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“Very nice...” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of La Marmita

La Marmita
Ranked #5 of 167 Restaurants in Punta Arenas
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $21 - $50
Cuisines: Latin, Chilean, South American, Healthy
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Calico Rock, Arkansas
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Very nice...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2013

ongrio eel is the best in town. The veggie dishes are very good as well for those who are vegetarian. The chef will make something up special for your dietary needs.

Visited February 2013
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Santiago, Chile
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162 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Love to live in Punta Arenas just for this restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2013

The restaurant has a unique decoration and it makes it cozy. I guess is family own restaurant, and they service was very high-quality. For vegetarians there are 4 or 5 different plates, not the usual salad that you find in Chile, this was REAL food. The menu listed charquican with cochayuyo, pastas and risotto. I tried the charquican and it was delightful, the best I have tried in years. Other friends, that were not vegetarian, asked for vegetarian dishes and they clean their plate. The rest asked for rabbit and pork, they like it a lot also. They have only a few wines by the glass. We asked for three desserts to share, and it was a great way to finish our fantastic meal. So if you go to Punta Arenas, don’t miss this restaurant.

  • Visited March 2013
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Bellinzona, Switzerland
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Lovely restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

We arrived to La Marmita following the suggestion of Lonely Planet and Tripadvisor. We were not disappointed. Great and warm athmosphere, smiley and polite waitresses and vaste choice of local dishes (both meat and fish). Service was fast. Only the wines didnt meet our high expectation but we got it changed for free. Definetely a place to reccommend

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Santiago, Chile
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69 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

We had dinner there the only night we spent in Punta Arenas on our way to Torres del Paine. The place has a lively atmosphere. We had delicious fish dishes. The Shackleton beer was very nice. They don't accept credit cards, but that didn't come as a surprise. We were told when we made the reservation. Definitely worth a visit. The place has character and the food was great.

  • Visited March 2013
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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116 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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“The place will blow your taste buds.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2013 via mobile

This was the best restaurant I had been to in South America. Lamb stew was amazing, great pisco sour and chocolate with calafate mouse will make it a certain fact I will be back.

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