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Ramon Subercaseaux, Pirque 3355, Chile
(56 02) 854 6025
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Santiago, Chile
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I invited a friend from far away to get to know outside of Santiago and remembered this classical excursion destination in Pirque... unfortunately it was very expensive and just mediocre; i.e. I shall not return and cannot recommend the restaurant anymore. First they offered a starter, which surprised me that they would have ( locos ) to come back and... More 

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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place was decorated very nicely in open air country style. The waiter was attentive and very helpful with deciding what to eat. My son and I had the local "pastel de choclo" that is served in a pottery bowl hot with corn,chicken,egg and beef. It was very good. My husband had the filet mignon with bacon. very tender and... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

super expensive for 4 people. Improvised service salads price you pay doble for the price of one broken glass in the garden Bathrooms were gross, they stank, toilette paper all over and flies around. the bill came with extra charge...always check the bill. I will never return and never recommend it

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Toronto, Canada
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630 reviews
333 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 561 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

While you can perhaps get a better steak in Chile, the fresh salads, BBQ ribs, and corn pie are delectable. On a nice day sit outside, have lunch, and enjoy a glass of wine in a place that is extremely relaxed. It definitely feels like you are not in any major corporate enterprise or international chain- very local feel. In... More 

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Henley on Thames
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food on our way back to Santiago after 3 days of wine tasting. A really lovely place for lunch. We had simple but delicious food

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Moorpark, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

Great ambiance, feels like you're eating out in the prairie. The meat was excellent and the best empanadas de pino (Beef, Egg, Olive) I had in Santiago. The home-brewed beer was pretty solid too. Great lunch stop after the visit to the Concha y Toro winery.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

We went tot the restaurant because Chelsea Mateo was roasting beef on the spit. The bull roast seemed like a local social event. We stayed inside because it was cold, but the locals kept drifting in and then going outside to drink and so socialize. We indulged in an array of salads, wine and roasted beef, chicken and salmon, along... More 

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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

This is a typical weekend country family restaurant. Wooden tables out on the dirt flor. A Chilean cowboy with his guitar singing old local tunes, big grill inside where they make the "asados" and their very own bruery. The bier is surprisingly good and it is the perfect companion to the "empanadas de pino", pino is the stuff the empanadas... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

Outside the main town this restaurant has about 100 covers but, we were the only ones there; and it was high season. The huge steaks were cooked well. The onions and eggs were over cooked and there were so many poorly cooked chips they were falling off the plate. The single waiter seemed to have difficulty in taking our order... More 

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Santiago
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Mostly beef and traditional Chilean food. Good beer and drinks in general (they offer pints of craft beer which is great, I hate having to pay extra for the same bottle I can buy at the store). Prices are good (350gr rump steak for about $10.000) and the decoration is very traditional

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Chilean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ramon Subercaseaux, Pirque 3355, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Santiago Metropolitan Region  >  Pirque
  • Phone Number: (56 02) 854 6025

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?