Vicuña restaurants

Top Choice International in Vicuña

Chivato Negro

Two blocks east of the plaza, Chivato Negro has a bohemian, vintage vibe with a spacious patio hidden in back. There's a wide-ranging menu of sandwiches, pizzas and regional dishes (like grilled trout), plus a three…
Chilean in Vicuña

Delicias del Sol

Don't miss lunch at this restaurant 5km southeast of Vicuña, where a group of women discovered a groundbreaking way to cook with sunrays instead of hard-to-find firewood. It's the best of Villaseca's solar-kitchen r…
Vegetarian in Vicuña


In an airy upstairs space across from the plaza, Govinda's serves up delicious and hearty vegetarian fare, with a menu that changes daily. Spaghetti with vegetables, flavor-packed paella and juicy veggie burgers are…
International in Vicuña


Vicuña's most colorful cafe is whimsically decorated with Mexican knickknacks and serves up spice-lacking goat's-cheese sandwiches, quesadillas and fajitas, but surprisingly little else in the way of Mexican fare. I…
Chilean in Vicuña


This is your best bet for late-night eats – otherwise problematic in sleepy Vicuña. Service is warm, the wine list is impressive and there's a good range of hot and cold tablas (platters) along with sandwiches and a…
Chilean in Vicuña

Paraíso del Elqui

Opened by a professional chef, this cozy spot with a backyard, two small dining rooms and tables on the patio serves up regional specialties, with countless empanadas and good-value almuerzos (set lunches). Vegetari…
Ice Cream in Vicuña

La Bilbaina

On the north side of the plaza, La Bilbaina is a local favorite for its delicious and creative varieties of ice cream (try regional flavors such as copao, a fruit from a wild cactus). It's been going strong for over…
Chilean in Vicuña

Donde Martita Solar Kitchen

One of several solar kitchens in Villaseca, about 5km outside of Vicuña.