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Del Cocinero Bistro

#104 of 4,098 Restaurants in Santiago
Certificate of Excellence
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Avenida Pedro de Valdivia 041, Santiago 7501012, Chile
+56 2 2233 9727
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Bogota, Colombia
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Went by myself during business trip. This place changed owner the day I was there, so hopefully it will stay good. I only ate a main dish, but the service was friendly and helpful in the choice of menu. Meat came cooked rare, as I like it so they did great on that. The sauce was a bit to salty... More 

Thank RobbertVV
Phoenix, Arizona
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317 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

We read the reviews, it was close to our hotel Park Plaza so decided to walk here. It is a small restaurant with a small patio. The server promptly seated us. We wanted fish so we went ahead and order two different fish dinners plus a machas appetizer. All three dishes were very good. The service equally good. And I... More 

Thank FredOH69
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298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

Pisco Sours and desserts were very good, the rest of our meal was only OK with a pot-roast stew that was disappointing. Possibly we picked our four dishes poorly, but the portions were generous, but somewhat bland to our tastes. A bit a pepper and chili sauce helped. The local wine was very good and reasonable.

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Houston, Texas
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

I am not sure we can do this establishment the justice it deserves in this review. We travel worldwide as I am sure many of you do that use TA. Every once in a while you find some establishment that simply defies description and is simply put a gem of a place. Del Cocinero Bistro is such a place, the... More 

Thank mjlarson
Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

We came here based on the Trip Advisor recommendations. Huge disappointment. The food was ok, but not good for the rating and not good price / quality. The waiter took more than 3 times to take our correct order, and also brought us the wrong wine. Seriously? Appetizer with "Crackelet" biscuits (cheap salted biscuits bought at supermarkets) speaks enough how... More 

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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297 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

We wanted a special meal for our last night in South America. Del Cocinero Bistro did not disappoint. The service was top notch- friendly and attentive waitstaff. Even the chef himself came out to our table to answer a question we had about one of the dishes on the menu. The food was terrific. I can highly recommend this place.... More 

Thank Chip1701
Inverness, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

We were advised to try this restaurant by someone in our hotel saying it was very good and close by. Made to feel at home right away. Salmon ceviche to start which was excellent, my wife had goats cheese ravioli in a cream sauce and I had fillets of hake in a seafood sauce. Excellent. The bonus was that the... More 

Thank dez47
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

English menus. Great service and good music from passing musicians. The shrimp was very well made. Overall one of the better places I've eaten at

Thank 942ramb
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79 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

We ended up at this restaurant quite by accident. We had just checked in to the Hitel Orly and we're looking for a bite to eat. The staff were very welcoming and attentive. Our food selections were fantastic. Highly recommended!

Thank jlaway
London, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

Our food was tasty and nicely presented, but portions were far too big, I felt very guilty as I just could not eat all my meal. I had a fish dish which was tasty the others all had steak which was apparently very nice but again too big. The staff were super friendly and the location made it worthwhile, we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Chilean, South American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Pedro de Valdivia 041, Santiago 7501012, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Santiago Metropolitan Region  >  Santiago>  > Providencia
  • Neighbourhood: Providencia
  • Phone Number: +56 2 2233 9727

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