Restaurants

Top Choice Chilean in Antofagasta

Cafe del Sol

On weekend nights, this ramshackle corner resto-bar comes alive with live Andean music and dancing (CH$3000 cover after 11pm). Other nights, it serves a good range of mains in the cozy wooden interior with dim light…
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Picadillo

One of Antofagasta’s best, this highly recommended restaurant has great service, an eclectic menu featuring steak and seafood, and although it’s a bit of a splurge, it’s well worth it. The only drawback is its locat…
Steak in Antofagasta

El Arriero

Meat is the specialty at this rustic dining room decked out with arches, dried hanging hams and a fountain in the middle. Full of old-fashioned charm, it serves huge portions of mainly meaty dishes. The parrillada f…
Pizza in Antofagasta

Pizzanté

Antofagasta’s top pizzeria throws together imaginative toppings for its tasty pizza menu, as well as a healthier pasta, sandwich and salads selection (vegetarians catered for, but only just). It’s a favorite with fa…
Restaurant in Antofagasta

Macao

Come to this trendy beachfront spot on Playa Balneario for the Polynesian-style decor, complete with lanterns and sand floors, great palm tree-fringed views of the city, innovative mains, nice cocktails and live DJ …
Diner in Antofagasta

Bongo

Buzzy eatery with thick-cushioned booths, a tidy mezzanine above and a good 'n' greasy menu for those times when only a draft beer and burger will do. Place your order at the counter and pay before you sit down.
Peruvian in Antofagasta

Cusco

Nominally a Peruvian restaurant (evidenced mostly by the range of ceviches on offer), this is a good downtown spot, offering hearty meat and pasta dishes in a relaxed, slightly upmarket environment.
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Battuta Café

There’s a ‘Clockwork Orange Milk Bar’ feel to this modern café. Luckily, you won’t have to resort to a bit of old ultraviolence to order an excellent pie and coffee, the house specialty.
Fast Food in Antofagasta

Don Pollo

Cheap, cheerful and usually crowded, Don Pollo has plastic tables huddled around a grass-hut patio. Locals come in droves for the succulent chicken.
Pub Food in Antofagasta

Wally’s Pub

This is a cozy European-style bar with patio seating and a pool table; it serves exotic food, with everything from Thai curries to ostrich meat.