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“Great for a drink! ”

Chipe Libre - Republica Independiente del Pisco
Ranked #9 of 5,010 Restaurants in Santiago
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chilean, Peruvian, Bar
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a drink - the terrace out the back is very nice. It was busy on a Friday night which gave it a great atmosphere. We ate here and the food was distinctly average particularly for the price but it’s a great place for a drink and to try Pisco!

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Pablo S, Gerente at Chipe Libre - Republica Independiente del Pisco, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your visit and feedback.
We are glad to know that you liked our drinks and the atmosphere in the restaurant.
Regarding with the food, we are working very hard to boost our new menu.
Thanks a lot for your comment!

Yours Faithfully
Pablo Saez, Chipe libre's Manager

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a rare gem - fluent in English, yet not a tourist trap; traditional dishes that haven’t been watered down for the masses; sever recommendations you feel you can trust - they ask what you like, rather than jumping straight to suggesting the most expensive item.
The back patio is an oasis of calm, like you’ve left the city behind you.
They lift pisco above the realm of being the mere base to a sour, to being a fully-rounded taste in itself, which was eye-opening to me. A bit like if you’d always had Bloody Marys and suddenly you learn you can use vodka in other ways. I had the equivalent of a pisco and tonic, which was exceptional, gently flavoured with grapefruit peel and a sprig of rosemary. Stunning.
The food is equally strong. Traditional ceviches pop with complex flavours and fresh seafood.
Top it off with traditional desserts and you’ve found yourself a winner.
Excellent value for the money.

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Pablo S, Gerente at Chipe Libre - Republica Independiente del Pisco, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear KWH70: Thanks for your time and comments!.
What we can say about your opinion?. Just say it´s the best pay than we can got, we really so honored about your words, because you´re highlighting the real Chipeño spirit. We day by day work very hard triying to create a great moment on our home, we ever ask about your taste cause that is the only way to have succes with the recomendation, not because is the most expensive it will be your favorite, very on the contrary, it does not matter the price matters the idea that you can enjoy it from the first sip to the last. About our patio we always say is an oasis in the downtown, we are very glad because you could see the Pisco from another totally different perspective and this is our mission pick up the Pisco and show the real potencial to the world. Thanks again, we read your opinion to our entire team, and your words make feel they proud for his work.
We hope you can come back soon and keep discovery all the charme and magic Chipeña.
Cheers with Pisco!!!.
Vocería de La República.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cute restaurant with an awesome ambience. We tried several different entrees and they were all great.
We also tried a flight of the pisco, they explained the region and how potent they were and why. I thought that was neat.

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Pablo S, Gerente at Chipe Libre - Republica Independiente del Pisco, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear BPandFam: Thanks for your time and comments!.
We are glad with your opinion, because you highlight all the good we want to show, we day by day try to deliver a complete cullinary experience to all our customers, and with you we did it!!.
We hope you can come back soon to keep discovery all the charme and flavor Chipeño.
Cheers with Pisco.
Vocería de La República.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was delicious! Crevice was delicious! Split the empanadas appetizers with my friend, Ickes and half beef--the beef was by far our favorite. Their outdoor patio has such a great ambiance. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Good sized portions of food for good prices.

Thank Sarah F
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Pablo S, Gerente at Chipe Libre - Republica Independiente del Pisco, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sarah F: Thanks for your time and comments!.
We feel so happy with your opinion!. Because you haved a great time on our place, you could enjoy everything and take your time to whrite about us, is very nice to us this kind of acts, thanks again for highlight our service, is the soul of the Republic.
We hope you can come back soon to keep discovery all the charme Chipeño!!!.
Cheers with Pisco.
Vocería de La República.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here 3 times and the food was AMAZING! service was attentive and knowledge about drinks....Incredible! I wish I had more time in Santiago to go here more often!

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Pablo S, Gerente at Chipe Libre - Republica Independiente del Pisco, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Olivera112: Thanks for your time and comments!.
It´s a hugh honor read your opinion because you visited us 3 times during your stay on Santiago -even when you have to many options of restaurants to visit in the city-, and above all you wished have more time in the city to visit again our place, we think that´s the best pay we can got cause really we work very hard triying to create a special place and moments around pisco.
We hope you can come back many times more, to keep discovery and enjoying of all the charme, flavor and magic Chipeña!.
Cheers with Pisco!!!.
Vocería de La República.

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