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Camino Vaitea Anakena | Frente al salón de testigos de jehova, Hanga Roa, Easter Island, Chile
+56 9 7255 7533
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Camino Vaitea Anakena | Frente al salón de testigos de jehova, Hanga Roa, Easter Island, Chile
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Kotaro after reading several TA reviews as well as talking to a couple locals. We enjoyed the quirky ambience of the place as Kotaro has made most everything (the frame of the building, the inner cosmetics, and even furniture) by hand - very impressive....More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For something other than the island cerviche (which can get boring after a few days on the island), try Kotaro. All the food that we had was excellent! The chef was very personable and funny. He has great taste in music. Everything from the building...More

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank Kabukijuul
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The freshest tuna you can imagine along with succulent ingredients make for an exceptional dinning experience in Rapanui.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank jiolete
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

After reading the many good reviews and visiting Kotaro's website, I knew we had to try this restaurant. Reservations were easily made with email. The restaurant is temporarily located in the Hare Boutik hotel restaurant located about a mile from the airport. The dining area...More

Date of visit: January 2018
3  Thank xodar
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Tried a number of the dishes (fish, shrimps, chicken) all cooked to perfection. Highly recommended! Currently cooking outside his own restaurant, in a hotel, but sure the new place will be excellent once finished

Date of visit: January 2018
2  Thank Hedgeman63
Reviewed 8 January 2018

First of all, Kotaro restaurant is currently being rebuilt and Kotaro is therefore temporary in the location of the "Hotel Boutik" complex. In case you are looking for a hotel restaurant, then you will maybe not find what you are looking for, mainly also as...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Cantonadi
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

I was seduced by chef´s blog saying that you will eat the food he would serve, period. It was not true, no as dramatic as I expected. Food was superb, attention individualized. Should I say that it could be better but materials in the Island...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank fcortina
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I dined at this restaurant twice because the first time around the experience was so magical. The humor and friendliness of the chef along with romantic ambiance makes eating here a joy. The food is absolutely amazing and no matter what you get (though I...More

Date of visit: August 2017
5  Thank Lukas R
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Kotaro is a piece of art. Everything was perfect: the best Japanese food we ever tried, ambience with amazing lightings, music, and of course, the chef who does all by himself and does absolutely amazing job.

Date of visit: August 2017
3  Thank b_maja
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We ate here after a long day of hiking and the food was right on point. The food can be described in many ways, but if you like high end Japanese cuisine made by an eclectic Chilean man while listening to 80s French rock music,...More

Date of visit: August 2017
4  Thank AdamY256
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 35,000 - US$ 70,000
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Camino Vaitea Anakena | Frente al salón de testigos de jehova, Hanga Roa, Easter Island, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Easter Island  >  Hanga Roa
  • Phone Number: +56 9 7255 7533
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The restaurant is open! 19:00 / 22:00 monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday sunday Same time and same rules And remember...This restaurant work only with reservations then don't be silly make a reservation All the obligatory information of the restaurant will find it : izakayakotaro.blogspot.com instagram : kotaro_bistro Kotaro Exclusive no popular...
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