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Pica Mar Adentro

Avenida Costanera 20 | Peñuelas, La Serena, Chile
+56 51 224 0121
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“conger eel” (2 reviews)
“fish soup” (2 reviews)
“empanadas” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 - 23:00All hours
Latin, Seafood, Soups, Chilean, South American
€€ - €€€
Avenida Costanera 20 | Peñuelas, La Serena, Chile
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1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family had ceviche and fish soup and they ranted and raved about it. I don't eat seafood so I had the beef steak with pebre and a Chilean salad with tomato, onion and cilantro. The portions were generous and significantly less than the tourist...More

Thank Terri11556
Karen M, Propietario at Pica Mar Adentro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thanks for your feedback, we are glad you had a nice experience :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this place on our last night in La Serena - it had good reviews on TripAdvisor which is sometimes a curse but in this case - spot on. Friendly service, lovely homely atmosphere, place was full but the wait staff were very efficient...More

Thank Adrian755
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the place after a few unsuccessful visits in the neighboring “high class, elegant “ restaurants. It was a great food experience with competent service and honest recommendations on the freshness of the fish. What is special about this place is that you can...More

Thank Guylevp
Reviewed 8 December 2017

we went there for dinner. food was simple i asked Vieja with rice and there were just fried fish and just cooked rice. yes it was tasty but it didnt look like a full plate. the place inside looks very simple and cute. so if...More

Thank Anya P
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

food, drinks and service were great! the fish is fresh and well prepared. the service is very fast, even when the place is packed. a tip: go early, because otherwise you'll have to wait in line, especially on weekends or during the summer.

Thank walderram
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We came here because that seemed the best option nearby to eat seafood. We have chosen the same fish, but different type of cooking - el lenguado "a la plancha" and fried. For me, the best option was "a la plancha". :) mmmm...very tasty! With...More

Thank Виктория В
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Pica Mar Adentro doesn't look promising from the road, but once you are in there is a clean, modern restaurant, professionally-administered with quite good seafood. It's important to realize that the portions are really quite large and you should look for opportunities to share. The...More

Thank SheriffSantiago
Karen M, Propietario at Pica Mar Adentro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thanks for your opinion welcome back any time

Reviewed 7 July 2017

I totaly recomend you visit this place. Great food, big plates, not cheap/not that expensive eather.

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Thank Gonzalo R
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This ordinary looking seafood restaurant on the waterfront of La Serena Chile has some of the best seafood I have ever eaten. One of the top five seafood restaurants I have eaten. Folks I have eaten seafood in expensive and cheap places in Asia, Europe,...More

Thank clarkat44
Karen M, Owner at Pica Mar Adentro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

thanks so much for your review , one of the top of five seafood restaurant you ever eaten !! thats awesome and you been in a lot of places , thats make us happy ,hope you to see you back soon grettings !

Reviewed 21 February 2017

After a horrible experience at Don Chumas a stone throw away, I had actually written off all the small restaurants in this area... wrong! I went to eat here with a large group of friends and I was very surprised to have a wonderful experience....More

Thank M Alfredo G
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2 January 2018|
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Response from SheriffSantiago | Reviewed this property |
The menu is obviously focused on seafood but there are other options on the menu. We didn't try any of them so can't comment one way or the other.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 - 19:30
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Costanera 20 | Peñuelas, La Serena, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Coquimbo Region  >  La Serena
  • Phone Number: +56 51 224 0121
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