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Caracoles/Toconao, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
55 851547
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2014

After our meal at Café Export we can't believe this place isn't higher up on tripadvisor! We had the set menu which gave you two choices for starter and main plus a dessert. There are some options for vegetarians/pescatarians. The whole staff was so friendly and made us feel very comfortable. The juices are freshly squeezed and taste amazing. Our... More 

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Thank Mirrimaria
Santiago, Chile
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

Cool decor, with a good happy hour menu during the evening. Place has a good vibe and some lovely open fire pits to keep you warm on them cold Atacama nights.

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Thank willern
Hong Kong, China
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538 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 394 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014

Highly rated in guide books, Export Bar is probably the only decent after-hours hangout in Atacama. Well, that's bad news if you're a night owl because every single tourist in Atacama must have been there the night my friends and I were there. Our hostel told us this was a regular occurrence. As a result, we waited over an hour... More 

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Thank Mei L
London, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

This place is unfortunately the only thing open in San Pedro on a Saturday night. For this reason the door staff take it on themselves to become obnoxious, power hungry and rude. If the place is full, ask people to queue and let them in as people leave, shouting at potential customers is unacceptable. The beers are expensive, the food... More 

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Munich, Germany
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2014

Great drinks (try the Pisco Sour - amazing!), super friendly staff and cool music - we had lots of fun spending our time there! It's the place to be when you wanna know what happens after the last round.

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Thank gaby r
Neede, The Netherlands
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2014 via mobile

The lively atmosphere of a bar mixed with a restaurant was quite nice, there even was a DJ playing decent-ish music. The food was good, and the menu offered excellent value for money; not unimportant in Chile!

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Thank Tom K
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2014 via mobile

After a couple of nights in San Pedro we decided to eat here. A nice cat was sitting at the table next to ours, on my way to the restroom I stumbled upon a dog, way out stepped into a poorly covered large hole in the floor. I ordered the quinoa risotto and here is when pet friendly reaches a... More 

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Thank Lorraine B
Stanford, California
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2013

This place was recommended to us by locals. We went twice. The first night our empanadas took forever to come (but it was one of the busiest weekends of the year). However, they were humungous and delicious and totally made up for the wait. Our drinks that night were super tasty. The second time we went was just for drinks... More 

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Thank hmcblack
TN USA
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2012

Let me start by saying almost everything in San Pedro is a bit pricey but considering how far in e middle of no where you are, it's worth the extra for a bit of comfort. I had the risotto de quinoa and it was delicious! Almost like a heavy soup, plent of vegetable and lots of queso....friends had the pizza... More 

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Thank GenaTTnUsa
Chile
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99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2012

It smees it is the only place where you can dance. I didn't understand if it is forbidden to have parties or places for dancing in San Pedro, but the dance stopped at a moment the police was closer. And the place must be closed by 2 am. I had no drinks but I have the feeling that this is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Caracoles/Toconao, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Antofagasta Region  >  San Pedro de Atacama
  • Phone Number: 55 851547

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