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El Retorno

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Italian, Pizza, Chilean
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San Pedro 465, Puerto Varas, Chile
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food and friendly staff, affordable, I'd recommend it ! We ordered 2 familiar pizzas for the three of us and left 2 pieces, the 4 cheeses one is delicious as is the vegetarian. They also give you the option of doing 2 kinds of pizza on the same one familiar size, half and half. Fresh ingredients, and the juice... More 

Thank Leslie Q
Chesapeake, Virginia
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we hit Puerto Varas during our day tour in and around Puerto Montt, we grabbed a local beer, a ginger ale, and 2 strudels at El Retorno Restaurant & Pizzeria. Without saying anything other than “dos strudels” we were in and out in a flash in order to get back to the tour bus. Service was fast and with... More 

Thank lorenmarcia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Close to being the best salmon I've ever had. The potatoes were good too. I wanted to go back and order the same dish again!

Thank Ana P
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Located in the center, so walkable from everywhere, low key setting, but suitable even for business lunch or romantic dinner.

Thank Julie C
Mountain View, CA
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a nice lunch today at El Retorno. Close to our hotel, fresh pizza and pasta and friendly people. The other diners appeared to be locals - we seemed to be the only tourists and certainly the only Americans.

Thank AOB_MountainView
Asheville, North Carolina
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Three sizes of pizza, individual, medium, and family. All sizes were very big and affordable. They have 22 flavors of pizza. They also serve pastas and salads. The crust was very crispy and the pizza had lots of melty cheese. It was excellent pizza!

Thank Constance O
El Paso, Spain
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

We were wandering around Puerto Varas looking for a simple meal,my husband fancied a beer and a lot of the cafes don't serve alcohol. This place looked busy and they served pizza and pasta as well as some local dishes. The pizzas looked very substantial so plumped for a spaghetti bolognaise and lasagna, while we were waiting they bought us... More 

Thank Karen W
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

It had one of the best Lomo à lo Pobre that I ever tasted! Definitely worth it. And it is VERY well served for just one person. Definitely recommend it!

Thank Filipe C
Sao Paulo, SP
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

El Retorno offers simple yet good food at reasonable prices. We had a great ensalada chilena (tomato + onions) with potatos on the side. Simple, but one of the best meals we had in Puerto Varas.

Thank marjoriechn
Paris, France
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438 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

I got an individual pizza ( ham cheese and mushrooms) for approx 4500 clp. a bit pricy bit you are in puerto varas so that is normal. Quick and friendly service.

Thank Nick S

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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 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Chilean
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Pedro 465, Puerto Varas, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Los Lagos Region  >  Puerto Varas
Pizzeria. Magnificas pizzas a buen precio y con un ambiente familiar. Localizada en el centro de la Ciudad.


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