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Top Choice Steak in Puerto Montt


This quincho (barbecue hut) steakhouse has a long-standing reputation for its meticulous grillmen who honor the meat with Picasso-level focus. Julio, who has been manning the open hearth here through various changes…
Top Choice Chilean in Puerto Montt

Chile Picante

Chef Francisco Sánchez Luengo is on to something at this intimate and playful gourmet hotspot that's ambitious (uphill) walking distance from most of the budget sleeps. With expansive city and sea views as the backd…
Top Choice Steak in Puerto Montt

Fogón del Leñador

The menu at the best parrilla in Sur Chico states that all meat takes a minimum of 40 minutes to cook. That says it all, really, and it isn't exaggerating. Sopapillas are served with four house-made sauces, all of w…
Seafood in Puerto Montt

Puerto Fritos

Forget touristy Angelmó! All of Puerto Montt is laid out before you at this cute and unassuming local's secret with the best views in town. It's well worth the CH$3000 taxi ride for excellent caldillo de mariscos (s…
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Tablón del Ancla

This soccer-fueled, caricature-walled bar-restaurant on prime Plaza de Armas real estate has a great bunless hamburger de lo pobre (hold the eggs), but insanity surrounds the parilla mixta, a mountain of mixed grill…
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El Balcón

This stylish, all-wood urban café is a little too hip for Muerto Montt. Chilax tunes stream overhead as contemporary spins on classic dishes like humitas del mar (corn cooked in tusks with king crab and shrimp) and …
Bar in Puerto Montt

Boule Bar

Old Rolling Stone covers and other musical propaganda dot this classic, multiroomed bar lit with candles and featuring several tables and a bar rack made from tree bark. It's a good spot to carry on late into the ev…
Chilean in Puerto Montt


Puerto Montt's best bet for healthy and homey food, served up fresh daily in an artistic atmosphere. Each day, there's a soup, salad or entrée menu (includes juice and coffee/tea) and à la carte salads and sandwiche…
Gallery in Puerto Montt

Casa del Arte Diego Rivera

A joint Mexican-Chilean project finished in 1964, the upstairs Sala Hardy Wistuba specializes in works by local artists, sculptors and photographers. Also houses a small cafe and an excellent boutique.
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Patagonia Deli

This spot packs ’em in at lunch, when its set menu featuring an appetizer, main, a drink and an espresso is a steal at CH$3600. There are also sandwiches, pasta and a few veggie choices.