Restaurants

Top Choice Steak in Puerto Montt

Cotelé

This quincho (barbecue hut) steakhouse has a long-standing reputation for its meticulous grillmen who honor the meat with Picasso-level focus. Grill maestro Julio Elgueta, who has been manning the open hearth here t…
Top Choice Colombian in Bogotá

Andrés Carne de Res

This legendary steakhouse blows everyone away – even repeat visitors – for its all-out-fun atmosphere. The 75-page menu of classics like arepas and ceviches, and pages of succulent steaks (some portioned to serve as…
Top Choice Italian in Mar del Plata

Tisiano

You have two dining choices here. Up front is the craft cocktail bar where they rotate four platos del día, at fixed and affordable prices. However, you'll need to step a bit further off the street and into the ston…
Top Choice Mexican in Medellín

Casa Clandestino Comedor

If one place symbolizes Medellín's transformation from provincial capital to culinary hot spot it's this hip bar-restaurant in Poblado that would not be out of place in London or Brooklyn. Inside the action centers …
Top Choice American in San Gil

Gringo Mike's

What isn't good? In a moody, candlelit courtyard, you'll find this US-UK operation thrilling homesick travelers with a surplus of American-portioned gourmet burgers, bacon-heavy sandwiches, breakfast burritos and Fr…
Top Choice International in Medellín

Carmen

Run by an American-Colombian couple, both of whom are Cordon Bleu chefs, Carmen prepares sophisticated international cuisine with a heavy Californian influence. The restaurant itself is made up of distinct dining zo…
Top Choice Colombian in Filandia

Helena Adentro

Run by a talented young local chef and his Kiwi partner, this hip restaurant serves up some of the best food in the Zona Cafetera, with innovative takes on traditional Colombian cuisine made with fresh ingredients f…
Top Choice Argentine in Tandil

Época de Quesos

An essential, exquisite stop, and the most romantic restaurant in Tandil. It's got rustic style to spare, but the food is the thing, thanks to piles of succulent picadas, craft beer and wine. The shop in front prese…
Top Choice Vegan in Salta

Chirimoya

Colorful and upbeat, this artsy, world-class vegan restaurant is the most inventive and consistently excellent kitchen in the entire region. Here pasta is fashioned from zucchini, cannelloni are made from corn flour…
Top Choice Chilean in Santiago

Boragó

Chef Rodolfo Guzman earned a coveted spot among the World’s 50 Best Restaurants by elevating Chilean cuisine to new heights at this Vitacura restaurant, where a minimalist design forces you to focus on the food. The…