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Viva la Vida

££ - £££, Latin, Seafood
Constitucion 156 | Bellavista, Providencia-Bellavista, Santiago 8320000, Chile
+56 2 2735 6083
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“pollo al” (2 reviews)
“risotto” (3 reviews)
“ceviche” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Latin, Seafood, Chilean, Gastropub
££ - £££
Constitucion 156 | Bellavista, Providencia-Bellavista, Santiago 8320000, Chile
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great restaurant! Shared pastel de choclo and the house special fish dish. Both were delicious and generous portions. Good value and the menu isn't in English, so that adds to the authenticity of the food. I recommend this restaurant and wish I'd found it earlier...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Diego flagged us down as we walked from the funicular and Pablo Neruda's house in the Bellavista district, and we're glad he did. We were looking for a local lunch spot and this hit the target. Great mixed empanada platter, ceviche, sopapillas, and my only...More

Thank Ed H
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Went for a short stroll in Santiago after checking into my airport hotel from London. Order the Pollo al Cognac which was a chicken leg in a rice soup served with fries served with a bread with onion and tomato dip. All very nice and...More

Thank NaturesMoments
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The Viva la vida is an appreciated alternative to the often fast food based restaurants in Santiago. Its meals are prepared super well and healty. Not only the kitchen stafff but also our waiter Nacho did his work with passion and recommended meals without being...More

Thank silviamoebus
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We were there for lunch and were served with the most delicious pastel de choclo and a risotto with quinoa! Super friendly staff and a cosy patio in the backyard. Great espresso quality. Clean toilets.

Thank TM6210
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We were staying closeby for a night in transit and wanted something local and nearby for dinner, stumbling over this place. No real expectations, but decided on beers and cerviche for dinner. Why not? And it was AMAZING! One of the best that I have...More

Thank GeorgeParam
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We ordered oysters and Gazpacho. What came was scallops rather than oysters but then maybe that's what scallops are called here, and so I reserve judgement on that one in case I'm wrong. Our Gazpacho took a very long time to arrive. About 30 minutes,...More

Thank BruceFarquhar
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Ate here with friends and had a delicious stuffed crêpe with vegetables and cheese. Others had the Chicken a la plancha with vegetables. Everything was freshly prepared and delicious. Nice neighborhood restaurant with plenty of others to choose from. We've eaten here before and we...More

Thank nbmiami
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A terrible seafood risotto: 80% rice, 20% vague, unfresh, hard-to-identify seafood pieces, including >>> CRAB STICKS<<<. (crab stick is NOT REAL CRAB, it's a cheap leftover of fish industry processed and made look like crab meat). It is an INSULT to be served that as...More

1  Thank Roman S
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This cafe was near our hotel. One day at about 5 pm we wanted a cup of coffee. We stopped by and talked to the waiter, who was out in front in the outdoor cafe area. I asked him if the cafe was serving coffee...More

1  Thank Margie C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Latin, Seafood, Chilean, Gastropub
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 23:59
09:00 - 23:59
09:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Constitucion 156 | Bellavista, Providencia-Bellavista, Santiago 8320000, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Santiago Metropolitan Region  >  Santiago
  • Phone Number: +56 2 2735 6083
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