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Kuki Varua

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$$ - $$$
Seafood, Chilean, Polynesian, South American
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T Pito Othenua s/n, Easter Island, Chile
+56 81921940
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Today
12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 23:00
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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I've been living in Chile for about 2 years. And this is so far the best services I've been given. People who can anticipate what you need. This is just awesome. Apart of that the food was also amazing. We were nine and everybody was happy with their food. Price for all of that? Average of 15k CLP per person... More 

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Thank Guilherme D
Agnes Water, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I had the Salmon with mashed potato and it was so good I went back a few days later and ended up ordering the same. And again delicious!

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Thank Freddy00000
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

My partner and I happen to stumble upon this place while in Easter Island. We went in without any big expectations, but were nicely surprised. The service was better than what you would expect on the island. We ordered ceviche and it was the best we've ever had. The portion was enormous, the fish was fresh and the flavor was... More 

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Thank Piotr S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

the restaurant is well located, near the harbour. the tuna ceviche is simply the best we ever had. I recommend it

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Thank Marco P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Excellent attention, and they serve one of the best fishes we ate in Rapa Nui. Haute cuisine, with friendly prices!

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Thank Sara S
Innsbruck, Austria
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

The restaurant is centrally located on Te Pito O Te Henua (navel of the world) street, near the quay (caleta) and across from the soccer field. In 2012, I visited the (then) new restaurant Kuki Varua for the first time. Upstairs, there was a bar and a terrace with a pleasant view. They offered a varied menu of fish, meat,... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

We dropped into here for lunch because it was not crowded and advertised local fish. The service was slow and indifferent. We watched the people at the table next to us worry and complain because they waited a long time for their order and needed to catch a tour. We ordered the local snapper but got dried out overcooked tuna.... More 

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Thank Tom H
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

After a slow start, the waiter became quite friendly and spoke good English. I only had the mixed seafood casserole, which was packed with seafood, but was a little lacking in character. I sat upstairs which had a good view and enjoyed a few beers.

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Corsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

As our LAN flight was delayed, we received a voucher for lunch here. We sat upstairs looking over the sports field and seafront view. Lunch was local fish and mashed potatoes. Quality was delicious and we wished we had tried this restaurant out earlier in the week for more tasty fish. They did a great job feeding lots of people... More 

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Thank SunforSarah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

Our cheapest meal was here and it was excellent. My bf had the ceviched while I had the "meat in its juices" (which is basically like a pot roast) it was delicious and for the both of us about $30USD. Much cheaper than other options around. The only downside is it was randomly closed during our trip so we couldn't... 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$29
Cuisine
Seafood, Chilean, Polynesian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: T Pito Othenua s/n, Easter Island, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Easter Island
  • Phone Number: +56 81921940
Description
Family-run traditional restaurant with great location. Close to the main center on Easter Island (Rapa Nui)and with balcony seating overlooking the ocean.
Serving a range of delicious local specialities, including seasonal fresh fish, steak and lobster. Locally sourced fruits are used for our desserts and fresh juices. A full bar and coffee and tea are also available.
Suitable for groups and menus available in French, English and Spanish with helpful, friendly staff.

An ideal location for watching the sunset with a tasty local meal.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?