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Donde el Gordito

€€ - €€€Seafood, , South American
San Bernardo 560, Puerto Varas, Chile
+56(0)65 233 425
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“gorditas” (10 reviews)
“salmon” (15 reviews)
“seafood” (16 reviews)
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Seafood, Chilean, South American
€€ - €€€
San Bernardo 560, Puerto Varas, Chile
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a perfect spot, more locals than tourists. Dishes are great and only topped by the staff and setting. Must go in Puerto Varas. Not a haut cousine spot, but an experience

Thank Arnoud M
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The good compromize , first the quality . after furnishing!! Like in a family where instead of menu , you have a free guide to suggest the best choice , both for fish or meat. All fresh ingredients , good beverages and price on line...More

Thank lucianoferro61
Reviewed 3 April 2017

One of our happiest experiences in Chile was finding this hole in the wall run by Gordito and his family and specializing in fish. How tasty it was after all the meat of Argentina and other parts of Chile. I had the trout in savory...More

1  Thank TravelbeeSantaFe_NM
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

family restaurant family run. only 8 tables but a true family restaurant. good well produced fish dishes. baby calamares supurb.

Thank nicholas m
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Our guide recommended this restaurant. I ordered salmon with shrimp. The portion was HUGE. The atmosphere is unique. You almost feel like you on a movie set. There is no restaurant in the world that looks like this place. It is small (24 places), tight...More

Thank CharlesSeems
Reviewed 15 March 2017

A fun little spot tucked away just off the street. Good fish dishes in a cheerful atmosphere, at reasonable prices

Thank David M
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We were really happy with the food here! The staff were nice, the decor was interesting! Almost like a sitting room feel to it. The food was really great, I would definitely recommend trying the merluza with the brandy sauce here.

Thank CPT20
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

One has a comfortable feeling of eating with the locals in this restaurant even though most guests are tourists. The staff is very friendly and incredibly efficient, seating quite a large number of people in a small space. Orders are taken quickly and food is...More

Thank adamslanding
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner and left stuffed! This is a family run restaurant which is definitely worth going to if you are in town. The staff were very friendly and were clearly proud of their restaurant. The seafood was unreal - both my husband and...More

Thank AlbertaBound0
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Came in with high hopes based on past reviews. The food was fine. Salmon in garlic sauce was the worst. Never had salmon that tasted so fishy. The steak was good, and the trout, too. Between 3 people, 3 plates was too much food

Thank shonagirl99
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Bernardo 560, Puerto Varas, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Los Lagos Region  >  Puerto Varas
  • Phone Number: +56(0)65 233 425
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