Top Choice Chilean in Arica

Los Aleros de 21

One of Arica's more highly esteemed restaurants, serving up a good selection of meats and seafood dishes with a few pasta and chicken dishes rounding out the picture. Good wine list, too.
Steak in Arica

El Arriero

This old-school eatery is perfect for red-blooded carnivores who don't mind waiting for an old-fashioned parrillada (a mixture of grilled meats). Expect gracious service, a full English menu and an aging steakhouse …
Organic in Arica


Even nonvegetarians declare this diminutive Hare Krishna restaurant a winner. Hidden away in a quiet residential area, it feels much like eating in somebody’s living room. Imaginative three-course lunch menus (serve…
Seafood in Arica


To treat yourself to a superb seafood meal complete with bow-tie service and sea views, head to this villa-style restaurant next to Playa El Laucho.
Market in Arica

Mercado Colón

Small-time restaurants offer cheap and freshly fried corvina (sea bass), cojinova (Spanish hake) and other fish dishes under this bustling little covered market.
Cafe in Arica


Tucked away on an easily missed pedestrian street, this is a funky little café-cum-bar with curly ironwork chairs, sharp art and occasional live music. Happy hour runs from 8pm to 11pm.
Cafe in Arica

Tortas y Tartas

Relax on the open-air terrace with a beer or head here for a late breakfast and some of the best coffee in town. The food is surprisingly good, featuring an eclectic mix from teriyaki chicken to a salad topped with …
Seafood in Arica


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…
Cafe in Arica


Grab a freshly squeezed fruit juice or smoothie, a healthy wrap or sandwich and delicious homemade cake at this tiny take-out spot. Great for breakfast, picnic on the beach or a quick lunch on the small counter.
International in Arica

Boulevard Vereda Bolognesi

Hip little shopping mall with a clutch of cool cafes, restaurants and bars. Choose between a salad bar, a Peruvian joint, an Italian trattoria or a sushi bar, and eat on the central patio.