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El Ancla

$$ - $$$Seafood, Soups,
Santa Beatriz 191, Santiago 8320000, Chile
+56 2 2264 2275
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (27 reviews)
“crab claws” (4 reviews)
“octopus” (6 reviews)
Closes in 17 min
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Soups, Chilean, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Santa Beatriz 191, Santiago 8320000, Chile
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 17 March 2018

Was recommended this restaurant by someone from Santiago so walked there from Lastarria for dinner. Arrived "early" as hadn't booked but this wasn't a problem. They have multilingual staff and menus in English (although I would have preferred to keep the Spanish one). We had...More

Thank rdf88
Reviewed 1 March 2018

We enjoyed our seafood meal here. The best dish was the grilled octopus. Neighborhood Restaraunt. Friendly service

Thank metamorphis33
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We picked El Ancia because the reviews indicated the seafood was great and they had English menus and waiters who spoke some English. This was very helpful as we had previously not been very successful figuring out the menus. The food was outstanding and the...More

Thank ClarkJ55
Reviewed 26 December 2017

This is a great little indoor/outdoor restaurant with an English menu and English speaking staff. The service was tops and the food fresh but some of the dishes were oversized. We shared the crab claws and the cerviche which was more than the enough for...More

Thank AlterK
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Possibly one of the best seafood restaurants I've been to anywhere in the world, certainly in the top 5 pieces of fish I've ever had! The setting is a little cheesy, don't let that put you off, the food is fresh, simple and stunningly cooked....More

Thank Drew M
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing food. Prices are good for the area. Make a point to find this place, tucked a few blocks away from Avenida Providencia. If you want Chilean seafood, don’t don’t look any further. The ceviche and the razor clams are top notch. Huge portions for...More

Thank Erick D
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

We were two people on short visit to Santiago. Since we love seafood we tried El Ancla. First night ceviche: Just wonderful (and plentiful). Second night we just had to revisit. Ordered the imperial seafood plate. Fantastic!

Thank BenkeB
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Best meal we have had in Santiago. The Ceviche was the very tasty, the fish and shell fish were. We has the razor clams and eel stew and both loved it. We will go back!

Thank M P
Reviewed 4 October 2017 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

1  Thank Calicamiki
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, 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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