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Tololo Beach

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Avenida del Mar 5658, La Serena, Chile
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12:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Uppsala, Sweden
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unique interior decoration, a fantastic location right on the beach, good service and really good food. You pay just slightly more here than you would at a more average place in Chile but the quality of the food and everything else is much higher.

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Thank Jemma W
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a treat, try "maches" at this restaurant. This is s shellfish unique to local waters as far as I can tell, but what they do with it in Chile is probably some combination of garlic, lemon juice and cheese. The sea bass and other dishes were pleasant, but the maches will be forever lodged in my memory!

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Thank Marjorie L
Colico
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A simple dinner with a couple of friends ended in a disappointment, all due to the quality of the food and service at Tololo Beach, on March 24th, 2017. I ordered a fish plate, mero a la parrilla, the waiter says there are no garnish, no salad with it, and I should order some. I ask for a simple salad,... More 

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La Serena, Chile
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I will start with the good points first : Good location, fancy atmosphere, parking available, acceptable prices and good cocktails. Most of the staff seemed nice and attentive, except of our waiter. Unfortunately this was the key mood killer. The restaurant was almost empty and yet for some reason we were seated on a table that we later realized was... More 

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Thank Iva S
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice place for family, business or friends meeting. It's not cheep however isn't the most expensive either. Tasty dishes good service.

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Thank Juan A
1 review
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

The food wasn't great for the price they charge you. They didn't have all the fishes only tuna and reineta, everything is overpriced. We won't visit this restaurant again.

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Thank Max M
Ottawa, Canada
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We went for an evening dinner, in a family group of ten adults. I have been there a few times and I have consistently enjoyed the food. The group rated the food as very good to excellent. They had a menu with prices varying from moderate to expensive (for both food and wine). The food was all well presented and... More 

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Thank LGL-025
Santiago, Chile
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157 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The location was excellent but the food was very overpriced. Compared to some of the best seafood restaurants in Santiago, this place is easily 30% more expensive and of lower quality. There equally good restaurants in town for a lot less.

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Thank Jonathan L
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

In September 2015 the restaurant was destroyed by the tsunami following the earth quake in the 4th región of Chile and today in August 2016 since two months, it has been "renovated" in the most attractive manner, absolut great, illuminated with view to the sea, great decoration, great food (as alsways) new tables, new chairs and a great Wall filled... More 

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Thank Rico F
La Serena, Chile
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Tololo Beach is one of my favorite restaurants in the area. My wife and I went there to celebrate a big moment in our lives and we did not regret it. The service is amiable and the food is just cooked to perfection. I had one of the best steaks of my life there, done a lo pobre, in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Chilean, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida del Mar 5658, La Serena, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Coquimbo Region  >  La Serena

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