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El Pimenton

Certificate of Excellence
Chilean, South American
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Ecuador # 27, Valparaiso 2380238, Chile
+56 9 9622 3024
13:00 - 00:30
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Sun 13:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 13:00 - 00:30
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed this place and highly recommend! The dishes are big and delicious. The staff are super friendly! I had the pastel de choclo, which was awesome. They even serve it with included wine! My girlfriend had the fries (forget the name). The place is a diamond in the rough. Highly recommend for some good food at a cheaper... More 

Thank Jamison C
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big and tasty empanadas, liquid pastel de choclo. The atmosphere is good and it's a nice and not expensive place for dinner.

Thank Lior B
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Worst place I have ever eaten in my life! I ordered the vegetarian chorrillana it was basically a bunch of vegetables chucked together on top of some soggy fries and an egg on top. Oh yeah and some peanuts?? My boyfriend ordered the meat chorillana which was terrible too and on one side tasted of cleaning products. If this is... More 

1 Thank Bolle Reddat M
Toowoomba, Australia
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Took a chance walking past and went in for a local dish - choclo something which was really filling, very tasty with corn,meggs, meat etc., and very reasonably priced. Our hostess was American so it was good to chat in English about the local delicacies and beverages. Very nice surroundings for a quick meal.

Thank Godfreyzohn
New Malden, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Very decent food. We shared the beef sausage onion and egg player. Was way to much for two. Good beer as well. It wasn't the cheapest option. But was good. About £18 for two.

Thank William T
Nykoping, Sweden
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Went here for my birthday with my cousins and friends and it was awesome! The fruit drinks were fresh and really tasty and the chorrillana with wine sauce and apple on the bottom definitely gave a different touch to it!

Thank Javiera P
Zierikzee, The Netherlands
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Our guide took us along to taste some Chilean dishes. For me it was the first time eating pastel de choclo and empanadas. It is a lovely place but could not find many locals there (is that a sign?) The food was not that good, the pastel was very runny and empanadas were bland and saturated with fat. Now I... More 

Thank Daan B
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

A small venue that looks very beautiful and old from the inside. It gives the impression of authenticity, but I think that is just for the tourists. The pastel de choclo was a bit bland, just as the empanadas. Ensalada Chilena was absolutely tasteless. The pisco sour was good! I would go here for a quick snack or just a... More 

Thank Pim M
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131 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

In Chile there are usually vegetarian options; pasta, pizza if you are lucky a rice dish. This restaurant has vegetarian versions of well known Chilean dishes. It offers something a little different. On the night that we ate here there was also some live music to add to the lively atmosphere. Well worth a visit and it will not break... More 

Thank DevonEcologist
Valparaiso, Chile
Level Contributor
11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

In hip porteño style, service OK and very delicious food. Big portions, think about sharing! I like thier concept, only having few choice but prepare what they have very good. Go there with friends.

Thank Cuntu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chilean, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 00:30
13:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ecuador # 27, Valparaiso 2380238, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +56 9 9622 3024

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