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Cafe del Mar

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21 de mayo 260, Arica, Chile
231936
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Aarhus, Denmark
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe del mar is situated right in the center, the food is delicious for an acceptable price, and there is a lot to choose from. We enjoyed it, sitting outside in the night in the middel of the pedestrian street.

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Thank Irene N
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always busy here with locals whatever time of day. Good menu with lots of different things to choose from. We went for dinner and the crepes and salads were very good. Quick and friendly service and a good atmosphere.

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Thank Jules B
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The breakfast was so good. We even thought that the jam was home made. They have a lot of options to choose. The prices are not so average but it is OK cuz the service is great!

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Thank Esteban O
Santiago, Chile
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170 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Is a caffe that offers light food as well as juices or drinks, is located in the central promenade of the city, I recommend the table of vegetarian tacos

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Thank ferenachefchaouen
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The daily menu is really good; tasty, good portions for a reasonable price. The cocktails are good and happy hour is all night! The only annoying thing is if you sit outside at the front lots of people come up to you trying to sell stuff. There's plenty of space to sit inside which is nicer.

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Thank Sanchia N
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I have mixed feelings about this place, on the one hand it has amazing food and you can tell the owner has invested in good chefs. From the pastries to the lunches they are all delicious. However, the waiters leave a lot to be desired at this place, some of them will totally pretend they didn't see you and will... More 

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Thank Estefania B
Duluth, Minnesota
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63 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I was famished after a ling flight from Santiago, checking into my hostel and walking to 21 de Mayo street - the main pedestrian walkway in Arica. The Cafe del Mar is a little difficult to find - the only apparent signage is on the menu boards and on the back of the outdoor seating. I had the seafood crepe... More 

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Thank Colleen587
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Takes forever to serve a very mediocre tasting and expensive cappucino. Not to be recommended, I can do a lot better at home.

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Hellevoetsluis, The Netherlands
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

At this restaurant you can eat everything. Sandwich, crepes, hamburgers, many choices. Always very busy with local people. Value for money here. Normal prices

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Thank Alexander534
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Nice place. Great food. Amazing cakes. Service could improve at rush our. Prices are good. What you want is what you get.

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Thank Rolofeliz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Latin, Bar, Fast food, Chilean, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 de mayo 260, Arica, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Arica and Parinacota Region  >  Arica
  • Phone Number: 231936

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