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Espiritu Santo

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Hector Calvo 392, Valparaiso 2381529, Chile
+56 32 327 0443
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh and good quality ingredients cooked with honesty and creativity. The tiradito was great, as well as the fish, but what really impressed me were the sweetbreads, absolutely divine. The espiritu santo cocktail was fresh and delicious. This place is a must if you visit Valparaiso and are interested in good food.

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Thank lavivis
Santiago, Chile
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166 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I enjoyed a lunch here on a sunny Saturday afternoon. Our party of 5 easily reserved one of the two outside tables, although there isn't much of a view. Initially, the service was prompt. Menus arrived quickly, drinks not far behind. The main dishes range in price from 12,900 to 14,800, among the priciest in Valparaiso. But I will not... More 

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Hinesburg, Vermont
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the Boutique Cabernet Hotel, just down the street, and didn't feel like going back into town. We had passed this restaurant a few times and thought we'd give it a try. It far exceeded any expectations we had. Both the physical space as well as the food were elegant. We shared a main dish of rock... More 

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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The service was good and they have their own cocktail which is good. The dishes were creative and there was a variety. The deserts were less good. Take a taxi - don't walk there, the neighborhood is unpleasant.

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Thank לילך פ
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We were staying just a bit further up the road from this restaurant and had been advised to go to another restaurant nearby. On finding it closed that day we were concerned as to where we would eat, having been told by our hotel that it was too dangerous to walk into town after 6pm and wary of taking a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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117 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We only stumbled across Espíritu Santo because, after our visit to La Sebastiana, we thought we'd have a look at the Parroquia Las Carmelitas. It was lunch time, we were both hungry after a morning meandering around the streets of Cerro Alegre and Cerro Bella Vista, they were just opening... So why not? What a happy accident. Furnished with a... More 

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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

A small and modern gem of a restaurant a comfortable walk from Neruda's house in Valparaiso. The food was truly delicious, lovingly prepared with fresh local ingredients. Our favourites were the amazingly tasty tongue starter and the exquisite oxtail ravioli. Great wines from the region. The staff were super-friendly and professional and we were greeted warmly by the owner who... More 

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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Great food. Great service. Loved everything about this place. Server was so sweet to us and great menu.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Love this charming restaurant hidden in the residential area where you have to climb up the hill to get to. Great menu, great food and great service! The owner came to chat with everyone to make sure everyone was happy there! Highly recommend!

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Thank aquahles
Atlanta, Georgia
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35 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We were late for lunch -- the kitchen was already closed -- and still they accommodated us thanks to the owner Laura's attention. We loved the food! Most dishes it seems have rock fish in them. The two dishes we had, with rock fish, were exceptional, very different and very tasty. The desert with kumquats was amazing. The service excellent.... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 30
Cuisine
Seafood, Chilean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hector Calvo 392, Valparaiso 2381529, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +56 32 327 0443

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