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El Sauce

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Pasaje Abarca 39 | Lo Abarca - Lo Abarca, Cartagena, Valparaiso, Chile, Valparaiso 2360902, Chile
5635437206
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13:30 - 16:00
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Sun 13:30 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 12:30 - 22:00
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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96 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Pig. Lots of it. Very tasty ribs. Sides of salad & chips, some beer or wine, and you'll leave replete!

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Vancouver, Washington
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

I was there for lunch with friends. We had the meat combination plates and the food was excellent and the portions were more than adequate.

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Thank Gary S
Santiago, Chile
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110 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2015

I have been to this restaurant on 2 occasions. This place is so good and popular, that it is always crowded, therefore, you must be ready to wait for a while before they find a table for you and your fellow eaters. However, once you are inside... you must order the most delicious pork in the region, and your meal... More 

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NL
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100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015 via mobile

The best ribs I had in Chile, delicious! Be aware that they serve a huge portion. The side dishes like salad and potatoes are rather simple and mediocre. Restaurant itself is very basic as well, an old house in a small village. Do not forget to visit the case Marin vineyard in the same village.

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1 Thank markito0000
Vancouver, Canada
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2015

Amazing pork. Just go and stuff your face with meat. I don't even know if they offer anything other than ribs or pork chops. It doesn't matter. They don't need to. It's about a 5 minute walk to Casa Marin Vineyard as well, so you can knock off two great places at once.

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1 Thank gallusgallusdomestic
Santiago, Chile
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2014 via mobile

To me, maybe the best place in Chile where to eat meat. The price really worth it (its not expensive) ask for a costillar deshuesado, native french fries and a ensalada a la chilena (tomato and onion). U wont regret ( but be careful because the restorant is "el sauce" the one that is close to a little bridge, no... More 

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New York City, New York
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2013

Great ribs and other traditional Chilean food. The meringue cake with special icing was the best. We came with a large group and received wonderful service. Apparently, this is the place to go on special occasions - for Chileans returning to the country.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2013

This place did not look like much, but the ribs were delish! It's not in the city of Valparaiso, but it is in the state of Valparaiso. I would definitely go back for the ribs!

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Beaufort, SC
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215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2012

We had a fabulous lunch at El Sauce. The pembre, bread, salad, and ribs were fantastic. We had a cake for dessert that was unlike any cake we'd ever tasted. It was so unique and delicious! This is a nice little restaurant. By the way, saying that it is in Valparaiso is misleading.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2012

Sometimes it feels just so good to get your hands mucky and eat ribs the way they were intended. This is a very famous restaurant in the north west of Chile for Pork and the ribs are really the draw here. While wine touring and eating at all the gastronomic stops we love switching things around and eating here. Incredible... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chilean, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:30 - 16:00
Monday
12:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pasaje Abarca 39 | Lo Abarca - Lo Abarca, Cartagena, Valparaiso, Chile, Valparaiso 2360902, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: 5635437206

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