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Southamerican Flavour Restaurant

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Published April 11th 2016
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I would best describe Southamerican Flavour as authentic home cooking away from home, especially for all the Chileans and Latin Americans out there missing mum's or tia's (aunty's) cooking.

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Pescado Frito, traditional Chilean fried fish with mashed potato and salads

A pleasant surprise and located in the heart of Fairfield, only a few minutes walking distance from Fairfield station, this unassuming takeaway shop sells fresh food cooked daily at fast food prices, complete with table service.

It can be easily missed nestled within Fairfield Chase, but if you are looking for traditional Chilean and Latin American homemade favourites cooked by passionate people, then it is worth the search.

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Pap drink imported from Chile made with papaya fruit a typical Chilean ingredient

My recent visit there was on a Saturday around 1:30pm and just as with previous visits, noticeably the main buzz of activity in the otherwise seemingly quiet shopping mall was focused outside this takeaway shop and a lot of faces were of the same regulars I've seen consistently.

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Family business owned and run by Eduardo and Stella Caballero

Family owned and run since 22 September 2006, husband and wife team Eduardo and Stella Caballero come from a background of hospitality with a wealth of knowledge accumulated over decades in the industry prior, which translates through to the quality of food and personable service and attention to detail they provide.

Hand delivering each and every plate of food, Stella ensured that I, along with everyone else received the full restaurant treatment which was warm and refreshing and removed me from the food court atmosphere.

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Asado and Ensalada de papas photo from - Traditional beef with potato salad

Predominantly showcasing Chilean traditional cuisine, some examples being Empanadas (beef, chicken and cheese pies oven baked or fried), Mariscal (seafood dish of mussels, prawns, scallops etc cooked with white wine and seafood stock), Humitas (thick cream of corn wrapped and cooked in corn leaves) and the ever sought after Completo (hot dog with the works), this Latin American oasis also sells traditional dishes from Spain, Argentina, Peru and El Salvador, to name just a few. In fact if you can't see it on the menu Stella often welcomes requests for those of you that are yearning for those homeland flavours or are just feeling adventurous.

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Homemade Torta Casera photo from, traditional Chilean cake made to order

All the food is made on site, from their Chilenitos con dulce de lech (pastry layers filled with condensed milk based caramel) to their Pan Amasado (typical Chilean bread) and everything in between. It is a one stop shop, eat in, take away and catering is also available for parties and functions.

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Empanadas (Chilean style pies), Sopaipillas (kind of fried pumpkin pastry or bread, can be eaten as a savoury or sweet), Arollado (Chilean pork roll), Escabeche (pickled onions) and Chilenitos con dulce de leche (pastry layers filled with condensed milk based caramel). Ensalada de repollo con palta - traditional cabbage salad photo from

For added convenience you can place your order on Menulog for pick up.

If not before, you could also sample their food at their regular stand at the annual Culinary Carnivale held in Fairfield Town Centre every October.


You can visit their Facebook page for regular updates and information and you can call them on 02 9723 4700.

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Why? Cravings for traditional Latin American cuisine
When: Monday to Friday 10am - 5pm, Saturday 10am - 4pm
Phone: (02) 9723 4700
Where: Fairfield Chase Mall, Shop 34, 25 Smart Street Fairfield, NSW
Cost: $3.50 - $20.00, most mains are $12 - $15
Your Comment
loved the article I have to go to this restaurant.!!
by almei (score: 0|2) 1409 days ago
Excellent article!
by ace_a (score: 0|2) 1410 days ago
Great article, definitely keen to check out this place tonight!
by meena (score: 0|3) 1392 days ago
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