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La Cuisine

O'Higgins 1037, Punta Arenas, Chile
+56 61 222 8641
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lasagna” (20 reviews)
“king crab” (36 reviews)
“duck” (4 reviews)
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French, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
O'Higgins 1037, Punta Arenas, Chile
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Reviewed yesterday

A change of pace from the usual fare in Chile. Excellent French inspired cuisine made with the freshest ingredients. Highly recommended, but reservations needed as it is small and justifiably busy.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Martyn H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wandered into La Cuisine as a change of pace. We liked the ambiance and menu was definitely a change from the local nice seafood restaurants. Our cheese plate first course was excellent! 8 nice French cheeses ranging from Brie/camembert to Roquefort. Delicious! My companion...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cantelope7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having made a reservation we were warmly welcomed by the chef and wait staff at La Cuisine. I would recommend making a reservation if possible as people did have to wait for tables as the place was full during the evening. A great menu, which...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RealHoltyboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ever since be Ushuaia, l have not taken a dinner is good. This restaurant is a French restaurant, ordered king crabs lasagna and scallops and shrimp. Delicious desert coffee with 3 desert, and everything chocolate etc

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lichefong
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

It lives up to the reviews, good quality French food down near the water, it gets busy so go early or book. The chef is very friendly and the food as you would expect. Worth the visit

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bruiser99
Reviewed October 26, 2018

Lovely meal in a restaurant that is very French in the middle of Chile. The French chef was friendly, the service good. Food range a little limited, but adequate. Wine and beer totally fine. This is a great alternative to the 'typical' seafood restaurants that...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 627pw2015
Reviewed September 6, 2018

I had an enjoyable if not entirely memorable meal here. The service was friendly and attentive; the ambiance, cheerful but not irritatingly so; the food very good, but not exceptional. I had three courses: escargot, which was perhaps the best course, the king crab, which...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Travelingman074
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Intimate and cozy, but the food was great. Don't let it's small size fool you. I don't think that you can go wrong with any selection

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Kintasays
Reviewed March 23, 2018

We tried La Cuisine based on our hotel staff's recommendation and we are very pleased. Their king crab is fresh and sweet. We tried local rabbit dish, various fish dishes, lamb and even guanaco stew. All were delicious and well done. Be sure to make...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank HB W
Reviewed March 4, 2018

The day menu is amazing, the preparation and the food, are very good. And the price is very good. It was a very good surprise!

Date of visit: March 2018
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December 10, 2018|
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Response from RealHoltyboy | Reviewed this property |
They take credit cards.
February 28, 2018|
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Response from arnoudm397 | Reviewed this property |
Wow, wouldn't know. Guess it's open: most restaurants open on Good Friday. Send a WhatsApp to be sure. In Chili, this is a normal way to communicate, also as a first contact
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
7:15 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
7:15 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
7:15 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
7:15 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
7:15 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
7:15 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: O'Higgins 1037, Punta Arenas, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Magallanes Region  >  Punta Arenas
  • Phone Number: +56 61 222 8641
We are a new french restaurant in Punta Arenas, attended by their owners, a french chef and her local wife in the dinning room. French food with local products, cool music and good service.
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