Top things to do in Dalcahue

Top Choice Chilean in Dalcahue

La Cocinería Dalcahue

Tucked behind the crafts market, this collection of stalls – run by grandmotherly types who dish up curanto and cazuela, pound out milcao (potato bread) and dole out Chilote sweets – is Dalcalhue's don't-miss. Local…
Cafe in Dalcahue

Refugio de Navegantes

This perfectly shingled gem on the Plaza de Armas caters to Dalcahue's bold and beautiful, who come for the town's only serious espresso, high-quality teas, wraps and desserts. The upstairs lounge monopolizes the sc…
Market in Dalcahue

Crafts Fair

You'll find the island's most authentic arts and crafts here, dominated by sweaters, socks, and hats woven from oveja (wool) and dyed with natural pigments made from roots, leaves and iron-rich mud. It's open daily …
Cafe in Dalcahue

Casita de Piedra

This wonderful cafe houses a very stylish crafts shop on the 1st floor (everything but the tea and essential oils are made by local artisans) and an atmospheric waterfront spot for espresso, quiche, sandwiches and g…
Church in Dalcahue

Nuestra Señora de Los Dolores

Founded in 1849, this church is another one of the island's 16 protected by Unesco. A complete restoration was finished in 2015, which gave everything a shiny new glow – some say not for the better.
Seafood in Dalcahue


Dalcahue's top seafood restaurant plates up excellent steamed fresh fish and caldillo de mariscos (shellfish stew, CH$4000).