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“Tasty food and fun menu”

Brocolino Restaurante
Ranked #46 of 175 Restaurants in Punta Arenas
Price range: $10 - $20
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed February 19, 2012

We went there because of the reviews on trip advisor and the fact that most other restaurants were closed on Sundays, otherwise we wouldn't go there based on the plain decor from outside.
We are very pleased that the other restaurants were closed because the food was absolutely lovely and the meat was very rich, succulent and well presented. The mixture of flavours were delighful and the menu was interesting and different. Each dish has a funny comment and you can spend a lot of time just reading this!
The staff weren't very friendly but this is what we have been getting used to in Punta Arenas where we haven't been impressed by the customer service. The food compensates for everything though - we ordered chiken dijon and a lamb in rosemary sauce for our mains which certainly didn't dissapoint.

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Reviewed February 5, 2012

Three of us wandering around Punta Arenas looking for a place that served king crab au gratin for lunch -- but none of us remembering the Spanish for crab. Happily, Brocolino had a chalk board in the window with English translations. Shortly after we arrived, the entire place filled with local residents and tourists. Along with our crab and a bottle of good local white wine, we had lots of laughs reading the chef's additional observations under each of the menu entries. This was a lucky encounter.

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Reviewed January 15, 2012

We enjoyed two meals at Brocolino-both fantastic. The menu is a hoot with subtle digs on other restaurants. The service was great and the food divine. Dessert was okay but not cosmic.

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Reviewed January 10, 2012

Had a very nice dinner, the almond salmon and conger eel were both delicious.

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Reviewed January 1, 2012

The owner and chef, Hector Galvez, is passionate chef. Who would have thought such a great restaurant exists in Punta Arenas? Hector’s creativity comes through not only in his food but his menu descriptions too. Here is an example “Vegetable Soup, prepared by Jenny – one day this bold and feisty young apprentice decided to change a few ingredients to my soup and left if absolutely delicious… Unfortunately that also meant giving her a raise.”

This family run restaurant offers a wide variety of dishes. The seafood is wonderful. We thoroughly enjoyed the fresh king crab, goat cheese and smoked salmon salad, Wedding of Ecuadorian shrimps and asparagus.

Whether you are passing through Punta Arenas on your way to Antarctica or on a cruise ship - take the opportunity to have a nice meal at the Brocolino Restaurant.

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