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Pica Mar Adentro

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Avenida Costanera 20 | Peñuelas, La Serena, Chile
56512240121
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12:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 - 19:30
Mon 12:30 - 23:00
Tue 12:30 - 23:30
Wed - Fri 12:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:30 - 00:00
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We went there for lunch, the waiter was very kind and friendly, so the attention was good enough. Regarding the food, simply delicious and abundant. A very recommended place for lunch or dinner.

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Thank Gerardo N
Santiago, Chile
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97 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Great local seafood for good value. The seafood empanadas and the ceviche were good. Ask for the fresh fish and seafood that they get locally each day.

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Thank Jonathan L
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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85 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

If you are looking for a place to feed your fifteen kids, here it is - huge portions fit for two or more, ceviche is great, everything else not so. Bummer.

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Thank TimmyOT
Maradentrorest, Propietario at Pica Mar Adentro, responded to this review

hello thanks for leave your feedback , your opinion count but if you can be more specific next time will be great . fortunately we have lot of people who think we are the best restaurant in the region but for us the most important thing is that our clients get satisfaction in our services and for that we need... More 

La Serena, Chile
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Since the tsunami of 2015, Mar Adentro has rebuilt itself with the help of all its employees. It was a great restaurant before, it's a great restaurant after. The service is attentive and polite and the fish and seafood is just wonderful. A great place to experience Chilean cuisine.

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Thank BenBedard
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Fantastic dinner. As other reviews say, this has to be one of the best seafood restaurants in La Serena. Friendly staff. Great evening.

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1 Thank Trudie W
Vancouver, Canada
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73 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

Friend's roommate who lives here brought us to this place, which apparently had just re-opened (end of Nov 2015) in a new location that's bigger. The existing Tripadvisor location is no longer valid - new location is amongst the "restaurant row" along Avenida Costanera and Calle Penuelas Sur, just southwest of the casino/hotel. After ordering the required pisco sour and... More 

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Thank jsgiguere
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28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2011

Amazing view of beach, nice people attending. Incredible sea food and low price. I ate an Mariscal with all kind of sea food and shells, ufff what a god pleasure. My wife had a Lenguado tipical zone fish with with butter, an amazing taste and flavour. Is near all the hotels, easy to get there in car or just walking... More 

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5 Thank Travelchile
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2011

We had a very good service with wonderfull dinner at this place, " Pica Mar dentro" is a special restaurant . Coming back next time we come to La Serena for holydays. Is located in costanera avenue, is the most important and beautiful avenue in the city.

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4 Thank Fred_Ny574
Santiago, Chile
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2011

Some colleagues took me here this week and the food is out of this world - never had such good seafood! I had a seafood empanada and grilled reineta (?) with chips and thoroughly enjoyed it. Am already planning my next visit when I'll def be having their fish soup. Furthermore, the price is reasonable and the service was great.... More 

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7 Thank eurojen
Nashville, Tennessee
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2010

This is a hole in the wall with superb seafood and service. The name itself, "Picá" refers to a Chilean word meaning a place that few know and has great food. It certainly lives up to its name. The food is fresh and perfectly well cooked and seasoned. Fish, shellfish and assorted side dishes are promptly served with a friendly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Cuisine
Seafood, Soups, Chilean, South American, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 19:30
Monday
12:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Costanera 20 | Peñuelas, La Serena, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Coquimbo Region  >  La Serena
  • Phone Number: 56512240121

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