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La Marmita

Plaza Francisco Sampaio 678, Punta Arenas 6212867, Chile
56061 222 056
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb tagine” (13 reviews)
“ceviche” (31 reviews)
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Latin, Chilean, South American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Plaza Francisco Sampaio 678, Punta Arenas 6212867, Chile
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Reviewed May 7, 2017

Punta Arenas is known for being a pass through place - everyone is on their way to somewhere else. Because of that, you don't necessarily end up with the best food options. Do yourself a favor - La Marmita is quaint, the food is authentic,...More

Thank Julie R
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner there with friends, the restaurant has a lovely atmosphere. Service is great and food also very nice and authentic, with lovely presentation. Don't pass on deserts!

Thank Juliette H
Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

Food was high quality. Restaurant was really nice, got very busy. Staff were helpful and some spoke english

Thank Cheriec1313
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

Stopped over in town for the night on the way elsewhere. This restaurant is tucked away out of sight but not far from the town centre. Food was absolutely top notch. Vegetarian option excellent. Great atmosphere. Friendly and helpful staff. Prices very cheap (by U.K....More

Thank John W
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

We had a pleasant and good lunch at La Marmita. The owner and main cook is a charming man with great experience, and a delicious meal. Traditional cuisine.

Thank Didier F
Reviewed April 13, 2017

Excellent, friendly service with a colourful atmosphere. We had the King Crab as an appetizer, and the hare with olives and the lamb tagine as our main courses. All delicious. Great wines on the menu as well.

Thank Callandrea T
Reviewed April 5, 2017

While I wouldn't necessarily describe any restaurant we ate in while in Punta Arenas as very cheap, was I still happy to have spent the dough on a dinner in La Marmita. Very lively yet cozy and friendly restaurant that offers dishes that are creative...More

Thank harinhos
Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

Bilingual menus and staff. Good food with a chilean flair. Good mix of locals and tourists when we visited.

Thank Micah M
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

My sister and I visited here twice. The food was good and not expensive. Nice waiters who had good recommendations for what to order. Nice atmosphere!

Thank jwdlvw_11
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Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere was nice, staff was friendly and also speak english. We ate salmon and meatball soup and also a typical chilean salaa. Salmon was nice but soup, we don't like. Salar was really good.

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Would like to make a reservation for 4 people Monday Nov 7th at 9:00 pm will you be open?? Thank You, Milli Richmond
October 24, 2016|
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Response from lluviadeestrellas | Property representative |
si tenemos abierto el lunes 7 de noviembre.- Tu reserva queda tomada.- muchas gracias.-
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Francisco Sampaio 678, Punta Arenas 6212867, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Magallanes Region  >  Punta Arenas
  • Phone Number: 56061 222 056
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