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GREEN VITALITY!

Green Vitality is the ideal vegetarian and vegan restaurant when you are pressed for time or short on money. Another advantage is that the restaurant is easily accessible, since it is located right in the city center, close to all the main sights.

Where?
Teatinos, 432, Santiago.

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SOJU RESTAURANT!

Simple but tasty, Soju’s food is popular with the locals for its homely recipes. The daily lunchtime queues outside are evidence that this is a place worth trying. Whether you want a cooked meal or simply a sandwich or pastry, this central restaurant serves it all at a very reasonable price.

Where?
Merced 821, Santiago.

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PATIO ESMERALDA!

Having refurbished a former theater from the 1830s, the restaurant El Patio Esmeralda is dedicated to providing food which adheres to their principles and ethics against animal cruelty, while also supporting the urban arts movement of the city.

Where?
Esmeralda 728, Santiago Centro.

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EL DIABLITO!

El Diablito was established in 1984. Famous for its traditional beers, local specialties such as pisco sour casero and the carne a la diabla, El Diablito is the perfect place to meet young locals in an alternative and laid-back atmosphere.

Where?
Merced 336, Local 2, Santiago.

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BAJO LLAVE!!

Located in the hip neighborhood of Barrio Lastarria, this cozy bar is the perfect place to take a break from Santiago’s bustling streets. The hidden, subterranean character of the location adds to Bajo Llave’s dark, cave-like charm, making it the perfect place to combine a meal with the first few drinks of the evening.

Where?
Nueva Rosal 344, Barrio Lastarria, Santiago.

More Info?
Bajo Llave

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LOS INSACIABLES!

This busy rodizio style pizzeria offers all-you-can-eat promotions. Yep, that’s right, as much pizza as you can stomach right in the heart of Providencia. It’s the ideal choice for large groups looking to get their fill or for an after-work pizza binge.

Where?
Andrés de Fuenzalida 40, Santiago, Providencia.

More Info?
Los Insaciables

HOLM ENSALADERÍA!

As the name suggests, Holm Ensaladería specializes in salads and is ideal for a light lunch. Their quality ingredients lead to excellence in their cooking, along with a quick service behind the counter.

Where?
 Padre Mariano 125, Providencia.

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LA CASA DEL SOL!

Located in the colorful, bohemian neighborhood of Bellavista, La Casa del Sol fits in perfectly with this alternative scene without forgetting its Chilean roots. The restaurant provides vegetarians with a cultural and pleasant place to eat, where patrons can dine healthily in a carefully decorated and friendly dining-room.

Where?
Antonia López de Bello 80, Bellavista

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SHAKTI!

Shakti is one of Santiago’s few 100% vegan restaurants, offering this niche gastronomy to the citizens and tourists of the city. The chefs pay the utmost attention to their innovative dishes, guided by their ethics, producing marvelous creations which are unparalleled in their mouth-watering flavor in the vegan field.

Where?
Shakti, Avenida Italia 1568, Ñuñoa.

More Info?
Shakti

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VARANASÍ!

An unusual gem in Chile’s capital, Varanasí believes that there are memories to be made with food and the old mantra that ‘you are what you eat’. The menu offers soul food: mainly vegetarian and organic and loaded with spices for an amazing and unique flavor.

Where?
Paseo El Mañío, Vitacura

More Info?
Varanasí

OPERA CATEDRAL!

The Opera Catedral is the perfect place to combine food, drinks, and music. The setting is informal yet intriguing, and the restaurant is a magnet for young adults. It is an integral part of Santiago’s nightlife thanks to its blend of quality food, dance atmosphere and great live music.

Where?
Opera Catedral, Merced 395, Santiago.

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CHIPE LIBRE!

In “Chipe Libre” the pisco is the king. This place called the Independent Republic of Pisco, brings together the best exponents of this alcohol from Chile and Peru, hence the name of the restaurant. If you like Pisco or you’ve never tried it, this is your place!

Where? 
José Victorino Lastarria 282, Barrio Lastarria
More Info?
Chipe Libre 

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COMO AGUA PARA CHOCOLATE!

A place set for romance. With a somewhat old and rustic decor, reminiscent of a country house, Como agua para chocolate tries to delight its attendants with its aphrodisiac preparations.

Where?
Constitución 88, Providencia
More Info?
Agua para Chocolate

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MULATO!

The concept behind Mulato is simple yet admirable; to create a form of local synergy between the restaurant and the neighborhood by using only ingredients that are sourced from the surrounding markets.

Where?
Jose Victorino Lastarria 305-307, Santiago.

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DON VICTORINO!

Victorino offers a menu made of the best dishes that South American cuisine has to offer. The selection of ingredients is exquisite, their presentation simple but classy, and the setting of the restaurant is an absolute must-see.

Where?
Don Victorino, José Victorino Lastarria 138, Barrio Lastarria.

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NATIONAL RESERVE NONGUÉN!

This reserve comprises the most representative sample of the Concepción forest, which covered the coast range of the Biobío region, which was replaced almost entirely by agricultural crops and pine and eucalyptus forest plantations. The purpose of its formation as a Reserve is to provide protection and funds for its care, maintenance and visits.

Where?
Nonguén

Source: National Reserve Nonguén 

LAGUNA DEL LAJA NATIONAL PARK!

One of the things that most attracts the attention of those who visit the park are the vestiges that at first glance can be appreciated from the violent volcanic eruptions that occurred centuries ago. Formerly the pehuenches who inhabited the area used the Antuco pass to traffic products from and to the Argentine pampas.

Where?
Laguna del Laja

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MOCHA ISLAND!

The island has approximately 48 km ², with a small mountain range that goes from north to south, that in its highest part reaches the 390 meters on the level of the sea, is covered of native forest and that forms part of a wild area protected under the tuition of Conaf. Its inhabitants are mainly engaged in fishing. The island is a sacred site for the Mapuche religion, highlighting the tradition of the Trempulcahue.

Where?
Isla Mocha

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LA BURGUESÍA!

This is one of the restaurants that got people talking. In La Burguesía they have hamburger specialties but with a true gourmet touch mixed with American culture. Really Tasty!
Where?
Santa Magdalena 99, Local 3, Providencia.
More Info?
La Burguesía Emol

RESTAURANT JAPON!

In a natural environment, with its characteristic tatami, Restaurant Japon has been consolidated as the favorite place of the Japanese colony, political world and important personalities in search of this generous gastronomy.

Where?
Barón Pierre de Coubertin 39, Santiago
More Info?
Restaurant Japon