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El Meson De La Patagonia

#168 of 4,097 Restaurants in Santiago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Lo Barnechea 1223 | Lo Barnechea, Santiago 7690241, Chile
+56 2 2216 8967
13:00 - 15:30
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Mon - Sat 20:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 13:00 - 15:30
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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172 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Certainly worth the trip out to Lo Barnechea. The fresh king crab starter is simply out of this world, not to mention very generous. The lamb was good but a bit dry, which was a shame, as it was a huge portion. Service was pleasant enough. It is quite pricey, but again, the fresh centolla made it all worthwhile.

Thank rsitman
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100 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

The lamb was incredible. Tender meat roasted to perfection, asado style.Good side dishes and decent selection of wines. We found the king crab to be average though, and not worth the price, so stick with the lamb.

Thank Fouad E
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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160 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Not so far from the downtown, at Lo Barnechea area, "El Meson de la Patagonia" menu is basically lamb "al palo". The place tries to emulate a countryside restaurant and is really pretty different from the offers you find in the downtown, located a few minutes from here, As an appetizer, you find machas among other seafood options. The main... More 

Thank gianjoan
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131 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I brought customers here for dinner and I was delighted. I love lamb and here it is cooked in many ways, including cured and served as sliced ham would be, for a starter, that was superb. I finished with a rhubarb crumble that was delicious. We sat outside and the service was very good. This will be on my dining... More 

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Colmar, France
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

This restaurant has just changed his street number : 1223. The new place is nicely decorated respecting the previous style. The “cordero al palo” surrounded by high tables gives the ambiance. You can eat inside and outside. The terrace is pleasant and inside the courtyard so it is quiet. It continues serving the same dishes, especially lamb and crab.The restaurant... More 

Thank Anne S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Absolutely outstanding. The lamb is delicious and other options like the Centolla (the South Hemisphere king Crab) as well.

Thank Pedro D
Santos, SP
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68 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Simply the best chilean food and restaurant I ever had. "Centolla" is plentiful and the atmosphere at the place is really nice.

Thank ThiagoBilli
London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We shared the king crab for starters and had the house speciality lamb for mains. Both were fantastic. Try the Pisco Sour with honey - it is amazing!

Thank Craig M
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8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Dont let the outer part of the decoration fool you. Inside is another world. Lamb is one of the best I have had. Expensive but worthit.

Thank wany03
Santiago, Chile
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105 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant specializing in Patagonia lamb (Cordero patagonico) and king crab (centolla) from south of chile The food is exquisite, in an area and a space that doesn't look like anything special from the outside Well recommended

Thank Patrick H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:00
20:00 - 23:00
20:00 - 23:00
20:00 - 23:00
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lo Barnechea 1223 | Lo Barnechea, Santiago 7690241, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Santiago Metropolitan Region  >  Santiago
  • Phone Number: +56 2 2216 8967
Cosy and relaxed restaurante with the best patagonian food, over 20 years of experience, located close to the access to ski centers, in what use to be a country town. Lambs are cooked in an open fire on the terrace. Fresh King Crab is served from July to December. All year round you can experience King Crab in diferent dishes.

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