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Cafeteria Cangrejo Rojo

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, Chilean
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Avenida Santiago Bueras 782, Puerto Natales 12, Chile
+56 61 241 2436
Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Octopus entry was incredible tasty followed by a well cooked lamb. After lunch we enjoyed the sofas for another hour tasting some spirits.

Thank David N
washington dc
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83 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate here when spending 1 evening in Puerto Natales before our trip to Torres del Paine. We had lamb and incredibly delicious seafood dishes. The best was chupe. Unlike some of the highly rated places in Punta arenas, the chupe here is full of seafood rather than bread. The lamb was marinated and cooked well too. They also have... More 

Thank TJm0m0306
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

We just returned from an incredible meal here, we loved the scallops and french toast/king prawn starters, and seafood pie and seafood combo. The food is incredibly fresh, the flavours are complimentary and the atmosphere and service was lovely and chilled out. Totally worth the short walk from downtown, and excellent value.

Thank pipschof
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Price is reasonable and food is awesome ! The plates come in a nice composition.m and the most important thing:food is delicious.

1 Thank carladvrj
Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

Cangrejo Rojo was my favourite place to eat in Puerto Natales. The location is not the best if you are staying up towards the main street, but Puerto Natales is a small town so it is very quick to walk. The staff are incredibly friendly and the service is great (the chef will occasionally come out and personally speak to... More 

Thank Chris T
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

I need to be really careful here not to knock the amazing steak and choripan I had on a three week trip across Argentina and Chile, but I have to say this was an amazing recommendation from two San Franciscans when we were there. A cost hut which seats around 12 I reckon. Amazing fresh seafood, in particular we adored... More 

Thank katie229
Santiago, Chile
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016

The service was very nice but the food was not particularly good. Would not recommend it over other nearby options such as Café Kaikén on Miraflores street.

Thank jcaviles
Roxby Downs, Australia
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114 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We went here on our last night in town and we were glad we did. The service was fantastic, the wine was really good and the food was perfect. We had the chicken and the fish pie which were both really good. It's a 20 minute walk from the town centre but a taxi only costs a few dollars. Highly... More 

Thank RandolphCarter1919
York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

We went with two kids aged 7 and 9, which can be a test in a good food restaurant but no worries at Cangrejo. The food was spectacular, cooking which really made the most of the ingredients. We had a king crab pie which put to shame an earlier offering in Ushuaia of this ingredient. We had good cocktails, great... More 

Thank Craig c
Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2016

After our first night's dinner, we were so impressed with the food that we had to go back again next day. They serve amazing seafood platters and king crab at reasonable price. Lamb and fish appetizers were equally delicious. Not and extensive collection but they serve some good organic wines and of course delicious desserts to end a memorable meal.

Thank 1way_journey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $35
Seafood, Chilean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Santiago Bueras 782, Puerto Natales 12, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Magallanes Region  >  Puerto Natales
  • Phone Number: +56 61 241 2436

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