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El Candil de Colchagua

) #12 of 41 Restaurants in Santa Cruz €€ - €€€ , Barbecue
Km 4, Sector La Lajuela | Hijuela 3 Lote 3B, Santa Cruz, Chile
+56 9 9959 2378
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
20 Jan 2016
“Great meal, huge portions”
26 Nov 2015
“Great dinner”
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CUISINES
Chilean, Barbecue
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Km 4, Sector La Lajuela | Hijuela 3 Lote 3B, Santa Cruz, Chile
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1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 20 January 2016

El Candil was down the street from our B&B. We were tried after a long day of traveling and wine tasting. We choose to go here and were not disappointed. Everything was fresh and tasty. The portions were huge and we ended up taking half...More

Thank Court5111
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

Amazing service, great food, awesome atmosphere. We loved our dinner here. We mostly went with the suggestions of the owner and were very happy...including the wine! A salmon carpaccio appetizer and a pork in sauce entree were the winners. I though it was also a...More

Thank Wookie1070
Reviewed 23 July 2015

We ate meat, the waiter serves you, and also recommend us the wine and cooked our meat! Amazing service!

Thank valechile2015
Reviewed 1 March 2015

This restaurant is one of the best of Santa Cruz The location is on greennery very spacious and nice The local is also clean and large and well decorated A bit of art The menu is for many taste not only chilian but more The...More

Thank Michèle L
Reviewed 13 February 2015 via mobile

Very nice restaurant, the price were reasonable for the quality of the food, nice atmosphere, located at 10 minutes from Santa Cruz. I definitely recommend it.

1  Thank RMZ_11
Reviewed 3 January 2015

My girlfriend and I had a wonderful dinner at El Candil recently, the first meal we'd had since arriving in Chile. We began as the only diners to appear (since it was a bit early for dinner), so we virtually had the place to ourselves,...More

Thank DennisBNYC
Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

We had a fantastic time at El Candil for dinner. As a lot of the other reviews, we were staying at Bellavista B&B just over the hill and they recommended the restaurant. They don't open until at least 730pm - we showed up at 8pm...More

1  Thank AlaskaCarol
Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

Lovely looking restaurant outside and in and very local to our BnB Bellavista. A friendly welcome on both occasions, good wine, delicious meat empenadas and the most fantastic steaks which they cook over the embers of the fire which is in plain view. We haven't...More

Thank ELondonTraveller
Reviewed 10 April 2014

We arrived in Sanatga Cruz late in the day and wanted a quick place to dine. We picked Candil de Colchaqua based on Trip Advisor reviews and were extremely pleased. In typical Yankee fashion we were the first to arrive so we had a chance...More

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 31 January 2014

Heard great things but couldn't find the restaurant!! Finally found on our last day and had a great lunch. Sea bass for my husband and salmon for me. Nice wine selection. Note-the credit card machine was not working and it was posted before we entered....More

1  Thank Bonnie B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Cuisine
Chilean, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Free Off-Street Parking, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Km 4, Sector La Lajuela | Hijuela 3 Lote 3B, Santa Cruz, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  O'Higgins Region  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +56 9 9959 2378
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