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Baltinache Restaurant

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Chilean, South American
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Domingo Atienza, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
(9) 98710103
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Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best meal we had in 5 days in San Pedro, and certainly the most unique and memorable: combines Atacameño, Chilean, Mapuche ingredients into tasty, artfully prepared, and reasonably-priced dishes. There isn't an extensive menu (just a fixed-price meal), or a huge wine list, so come with appropriate expectations and you will enjoy yourself.

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Winston-Salem, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Baltinache is a small, attractive, cozy restaurant a bit away from the main street of San Pedro. The single server spoke no English, but offered a warm welcome and communicated adequately with pointing and smiles. Artisanal beer and Chilean wine were very good. Soup of the day was very bland. Pork chops were overcooked and too tough to cut. Dessert... More 

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Santa Rosa, CA
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Wonderful presentation of excellent food. The owners use fresh available fish, meats and vegetable. We had stuffed mushrooms as an appetizer and wonderful albacore fish. Food was served with minimal sauces so you can taste the freshness of the food. Service was excellent.

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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Maybe among the best and more authentic choices for typical dinner in San Pedro de Atacama. Loved by locals. Highly recommended.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I went to Baltinache with my wife and son after reading good reviews on TA and also based on a suggestion from the hotel we were staying. This restaurant is like a must eat in San Pedro according to most reviewer’s. We book a table (really recommends. We saw the waiter dumping several customers without one). The service is not... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

A husband and wife team that serve incredible fresh food.Their fusion of Chilean food is a gourmet delight in this small desert town. The food that comes out of the small kitchen is unbelievable...to perfection with presentation.

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Hockley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

We were lucky to find a table having not reserved. This is an eight table, family run restaurant on the edge of town. The Peruvian owner speaks good English and gives this place its lovely character.The menu is hand written, changes daily and consists of a choice of two starters, two mains and two desserts at a price of 11,000... More 

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Comstock Park, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

It's small and intimate. We went for lunch and the price was set at 10,000 Chilean plus drinks. This included a salad, main course, and dessert. The meals were innovative without being off the wall, the waiter was efficient, and the dining room was nicely decorated. Frankly, given the tremendous afternoon heat and the short walk to get there, we... More 

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Vannes
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 392 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

We ask our guide, from Zorro andino, some adress to dine and this one of some he gives. It's a samll room, 24-26 cairs only. You can reserve. The menu is based on appetizers(choice of 2), entrees(choice of 2) and dessert(choice of 2) for 10000 pesos...and it worth more than you can imagine We eat there lamas, quails, soup, flan... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

This restaurant had great TA review and our hotel said it was the best in town, it is very small and you have to book. There is no menu as such we were told what today's options were (a choice of beef or llama for mains and veg soup or a cheese dish for starters) Then we were told only... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chilean, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Domingo Atienza, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Antofagasta Region  >  San Pedro de Atacama
  • Phone Number: (9) 98710103

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