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El Galeon

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Centro Histórico
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Ismael Valdes Vergara 956, Santiago, Chile
+56 2 2696 4258
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant was booked by our tour guide to end our city tour. He left us in the hands of the staff after enjoying a Pisco Sour with us. We ordered food and drinks including 2 bottles of water. When the Waiter arrived back with the drinks we spotted that he'd brought 2 bottles of Voss. I immediately asked him... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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433 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was an experience.... the food was quite average. The fish was a real disappointment as the main market is essentially a fish market. I expected better although I had read about the many people disappointed with this place. Wifi was impossible to access. Service was OK but not great. The Pisco Sours were excellent.

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Thank CharlesSeems
Perth, Australia
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837 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 303 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of the Mercado Central seafood markets this restaurant has modern tasteful décor with quality largely seafood menu & friendly competent service Has mixed reviews but our dinner was very pleasant & enjoyable

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Thank Darrel J
Joinville, SC
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65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had a bad experience in this restaurant. Waitress did not care to understand another language than spanish. The main food was cold and when I payed the bill, the change was wrong.

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Thank Eduardo V
Bundaberg
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to El Galeon on advice from someone else. I had a great seafood dish with a glass of wine that was ok.

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Thank 417josepht
The Hague, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You are pulled in by pushers. The restaurant looks ok and seems clean. The reason for the low rating is that the fish one orders is not the fish being served. P.e. The ceviche ordered as 'sea bass' only was served with what seems an inferior species. Similarly the sole classico ordered came of a species which definitely was NOT... More 

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Thank blijdest
NYC
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had a very quick stop for lunch as we were getting close to start our wine tour. The staff was very pleasant and accommodating and my husband loved his Arroz Pacifico, which was sort like a seafood risotto. I had a seafood combination sauteed in a garlic sauce, which was just ok. The shrimps were the size of my... More 

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Thank Shellsea05
paraty
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

This restaurant is located at Mercado Central together with many other restaurants. It offers air conditioning and a decent bathroom, two important features in the location. Restaurants offer similar food at similar price, overpriced. Free pisco sour (up to two per person) and large servings add to its advantage. Good ceviches and "centolla", one orlder serves two

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London, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

It's a good clean spot for a serviceable lunch. It probably won't blow you away but it'll fill a hole while you wait for lunch!

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Thank Rufus S
Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

My wife and I were taken to El Galeon by our tour guide as part of a city tour. We ate from a set menu and our guide seemed to know many of the staff, so I think that worked to our benefit based on reading some of the other reviews. The mixed seafood platter was great and the wine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Soups, Chilean, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ismael Valdes Vergara 956, Santiago, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Santiago Metropolitan Region  >  Santiago>  > Centro Histórico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Histórico
  • Phone Number: +56 2 2696 4258

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