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Av. del mar 1366, Maitencillo, Chile
2771908
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called here for late lunch very early tea( in Chile time), but great food and we all had a great meal

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Thank urmy
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Well located, inspiring sea food, though they also have meats, I tried a wonderful Chupe de Locos and it was with real Locos (abalone). Service ok and food delicious. A must

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Santiago, Chile
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116 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Ok place, pretty central. Overlooking the beach Not so cheap for what it is Nice ostiones and machas, although would have preferred the preparation in their shells with less of a creamy cheesy sauce Fresh seafood from the coast A good option to be close to the beach

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Whidbey Island
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195 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Punta Mai came highly recommended by friends.I ordered the Punta Mai salad: artichoke hearts, goat cheese, olives, served on a bed of lettuce. I could barely eat any of it, despite being a salad love and having olive oil and balsamic on the table, which usually makes any salad palatable to me. The artichoke hearts were tough to the point... More 

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Pucon, Chile
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

First of all the decorations, I almost buyed one of the paintings hanging from the wall... Full of vivid colors and sea motifs. Then there is the food, a magnificent mix of fish and crustaceans. What else you can ask from the beach? A bit expensive,but totally worth it. Best restaurant in town, perhaps too popular.

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Thank Javier D
New York
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Basically all the food you order is good and really fresh. It's right by the ocean, get a seat outside if you can. Do not expect a fancy preparation of the dishes, the highlight is the taste of the ocean, not the decoration.

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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Food is not bad at all but I think the prices are really excessive. Not worth that much money. Definitely not a "picada".

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Thank Catitaugusta
Santiago, Chile
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The food is amazing, you must try "Pisco Sour Peruano". The service is quick and you can see the ocean from your table.

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Thank Maria Teresa D
Carlos A, Propietario at Puntamai, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice commentary. We hope have you in our restaurant again the future. Carlos Abimorad +56-9-42332322 More 

Santiago, Chile
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69 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is a typical Chilean seafood restaurant. Dishes are not very sophisticated but simple, delicious fresh seafood preparations. Everything was well prepared, tasty and sizable.

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Thank PH2006
Carlos A, Propietario at Puntamai, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice commentary. We are hard working for improve all aspects of our restaurant. Carlos Abimorad +56-9-42332322 More 

Atlanta
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Lunch by the sea. Lovely seating and delicious fresh seafood. The mango and strawberry juice are superb. The pastel de jaiba (crab cake that is more like a crab casserole ) is a local dish and superb as are the shrimp pil pil.

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Thank AtlantaJamie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Chilean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. del mar 1366, Maitencillo, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Maitencillo
  • Phone Number: 2771908

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