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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” (19 reviews)
“king crab” (34 reviews)
“duck” (4 reviews)
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French, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
O'Higgins 1037, Punta Arenas, Chile
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1 - 10 of 158 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

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!

1  Thank mairamarques
Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

At lunch try the special. Three courses, wine and cheaper that the regular menu. Full all the time, so try to reserve.

1  Thank Francisco O
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

We were recommended this place and it did not disappoint. The food is great! The service can be a little slow though as they only seem to have 2 members of staff.

Thank Namjerik
Reviewed February 12, 2018

The food was fresh, well presented and so very tasty. Classical dishes and some innovations by the chef were all great. I took the gamble with snails and I felt like i was in Paris, every dish and especially desert were great. They never rushed...More

Thank leramd30
Reviewed February 9, 2018

We wanted to check for ourselves why this restaurant is rated #1 in both Trip Advisor and Yelp. We see why. Not elegant, but cozy. Not over the top with linens, silverware and stuffy waiters, but comfortable like someone wanted to impress you at their...More

2  Thank MarkV709
Reviewed February 4, 2018

3 of us visited this place on Friday night having seen great reviews of the place. The crab lasagna was recommended. Unfortunately our experience didn't reflect the reviews with slow service too few staff on duty and the crab lasagne was disappointed. There was crab...More

Thank Mick R
Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

If in Punta Arenas, you should definitely go here. Had two appetizers - the fresh crab legs and the scallops with vegetables. Both were excellent as was the salmon main dish which my wife and I shared. This and two glasses of wine for about...More

1  Thank TSfoodreview
Reviewed January 30, 2018

Nice, Cozy restaurant, been there for the New Year Eve Dinne. The Food was awesome and the restaurant was kind enough to make me vegetarian items instead of the sea food as I was not a sea food fan, my wife mentioned the seafood courses...More

2  Thank kramki75
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Questions & Answers
February 28, 2018|
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Response from Arnoud M | 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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Sharon G
October 13, 2017|
Response from Balazo8 | Reviewed this property |
You could call them perhaps. Punta Arenas is small -- I am confident you could walk right in without a wait. I like your organization though!
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
7:30 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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