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“Liked it so much we went again”
Review of La Marmita

La Marmita
Ranked #8 of 192 Restaurants in Punta Arenas
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$30 - US$60
Cuisines: Chilean, Seafood, Healthy
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 6 November 2013

A quaint little restaurant. Our hotel recommended this restaurant as one which serves authentic Chilean food, and that is what we found. Service was great, food was delicious, and quite a lot of variety for a small restaurant. The place looks a bit quirky, but that is what makes ir special. Also have some books for sale which are cheaper than the book shops. we cam e back to Punta arenas 2 weeks later and went again, and it was even better the second time. The Pisco Sours are excellent here. Delightful desserts.

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Reviewed 31 October 2013

My wife and I had two hours to kill in Punta Arenas before our flight to Santiago and wanted somewhere for lunch that would serve decent food and give local atmosphere. Our guide recommended La Marmita and we were delighted with what we found. The food was simple, straightforward and local with the highlight being lamb stew which had been cooked for 24 hours. Absolutely delicious. The staff were a delight, spoke English, and had an English menu available. They accept local currency and US dollars but not credit cards so make sure you have enough cash.

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1  Thank David O
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Reviewed 19 October 2013

After reading many trip advisor reviews we went to this restaurant twice while in Punta Arenas. The service was very good and the food tasty. The menu is very unique. Worth the visit.

Thank Laura S
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Reviewed 9 October 2013

We ate at La Marmita the evening we left Chile! It was a wonderful send off. Great atmosphere and the staff was very friendly. It was great to get traditional Chilean cuisine on our way out of town!

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Thank Gatraf
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

I went here at lunchtime and tried the fettuccine a la puttanesca, of the 5000 CLP menu, accompanied by a pisco sour. :-) Service was quick and friendly. My food was good, but not excepcional, I guess that comes with a fixed price menu. Overall a nice experience in a cosy restaurant, a 10m walk distant from the main square.

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Thank jvleminc
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