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Artesanos n0 681 | Recoleta, Santiago 8320000, Chile
+56 2 2732 9856
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Santiago, Chile
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

We were excited to try Foodlays since it comes very highly recommended, but after one time, we don't plan on going back. Nothing was wrong, but for the same quality of meal that can be found elsewhere for much lower prices, there isn't any value. Service was typical of Chile - very passive - and the dim sum just didn't... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

I have a hard time in the US finding real Chinese food and I was surprised to be shown this gem of a restaurant near the Vega Central in Santiago. The restaurant is on the third floor of an unimpressive building. Go up through the escalators or the elevator. Everything we ate was delicious. I particularly enjoyed the fried Robalo,... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

Nice variety of Cantonese and some Szechuan, as well as southern Chinese food. Service was excellent and prompt. Favour a were good. The eggplant dish with either minced beef or pork is awesome. Dim sum is good but not that many options, the only reason I would give it a 4/5. But I will come back with pleasure. Our family... More 

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Valparaiso, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

The last review of this place I saw called it 'alternative Chinese food in a Cantonese dominated country' - pay no attention. This is actual Cantonese food in a tex-mexified 'comida en el estilo cantonesa' country. It is the only passable Chinese food I have eaten in Chile in my going on two years here, and indeed better than the... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2013

Foodlays is a very large, indeed, spacious restaurant on nearly the top floor of a multistory "mall" in the La Vega section of Santiago. La Vega is a vast partly open-air market, offering everything from canned goods to fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as meat and fish. Foodlays is located adjacent to La Vega on the street Artesanos, which... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2013

I am from Hong Kong. Very surprised I can have food which taste just like those from home. I can say it is even better than lots of restaurant of HK. We tried many things, all are really good. they have traditional Guang Dong Dim Sum. Below are some recommended. - rice roll with beef or shrimp or bbq pork... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese
Meals
Lunch
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Artesanos n0 681 | Recoleta, Santiago 8320000, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Santiago Metropolitan Region  >  Santiago
  • Phone Number: +56 2 2732 9856
Description
Nouveau restaurant et c'est un VRAI CANTONNAIS, cuisine authentique mais 2 cartes, une pour chiliens et une pour les chinois (traduit en espagnol ) est ouvert depuis 2 mois je crois

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?