Restaurants

Top Choice Chilean in Iquique

El Wagón

Almost single-handedly taking on the task of preserving the region's culinary traditions, this rustically decked-out dining hall serves up a fantastic collection of seafood plates, with inspiration for recipes comin…
International in Iquique

El Tercer Ojito

Recognizable by the huge lump of quartz outside, this laid-back restaurant serves great vegetarian and carnivore-friendly dishes. Its globally inspired repertoire includes Peruvian dishes, Thai curries and occasiona…
Fusion in Iquique

La Mulata

Some of the most interesting dishes in town can be found on the menu of this Peruvian-Japanese restaurant. Service is snappy but personable, portions are well-sized without being over the top and there's a fine view…
Sweets in Iquique

M.Koo

Colorful corner shop famous for its crumbly chumbeques (sweet regional biscuits), the recipe for which is guarded zealously. It also sells snacks such as humitas (corn tamales) and empanadas.
International in Iquique

Antojos

While there's (limited) indoor seating, the place to be here is out in the shady garden, munching down on huge fresh salads, healthy juices and a selection of innovative seafood, meat and chicken dishes.
Cafe in Iquique

Cioccolata

Proof positive that Chileans do enjoy a decent espresso, this classy coffee shop is usually crammed with people. It offers filling breakfasts and lunches, plus sandwiches, scrumptious cakes and waffles.
Ice Cream in Iquique

Marrasquino

If you're down south around Playa Brava, be sure to stop in at this little ice-cream store, which reputedly serves up the best scoops in town. The ocean views from the front deck aren't bad, either.
Chilean in Iquique

Club Croata

Plaza-side restaurant with arched windows, Croatian coats of arms and a clutch of tables outside. It has the best fixed-price lunch on the square – you get three courses plus a drink.