The cuisine of Chile is mix between indigenous tradition and Spanish colonial contribution , combining their food , customs and culinary habits . In the twentieth century it was an important and heavily influenced by the renowned French cuisine.

These elements form what is known as Chilean Creole cuisine . This is known for its varied flavors and colors.

We recommend some places to try .

El Hoyo

Bohemian restaurant, opened in 1912. Here you can taste delicious appetizers. Typical decoration of the early twentieth century. Located in San Vicente 375, Central Station. Open Monday through Friday from 11:00 to 23:00 hours and on Saturdays from 11:00 to 21:00.

Aquí está Coco

This restaurant belongs to the Pacheco Baquedano´s family, tireless seekers of Chilean gastronomic treasures and its riches. Coco, its founder, is passionate about the flavors of the sea; Aquí está Coco, is the first sustainable restaurant in Chile, a pioneer in its field, born of ecological sensitivity, of the veneration of our native people and certainly, of daily tribute to the roots of Chilean cuisine.


Travel across the exotic flavors of the corners of Chile, made with ancient techniques and a touch of Vanguard. This unique place in what refers to Chilean cuisine is at Av. Nueva Costanera 3467, opening its doors Monday to Saturday for lunch and dinner.

La Piojera

This is one of the most popular and typical meeting places of Chile. Enjoy extended toasts and conversations with the flavor of tasty "pichangas". This restaurant has been operating since 1896.
There have been at least five Presidents of Chile at this place.