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Chacarero

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101 Arch Street, Boston, MA 02108-5202
+1 617-542-0392
Today
11:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 18:00
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is so simple and unassuming that I often forget how good it is and what a great lunch option it gives anybody in downtown Boston. They basically have one or two sandwich options, each with a couple variations, and they do them just about as well as you can imagine them being done, by way of repetition and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Tried Chacarero today after passing by the restaurant yesterday. Wasn't sure what to expect for a vegetarian sandwich but it is the same as a chicken or beef sandwich with no meat. I like the fact that the veggies were cooked beans versus the typical lettuce and tomato. I asked for mild spice but could probably up the spice next... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

How does grilled chicken, avocado, green beans, hot sauce, salt and pepper with cheese on a homemade roll sound to youl? Run, do not work. Consider yourself lucky if you live or work nearby.

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Thank Lisa G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I remember the first bite I ever had . It was about four years ago when they didn't even accept credit cards . I haven't been there in over two years . Unfortunately it wasn't as hot and melted as it used to . Felt like it was missing flavor . Not to mention prices when up by a lot... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

I have been here several times and I honestly don't think it is so good but it is not bad either. They have nice options for lazy lunch at a low price and you get your order quite fast. Their bread is good and sandwiches are quite big.

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Thank MRCordova
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

One of the best sandwiches I've ever had. It has basic ingredients but when put together, it is outstanding. If you haven't had one of the original sandwiches, get there ASAP.

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Thank BrianHemm_13
Stoneham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Chacarero is a Chilean sandwich shop and they're known for putting green beans on their sandwiches. It may sound strange and turn a lot of people off but it really just adds a bit more texture to the sandwich. Get the bbq chicken and ask for extra spicy if you like it hot. Place is packed all the time during... More 

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Thank Brian L
Burlington, Vermont, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

These sandwiches will change your life. I have dreamed about them since I moved out of New England, and now that I'm coming back, I am so excited to start coming here again. The spice, the avocado spread, the green beans! Harmonious symphony of flavor!!! Mm!!

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Thank Josselyn V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Chacarero is really good! I have never tried Chilean food before, and I really liked it! Be sure to get the flan or the rice pudding for dessert. I personally loved the flan.

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Thank Isabella S
Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We were there late afternoon so it was completely empty. The cashier was great explaining the menu options and that a large sandwich would be plenty for 2 - it was. We got the combo and it was delicious. A unique flavor - kind of like a creamy chimmichurra sauce. The bun seemed homemade and everything was very fresh. Price... More 

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
Chilean, Fast food, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 18:00
Thursday
11:00 - 18:00
Friday
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Arch Street, Boston, MA 02108-5202
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-542-0392

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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?

Staying in Downtown

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Downtown
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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