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Cafe Journal

Agua Santa 4-10, Valparaiso, Chile
+56 32 266 6654
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible17%
11 Jul 2017
“Horrible experience”
1 May 2016
“THis is not the Cafe Journal in Valparaiso but in Viña”
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Bar, Pub
Agua Santa 4-10, Valparaiso, Chile
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This place is absolutely horrible for having lunch. The service is very bad and super slow and they just don't know how to be professional. We ordered food and it's only 15 min AFTER we ordered that they come telling us what we ordered isn't...More

Thank Tania D
Reviewed 1 May 2016

I have been there a couple of times for a beer. A lively place, I went to a meeting on the rooftop where people can smoke. The beer was cheap, but the selection was not great.

Thank Stuart J
Reviewed 27 February 2016

The one in Viña is nice too, but it is better for night outs. The one in Valparaiso, on the other hand, is great for lunches and dinners. During weekdays they offer three corses munus at excellent prices. But you can always try their excellent...More

Thank javiernandez
Reviewed 15 August 2015

A large group of us had lunch at Journal the there day. A lovely old building, lots of space, nice Cuban music and a decent selection of Chilean and Peruvian food. The people around me ordered papas a la Huancaina as a starter (delicious) and...More

Thank MelbourneOztraveller
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Very close to the port if that's where you're working! Limited menu of daily options, but well executed. Rather good espresso. Would recommend during the day - seems like it might not be very safe at night for foreigners.

Thank jimfazzone
Reviewed 29 April 2014

Ground floor is more of a bar while the first floor looks like lounge and has an enormous outdoor section! Better use toilets on the first floor.

Thank sok-ok
Reviewed 2 February 2014

Good place to meet other backpackers / travelers. good service, good pizza, music, good service, good location, diversity of people.

Thank JoseniltonCarneiro
Reviewed 22 December 2013

Nice music, very beutifull terrasa on the second floor, good service. The only thing i didnt like, there were no soap in the bathroom.

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 13 August 2012

A few people in my study abroad group said that they had okay experiences with Cafe Journal, but the two I had were absolutely TERRIBLE. The drinks are WAY WAY WAY too expensive for the quality, the food is not at all good (do not...More

Thank orangeladym
Reviewed 12 March 2012

Nice place to hang out in an old traditional building. Quite noisy, though.

Thank Frenchilean
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Bar, Pub
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Open Hours
20:00 - 03:30
12:00 - 03:30
12:00 - 03:30
12:00 - 03:30
12:00 - 03:30
12:00 - 04:00
12:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Agua Santa 4-10, Valparaiso, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: +56 32 266 6654
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