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El Caramano

#397 of 4,145 Restaurants in Santiago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Latin, Seafood, Chilean
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Purisima 257 | Recoleta, Santiago 8320000, Chile
+56 2 2737 7043
13:00 - 23:30
Closed now
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 13:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 13:00 - 00:00
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South Bend, Indiana
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186 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three of us had lunch midweek. Only people in the place. It was a very hot day and we were seated quite pleasantly in 'the coolest' part of the place, and the air conditioning was turned on nearby just for us. So that is a nice way to start a lunch. Good pisco sours. A lot of variety on the... More 

Thank Amy R
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

The first time I visited this place was with my mom, so we drink wine and ate salmon. Now i have come with my mom, my wife and my daughter. Every time that I have to go outside for lunch or diner, we have to think about if the place is nice to children, well this place it is. The... More 

Thank John M
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

As with most of Chile, nothing is mind blowing on the food scene. Small portions and blah service plus higher prices.

Thank Ryan D
Level Contributor
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2016

With all the "international" cuisine in Santiago, we wanted some Chilean food. This place met all our expectations. I had chicken stuff with bacon and some sauce. Decent price, and in a great neighborhood (Bellevista).

Thank Henry K
ursulafreundt, Public Relations Manager at El Caramano, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! we hope to have you back! More 

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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Went once based on raving reviews from friends, went again because it was our best meal in the whole of chile. First time, we had the pastel the choclo, mixto a pil pil and leche quemado as dessert, with a paico saguer and a carmanazo. Enough for two, and less than 20000, even with tips. Second time, We had the... More 

Thank Wyndam P
ursulafreundt, Public Relations Manager at El Caramano, responded to this review

Thanks you very much for your review! Hope to have you back in Santiago and in our restaurant More 

Oakville, Canada
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219 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

This place was recommended to us by a tour guide at the nearby park, when asked about a place that serves typical local fare. It was indeed a very fortunate recommendation, with friendly service, very tasty food (ceviche to die for) and very reasonable prices (half the price of another place recommended by Lonely Planet that we went to the... More 

Thank fearlessbob
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Went on a Saturday and was all local people with their families. Excellent Chilean food and service, very reasonable pricea.

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New Jersey
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Friends from Canada recommended El Caramaño Restaurant, so we drove down one evening for dinner. We can't say enough good things about our experience. The food was delicious, portions generous, and the price was outstanding. Now we recommend the restaurant to our friends and family

Thank sharris8
Santiago, Chile
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I went on a weekday and with a reservation for a family lunch celebration. The service was horrifyingly slow, adding to the fact that the waiters (because for some reason they kept rotating, when the place wasn't even at 50% of its capacity) answered evasively when asked for the delay. It took us nearly three hours to have lunch, and... More 

Thank Pichaliiin
Tacoma, Washington
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Food was fantastic and fresh, service was great, atmosphere was lovey. Will definitely visit again when going to Santiago!!

Thank travelbug4444

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Seafood, Chilean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
13:00 - 17:00
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Purisima 257 | Recoleta, Santiago 8320000, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Santiago Metropolitan Region  >  Santiago
  • Phone Number: +56 2 2737 7043

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