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Damiana Elena


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Italian, Seafood, Chilean
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to this charming old Victorian house on the recommendation of our hotel. No menu. The waiter read out the choices - difficult to choose from so many without seeing the menu. And of course no prices...... Wine - we were taken upstairs to...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank TurleighTraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Close to the main areas of town yet amidst a residential area, there is a great restaurant FIND - Damiana Elena - several generations of chefs/hosts makes this a unique destination. The food is exemplary, the wine list provocative and the service top-notch. What a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank darlene5050
Reviewed January 17, 2019

Nested in an old cottage style house, it offers dishes prepared with fresh seasonal ingredients. The menu changes daily.. The staff is attentive and speaks English well.The atmosphere is classy but not pretentious. A must try!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank OnlyFiveStars
Reviewed December 20, 2018

My friend and I stumbled upon this restaurant thinking that it was closed. You have to walk and there's a side door (which is the main entrance). I believe they are closed on Sundays and Mondays. We went on a Tuesday and had a great...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank graciewonton
Reviewed March 7, 2018

This ultra stylish, fine-dinning is a must visit when in Punta Arenas. The food is exquisite, and the diversified menu includes lots of local delights, as well as touches from other places. The desserts are absolutely fab and the service equally attentive and cordial. HIGHLY...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank TravelHedgehog
Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

If you want the coles notes version, title says it all. For more info, please read on. Gorgeous setting. We walked in without rez. The staff were friendly and fit us in, for as the staff put it, a dining experience we’ll never forget. That...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Joe P
Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

We went to Damiana Elena last night on the recommendation of a friend from PA and the great reviews on TripAdvisor. Unfortunately we had a very disappointing experience- which seemed to be mostly the management and service, although the food was not as good as...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Nzattitude
Reviewed January 4, 2018

We did not have a reservation and were seated upstairs in the "Vinoteca". The wine selection is great and you can pick your bottle from the shelves yourself! What a great idea and the prices are on the bottles as well. Food is well prepared...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank flying-dutchman5
Reviewed December 24, 2017

We were fortunate to be seated as walk-ins, and missing out on this gem would have been a real shame. Beautiful old mansion is the setting, with a menu that changes nightly, beautifully described, prepared, served and enjoyed! And who needs a wine list when...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Randy W
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic restaurant! The best lasagna I have ever eaten! Very nice atmosphere, with pretty beautiful decoration (classic + rustic). Greta wine menu and incredible food and desserts menu. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Guilherme G
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Response from OntarioAmelia |
Before we left on our month long trip I had an e-mail from our hotel to say that they had contacted Damiana Elena who would confirm our reservation (with the hotel) a few days before 18 February. We arrived in Punta Arenas... More
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