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Damiana Elena

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££££
Italian, Seafood, Chilean
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magallanes 341, Punta Arenas, Chile
(61) 222-818
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Thu 19:30 - 23:30
Fri 19:30 - 00:00
Sat 19:30 - 23:30
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Zurich
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A fantastic place. Really a magical experience. The place is so nice and the food so good. Very well served. I keep on going everytime I am in town. Don t be scared because the waiter reads the menu to you, and no the prices. The prices are very good. For USD 100 a couple will have a great dinner... More 

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Thank marcosdesdezurich
Bergamo, Italy
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We had a great culinary and human experience! The staff was extremely friendly and polite. The food was really delicious: gnocchi were excellent (and it is said by an Italian!) and so was the king crab! Good wines choice. Everything in the restaurant was smart and there was a wonderful atmosphere... a really jewel in Punta Arenas... Surely we will... More 

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Thank Marco L
Santiago, Chile
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This restaurants has a very good food quality, they have another way of introduce their dishes options because they don´t have a menu, so the waiter in charge of your table gives you the different options of pasta, meat, fish and seafood they have for that day. People there is very nice and make you feel in a very friendly... More 

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Thank Rocio A
Toronto, Ontario
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60 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This was one of my favourite dining experiences in Punta Arenas. The restaurant is in a large old mansion in a residential area of town with a few upscale selections for dinner. Their pisco sour was amazing!

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Thank R0nus
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Ridiculously fresh local fish, seasonal menu, inspired by traditional Italian with w nouveau spin. Charming Victorian atmosphere, popular with locals and tourists alike.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere and excellent food as well as great and professional service! Prices are a bit higher but absolutely worth it!

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Thank ankelenz
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119 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

This was one of the few restaurants our hotel recommended. It was in an old residence/house and was kind of upper scale. We did not have the chance to make a reservation but they were able to accommodate us. Dishes were good, but we did not find them outstanding. My favorite was a drink made from local blueberry - very... More 

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Thank Rulian F
Santiago, Chile
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015

I really think so! This was my second time in this restaurant and I confirmed my first impression. Foods are original and very well presented. Wine list is very good, and we enjoyed our "garron de Cordero" (lamb leg) and some pastas with a fabulous Carmen Cabernet Sauvignon - Syrah from 2006, unbeatable. I really recommend this experience!

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1 Thank Chilean2014
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

Reviews preceding this have accurately reflected on the slight intimidation of no written out menu or accompanying price list to spoken menu, large portions, superb wine listings including low price offerings. The decor adds a nice ambience that made our dinner a true success. Unfortunately no room for dessert given portion sizes. I noted a few probable regulars who skipped... More 

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Waterbury, Vermont
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2014

This place is like a hidden gem. I must say at first we were a little intimidated by the lack of menu written out, however, even with our lack of spanish and very patient waiter we were able to order the best dinner of our honeymoon.

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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
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Chilean
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
19:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
19:30 - 23:30
Thursday
19:30 - 23:30
Friday
19:30 - 00:00
Saturday
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: magallanes 341, Punta Arenas, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Magallanes Region  >  Punta Arenas
  • Phone Number: (61) 222-818

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