Top Choice Chilean in Valparaíso

Café Vinilo

Vying for Valparaíso's top spot, this eclectic resto-bar is studied, quirky, esoteric and sublime. The dinner plates feature fresh salmon, albacore and other local catches with inventive presentations and delicious …
Top Choice Chilean in Concepción

Deli House

These leafy sidewalk tables are a relaxed place to kick back for coffee, sandwiches, gourmet pizza or happy hour while watching the bohemian university set pass by.
Vegetarian in Chillán

Arcoiris Vegetariano

A good vegetarian restaurant in provincial Chile? We'll take it. Filling lentil-and-bulgur-style buffet lunches are served at the back, while a cafe upfront does sandwiches and cakes, all to the tune of wind-chime a…
Chilean in Chillán

Mercado Central

Pint-sized cocinerías (greasy-spoon cafés) abound in this atmospheric setting; the paila marina seafood stew is the big specialty. You can't miss row upon row of the longaniza (sausage), a Chillán spe…
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 …
Cafe in Valparaíso

Color Café

On Cerro Concepción, this bright, cozy place prepares delicious vegetarian food, coffee, many different types of tea and lovely hot chocolate, all served in literary, arty surrounds.
French in Valparaíso

Le Filou de Montpellier

The three-course lunches at this cluttered bistro are worth staying on an extra day for – rabbit stew, beef bourguignon and sauce-laced fish are mainstays, but always, always leave room for whatever chocolate-based …
Chilean in Valparaíso

Nuevo Restaurant O'Higgins

Highly recommended by Valparaíso regulars. You too could fall for the charms of the pork ribs coated in white wine sauce, as well as the busy traditional ambience.
Cafe in Concepción

Café Rometsch

Delicious cakes and gelato, classy sidewalk tables on the plaza – need we say more?
in Valparaíso

Puerto Sushi

Good-value sushi platters.