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“Good choice for seafood, with service”
Review of El Ancla

El Ancla
Ranked #131 of 4,946 Restaurants in Santiago
Cuisines: Chilean, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: Providencia
Reviewed April 18, 2013

I was invited by a local friend to go to the restaurant and was positively surprised, by both the food and service. We had three aptizers: Locos (very good), Erizos(not my favorite, but for lovers of it, they are huge!) and Machas (excellent). All of them very fresh. Go with open mind and stomach and enjoy it.
Service was friendly.

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Thank VCMoreira
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Reviewed April 1, 2013

We (two couples) visited this restaurant early one evening. Service was friendly and efficient.
For main course, two of us ordered swordfish (albaroca), one of us had salmon and one had chicken. All of the dishes were cooked to our liking, and none were overcooked. The portions were large - we ordered two portions of 'fritas' and this would easily have served 3 or 4 people.
The main dishes were reasonably priced, with the swordfish priced at 5400 CLP: about £7.50. However, a small bottle of water worked out at about £1.90.
Overall a nice local restaurant, just across the street from our hotel Meridiano Sur.

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Thank AnnieMG
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Reviewed March 21, 2013 via mobile

This is almost opposite Meridianosur Sur ,good value full of locals and large dishes......we should have shared. I agree fish was overcooked but it a busy place so ask for under done fish. Probably need to book ahead for dinner Friday and Saturday?

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Reviewed March 12, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed the convenience of this restaurant being a few minutes walk from our hotel. My seafood risotto was delicious with so much seafood that you could hardly find the rice. So much food that I couldn't finish it. The main fish dishes can be ordered steamed or fried but what we didn't realise is that you have to order all accompaniments in addition such as rice, chips or salad. As a result it can be quite expensive. Our bill for a bottle of wine, water, risotto & a seafood pasta dish came to $60Australian. We had excellent service.

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1  Thank Vivien53606
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Reviewed March 11, 2013

Ate lunch at this neighborhood restaurant. It offers a fairly standard set of seafood dishes. We had empanadas and grilled hake. The portions are very large. Has a good selection of wines and other drinks. Try the fresh raspberry juice!

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