Santiago Tips

SHOPERIA MUNICH!

A classic Santiago sandwich shop, Shoperia Munich serves up scrumptious sandwiches and hotdogs and is centrally located. The completos italianos come highly recommended, made with homemade mayonnaise, fresh palta (avocado) and chopped tomatoes.

Where?
Vicuña Mackenna 480, Providencia.

SILABARIO COCINA LOCAL!

Once you step foot through the door you will feel as though you are in an old Santiago home, where the mama is cooking a hearty meal for you with fresh ingredients from the Chilean countryside. Oozing flavor and character, why not try some typical Chilean cuisine, whether you opt to begin with an empanada, followed by charquicán or pastel de papa.

Where?
Lincoyán 920, Ñuñoa.
More Info?
Silabario

CENTRAL PIZZA!

Central Pizza is the go-to place for quick, cheap food to share with friends. It serves up New York-style pizzas, so expect meat-centric toppings on comforting doughy bases. The menu offers classics such as Hawaiian and pepperoni mixed in with more unusual choices like carbonara flavour.

Where?
Monjitas 608, Santiago.

More Info?
Central Pizza

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FUEGOS DE APALTA!

The owner, Francis Mallmann, is one of the best-known chefs from South America, who specializes in Argentine and Patagonian cuisine. With popular restaurants in Mendoza, Buenos Aires, Uruguay and Miami, Mallmann has also appeared on Chef’s Table.

Where?
Vina Montes, Parcela 15 Santa Cruz.

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BELLAS ARTES MUSEUM!

Modeled after the Petit Palais of Paris, Santiago’s National Fine Arts Museum is gorgeous on the inside and out. Pose in front of the dramatic sculpture “Unidos en la Gloria y en la Muerte” at the museum’s entrance before walking in. The museum is open every day except Mondays, and admission is free of charge.

Where?
José Miguel de la Barra 650, Santiago.

More info?
Bellas Artes

EL MUNDO DEL QUESO!

If you love wine and cheese, this is the place you want to be. Despite the somewhat humble exterior of El Mundo Del Queso Cheese & Wine Bar Restaurant, the modern and elegant interior doesn’t disappoint.

Where?
Providencia 1421, Providencia.

More Info?
El Mundo del Queso

PANKO SUSHI NIKKEI!

Nikkei is a term used for Peruvian-Japanese fusion, combining the best of both cuisines. Panko also incorporate many Chilean ingredients into their sushi, such as merken (smoked chilli pepper) and pebre (coriander, olive oil, chopped tomatoes, garlic and ají peppers).

Where?
Pio Nono 61, Bellavista
More info?
Panko

CLEMENTINA!

In a huge metropolis such as Santiago, there are bound to be quite a few kid-friendly restaurants. The best option, in our humble opinion, is a small café called Clementina, a cute little venue that offers an excellent range of all the usual goodies.

Where?
Los Conquistadores 2242, Santiago.
More Info?
Clementina
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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.
More Info?
San Cristobal Tower

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RED2ONE!

Elegant and sophisticated, Red2One is a bar to dress up for. It is to be found on the roof of the W Hotel, offering unbeatable views of the city. Red2One is considered to be the most exclusive bar in Santiago, a bar at which its guests enjoy the high life.

Where?
W Santiago, Isidora Goyenechea 3000.

More Info?
W

 

TRAMONTO BAR & TERRACE!

The Tramonto Bar & Terrace, located on the top floor of the Noi Hotel in Vitacura, is among the most spectacular rooftop bars in Santiago. This bar offers breathtaking panoramic views of the city and the Andes.

Where?
Av. Nueva Costanera 3736, Vitacura.
 More Info?
Noi

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EL REPUBLICANO!

Located in the bohemian neighborhood of Bellavista, El Republicano is the perfect restaurant to visit before heading to one of the many theaters in this area. Located in an old Chilean house, the decor is inspired by the golden era of the Chilean republican bourgeoisie in the 1970s.

Where?
El Republicano, Dardignac 127, Bellavista.

 

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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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PLANTA MAESTRA!

Planta Maestra offers much more than just the restaurant experience, providing a shop and a peaceful reading area for its clientèle. However, the menu at the restaurant is a simple but versatile compilation of delectable Oriental and Mediterranean cuisines.
Where?
Planta Maestra

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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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