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El Ancla

#225 of 4,048 Restaurants in Santiago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Avda. Americo Vespucio Sur 01173 | La Cisterna, Santiago 8320000, Chile
12:30 - 23:00
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Sun 12:30 - 16:30
Mon - Thu 12:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 12:30 - 23:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

A place everybody raves about for their seafood dishes. The main restaurant is located by the highway, a bit difficult to access. We went on a Wednesday evening, for supper, nice place, but my dish was not up to standard. I asked for Reineta Frita, and it was not so good. Too dry, the batter did not have the nice... More 

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Weston, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Great place for fresh fish and seafood. A large selection of ceviches, one better than the other. Service is excellent despite the place being full. Very reasonable prices.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

I have eaten here on more than 6 occasions in the last three years. To say DELICIOUS IS AN UNDERSTATEMENT! The house specialty is seafood and as Chile has a huge coastline the variety of foods is tremendous. Abalone, Albacore, Salmon, Congrio Eel, King Crab, a wide variety of mollusks and indigenous seafood that make for wonderful culinary fodder.....a ten!

Thank mark m
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2013

Just stopped by for a quick snack while staying at the nearby Austral Suites. Many fine neighborhood seafood restaurants include Aqui Esta Coco, Mare Nostrum, and Astrid y Gaston, but this "anchor" place seems like a real find and far less a tourist trap. We will definitely return. Has a great cafe helado, too:)

Thank Gailcita

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Soups
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 - 16:30
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avda. Americo Vespucio Sur 01173 | La Cisterna, Santiago 8320000, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Santiago Metropolitan Region  >  Santiago
  • Phone Number: 56029339154

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