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Calles Cochrane and San Martin, Valparaiso, Chile
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Better stay away from this place

We had lunch here. I would not recommend it to anyone, even when the food is cheap. But the place... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2017
Luchoruiz
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Santiago, Chile
Tourist shops

Typical tourist trap of stalls with "authentic" souvenirs. Found it not worth while visiting, found... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
Trav3lgur
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An old warehouse that is home to several seafood restaurants.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good27%
  • Average33%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
3 Feb 2017
“Tourist shops”
7 Oct 2016
“Typical, chance of getting pickpocketed”
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Calles Cochrane and San Martin, Valparaiso, Chile
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

We had lunch here. I would not recommend it to anyone, even when the food is cheap. But the place is so dirty and basic, and the area around it has foul smells and you can be victim of pickpockets and muggers. It's sad that...More

Thank Luchoruiz
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Typical tourist trap of stalls with "authentic" souvenirs. Found it not worth while visiting, found much better markets in other Chilean cities.

Thank Trav3lgur
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Nothing too impressive here, and that was the general impression I got from Valpo (minus the views). Glad we popped along, but was happier above the city of over in nearby towns.

Thank hogiebear33
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Among the masses of tourists and stray dogs this group of 5-10 shops sell similar goods at a surprisingly wide range of prices. I saw one item, a whisky shot glass, vary by 100% (range CHP 1.300 to 2.600). I suggest you hunt here for...More

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Stop in and take a quick picture. If a tour boat is almost completely full, consider taking a boat tour. Otherwise, you will be standing around for a long time staring at an empty boat. As for the shops, not much to offer.

Thank 7,268
Reviewed 28 November 2015

We thought if we R in Valparaiso well the seafood should be fresh and cheap. On the contrary it was extremely expensive for what they are serving and even worse if you realize that you are not in a five star restaurant I think for...More

Thank Ethan W
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Went during the new year holiday. Paid 25 dollars for a not so good food in a dirty ambient. Many people asking for money while you eat. Do not recommend.

Thank Danieldcm
Reviewed 24 October 2013

My girlfriend and I came to this part of town to see the the fish market, which was closed when we arrived (mid-afternoon). Although there was a policeman in the plaza, we were definitely being observed by sketchy-looking people. As another reviewer wrote, the smell...More

1  Thank wperki2
Reviewed 28 May 2012

If you dont feel confortable with bad smells and everything in your life needs to be organized and tidy this is not the place for you to go. But if you dont care about that and you like to see how real people live in...More

5  Thank rostodocao
Reviewed 26 August 2008

I went with my fiance looking after a different place for our lunch. Looking perhaps for some culture and certainly some fine seafood. Luckily we were looking for lunch and not dinner as the place is located in one of the most dangerous part of...More

3  Thank nicatravel
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