner of this lovely restaurant. Not surrounded by other restaurants so great place after we were a bit lost in this part of town.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Vera V
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Nice food, nice people and superb live music! All at a reasonable price. A hidden gem of Viña del Mar.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank 250andrewg
Reviewed July 30, 2017

I was part of a large group getting together for drinks and some light eating. Everyone seemed pleased with the food and service, whether they got an entree, a salad, or a sandwich. There is a great selection of wine, beer, and pisco (it is...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank JoeRose50
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

As usual excelente attention by Philippe, the owner. Nice meals with awesome potatos and fantastic crème broulé.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Ricardo D
Reviewed July 9, 2017

We went there on a busy night (all tables were taken within an hour of our arrival), being only 3 for a reservation of 4, which the waiter said was absolutely not a problem. They have good vegetarian choices - the eggplant lentil dish was...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Stosto2
Reviewed January 1, 2017

We found this place on Google. We went by and it looked OK. Really not bad. The service was by 2 young fellows who did very well. We sat on the patio which overlooked an interesting parking lot. (If you go you will see what...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Harry G
Reviewed December 27, 2016

I went there for dinner based on recommendation in my travel guide and it was only few blocks away from my hotel. It does not look like much from the outside sitting on the banks of the (at least in summer) dried out river banks....More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Stephan B
Reviewed December 19, 2016

I went today (December 19, 2016) for lunch with my dear friend visiting from California with high expectations. We got there at 1:30pm, and we walked right in, there were only 4 tables with customer, thus there were a few tables open (empty) in the...More

Date of visit: December 2016
1  Thank Worldtraveler431
Reviewed November 20, 2016

We went to the Bistro about 4 times: 3 times two years ago and last time two weeks ago. The performance of the bistro is very uneven; when it is good, it can be very good, when it is not is very disappointing. OK, so...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Grazyna W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $23
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
12:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quinta 11 | Costado Al Puente Peatonal, Vina del Mar 2571502, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Vina del Mar
  • Phone Number: +56 32 268 0276
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French restaurant in the city center of Vina del mar in Chile. We offer business lunch as well as delicious french macarons!! Groups and events are also welcome at the second floor in our beautiful ancient house. A la carte: beef bourguignon, rumsteak, rabbit, quiches, vegetarians lasagnas, vegetarian mussaka,onions soup and soup of the day, varieties of fishes, as well as chilean wines, artisanal beers and french spirits along with the dinner. Vegetarian and vegan foods gourmet. Jazz music.
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