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Castillo del Mar

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Avenida La Marina 50, Vina del Mar 2571412, Chile
+56 32 266 9688
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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This tourist trap is lovely with waterfront views but the food was much less spectacular. The noise level was extremely high, the service slow. It was very expensive for what we got. Would not recommend this place.

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Adelaide, Australia
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313 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We normally stay away from these places but our guide took us here. It's a production line of tourists which is offputting. However we couldn't fault the food or the prices or the view. So overall worth coming. For us it would of been a nice place to have a leisurely dinner rather than lunch

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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147 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This castle by the Pacific is beautiful. They are equipped to handle large crowds or singles with professional service. The views of the ocean are stunning from the restaurant. The menu is varied and exotic. And the desserts....ah! A truly memorable experience. The prices were high end but worth it. Many thanks

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Manaus
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Good service due to high costs, good food and Wine. The view is the most of this place. Tried the Centolla starter and it was really good

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Sydney, Australia
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142 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We were recommended here by our driver as 'The Best Seafood & Not very Expensive. Look, it's a nice location and a great view but we've had better seafood out of a fish and chip shop. Couple that with an over intensive waiter who was only interested in taking a quick order, getting the food onto the table and getting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This is the best restaurant we ever ate. The food is excellent and the waiters are so friendly. Patricio ( Patrick) is the best!!

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Thank Chriscch
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

The best seafood I have ever had. In particular the Conger fish soup. Actually everything is good here. Patrick our waiter did the best job he can, so friendly and sincere.

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Miami
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

What a shame, what a disappointment, and worse, what a WASTE of two hours during my vacation. First, these owners/managers have managed to work out some deals with seemingly every local driver, cab, or bus company taking anyone to Valparaiso/Vina Del Mar area. They will tell you this place is great, just like they told us. Just like the photo,... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

During our stay in Santiago, we made a day trip to Valparaiso, and had lunch at the historic Castillo del Mar. The setting is beautiful, with a view of the Pacific Ocean and Peruvian Pelicans. You can also climb the tower for a bird’s eye view. For lunch, the seafood varies, but Conger with Shrimp Sauce and Panzoti with Crab... More 

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Vina del Mar, Chile
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We are here with a large group of 7 and ordered a variety of dishes no one walked away in love with their food. Felt like a bit of a tourist trap..

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Chilean, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida La Marina 50, Vina del Mar 2571412, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Vina del Mar
  • Phone Number: +56 32 266 9688

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?