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Donde Blanca

#513 of 4,146 Restaurants in Santiago
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Las Condes
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Local 87 | San Pablo 943, Santiago 8320000, Chile
+56 2 2699 4052
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Los Angeles, California
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This is absolutely a must if you are visiting Mercado Central. The price is very reasonable. Portions are very generous. This would probably cost 2x anywhere else. The service is fantastic and depending on the time it could be packed with locals, meaning it must be good. And it is. I had the Albacore a la Plancha. With potato salad... More 

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Thank Chilenz
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Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Very nice restaurant with good fish and seafood meny. Reasonable pricing. The Restaurant is located inside the fish market (Mercado Central).

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Thank Per S
San Diego, California
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53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2015

The outside barker was so friendly and helpful, we had to go in and eat. The waiter was very helpful with the ordering of the dishes and recommendations We had salmon and the albacore dishes. One with salsa margarita, which was a cream sauce with little shrimp and clams over the fish. The salmon was placha (grilled) and very tasty.... More 

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Thank Maria W
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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133 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2015

After walking around the central market, we chose this place to have lunch. It was almost crowded; tables seemed to had been put in their place by a Tetris expert! We found one in the first floor next to the wall. The waiter was very attentive and had a good predisposition to answer our doubts at the time of choosing... More 

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Thank drmsol80
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Very nice food and No pressure. Very Nice Waiters. And always full op people. The fish and chips are the best.....................................

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Thank Adan C
Northern California
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299 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2014

We found Donde Blanca at the rear of the famous Mercado Central fish market and sea food restaurants. We looked for an out of the way place as far away from the big central restaurants with their too numerous hawkers and a place that was crowded. Donde Blanca filled these requirements. We were seated up stairs, which had several other... More 

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Thank LostLen
Curitiba, Brazil
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348 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2013

Santiago’s Mercado Central (Central Market) is a long-known place for good, in general fairly priced, seafood of all kinds. However, the experience shows that smaller, less touristic restaurants and eateries provide a better, more personal service at friendlier prices than the two or three big guys’ that currently dominate the central square on the main floor. This is exactly the... More 

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Campbell, California
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115 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2011

This restaurant is located in the back left corner of mercado central (when walking in through the front//main entrance). Avoid all the hustlers who "greet" you when you enter the market and just walk to the back. We mainly went in because there was no one harassing us to come in, and it was packed with non tourists. We were... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2008

The restaurant "Donde Blanca" is located in the Mercado Central. You have to walk a little around to find it. I was there two times, and if I have time I will definately go there again. Before you get your meal you receive some white bread and some chili sauce, like in almost all restaurants in Santiago. The sauce in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chilean, Latin, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Restaurant features
Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Local 87 | San Pablo 943, Santiago 8320000, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Santiago Metropolitan Region  >  Santiago>  > Las Condes
  • Neighbourhood: Las Condes
  • Phone Number: +56 2 2699 4052

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