SANTIAGO DE CHILE
and exquisite flavor are the main gastronomic features of Santiago's
restaurants, turning them into veritable temples of gastronomy.
Among their main specialties are the fish and shellfish from Valparaiso
and the South Pacific, Chile's famous wines and the delicious fruit
from the central area of the country.
No gourmand can afford to miss a pilgrimage along the "picadas", famous Creole eateries that dish out generous helpings of their delicious snacks.
If your tastes are more cosmopolitan, Santiago
offers a wide range of possibilities, including Italian, French,
Thai, Cuban and Peruvian food. This appetite-whetting list could
go on and on. There are also fast-food eateries for those who like
The main restaurants are found in Borderío, near
the banks of the Mapocho, in Vitacura, in Bellavista district and
along the El Bosque Avenue in the Las Condes area.