Restaurants

Top Choice Chilean in Valparaíso

El Peral

The menu at this beloved cafe above Ascensor El Paral is written on chalkboards each morning and typically includes the freshest ingredients from the sea. Pair your food with invigorating fruit juices, local craft b…
Top Choice Chilean in Valparaíso

El Internado

Soaring Valpo views, well-priced Chilean sandwiches and silky-smooth pisco sours make this funky new spot on Pasaje Dimalow a favorite among locals. Head to the basement level in the evenings for art shows, poetry r…
Top Choice Chilean in Valparaíso

Chinchinero Sabor Propio

Extremely flavorful and very filling set breakfasts or lunches make this funky 10-table cafe the best value in town. There are also delicious cakes, coffees and empanadas.
Chilean in Valparaíso

Fauna

One of the best decks in town is found at this hip lounge and resto-bar (with a sophisticated attached hotel). It's a top spot for locals to suck down craft beers, cocktails and wine, and boasts an alluring seafood-…
Seafood in Valparaíso

Apice Cocina De Mar

Just 20 people per night have the privilege of dining in this exclusive low-lit seafood den on Cerro Alegre. The fish is caught the same day you eat it, and the wine list only includes small producers from neighbori…
Italian in Valparaíso

Pasta e Vino

If you want to compete with local foodies, it's worth reserving ahead. You'll be dining on inventive seasonal pastas in a sleek, intimate atmosphere with only a dozen tables.
Chilean in Valparaíso

Café Vinilo

The retro-chic atmosphere matches (and perfectly mismatches) the colors and rhythms of the city. Dinner plates feature fresh albacore and other local catches with inventive presentations and delicious flavor combina…
Cafe in Valparaíso

Viá Viá Restaurant

Set below a precipitous stairway and looming three-story mural, this garden cafe brims with creativity and serendipitous energy. There's occasional live music in summer, simple dining options, and a good mix of Belg…
Seafood in Valparaíso

Café Turri

Locals call it an overpriced tourist trap, but elegant Café Turri does boast unforgettable views over the harbor and ocean. You can't go wrong by grabbing a seat on the terrace and ordering a pisco sour and some bak…
Chilean in Valparaíso

Delicias Express

Boasting 81 varieties of empanadas, friendly service and a crispy crust you'll love, this is one of the best empanada joints on the coast.