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Porotas Restaurante

Avenida del Mar 900 B | A 100 metros del faro de la serena por la avenida del mar, La Serena, Chile
+56 51 221 0937
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (9 reviews)
“wine list” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Chilean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avenida del Mar 900 B | A 100 metros del faro de la serena por la avenida del mar, La Serena, Chile
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great seafood restaurant. They definitely don't skimp on the quantity of fish you get in each dish. Although there were a few ' lost in translation' moments the very helpful waiter produced a special gringo menu. Very pleasant experience and can definitely recommend.

Thank CoeKel2016
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We went here two times for dinner, and both it was really great! The service was helpfull and friendly. Good wines and excellent food! We had the lomo steak the second time, you must try it!! These chef's absolutely know how to make every dish...More

Thank Sanelly
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Right on Avenida Del Mar looking out on the beach and water. Outdoor seating available on both ground floor and second floor. We had two different kinds of local fresh fish. Both were perfectly cooked. Great visual presentation with lots of accompanying items on the...More

Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Right on the beach, staff spoke English, and the portions were big. Not that we needed that much food but it was good and I ate the whole meal. The place, much like other restaurants we visited in the area, had a kids menu that...More

Thank Time2climb
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The squeeze and I found this right next door to our hotel and what a relief! La Serena, unfortunately, is like Ocean City, Maryland - junk-by-the-sea, and its restaurants generally reflect this malady. 45 years ago it was hip, but now it is tired, tacky,...More

Thank TimmyOT
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Great location with a beautiful view of the ocean. The staff was very courteous and efficient. The seafood was fresh, and although Chilean food is generally not as spicy as I like, i thought the food here was more flavorful than other restaurants in the...More

Thank KristiMD
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This place is one of my favorites . The food is exciting , so it's presentation . The place itself looks really nice , has a nice atmosphere , a bit romantic at night and very warm during the day . Has an amazing view...More

Thank Haroldo M
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

My family reserved a table for lunch based on the positive TA reviews. We were disappointed on all fronts. First of all, we arrived and no one seemed to know about the reservation. After being ignored for quite a while we were told that our...More

2  Thank Paulina B
Reviewed 19 January 2016

I reviewed this restaurant ~18 months ago and made a return trip. It's just as good as it ever was with a fine view of the beach and ocean. This time I had the "Pastas Fruta de Mar" (Seafood Pasta) and it was taglietelle (which...More

Thank TucsonTraveller
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Lovely spot to watch the sun set. Good menu with lots of fish options. Good value for the standard of the food. Would recommend.

Thank Aileen M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida del Mar 900 B | A 100 metros del faro de la serena por la avenida del mar, La Serena, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Coquimbo Region  >  La Serena
  • Phone Number: +56 51 221 0937
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