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El Txoko

#135 of 4,145 Restaurants in Santiago
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Santa Lucia
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Mosqueto 485, Santiago 8320112, Chile
+56 2 2638 2494
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12:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Philadelphia
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184 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We found this restaurant in Tripadvisor, and noted that it was quite highly rated. Our group of four walked over to the restaurant for dinner, and it was very good. I had the croquettes, which were filled with cheese and had crisp scallion strips on top - delicious. I also had the clams in the shell, which were great. Desserts... More 

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Oxford
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We were advised to visit this wonderful northern Spainish restaurant by people we met in Valparaiso. Their recommendation was much appreciated, as the whole experience was superb. Great food, service, value and atmosphere. Marcia (who apologized for her English!) helped us through the menu and all the staff and (mostly) local customers were charming and friendly. Thanks so much ,... More 

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vancouver
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104 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I seldom give five stars in my ratings...usually there is something that detracts from a great experience...but in this case our meal truly was excellent. Great food, superb friendly service (Manuel and Jonathan) and relaxing atmosphere. We went back another night and had another excellent meal. And, the price for two with wine was reasonable..five star evening at a two... More 

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Waterloo, New York
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200 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Went to the bar to kill and hour before heading to airport. The decor is excellent and takes you back to simple times. The beer is excellent and food smelled great. But, I was not impressed by service. Even for Santiago, where I noticed many ruder servers, the service was unfriendly and rude. Won't be spending my American money here... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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583 reviews
352 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Immediately we went into this restaurant, we liked it. Relaxed, fairly busy (compared to any other restaurant at lunch or dinner time) and just sort of, easy. And no pushiness with the service and/or waiting staff. So, generally, a good experience. If you happen to be in that neck of the Santiago woods, do go there.

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Pleasantville, New York
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609 reviews
439 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Santiago and I always come here when I'm in town. They have an excellent midday executive menu at a reasonable price. Their specials are great. I had the jabal( wild boar)i and my friend the cabrito(goat). We thoroughly enjoyed our meals and look forward to coming back. It is only steps away... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Very nice Spanish atmosphere, feels like you are in Spain. Food is typical spanish fare very well prepared. Good Service.

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Thank Andres C
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33 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We ordered pork and beef. The first was cooked during 6 hours in the oven and the second was grilled in its right point. Excellent service

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Thank Jorge R
Christchurch,New Zealand
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84 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This joint has a bar you can sit at before you ‘retire’ to have something to eat. Good selection of beer & well stocked bar which is important to chaps like myself. Waiters were attentive and listened to my broken Spanish. The owner lady speaks English and German so you won’t get caught out if you are in doubt. The... More 

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santia
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I did like this restaurant, we got tapas, one procion of croquetas and tortilla de papas, really good and kind of big dishes. I enjoy the ambient, good service and nice food. The price are ok in compraes with others. It is located Bellas artes neighborhood . Lovely it !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mosqueto 485, Santiago 8320112, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Santiago Metropolitan Region  >  Santiago>  > Santa Lucia
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Lucia
  • Phone Number: +56 2 2638 2494

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