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Av. Hotu Matua, Hanga Roa, Easter Island, Chile
+56 9 7255 7533
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Japanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Av. Hotu Matua, Hanga Roa, Easter Island, Chile
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, Kotaro restaurant is currently being rebuilt and Kotaro is therefore temporary in the location of the "Hotel Boutik" complex. In case you are looking for a hotel restaurant, then you will maybe not find what you are looking for, mainly also as...More

Thank Cantonadi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was seduced by chef´s blog saying that you will eat the food he would serve, period. It was not true, no as dramatic as I expected. Food was superb, attention individualized. Should I say that it could be better but materials in the Island...More

1  Thank fcortina
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I dined at this restaurant twice because the first time around the experience was so magical. The humor and friendliness of the chef along with romantic ambiance makes eating here a joy. The food is absolutely amazing and no matter what you get (though I...More

5  Thank Lukas R
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Kotaro is a piece of art. Everything was perfect: the best Japanese food we ever tried, ambience with amazing lightings, music, and of course, the chef who does all by himself and does absolutely amazing job.

3  Thank b_maja
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We ate here after a long day of hiking and the food was right on point. The food can be described in many ways, but if you like high end Japanese cuisine made by an eclectic Chilean man while listening to 80s French rock music,...More

4  Thank Adam Y
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This was a top rated restaurant in the island and we were not disappointed - very good Japanese food with fresh taste and simplicity. The chef is also a very interesting person - loves what he does and does everything himself - greeting, serving, cooking,...More

5  Thank Shreesh66
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Whilst on the island went to Kotaro based on what we found on TA. Food, ambiente and chef are simply great. Everything freshly cooked and unique in its taste. Yes, the music is loud, but an important part of this master piece of gastronomy.

2  Thank pilot1953
Reviewed 23 June 2017

After reading the signs outside the restaurant and the rules on his website, we just had to eat here. The owner and the food did not disappoint. The food is truly of the highest quality, and he is truly a mad scientist. If you are...More

4  Thank APChi
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Having read the reviews, the restaurant blog and the 'rules', my friend and I weren't sure what to expect from Kotaro, but we knew it would be an experience. It was absolutely fantastic from start to finish. The service was friendly and attentive, the ambience...More

4  Thank Happy_hol_tripper
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This place was amazing. Great Japanese food and really good service and atmosphere. Highly recommend

2  Thank Sam A
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$20,000 - US$70,000
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Hotu Matua, Hanga Roa, Easter Island, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Easter Island  >  Hanga Roa
  • Phone Number: +56 9 7255 7533
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Attention from the first of December until the thirty-first march we will be attending to all our reservations at the hotel Hare boutik since the restaurant is in reconstruction, same chef same hours the same rules but this time with much more style, for the first time with an incredible sunset in the mountains and right next to my new restaurant so please inform yourself about the rules on the web site and make a reservation
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