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“Entertaining show, food isn't bad either”
Review of Bali Hai

Bali Hai
Ranked #172 of 4,773 Restaurants in Santiago
Cuisines: Polynesian
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Las Condes
Reviewed March 13, 2013

Pretty good food, it's a 30,000 peso three-course meal with a drink included so maybe not worth the price, but what you really pay for is the musical show. Prepare to be pulled up on stage to dance one of the many traditional national dances showcased. And then leave immediately, because after the show they will blast obnoxious dance music. During and after the show it's so loud that it's pretty much impossible to have any kind of conversation.

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2  Thank Matt L
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Reviewed January 13, 2013 via mobile

It is a tourist trap!!! Horrible food!!!
The only plus, you get a good variety of the traditional dances of Chile and Easter Island!!!
Overpriced and not worth it, to me!!!

3  Thank Jesse S
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Reviewed January 12, 2013

Honestly, give Bali Hai credit for being unusual...but if you want quality anything, this is not the place for you. The place, right down to the Sinatra My Way karoake cover screamed 70's to me. Food is simply bad, but the Chilean / Polynesian dance show is ok. The place is full of tour groups, which is their bread and butter.

I think that a better option if you want to see Chilean dance and eat mediocre banquet food is "Los buenos muchachos". Of course, if you're looking for a sample of Polynesian dance while in Santiago, this would be the place.

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1  Thank Steve D
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Reviewed December 1, 2012

It was recommended by our tourist guide. The restaurant has a Polynesian motif , the table were we the seated was a bit far from the stage were the show was being shown. The food was average and the choice is limited, but at least the show was OK, The first part of the show is interesting. You can hear and learn about the folkloric dances of Chile and their different regions. Then comes the second part of the show were the music and dances are Polynesian. If your taken there, just have good time and have a laugh of some poor tourist who they pick from the public to dance with the dancers.

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Reviewed November 28, 2012

Part of a large group, invited here by the hosts of our meeting. Read up on the location on TA in advance which helped 'prepare' me for what was coming, meaning it wasn't as bad as if I'd arrived 'cold'

Food not as bad as some reviews suggest (perfectly palatable, limited menu dealing to large 'tourist parties') and the entertainment was competent, but there are far better places to go if you have a choice

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