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El Galeon

££ - £££Seafood, Soups,
Ismael Valdes Vergara 956, Santiago, Chile
+56 2 2696 4258
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“seafood” (44 reviews)
“crab” (14 reviews)
“empanadas” (18 reviews)
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Seafood, Soups, Chilean, South American
££ - £££
Ismael Valdes Vergara 956, Santiago, Chile
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

The Galeon Restaurant is located in el mercado central. The seafood is fresh and delicious. The empanadas de mariscos are fantastic. We ordered a Sentolla (giant crab). The waiter does all the work in extracting the crab meat. Warning the bill for two was about...More

Thank Julian G
Reviewed 4 April 2018

I asked for the paella with seafood, but instead was given the paila which is basically a seafood stew! It was OK, basically seafood in a fish soup so I didn't ask to change. The caldillo was quite good. The bottle of Corillera wine was...More

Thank Kaz P
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

The service and friendly attention was amazing and the food (try the crab) was like nothing I’ve ever experienced before.. expensive but worth a treat!

Thank Amandina69
Reviewed 23 March 2018

We had stopped at this restaurant as part of a food tour and found ourselves two days later in the market area. The restaurant is clean and bright and has an interesting menu so we decided to have lunch. We had a local grilled fish,...More

Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here whilst visiting Santiago and had a perfectly good meal. It's not a fancy restaurant, but it's tidy, clean and well-organised. They offer local specialities such as Pastel de Choclo (corn pie) and, for non-Engish speakers, feature pictures of some dishes on...More

Thank Chobham2013
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Two different people suggested this restaurant and now that we tried it, we can't understand why as we really did not like the food. We split one of the fishlatters and although the shrimp were okay, they were nothing special. The calamari was the best...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Overpriced. Food quality average to poor. Asked for sea bass, served thin dry fibrous fish. Strong pressure to order king crab grossly overpriced. Avoid. At this price range try La Mar or so many better choices in Santiago.

Thank _ldearaujo
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We enjoyed our fresh King Crab, but the two of us were struggling to finished it, of which the dishonest waiter had up-sell us from a small crab USD$98 to Medium USD$148. This resturant is a tourist trap. It has guitarists singing folk songs then...More

1  Thank Fanny L
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We wree referred here by our tour guide and this was the only thing she whiffed on all day. The service was quite good: prompt and friendly. The seafood soup was OK. The seafood empanadas would pass for OK in my country, but are pretty...More

Thank Shawnino
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Was referred to this restaurant by our tour guide who highly recommended this restaurant located in the fish markets in Santiago. The food was good and tasty but in terms of value we didn’t think that this restaurant represented good value but it was a...More

Thank Ozboyz22
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ismael Valdes Vergara 956, Santiago, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Santiago Metropolitan Region  >  Santiago>  > Centro Histórico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Histórico
  • Phone Number: +56 2 2696 4258
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