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El Retorno

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Italian, Pizza, Chilean
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San Pedro 465, Puerto Varas, Chile
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Located in the center, so walkable from everywhere, low key setting, but suitable even for business lunch or romantic dinner.

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Thank Julie C
Mountain View, CA
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a nice lunch today at El Retorno. Close to our hotel, fresh pizza and pasta and friendly people. The other diners appeared to be locals - we seemed to be the only tourists and certainly the only Americans.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Three sizes of pizza, individual, medium, and family. All sizes were very big and affordable. They have 22 flavors of pizza. They also serve pastas and salads. The crust was very crispy and the pizza had lots of melty cheese. It was excellent pizza!

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Thank Constance O
El Paso, Spain
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

We were wandering around Puerto Varas looking for a simple meal,my husband fancied a beer and a lot of the cafes don't serve alcohol. This place looked busy and they served pizza and pasta as well as some local dishes. The pizzas looked very substantial so plumped for a spaghetti bolognaise and lasagna, while we were waiting they bought us... More 

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Thank Karen W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

It had one of the best Lomo à lo Pobre that I ever tasted! Definitely worth it. And it is VERY well served for just one person. Definitely recommend it!

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Thank Filipe C
Sao Paulo, SP
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

El Retorno offers simple yet good food at reasonable prices. We had a great ensalada chilena (tomato + onions) with potatos on the side. Simple, but one of the best meals we had in Puerto Varas.

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Thank marjoriechn
Paris, France
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352 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

I got an individual pizza ( ham cheese and mushrooms) for approx 4500 clp. a bit pricy bit you are in puerto varas so that is normal. Quick and friendly service.

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Thank Nick S
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2015

We had absolutely delicious crab pie here, thoroughly recommend it. Very good service with helpful staff.

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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2015

During our 5-day visit in Puerto Varas, we dined at El Retorno several times. Food was very good and prices were reasonable for the area. Salads were especially fresh and amply sized. The dining area is small and often full but it is worth the wait.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

For dinner I was looking for a nice place, and by recommendation I stopped here. Place is small and it was full, the service is good they are kind. Food is good, but the place is more a cafeteria with easy food than a proper restaurant. The place needs to invest more in kitchen equipment, as they are using domestic... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Chilean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Pedro 465, Puerto Varas, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Los Lagos Region  >  Puerto Varas
Description
Pizzeria. Magnificas pizzas a buen precio y con un ambiente familiar. Localizada en el centro de la Ciudad.

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