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Mastodonte

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Cochrane, antes de pza. Anibal Pinto, Valparaiso, Chile
+56 32 225 1205
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09:30 - 01:30
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Mon - Wed 09:30 - 01:30
Thu 09:30 - 02:00
Fri 09:30 - 04:30
Sat 12:00 - 04:30
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

This place is a favorite of ours when we want to get insane amounts of food and fat in our system. If you ask for fries and pork chops (chuleta a lo pobre) you'll get something out of a cartoon. Great place. Loud ambient tough as is always full, and the service is slow for the same reason. Nice local... More 

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Thank Pato P
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

My husband and I were on a quest for a traditional Chilean "completo" (a hot dot smothered in avocado and mayo, plus various other accoutrements, depending upon the establishment's specialty and completo variety). We found Mastodonte as a recommended completo source via TripAdvisor and, well, it was pretty bad. As others have mentioned, its schtick is Flintstones Chic...but understand that... More 

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Thank Kathleen_Starmer
Valparaiso, Chile
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

For a short time the quality appeared to be going downhill. However, on recent visits, I am pleased to say that Mastodonte is back to its best.

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Thank Stuart J
Santiago, Chile
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

We ate chorillana and the portions were huge. The one ment for 2 people were enough for 3. The food was ok, the meat a bit chewy (but then again, it was chewy in all the chorillanas I've tried). The waiter was nice and took a picture of all of us. We didn't pay much in the end, because 3... More 

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Thank bojananevajdic
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

I'm a bit surprised at the bad reviews. My friend and I went here for dinner last night and it was one of the best meals we had in South America. The food is pretty much different meats with chips and salads. They do burgers and pizzas too. The portion sizes are massive! We had a meat platter with salad.... More 

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Thank Matthew S
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

That was the worst meal we had during our whole trip through south america - PLEASE do me a favor and DO NOT GO there ... When trying to eat a bit of the meals we ordered (pizza americana / and chorrillana) we were afraid to throw up. We had to stop eating. Most of it was cold, the meat... More 

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Thank RoundTheWorld2016
Austria
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

My boyfriend and I shared a Chorrilana for two at this restaurant and we got a huge platter of fries and a really good-meat and-sausage mix in a kind of creamy sauce of eggs and onions - we really enjoyed the food and the wine that accompanied it. The wine is already included in the price of roughly 8000 CP,... More 

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Thank ckaryna
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

All the food taste the same, the meat, the french fries, even the hamburguer, all taste like fish, and smell like it as well. Bad table service, waiters dont have any pacience and kick you out of the table as soon as they can.

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Thank Luan M
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

The inside of the restaurant reminded me a little bit of the movie Jurassic Park (which is not a bad thing). It was really crowded when I went in, so it took a little time for the server to get to us, but he was friendly and mindful of things. The food here is pretty standard, nothing that is too... More 

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Thank Vy T
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

An excellent place to visit !!! A great food in an acceptable price ... Excellent serves, I would like to go back there every time I will visit Valpo !!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, Chilean, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
09:30 - 01:30
Tuesday
09:30 - 01:30
Wednesday
09:30 - 01:30
Thursday
09:30 - 02:00
Friday
09:30 - 04:30
Saturday
12:00 - 04:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cochrane, antes de pza. Anibal Pinto, Valparaiso, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +56 32 225 1205

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