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Don Gaviota

Av. El Roble 1190 | Recoleta, Santiago, Chile
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
1 Oct 2017
“Superb seafood”
8 Mar 2017
“supper after busy day work”
Closed Now
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Seafood, Chilean, South American
$$ - $$$
Av. El Roble 1190 | Recoleta, Santiago, Chile
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Best seafood in town. Service needs a lot to improve especially on Sunday. Apparently, waiters serve too many tables. This impacts a gap between food quality and service quality.

Thank Palolo S
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

a perfect restaurant to eat fish, have been in this place 3 times and i sure will come again. planning another big visit.

Thank zeevbd
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Food is amazingly fresh and the octopus is a MUST!! Congrio is also very good. As an appetizer I recommend the Ceviche Don Gaviota

Thank Ronald N
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Very good place to eat excellent seafood. Nice restaurant, very friendly and helpful personnel. Not a typical tourist place and therefore highly recommended.

Thank RSpicker
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Octopus uneatable because of too much salt. The empanadas were only cheese and if they have anything else as shrimp or locos, yopu would not know, The fish tastes like nothing, Don´t go.For the same or less price there are better alternatives

Thank Keno2011
Reviewed 29 April 2016

It´s become a classic in Plaza Chacabuco area, a nice place with ad-hoc decoration with some superb dishes Located in an old middle class neighborhood, out of nowhere, it´s kind of a pilgrimage to a popular sanctuary of the seafood. It definitely deserves a visit....More

Thank Miguel J
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Sometimes you have some reluctance to travel as a recommended place is located in a neighborhood less trustworthy. Recoleta is not one of the better areas of Santiago and driving through it you do notice some dirty streaks. On the other hand the atmosphere of...More

Thank LowieSantiago_Chile
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Far from the tourist area, its a good place to go with locals. It si a seafood restaurante with a great price/quality index.

Thank JocaBaeta
Reviewed 16 May 2013 via mobile

Could I find my way to this restaurant if it wasn't for my colleagues in Santiago...no. But lucky for me it's right across the street from his mother-in-laws place. The seafood here is really quite good, nicely prepared and presented, they have a good selection...More

2  Thank tyrerubber
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. El Roble 1190 | Recoleta, Santiago, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Santiago Metropolitan Region  >  Santiago
  • Phone Number: 6211838
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