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Meli

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Chilean
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Camino Punta Larga km 1, Frutillar 0001, Chile
+56 65 242 0766
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11:00 - 23:00
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place from the outside doesn't look that appealing, despite its great location by the lake. But as soon as you come in, you are welcomed by a lovely staff and the atmosphere is very cosy. Delicious wine and bread with Merken helped you waiting for your meal. And it is worth the wait as everything is made as it... More 

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huntington beach, ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is located right on the lake with an open kitchen so you can see what they are cooking. Quick service and delicious food. The pappardelle was very good with a fantastic sauce! The decor is very rustic and comfortable with a little playground in front. This restaurant is five stars all the way!!!!!!!!!!

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Reno, Nevada
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114 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stop by for dinner while we are in Chile for the summer and enjoy the menu, service and ambiance. Last week we had a chance to partake of a wonderful combination of a Chef Salad with the Risotto dish. Salad had a nice diversity of greens/lettuce that were all crispy fresh. The Risotto was loaded with mushrooms that fit... More 

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Chile
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Outside the view is SO great, at the border of Lago Llanquihue; inside the -Cordero- was amazing! The decoration very rustic and the service great too! Has a little shop where you can buy gourmet mustard, chocolates & other delicious things! If you're going to the south of Chile, don't miss this stop

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Northampton, MA
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204 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

We arrived exhausted after over a day of traveling. We had a fabulous lunch. Service was attentive, place was quiet on a weekday afternoon. Our lack of Spanish wasn't a problem.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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140 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Went for lunch with the family with no reservations and we didn't have a problem to find a table! Food is really great, with had fish and meat which where all well prepared, presented and very tasty! Desserts are also surprising here, great place for a family lunch or dinner.

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Reno, Nevada
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37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

The menu is interesting and include Chile favorites. I had a cream of almejas (mussels) soup and merluzza with risotto. My wife had a pork loin entire. Both were served hot and tasted great. My pisco sour was also top notch.

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1 Thank Ken P
Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

5 stars! Meli is a great restaurant by any means. The atmosphere is special and a romantic yet also genuine. You enter a hall with home made or natural olive oil/jelly/ chocolate/ candles who have Meli's branding and proceed to the restaurant itself which is cozy and welcoming. The restaurant is located right at the lake and opens for dinner... More 

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frutillar, Gerente at Meli, responded to this review
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Estimada Naomi2586, Nos alegra saber que disfrutó un momento agradable en nuestro restaurant. Día a día trabajamos para llevar a... More 

Stoughton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

I spent nearly a month in Frutillar on business. There were many dining experiences but the Meli was by far the best. The food was excellent. Such a quiet friendly atmosphere with a great variety of gourmet dining both lunch and dinner. I was always greeted with a smile and professional service. While in Frutillar, one must try the Meli... More 

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frutillar, Gerente at Meli, responded to this review
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Estimado Gcshaper, Nos alegra saber que pasaste un momento agradable en nuestro restaurant. Efectivamente, la combinación de sabores entrega a... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

I came here twice in July, once with my family and once solo. Both times food and service were great. Salmon and ceviche in particular were very good. Also the woman who waited on our family was terrific with our (very tired) kids. Great atmosphere/setting, too.

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frutillar, Gerente at Meli, responded to this review
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Chilean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Camino Punta Larga km 1, Frutillar 0001, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Los Lagos Region  >  Frutillar
  • Phone Number: +56 65 242 0766
Description
The food we eat today and what our ancestors ate is part of our roots, our culture, our history; is a reflection of who we are and where we come from and is this story that we want to rescue and share Emporio Meli. Come and enjoy the best of the countryside and the sea in Frutillar.

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