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El Txoko

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$$ - $$$
Santa Lucia
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Mosqueto 485, Santiago 8320112, Chile
+56 2 2638 2494
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12:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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vancouver
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92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I seldom give five stars in my ratings...usually there is something that detracts from a great experience...but in this case our meal truly was excellent. Great food, superb friendly service (Manuel and Jonathan) and relaxing atmosphere. We went back another night and had another excellent meal. And, the price for two with wine was reasonable..five star evening at a two... More 

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Thank blanca10
Waterloo, New York
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192 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the bar to kill and hour before heading to airport. The decor is excellent and takes you back to simple times. The beer is excellent and food smelled great. But, I was not impressed by service. Even for Santiago, where I noticed many ruder servers, the service was unfriendly and rude. Won't be spending my American money here... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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525 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Immediately we went into this restaurant, we liked it. Relaxed, fairly busy (compared to any other restaurant at lunch or dinner time) and just sort of, easy. And no pushiness with the service and/or waiting staff. So, generally, a good experience. If you happen to be in that neck of the Santiago woods, do go there.

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Thank Peter T
Pleasantville, New York
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591 reviews
423 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Santiago and I always come here when I'm in town. They have an excellent midday executive menu at a reasonable price. Their specials are great. I had the jabal( wild boar)i and my friend the cabrito(goat). We thoroughly enjoyed our meals and look forward to coming back. It is only steps away... More 

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Thank Hugh B
Madrid, Spain
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Very nice Spanish atmosphere, feels like you are in Spain. Food is typical spanish fare very well prepared. Good Service.

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Thank Andres C
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We ordered pork and beef. The first was cooked during 6 hours in the oven and the second was grilled in its right point. Excellent service

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Thank Jorge R
Christchurch,New Zealand
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84 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This joint has a bar you can sit at before you ‘retire’ to have something to eat. Good selection of beer & well stocked bar which is important to chaps like myself. Waiters were attentive and listened to my broken Spanish. The owner lady speaks English and German so you won’t get caught out if you are in doubt. The... More 

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santia
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

I did like this restaurant, we got tapas, one procion of croquetas and tortilla de papas, really good and kind of big dishes. I enjoy the ambient, good service and nice food. The price are ok in compraes with others. It is located Bellas artes neighborhood . Lovely it !

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Thank Pamela D
Santiago, Chile
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85 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

The service is excellent, the place is clean, nice and good looking. But, the food is not to good, the Paella is overcooked, and the chorizo could be better and also the goat. The sangria was good.

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Thank Antonieta V
Santiago, Chile
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Atmosphere was very good and the place was very busy so thought we would try. We ordered the paella which, after two mouthfuls turned our stomachs upside down. The food was barely warm, must have been sitting in the pan for hours upon hours. It resembled more rice pudding than paella. In a word disgusting, also there was no apologies... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mosqueto 485, Santiago 8320112, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Santiago Metropolitan Region  >  Santiago>  > Santa Lucia
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Lucia
  • Phone Number: +56 2 2638 2494

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