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Casino Social J. Cruz M.

) #106 of 380 Restaurants in Valparaiso
Condell, Entre Bellavista y Edwards, Valparaiso 2362871, Chile
+56 32 221 1225
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good30%
  • Average27%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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Condell, Entre Bellavista y Edwards, Valparaiso 2362871, Chile
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Cant say that I would have gone to the end of that alley to look for a restaurant but under the recommendations of our trusted B&B host we did and did not regret it at all, The place offers "The Original Chorrillana" and contrary to...More

Thank 2ExplorersIn
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Both my girlfriend and my travel book were mentioning J Cruz as the must try restaurant in Valparaiso. We ordered the Chorrillana meal for 2. What a disappointment. Go for it if you like to eat a meal without any taste and caoutchouc beef. I...More

1  Thank My_Weakness
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We went to Casino Social J Cruz based on a Lonely Planet recommendation for it being the origin of Chile's legendary dish chorrillana (mountain of fries topped with onions, meat and eggs). Quantities are fine, one chorrillana is big enough for 2-3 people, but we...More

Thank Johannes W
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We went here because it was recommended by a guide book. When we got to the end of the alley and stood before the graffiti covered door we had our doubts. We stepped through into this small, lively place where the walls are covered with...More

Thank Sandy F
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Really cool place, with great atmosphere and best chorrillana I tried in Chile. Also the place itself is one of the most unique restaurant I've ever been to.

Thank Elena G
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The atmosphere is great, you can really feel what Valparaiso and its history are like. You can enjoy a great typical chorrillana (chips with egg and meat) and beer.

Thank kayroll82
Reviewed 17 June 2016

You have got to Want To Find It.. . .. .. Tucked at the end of an alley. Proud of their one item menu (they invente charrulliada). But now others keep their fries crispier and their fried egg more obvious. It appears that this would...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

This place was fantastic, not sure what everybody is complaining, not greasy, but there is moisture from the onions on the plate. Great place for lunch

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 9 April 2016

We visited J.Cruz for the famous "chorillana" dish, a meat and potatoes plate. The restaurant is filled with old photos,graffiti,wine bottles,even a bomb hangs from the ceiling!!It resembles more like a museum than a restaurant. The chorillana itself didn't impress us that much..a bunch of...More

Thank chubbyportu
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Rough Guide pointed us here but we wished it hadn't . Bullying style of customer service, greasy specialty of chips with steak and egg. Two tier system of who got the better bread rolls with meal apparently - not us. Inexpensive but sits like a...More

Thank MuttleyKendal
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US$10 - US$15
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  • Address: Condell, Entre Bellavista y Edwards, Valparaiso 2362871, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +56 32 221 1225
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