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Empanadas Tia Berta

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Atamu Tekena, Easter Island 2770000, Chile
+56 9 9919 7330
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Houston, Texas
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ordered a tuna and queso empanada - crust puffed up nice and crunchy, but filling was very liquidy, with runny cheese, too many grilled onions, and tuna that tasted a bit fishy. Pommes was good and hot. Busy work shooing away the flies. Maybe just plain cheese would have been better?

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Auckland
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've had great empanadas in other places, and because this was well reviewed I was expecting the same here. We tried the tuna and cheese, the cheese and the vegetable empanadas. They're large, but very greasy and quite plain in flavour. We didn't bother finishing them - there are too many other places on Easter Island selling better food than... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our wonderful guide, Tiare Edmunds, took us to this little spot on Atamu Tekena, the main street of Hanga Roa, for what she called the "best empanadas" on Rapa Nui. She was right!! They were wonderful, and gigantic. We had the ones made with fresh caught tuna. My wife and I and our 11 year old grandson are in total... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Cheap, large and delicious. The seafood empanada I had was just amazing and I craved this afterwards. I mean, it's not the prettiest place but who cares.

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Leiderdorp, The Netherlands
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

This little restaurant offers severall kinds of empenadas. Realy great. It' s not a snack but real food food

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Piacenza, Italy
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

You can’t absolutely leave Easter Island before having tried empanadas at least once and Tia Berta is an institution for them! There is both take away and on site service, which consist of few rough tables under a small roof. They serve also some drinks, nothing more, it’s really basic. But the empanadas... OMG! They are first of all huge... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

nice stop on your first day in town, the staff was quick with the order and the empanadas were great

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Oakland, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We ate here several times and each time the empanadas were fresh and tasty. Make sure to ask for the salsa that goes along with them. The mushroom and cheese empanada also had green onions and basil, which was so delicious! Service was very friendly and prompt. I would definitely go back.

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Came here after a recommendation from a local. Empanadas were good, made fresh in the kitchen. We had the tuna and cheese (Atun, Queso). Like others have stated there is only one server, but come on...you're on island time now! If you've come to Easter Island expecting NYC speed service, you're not going to enjoy yourself. Know some Spanish, as... More 

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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We arrived at the restaurant and sat at a table outside and the waitress never came to take our order. Because we had heard such good things about this place, we decided to just go inside and place a to go order. After having had empanadas at the Club Sandwich place and Tia Sonia the emapanadas at Berta's were below... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Fast food, Chilean, South American
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Atamu Tekena, Easter Island 2770000, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Easter Island
  • Phone Number: +56 9 9919 7330

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