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El Castillo - campo base

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Camino al Volcan, km8 | Pucon, Pucon, Chile
+56 9 8901 8089
12:00 - 18:00
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

This was a must return. The first visit my husband ordered the sausage sandwich. When I tasted it I couldn't let go and I had salmon ravioli in front of me. This visit we enjoyed her melt in you mouth venison stroganoff. Our guests have just arrived and we can't wait to take them to "this" castle in the air.

Thank Aaron D
Santiago, Chile
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

El Castillo offers fantastic food, incredible views and good gringo hospitality. We live in Pucon and it is always one of the places on the top of the list to take guests to. It is perfect for after hiking the volcano, or just a good place to go and have a beer and take in the views on a hot... More 

Thank hhillis
Riverside, California
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

We just stopped for drinks late afternoon and hang out outside on their patio. What a great spot! Service was excellent, very friendly!

Thank craig b
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231 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

We split a delicious pizza and enjoyed a cozy and cutesy atmosphere after a rainy, cold and snowy excursion to the volcano. A nice place to stop.

Thank NSDLondon
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2015 via mobile

A must visit place if you're in pucon great English owner from Yorkshire fantastic setting right under the volcano and great food as well

1 Thank Markjohndeaville
Charlotte, North Carolina
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95 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2015

Quirky little castle restaurant run by a Chileao/English couple. We ate there twice, once with pisco sours and a lunch platter outside under the volcano, and once for a charming dinner. Zoe, the English side of the owner couple, was a treat to meet and talk with. Go up the road to the Villarica Volcano park entrance, and the the... More 

Thank DougViages
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2015

We are so happy we stopped at this restaurant coming back from an excursion to the Villarica Volcano! In fact, we liked it so much that we came back twice during our vacations. The menu is not very extensive but with several different options to try: we had the salmon-stuffed ravioli, the fish (I think it was grouper), sandwiches and... More 

1 Thank 4everNYC
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2013

We recently celebrated a birthday and choose El Castillo for our celebration spot. Not only do they have an amazing view of the volcano, the pizza is out of this world! Zoe always makes sure to accommodate everyone's needs. Juices are natural, tall and delicious! Highly suggest visiting El Castillo when you need a change of scenery from Pucon! We... More 

1 Thank bigblue07
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Reviewed 15 February 2013 via mobile

El Castillo is a nice surprise by the side of the road to the Villarrica volcanoe, that unfolds best once you step inside. Crossing the door is like stepping into a LOTR movie, and I could really imagine Myself as being at Bilbo Baggins' home in the Middlelands. It felt like a small, warm, cozy and familiar little cottage from... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
International, Gastropub, South American
Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Camino al Volcan, km8 | Pucon, Pucon, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Araucania Region  >  Pucon
  • Phone Number: +56 9 8901 8089

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