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Restaurant Don Octavio

€€ - €€€Seafood,
Av. Pedro Montt 261, Castro, Isla Chiloe, Chile
(065) 63-2855
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good33%
  • Average22%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“clams” (4 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
“on stilts” (2 reviews)
Opens in 20 min
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Seafood, Chilean
€€ - €€€
Av. Pedro Montt 261, Castro, Isla Chiloe, Chile
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1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an excellent restaurant, run by a family and that is shown in the service and the food quality. Their vaina cocktails were superb, the best I have had for some time, and the food was very, very good. I had a great curanto...More

Thank Jensam-R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived from London, having travelled many hours and miles, looking for some authentic food. We were not disappointed, the waiter was fantastic, knowledgeable, the food was authentic, perfectly prepared and presented. I note the other complaints about time and temperature, we didn't sit outside...More

Thank TravellingTopsy
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Eat inside where the Dinerman no room s lovely with nice music and art. It is seafood, very fresh with nice staff.

Thank millede
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

I had heard about this traditional dish and it became my first meal in Chiloe Island. When the dish, served in a hand carved oblong wooden bowl, arrived at the table it looked innocently enough. I love mussels and clams. The shells were much larger...More

Thank reise-tanta-di
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I join a tour and this restaurant was reserved for me. The location and view is good. The starter, crab salad is very good indeed. However, the main dish, conger, is not cooked well! I think this is not acceptable. This kind of fish cannot...More

Thank DennisSB
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

It was terrible : we have been wainting our meals for more than 1 hour and 15 min, although the restaurant was almost empty ! The prices were quite high regarding the amount of time spent at waiting, and the taste well ... it was...More

Thank Hugo J
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Some Canadian friends had recommended this restaurant. And in fact, the restaurant boast a picture of the a former Lieutenant General of Canada. In a former life perhaps. The grilled garlic pulpo (octopus) was chewy and dry and without garlic. The crab claws were dry...More

Thank TMdP
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Don Octavio's is one of many palafitos (houses on stilts) restaurants in Chilóe. The view was great. The food and service were mediocre. My curanto, a shellfish stew including chicken, pork and potatoes, was far less tasty than others I have eaten on our way...More

Thank MissMem
Reviewed 20 April 2016

If you are crazy about fresh seafood, then Chiloe is for you. When in town, head for the waterfront across from the bubble gum pink Unicornio Azul hotel, and you are in for a treat. The place has a Franck Sinatra touch about it, and...More

Thank KFM214
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

The menus came to our table right away, our order didn't. We waited almost half an hour until the complementary bread and pebre came, nothing else came though. We called another waiter about our order and then our drinks came 10 minutes after. The restaurant...More

Thank Maria Jose O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Chilean
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Pedro Montt 261, Castro, Isla Chiloe, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Los Lagos Region  >  Isla Chiloe  >  Castro
  • Phone Number: (065) 63-2855
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