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“Delicious food with impeccable service”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Borago

Borago
Ranked #78 of 4,526 Restaurants in Santiago
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chilean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Vitacura
Santiago, Chile
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153 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Delicious food with impeccable service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2012

Well, I can only say that the entire experience at Borago was nothing but very pleasant. To start with, we had to change our reservations at least 5 times and they were very accommodating every time . Then at the restaurant the service was right on, explaining meals and helping with wine picks. The appetizers, entrañas and locos were delicious, then on our table we only had congrio and pieza de vaca, both delicious. The chocolate dessert great. Now I need to go back there with my fiancee and try the tasting menu. Well, the restaurant can be expensive, but for sure you won't regret it.

  • Visited July 2012
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Santiago, Chile
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“Great!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2012

1 of the best restaurant i ever was! It is not usual restaurant and it is even not place to go to eat, it is place do get experience you never had before. just 1 advice, be ready it is expensive and do not be too hungry befor ego there. Amaizing experiense, I want to go there again and I will! If you want to invite and impress your friends, girlfriends, partners - it is right place.

  • Visited August 2011
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New York City, New York
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78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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“CONSISTENT EXCELLENCE”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2012

I have followed Chef Rodolfo Guzman through his three restaurants and always manages to impress with his original approach to cuisine. This time around he had devised a sampling menu based on Chilean native products from around the country. The plates are presented in a simple yet sophisticated manner. This is not your typical Santiago restaurant but a great experience. They should improve their heating during the cold winter months though.

  • Visited July 2012
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“Not up to par with other "moleculars"”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2012 via mobile

Not up to par with similarly-styled rwstaurants elsewhere. Would not recommend it unless you REALLY want to try molecular gastronomy out. Just be warned that this not a good representative of the style and is probably one of the worse in Latin America.

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Santiago, Chile
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“A great dining experience.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2012

We ordered the degustation menu. It was fantastic. The waiter was very knowledgeable about the food being served, a lot of detail about everything. The food was all sourced from within Chile, they grow their own herbs (and vegetables, I think?).

One couple we were with had eaten there 6 months earlier and the waiter remembered my friend, asking her specific questions about their last meal there and about their life since they had been there last, it was all quite genuine.

The presentation of the food was quite novel for us, pate that looks like a pot plant with bread served in little brown paper bags. Mini pears served on a bonsai tree. Dry ice on the table at one stage. Purple potatoes from the south of Chile served with sea asparagus sticking out of it, served on a marble slab. Novel, but really delicious.

Decor was great, very clean and modern and comfortable.

The wines were fantastic also.

It was not a cheap meal out, but it was worth it. I'd absolutely recommend it.

  • Visited February 2012
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Thank LifeInChile
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