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BAR ITALIA

One of the first gluten-free restaurants in Santiago. Bar Italia is a charming and welcoming place where you can try delicious and original dishes with national roots and delicates gourmet touches that for sure you will love.

Where?
Avenida Italia 1423, Providencia.

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Bar Italia

LA SEBASTIANA

La Sebastiana is one of the three houses – along with La Chascona in Santiago and the Casa de Isla Negra – that were owned by the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda. Located in Valparaíso, on Cerro Florida, it stands out for the beauty of its construction and its magnificent view of the bay. Like the other two, it was converted into a museum managed by the Neruda Foundation.

Where?
La Sebastiana

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Fundación Neruda

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MUSEO CHILENO DE ARTE PRECOLOMBINO

The Museum is housed in one of Santiago’s most distinguished colonial buildings. Constructed in 1805 in the neoclassical style, thebuilding originally was home to the colonial government’s Royal Customs House. Located one block from the Plaza de Armas of Santiago, the site the Museum occupies has always played a central role in the history of both the city and the country.


Where?
Bandera 361, Santiago.

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Precolombino

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CLUB LA FERIA!

Originally an old theatre in the heart of Bellavista, La Feria is now Santiago’s most famous electronic nightclub, boasting great acoustics, a Funktion One sound system and some striking light shows.

Where?
Constitución 275, Providencia.

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La Feria

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CAFÉ BERLIN!

This popular hangout just off José Victorino Lastarria – the main artery of the neighbourhood – draws in the bearded and moustached Santiago population. With its quirky industrial interior, dangling metal light fixtures and a splash of colour, the place is extremely aesthetically pleasing.

Where?
Padre Luis de Valdivia 339, Santiago.

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CAFÉ WONDERLAND

Jump down the rabbit hole and arrive in Alice’s Wonderland. This café is brimming with character, from the little potion pots the teas are served in, to the trunks and sofas from a bygone era. What’s more, the food and drink will not dishearten you, from full English breakfasts and tasty brunches, to vegan cakes.

Where?
Rosal 361, Santiago.

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CAFÉ FORESTAL

Opposite the Bellas Artes Museum is this sweet little café, and the coffees are not to be missed. On a cold day, opt for a warming hot chocolate, or choose from one of their many herbal teas.

Where?
Ismael Valdés Vergara 490, Santiago.

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RAPA NUI!

This authentic local spot, named after the indigenous Rapa Nui tribe of Easter Island, attracts a lively and diverse crowd in the Providencia neighborhood. Though their sandwiches are tasty, this establishment is best known for its bartender’s heavy pour. The bar serves up the strongest piscolas in the city.

Where?
José Manuel Infante 1397, Providencia.

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SANTUARIO EL CAÑI

Catch a view of four different Chilean volcanoes at the El Mirador lookout in Sanctuario El Cañi. This 1,500 acre nature preserve is located 13 miles east of Pucón, one of southern Chile’s leading cities for adventure tourism.

Where?
Santuario el Cañi

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Santuario el Cañi

MAC SANTIAGO

Chile’s contemporary art museum, operated by the University of Chile’s Arts Faculty, has two different locations, each with their share of contemporary Chilean and international artwork.  Both museum locations host interesting public cultural events like concerts and book launch parties. Check the museum’s calendar to see if any events pique your interest.

Where?
MAC

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MAC

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VAPIANO

“Chi va piano, va sano e va lontano”:  According to an Italian proverb, “If you have an easy-going and relaxed approach to life, you’ll live more healthily and longer”.  And this is exactly the attitude which is lived every day in our Vapianos. It has been this way since 2002, when the first Vapiano in Hamburg, Germany, opened its doors at the “Hohen Bleichen”.  Two years later, the founders decided to set Vapiano on a world tour as a franchise concept.  Today there are already Vapianos in more than 30 countries.

Where?
Vapiano

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BARRIO MERCADO

A café centered around the family, a place where moms can relax while their children are enjoying themselves in the playground. Sit back with a coffee in hand, enjoy a minute of peace and maybe even indulge in the menu del dia, or a healthy quinoa salad.

Where?
Malaquías Concha 356, Providencia.

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AZUL PROFUNDO!

In the heart of Bellavista you can eat fresh fish while surrounded by art and poetry, Azul Profundo’s interiors having a similar theme to Pablo Neruda’s coastal houses. Why not taste some of the delicious local fish, including ceviche, chupes,  locos, and machas a la parmesana.

Where?
Calle Constitucion 111, Bellavista.

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Azul Profundo

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PERSA BIO BIO!

Persa Bio Bio is a unique shopping and eating experience. A giant market filled with vintage shops and a diverse array of food stands and restaurants, just follow the smell of churrasco cooking and you’ll find yourself a top-notch hotdog or sandwich.

Where?
Placer 980, Santiago.

TWENTY ONE BAR!

North of the Mapocho River in Providencia is the Hotel San Cristobal Tower, home to a popular rooftop bar: TwentyOne Bar. A favorite among jet-setters for its proximity to the airport, TwentyOne Bar offers fantastic views from a different perspective.

Where?
Josefina Edwards De Ferrari 0100, Santiago.
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San Cristobal Tower

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QUINOA RESTAURANT!

The food here is highly praised for its fresh ingredients and unbeatable flavor. On Quinoa’s menu you’ll find an extensive list of Mediterranean cuisine suitable for vegetarians, with a selection of courses for any part of the day.

Where?
Calle Luis Pasteur 5393, Vitacura.
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Quinoa

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MISTURA DEL PERU!

A true Peruvian restaurant. This place is one of those that do not disappoint. They have the decor that one expects to find in a restaurant as well and has the flavors that are sought in a local Peruvian restaurant. Simplicity and taste.

Where?
Santa Isabel 0496, Providencia
Av. Pedro de Valdivia 3580, Ñuñoa
José Manuel Infante 1502, Providencia
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Mistura del Peru

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PALACIO COUSIÑO!

The Palacio Cousiño remains the most magnificent of the historic palaces, the one that dazzled Santiago’s high society by the sheer scale of its luxury and opulence. It was built between 1870 and 1878 for Doña Isidora Goyenechea, the widow of Luis Cousiño, who had amassed a fortune with his coal and silver mines.

Where?
Dieciocho Nº 438, Santiago

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JUAN Y MEDIO!!

This traditional restaurant opened its doors in 1947, when the current route 5 South had just been paved. The origin of its peculiar name is due to the idea of its founder, Mrs. Ana Miranda Carreño, of baptizing to the restaurant, with the nickname that had its husband. Definitely one of the classics of Chilean food.

Where?
Juan y Medio

99 RESTAURANTE!

Young, talented and experienced in restaurants as outstanding as Noma and Celler de Can Roca, in Denmark and Spain respectively. Such are the chefs behind the 99 Restaurant, the gastronomic premiere of Providencia, where with a few seasonal ingredients and techniques of haute cuisine offer a creative menu, which respects each product in its entirety.

Where?
Andrés de Fuenzalida 99, Providencia
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