Castro restaurants

Top Choice Chilean in Castro

Cazador

Formerly the excellent and innovative Mar y Canela, the restaurant's same chef, and her wine-savvy new partner, have actually managed to improve this groundbreaking palafito bistro, which now specializes in heartier…
Top Choice Fusion in Castro

Rucalaf Putemún

In tiny Putamún (7km outside Castro on the way to the Peninsula de Rilán and Dalcahue) is one of Chiloé's destination restaurants. In a colorful and cozy cabin-like room, scrumptious contemporary Chilean fare – exce…
Chilean in Castro

Restaurant Travesía

Two locals (a historian and a chef) are behind Castro's most authentic restaurant. Its lengthy menu features resurrected island recipes transformed into gourmet Chilote cuisine that leans heavily on staunchly local …
Sandwiches in Castro

Sanguche Patito

There's a whole lotta culinary love coming out of this divey sandwich joint near the municipal bus terminal. You choose your base (chicken, beef, pork, smoked pork or mushrooms), then build your own sandwich by choo…
Chilean in Castro

Hostalomera

This arty lunch spot offers three exceptional home-cooked set-menu choices per day, including an appetizer and juice. An à la carte menu (mains CH$4500 to CH$5500) of Chileanized pastas like ravioli with cochayuyo (…
Chilean in Castro

Mercadito

This wonderfully whimsical spot is one of Castro's havens for gastronomes. Creative takes calling on the wares of local farmers produce outstanding dishes, from tuna with potato and yellow-pepper puree to coriander-…
Cafe in Castro

Cafe Blanco

The newer, bigger and better of two locations on this street, this quaint cafe is a solid bet for espresso as well as sandwiches, salads or sweet-tooth-satiating cakes and pies (CH$1000 to 3000). The attached organi…
Seafood in Castro

Sacho

If you lived in Castro a decade ago, Sacho was the only spot for a cultured meal. While an ever-evolving culinary scene has since emerged around it, this long-standing seafood staple with views has dug in its heels …