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Cerro Alegre. Almirante Montt 427, Valparaiso 2380028, Chile
+56 32 259 2492
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sun 20:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 16:00
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yum yum yum! Not the cheapest in town but still worth every cent! The meal included salad, rice and a dessert (which I probably didn't need) but it was all tasty. Would have preferred to be able to pay a bit less and just have the main.

Thank Emmy M
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We first found this restaurant on trip adviser and went back twice.It was the best thai food that we have had outside of thailand.My son got the phad thai twice and I got panang curry with tofu, also twice. My husband got phad thai and the chicken curry. We loved it all and will definitely visit again if we are... More 

Thank Cara N
Victorville, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Close to our hotel in Valparaiso is this small gem we discovered. All entrées come with salad and dessert, its small so sit by the window and people watch. Love the pad Thai! We thought we were in California (:!

Thank Yemela G
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We have enjoyed this restaurant two or three times before because of its Thai dishes. They offer a menu that includes a salad, main and dessert. It is not cheap, (16500 per menu), but in our previous experiences it has been worthy it. Unfortunately, after our experience today I can't rate it as highly. Firstly, the service was quite slow.... More 

Thank Malba B
Valparaiso, Chile
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I've been to this restaurant 4 times in the course of three years and has never let me down. Food and service have always been excellent. I like mild spicy food, probably a 4 in a scale of 1 to 10, and I must say they have always guess it right. In case you want more, but you are afraid... More 

Thank Harry U
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I really wanted to give it a better rate. Whilst having dinner with my wife I was trying to find reasons to like it more but... Food was nice she said to me but thats all I could say. Nice but not delicious and for the price (a bit on the high side) certainly not the best deal around. A... More 

Thank Eduardo T
New York, NY
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

My husband and I had a wonderful dinner here. The price seemed a little high, but it was a large entree and included a salad and dessert. The waitress was pleasant and helped point out the vegan dishes on the menu. There were tofu options for all entrees and sorbet for dessert. Nice beer and wine selection.

Thank lilfrisky8
Patagonia, Arizona
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

Terrific food and good ambience. We love Thai food, and were surprised to find it in this neighborhood. Possibly the best we've ever eaten. Recommend highly!

Thank brightoaf
La Jolla, California
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128 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

It has been difficult finding authentic Thai restaurants in Chile. Although Samsara also does not meet the authentic level, it is nevertheless a very nice place with good food. DH had the green curry and thought the vegetables were fresh and nicely prepared, but although pleasantly flavorful, it was not spicy enough. On a scale of 5, the spice level... More 

Thank ElleLaJolla
New York City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

This was our first dinner in Valparaiso. After being away from home for over two weeks we missed Asian food and were skeptical in trying Thai food in Chile. To our surprise, the food was authentic and delicious. The flavors were on point and the ingredients were fresh and well prepared. The menu is only in Spanish but the waiter... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
20:00 - 00:00
20:00 - 00:00
20:00 - 00:00
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cerro Alegre. Almirante Montt 427, Valparaiso 2380028, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +56 32 259 2492

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