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El Ancla

$$ - $$$Seafood, Soups,
Santa Beatriz 191, Santiago 8320000, Chile
+56 2 2264 2275
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (28 reviews)
“empanadas” (9 reviews)
“octopus” (6 reviews)
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Seafood, Soups, Chilean
$$ - $$$
Santa Beatriz 191, Santiago 8320000, Chile
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been here a few times with family, friends and it’s always good quality food and good service. Prices are affordable but absolutely make sure to book bc it’s always very very busy!

Thank Ro_Santis
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I ate here with colleagues for a fantastic work lunch. It was warm and sunny for an early September day so we sat outside and enjoyed the just-hip-enough, and very relaxing atmosphere. We tried two kinds of ceviches that were so good I wanted to...More

Thank Calicamiki
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Santiago have a huge and fresh seafood offer with great and competitive restaurants. This particular restaurant has many local options! I requested mariscos al pilpil with sautéed potatoes and was a unique flavor explosion! Starting with the plate presentation, the variety of colors and delicious...More

Thank Roberto E
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We ordered a Large Cold See Food mix dish to share. It has like something out of a book well presented and the flavors all different some great some not so much unless you know what you are eating. Sea Urchig was one of the...More

Thank Oscar V
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The food is excellent , the portions are big so come hungry.Absolutely delicious,whenever I travel to Santiago I always stop here for lunch or dinner. The atmosphere is quaint, the service is great and the waiter are real professionals. Everything is fresh and fantastic, they...More

Thank blancalex2017
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Visited several times through our stay as so good and close to "home". Really warm welcome and atmosphere. Intimate building with traditional character and lovely views of the 'cerro". All fish and seafood dishes we tried were delicious and generous. Good wine list but best...More

Thank mokeos
Reviewed 11 May 2017

If you are looking for some seafood, this is the place! excellent service and definitely delicious! We order some "Machas a la Parmesana", Ceviches (chilean way!) and Chupe..every dish was an experience! I strongly recommended the place!

Thank Antonieta V
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I ate at El Ancla twice during my stay in Santiago. The first time I had ceviche. It was very good but not exceptional. The second time I had a mind-blowingly delicious stew of octopus, potato, onion, fish, garlic, and hot pepper. The super friendly...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We four had an obnoxious waiter. We waited almost an hour for our food to arrive. Of course it arrived cold! And overcooked. And flavourless. Not recommended!

Thank dale b
Reviewed 3 March 2017

As we were staying in Providence neighborhood we searched for some restaurant offering seafood and fish nearby. We found "El Ancla" on a lovely corner three blocks away Providence Avenue. We ate on two different nights Empandas of shrimp and centolla, Ceviche Imperial and Pilpil...More

Thank Dru_Bell
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Soups, Chilean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Beatriz 191, Santiago 8320000, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Santiago Metropolitan Region  >  Santiago>  > Providencia
  • Neighbourhood: Providencia
  • Phone Number: +56 2 2264 2275
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