Punta Arenas restaurants

Pizza in Punta Arenas

La Mesita Grande

If you're homesick for Brooklyn, La Mesita Grande might do the trick. This mod exposed-brick pizzeria serves them up thin and chewy, with organic toppings and pints of local brew. Also has awesome Caesar salads. Sav…
Grill in Punta Arenas

El Fogon de Lalo

Local beef and lamb are grilled to perfection in this loud grill house decorated with pioneer memorabilia. There are also good salads and sides – everything comes à la carte. Expect expert service from a seasoned wa…
Market in Punta Arenas

La Vianda

The first stop for picnickers or those soon to climb aboard a long-distance bus, this market does a variety of excellent breads, including sweet varieties and sourdough, all-natural soups and fresh rhubarb juice and…
Chilean in Punta Arenas

La Marmita

This classic bistro enjoys wild popularity for its playful ambience and tasty fare. Besides fresh salads and hot bread, hearty dishes such as casseroles or seafood hark back to grandma’s cooking, Chilean style. With…
Seafood in Punta Arenas


This seafood institution is popular with moneyed locals and cruise-ship travelers in search of a classy king crab feast. The decor may not be inspiring but the cuisine doesn’t disappoint. The upstairs room has an ex…
French in Punta Arenas

La Cuisine

If you're craving veggies beyond the trusted potato, this plain-Jane French restaurant is a good bet. Seafood dishes come with sautéed vegetables, green salad or ratatouille. There's also homemade pâté, and wine by …
Cafe in Punta Arenas

Los Inmigrantes

In the historic Croatian neighborhood, this cafe serves decadent cakes in a room full of interesting relics from Dalmatian immigrants.
Chilean in Punta Arenas

Damiana Elena

This elegant restaurant is in a romantic old house, off the beaten path in a residential neighborhood. The detour is usually worth it.
Market in Punta Arenas

Mercado Municipal

Fish and vegetable market with cheap 2nd-floor cocinerías (eateries); a great place for inexpensive seafood dishes.
Cafe in Punta Arenas

Café Almacen Tapiz

Cloaked in alerce shingles, this lively cafe makes for an ambient tea break. In addition to gorgeous layer cakes, there are salads and pita sandwiches with goat cheese, meats or roasted veggies.