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Restaurant Don Octavio

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood,
Av. Pedro Montt 261, Castro, Isla Chiloe, Chile
(065) 63-2855
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good32%
  • Average23%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible17%
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“clams” (4 reviews)
“smoked pork” (2 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Chilean
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Av. Pedro Montt 261, Castro, Isla Chiloe, Chile
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

The food was nice, and the prizes reasonable. The restaurant appeared a bit dark and dull and as you pass along it actually looks closed. The staff was friendly, but a bit slow.

Thank gunnmangerud
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We visited this restaurant as part of our guided tour - calling in an hour before lunch to order and our guides recommended the Curantos. The service was fast and expert and very friendly - thank-you. The Curantos was served in an oblong dish with...More

Thank 121Jillykin
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This is an excellent restaurant, run by a family and that is shown in the service and the food quality. Their vaina cocktails were superb, the best I have had for some time, and the food was very, very good. I had a great curanto...More

Thank Jensam-R
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We arrived from London, having travelled many hours and miles, looking for some authentic food. We were not disappointed, the waiter was fantastic, knowledgeable, the food was authentic, perfectly prepared and presented. I note the other complaints about time and temperature, we didn't sit outside...More

Thank TravellingTopsy
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Eat inside where the Dinerman no room s lovely with nice music and art. It is seafood, very fresh with nice staff.

Thank millede
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

I had heard about this traditional dish and it became my first meal in Chiloe Island. When the dish, served in a hand carved oblong wooden bowl, arrived at the table it looked innocently enough. I love mussels and clams. The shells were much larger...More

Thank reise-tanta-di
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I join a tour and this restaurant was reserved for me. The location and view is good. The starter, crab salad is very good indeed. However, the main dish, conger, is not cooked well! I think this is not acceptable. This kind of fish cannot...More

Thank DennisSB
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

It was terrible : we have been wainting our meals for more than 1 hour and 15 min, although the restaurant was almost empty ! The prices were quite high regarding the amount of time spent at waiting, and the taste well ... it was...More

Thank Hugo J
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Some Canadian friends had recommended this restaurant. And in fact, the restaurant boast a picture of the a former Lieutenant General of Canada. In a former life perhaps. The grilled garlic pulpo (octopus) was chewy and dry and without garlic. The crab claws were dry...More

Thank TMdP
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Don Octavio's is one of many palafitos (houses on stilts) restaurants in Chilóe. The view was great. The food and service were mediocre. My curanto, a shellfish stew including chicken, pork and potatoes, was far less tasty than others I have eaten on our way...More

Thank MissMem
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Chilean
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Pedro Montt 261, Castro, Isla Chiloe, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Los Lagos Region  >  Isla Chiloe  >  Castro
  • Phone Number: (065) 63-2855
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