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ViaVia Cafe

Almirante Montt 217, Valparaiso 2380008, Chile
+56 32 319 2134
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“papas fritas” (3 reviews)
“belgium beer” (3 reviews)
“chili” (10 reviews)
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Belgian, Cafe, European, Chilean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Almirante Montt 217, Valparaiso 2380008, Chile
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1 - 10 of 105 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our favorite place @ Cerro Alegre. They have an excellent daily menu and very good main dishes. The Belgian chocolate fondue is a must! It is literally a bit hidden in an alley...

Thank fgallegoy
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Via Via Cafe and Hotel was an absolute pleasure from start to finish! I've been traveling in Chile for 1 month and this hotel and restaurant offers everything an extranjero wants and needs. Bottled water, comfortable sheets, cozy warm environment right in be heart of...More

Thank Sarah W
Ewoud D, Gerente at ViaVia Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thanks for your kind words and we are glad you enjoyed your stay

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice café inside or outside. Best pico sour sour in town !! 2800chs. If happy hour 2 pico sours for 5000chs ;-)

Thank Hoan T
Reviewed 13 July 2017

When i was on vacation in Valpo, i went for dinner in ViaVia almost every day because the kitchen is really great. A perfect choice on the menu, fresh foods and a perfect friendly service. I liked the variety of Belgian beers, perfect to hang...More

Thank janjanssens
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Very very slowly and indifferently. No recommend. Moreover, our friends, the whole company came here, too, was dissatisfied.More

Thank kuzmitskiy
Ewoud D, Gerente at ViaVia Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear Kuzmitskiy, We are very sorry to hear you were dissatisfied. To help us improve we would be grateful if you could send us an email with some more information. What day did you come by and with what group? What was the reason of...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

This hotel is in a fantastic location. It's very small (4 rooms) and charming. The staff is helpful and pleasant. We stayed here 4 nights. It was quiet while at the same time being in one of the best areas of Valparaiso - surrounded by...More

1  Thank OrangeLadyT
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I ordered menu of the day which included a starter, main course, and desert. The waiter asked me did I want desert and I told him yes, it was part of the menu of the day. However I'm not sure he understood at the time,...More

Thank Stephen R
Ewoud D, Gerente at ViaVia Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Dear guest, We are very sorry if the communication during your lunch was difficult or even rude. Most of the waiters speak a little bit english but we apologize if you felt bad because of the miscommunication. Regards

Reviewed 11 April 2017

A great little restaurant tucked away out of sight. Run by a Belgium couple, they offer wonderful Belgium cuisine and fine Belgium beers.

Thank Andy-Dana
Ewoud D, Gerente at ViaVia Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Thanks for the great comments and we are glad you enjoyed your experience at ViaVia!

Reviewed 1 March 2017

We had lunch at Via Via, recommended to us by local friends. It's set in a lovey courtyard with views of Valpo. Food was delicious with a Belgian theme. The chips are a massive highlight - really well cooked. Staff are very friendly and also...More

Thank NomadicBoys
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have not been to our most favourite restaurant in Valparaíso for quite some time! My husband is unwell at the moment and find it difficult to sit and enjoy for hours on end as we used to do at ViaVia Café in their lovely...More

Thank Reinet101
Ewoud D, Gerente at ViaVia Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Dear Reinet, We also hope to see you and Pieter back soon in our ViaVia. Always a pleasure to have you in our restaurant! We hope Pieter gets well soon. Ewoud

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Belgian, Cafe, European, Chilean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Almirante Montt 217, Valparaiso 2380008, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +56 32 319 2134
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ViaViaCafe Valparaiso is a Belgian Bistro in a restored Art Deco house of the 1940´s. In our restaurant with a large, green terrace on Cerro Alegre Valparaiso, you can eat typical Belgian sweet or savory snacks such as waffles or Belgian stew in beer sauce with fries. You can also enjoy our Belgian beers, or a breezy martini or a glass of wine. Our restaurant is located on Cerro Alegre, 20 meters from Cerro Concepcion, in the UNESCO world heritage site of the port of Valparaíso.Brussels Waffles: These light and crispy waffles from Brussels, the capital of Belgium, are internationally renowned. Crepes are light pancakes, which can be served sweet or savory. Sweet crepes in ViaViaCafe are served with fruit and whipped cream or with chocolate sauce.Do you prefer savory? Then you should definitely try our salty crepes. A nutritious snack that is served in France and Belgium as a refreshment or light lunch. Beer stew with Belgian fries = Thé ViaViaCafe’s classic dish: slow cooked beef in a spicy beer sauce, served with hand cut fries that are baked twice until crispy in vegetable oil.
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