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Restaurant Don Octavio

) #60 of 70 Restaurants in Castro $$ - $$$ Seafood,
Av. Pedro Montt 261, Castro, Isla Chiloe, Chile
(065) 63-2855
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good32%
  • Average22%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible18%
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“clams” (4 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
“on stilts” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Chilean
$$ - $$$
Av. Pedro Montt 261, Castro, Isla Chiloe, Chile
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Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

Eat inside where the Dinerman no room s lovely with nice music and art. It is seafood, very fresh with nice staff.

Thank millede
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

I had heard about this traditional dish and it became my first meal in Chiloe Island. When the dish, served in a hand carved oblong wooden bowl, arrived at the table it looked innocently enough. I love mussels and clams. The shells were much larger...More

Thank reise-tanta-di
Reviewed January 31, 2017

I join a tour and this restaurant was reserved for me. The location and view is good. The starter, crab salad is very good indeed. However, the main dish, conger, is not cooked well! I think this is not acceptable. This kind of fish cannot...More

Thank DennisSB
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

It was terrible : we have been wainting our meals for more than 1 hour and 15 min, although the restaurant was almost empty ! The prices were quite high regarding the amount of time spent at waiting, and the taste well ... it was...More

Thank Hugo J
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Some Canadian friends had recommended this restaurant. And in fact, the restaurant boast a picture of the a former Lieutenant General of Canada. In a former life perhaps. The grilled garlic pulpo (octopus) was chewy and dry and without garlic. The crab claws were dry...More

Thank TMdP
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Don Octavio's is one of many palafitos (houses on stilts) restaurants in Chilóe. The view was great. The food and service were mediocre. My curanto, a shellfish stew including chicken, pork and potatoes, was far less tasty than others I have eaten on our way...More

Thank MissMem
Reviewed April 20, 2016

If you are crazy about fresh seafood, then Chiloe is for you. When in town, head for the waterfront across from the bubble gum pink Unicornio Azul hotel, and you are in for a treat. The place has a Franck Sinatra touch about it, and...More

Thank KFM214
Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

The menus came to our table right away, our order didn't. We waited almost half an hour until the complementary bread and pebre came, nothing else came though. We called another waiter about our order and then our drinks came 10 minutes after. The restaurant...More

Thank Maria Jose O
Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner with two kids, sat for more than half an hour and never even received a menu. The restaurant wasn't full and one of my kids went to ask for service twice. Never found out what the food was like, but definitely not...More

Thank AndreaASantiago
Reviewed November 20, 2015

We stopped in for an early dinner on a Friday night about 7PM. There was almost no one there (October - off season), so we were very slightly apprehensive. The waitress was assisted at times by the cutest 2 year old who I assume was...More

1  Thank Hullflyer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Chilean
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:30 am - 12:00 am
9:30 am - 12:00 am
9:30 am - 12:00 am
9:30 am - 12:00 am
9:30 am - 12:00 am
9:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Pedro Montt 261, Castro, Isla Chiloe, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Los Lagos Region  >  Isla Chiloe  >  Castro
  • Phone Number: (065) 63-2855
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