Restaurants

Top Choice Chilean in Arica

Los Aleros de 21

One of Arica's best restaurants serves up excellent grilled meat and seafood dishes amid wood paneling and an old-fashioned ambience. Service is generally quite good, and there's a decent wine list too.
Fusion in Arica

Rayú

Across the street from Playa Chinchorro, Rayú has earned a strong following for its creative menu that fuses Italian and Peruvian dishes. The upscale, open-air space makes a fine setting to linger over mouth-waterin…
Italian in Arica

Lucano

A bit outside the center, open-sided Lucano has an easygoing charm with checkered tablecloths, outdoor tables and a soundtrack of American soul, funk and vintage jazz. The pizzas are good and pair nicely with Guayac…
Seafood in Arica

Mata-Rangi

Superb seafood is served at this adorable spot hanging over the harbor by the fishing jetty. A wooden shack-style place packed with wind chimes, it has a breezy dining room and a small terrace above the ocean. Get h…
Pizza in Arica

Salon de Te 890

Come to this cheerful teahouse for pizzas, sandwiches and heavenly sweet cakes served in a pair of pastel-colored rooms with old-timey decoration. Don't miss the signature Siete Sabores cake.
Seafood in Arica

Maracuyá

Treat yourself to a superb seafood meal complete with snappily attired servers and sea views at this villa-style restaurant next to Playa El Laucho. Reservations recommended.
Vegetarian in Arica

Govinda's

Take a break from meat and fish at this welcoming vegetarian eatery around the corner from the cathedral. The menu changes daily and might feature the likes of lentil soup, quinoa risotto, spinach ravioli, quiche or…
Italian in Arica

Mousse

One of several appealing indoor-outdoor eateries facing Plaza Colón, Mousse serves a great variety of pastas and pizzas, plus breakfast fare, tostadas (grilled sandwiches) and other snacks. Lunch specials (like vege…
International in Arica

Boulevard Vereda Bolognesi

Hip little shopping mall with a clutch of cool cafes, restaurants and bars. Choose between a Peruvian joint, an Italian restaurant or a sushi bar, and eat on the central patio. In the evening, it's a popular local g…
Cafeteria in Arica

Cafe del Mar

On the lively pedestrian lane, the ever popular Cafe del Mar has a big menu of salads, crepes, burgers and sandwiches, plus first-rate coffee. Grab a table out front for prime people-watching.