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Top Choice Seafood in Chaitén

Cocinerías Costumbristas

Apron-clad señoras in tiny kitchens serve up piping-hot seafood empanadas, fish platters and fresh paila marina (shellfish soup). Come early for lunch because it fills up fast with locals.
Chilean in Chaitén

Restobar el Volcán

A friendly restaurant-bar housed in a rambling shingled home. In summer local produce and house-made jams and juices (try nalca, a Patagonian relative of rhubarb) spiff up a typical menu of regionally sourced fish, …
Pizzeria in Chaitén

Café Pizzería Reconquista

A good bet for thin-crust pizzas, plus burgers and cola in bottles, this shiny cafe has a handful of gleaming indoor picnic tables and considerate staff.
Food Truck in Chaitén

Natour

Whole-bean coffee, omelets and sandwiches are sold out of this food truck, also serving ice cream.