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Fogon Las Buenas Brasas

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Latin, Seafood, Soups, Chilean
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San Pedro 543, Puerto Varas, Chile
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

great place, we got advised to go there by our local guide, and we ate there both nights (one time the fish and one time the meat). It is a big restaurant, very busy but they know what they do. And the food is simply great! Absolute worth it and not expensive.

Thank atsef
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I love this restaurant and have been coming here for years. The food is exceptional and the service is great with waiters who speak multiple languages. Food is served quickly but you are not made to feel rushed and can dine leisurely for hours if you wish. The congrio fish is my favourite dish served with the... More 

Thank Georgia W
Level Contributor
17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't be put off by the appearance - the steak off the fogon cooked where you can see it sizzling was fantastic & the oysters were fresh & delicious - we're definitely going back!

Thank livinitup2015
Boston, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here by the recommendations of or taxi driver. Bummer. It was BY FAR the worst food of our three days in Puerto Varas. There were three of us eating, and no one liked their food. The fried fish wasn't very fresh, and the breading was really soggy, thick and mushy. The fries were fine, but rather bland. I... More 

Thank shonagirl99
Fairmont Hot Springs, Canada
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99 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to eat crab and other seafood then this is the place for you. Make sure you have a reservation or you may be disappointed f you try to eat after 7pm. We loved it so much we went back a second night and it was just as good. The crab and avocado was just great and the... More 

Thank David K D
London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on New Year's Day as there wasn't a lot else open in Puerto Varas. Situated at the very end of cul-de-sac the entrance is hidden away. The decor is bright with a view onto a garden out back and they have tables outside. It's a busy no-nonsense type of place. The menu offers a basic selection of fish,... More 

Thank Sicane
Port Charlotte, Florida
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just left the place and could not forget to comment that we had the best meal from Chile here with a very reasonable price and great service. We had crab claws, salmon and steaks and absolutely everything was perfect and delicious We will be back!

Thank Virginia524
Johns Creek, Georgia
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193 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived about 6:00pm. We got lots of attention, even tried a sample of an appetizer before we decided. We got dinners after appetizers and then it got really busy. It was difficult to get anyone's attention to get the check and pay. Aside from that dinner was good. For appetizers we had the sea urchin salad and green bean... More 

Thank Busy Marie
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We selected this restaurant because of the ratings and reviews, however, this experience was terrible. I have eaten sea food in many different areas of Chile and in restaurants much less fancy and expensive and have never become sick from the food. I chose the Caldillo de Congrio as congrio is one of my favorites. Within two hours, I was... More 

1 Thank R_newbury
Kingston, Washington
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

This is a restaurant where Chileans eat. Service was fast, menu was filled with excellent choices of the best fresh seafood and meat. Selections varied from cold platters to soups. Entrees were generous. King crab was perfect. Restaurant is in the main waterfront area, but tucked down a short street. The Sunday afternoon I ate here had all tables filled,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Seafood, Soups, Chilean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Pedro 543, Puerto Varas, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Los Lagos Region  >  Puerto Varas
  • Phone Number: 065-234154

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