Top things to do in Maule Valley

Chilean in Talca

Las Viejas Cochinas

One of Talca's most popular restaurants is a huge, clattering, low-roofed canteen out of town alongside the Río Claro. Dour waiters take forever to bring out the house specialty, pollo mariscal (chicken in a brandy …
Chilean in Maule Valley

Viña Corral Victoria

More of a restaurant than a winery (though you can do tastings in the wine shop for CH$4000), this woodsy spot 7km east of Talca offers a countryside dining experience where parrillada (a sharing platter of grilled …
Chilean in Talca

La Buena Carne

This cozy, contemporary steakhouse offers friendly service, a fantastic central location, and a menu of gigantic steak platters, cheap wine by the glass and classic Chilean dishes. In the evenings, locals come to dr…
Cafe in Talca


This central, contemporary cafe is a great place to catch up on emails over coffee or grab a quick lunch. There are salads, sandwiches and daily cooked specials.