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Tio Lucho

$$ - $$$Seafood, , Latin
Mercado Central, Santiago, Chile
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (3 reviews)
“corvina” (2 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Chilean, Latin
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Mercado Central, Santiago, Chile
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1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 9 March 2018

We avoided the largest restaurant in the building based on trip advisor reviews and tried one of the smaller ones. Too Lucho is a little tucked away but we found it! Very warm (genuine) welcome and a table just outside to people watch in the...More

Thank Speedbird747
Reviewed 11 February 2018

This restaurant is tucked in the back of the fish market. We would never have found it if the manager of our hotel hadn't told us about it. There were no tourists, so we knew it would be good. It was packed for lunch with...More

Thank skardm
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Ate lunch here with my parents. Overall, I really enjoyed my meal, but that was because I ordered the steamed baby mussels and they were DELICIOUS: the mussels and the soup broth were both so, so yummy! We started off with the empanadas, which are...More

Thank Juliana K
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This is a small,nothing fancy,locally attended fish and seafood place, near the southern entrance to the market. Very good ,simply presented seafood dishes. We had the cook's special shellfish mix in a white wine broth, very nice and the special seafood paila. Careful, do not...More

Thank PierreT51
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We had an amusing time finding this place based on Google Maps which led us to the market across the street from Mercado Central (where all the fabric shops are). We went back into the fish market and a gentleman asked if we wanted to...More

1  Thank Shumon K
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Best seafood restaurant in Santiago. Good food and the owner is very kind! I would recommend for any seafood lover.

Thank Cristal C
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We visited a Wednesday. The place was full so we thought we'd have to leave but the owner welcomed us immediately and we only waited a few minutes and he found us a table. The food was delicious and the service was great. I strongly...More

Thank cjsf89
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Despite it is not on the menu, if you ask them nicely they will make a "jaiba" or crab meat empanada for you. Have a white wine with it, honest price too. The price-taste relationship is soooo good at this place, that I came back...More

Thank Tiago N. C
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

We wanted to try one of the restaurants at the market but there are soooo many options and we weren't sure what to choose. We figured we should avoid the touristy restaurant in the center, and after wandering around we were approached by the proprietor...More

1  Thank valdeac
Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

My sister and I chose this place as it was out of what we considered the tourist trap. Food was awesome!! Great aperitifs and the owner told us how to properly eat our food, offering friendly advice. 10/10 would dine again. P.S. Would recommend the...More

1  Thank Jeffrey L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, Chilean, Latin
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mercado Central, Santiago, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Santiago Metropolitan Region  >  Santiago
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