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...

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...

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...

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.