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Centro Comercial Puerto, Local 17, Mar del Plata 7600, Argentina
+54 223 489-6317
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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142 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016

My first impression when entering Chichilo in Mar del Plata harbour was like if I was visiting a British fish and chips restaurant. The main difference is that Chichilo's menu has more variety with all kind of seafood, pasta dishes and desserts too. Considering the size of the portions I think prices were realistic. My "Cazuela de mariscos" was not... More 

Thank Oscar_from_Denmark
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016

It´s not exactly a buffet. It´s not exactly a restaurant. Once you get out from there you start asking yourself what was all that about. Food is fine, overpriced but tasty. Nothing much more to say. Just dont try it: not really worthy.

Thank Aliquisnemo
Aventura, Florida
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2015

Every time we go to Mar del Plata, Chichilo is a "must go" place for us. The food is very good and fresh. The prices are a little bit overrated (not only here, but in all restaurants) mostly because this is a city for vacation and the tourist is their strong point, but being a "city by the sea" it... More 

Thank Abi G
Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2015

To all seafood lovers, you can have here whatever you like. There are two ways of serving you. In ground floor a waiter is there for you and in first floor you can pick up your own food from a large variety of seafood. Prices are reasonable.

Thank elomartinez
Montreal, Canada
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154 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2015

We went for lunch and had a very nice experience. The food was good and plentiful. We went upstairs where it is cafeteria style. The restaurant is very clean and the staff very nice even thought I do not speak Spanish we managed! We went with relatives who live in Mar del Plata and it seems to be the restaurant... More 

Thank funpower
Mar del Plata, Argentina
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2014

This restaurant is in the same lot as a few other seafooders, always crowded which is a good sign, not too pricey, good experience worth the trip, then head over to the pier to see the sea lions and the shopping and view of the statue and docked fishing boats, great fotos area

Thank WebHoy
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

Same as other visitor. It's extremely expensive for all the oil you get. We went here due to its history and name. We end up paying for 'good fish' almost 350 pesos. Not worth at all.

Thank Juan O
Rimini, Italy
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2013

...of fish for a bunch of pesos. in italy, adriatic coast, we have the same kind of restaurant called "pesce azzurro". average quality.

Thank aparide
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2012

A very popular restaurant, an experience but not a good one if you are a visitor from the USA or Europe. A good place where lower middle class argentines flock for their fornight in January or February. Again not willing to take cards as most customers do not have one

Thank Platense41
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2012

Thinking in what to tell your friends when you return from Mar del Plata? Chichilo´s give you the perfect story, the meaning of "popular" fits perfectly to this place if you want to choose a populistic way to eat sea food... The oil spreads the most of the dishes here, but it´s ok! you´re not a fancy, cool, sophisticated traveler...... More 

Thank Pablo L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $17
Italian, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centro Comercial Puerto, Local 17, Mar del Plata 7600, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Central Argentina  >  Province of Buenos Aires  >  Mar del Plata
  • Phone Number: +54 223 489-6317

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