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Restaurant Bote Salvavidas

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Seafood, Chilean
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Muelle Prat S/N | Piso 2, Valparaiso, Chile
(32) 251-477
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Wed 12:00 - 17:30
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The fish was dry, pisco sour not the best and the staff not very attentive . We ordered seafood empanadas , the dough was slightly uncooked. The chips hadn't been cooked long enough . Unfortunately the experience wasn't pleasant

Thank 57patricia2014
Atlanta, Georgia
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This was an OK restaurant the food was average. The view was spectacular. The service was great. We had risotto with seafood. I can make better myself

Thank BarbieandKenAtl
Half Moon Bay, California
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45 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

My wife and I ate here for dinner as it was close to the hotel we were staying in and we were too tired to go out looking for dinner. It was windy that evening so we chose to eat indoors,with a good harbor view still in front of us. It was not a busy evening when we got there... More 

Thank Tim D
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2 reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

A perfect Chilean summer day. Everyone around us is happy. People fishing, the ocean smooth as glass. Luis- our server- never bothered to smile, or offer help. Each time we asked for something- albeit obvious (bread, butter, more agua place) he grimaced- notably. My friend is Venezuelan, and speaks perfect Spanish. I rate my ability around 7/10 for Spanish. Our... More 

Thank Matt D
Campinas, SP
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We were 5 and hungry and at the hotel they recommended this place, Bote Salvavidas (the lifeboat). One can eat outside or inside. But inside the enormous windows make you feel in a boat - which doesn't rock. Three waiters attended us, and they were all equally efficient, good-humored and attentive. It was a very good place to go on... More 

Thank João Frederico M
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40 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This is a fake of sea food. We ordered what was supposed the house speciality and five people were disappointed. Even worse, nobody asked why we left the dishes unfinished.

Thank Jorge R
Quintero, Chile
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Had lunch here with wife. Menu said they had about 10 different beers but when I ordered they said they only had 1, Cristal. OK, it was served ice cold in a cold glass, wife had an average pisco sour. I ordered shrimp parmesan of which there were few sitting on the bottom of a bowl lonely and in a... More 

Thank PobreLou
New York City, New York
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90 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Recommended by a local for fresh seafood. Ordered phila marina and the crab cake. Every thing prepared superbly. Do try the crab cake.

Thank Leon L
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83 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This is a wonderful restaurant that sits right in the middle of a working freight handling waterfront. It sits on top of the offices of the coast guard, and serves very fresh seafood. It is not a tourist place. I went for lunch and it was filled with locals, many having business lunches. Go and nejoy great food.

Thank jlessuck
Gestel, France
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is a very nice restaurant which overlooks the harbor. The staff was helpful and we had a menu in English. Our waiter, Brian, gave us good service and we didn't have to wait long for our meal. I recommend the salmon marinated in honey and balsamic vinegar. All in all, we had a good experience at this restaurant.

Thank titouty

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Chilean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:30
12:00 - 17:30
12:00 - 17:30
12:00 - 17:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muelle Prat S/N | Piso 2, Valparaiso, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: (32) 251-477

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