Santiago De Chile, A New Home
Collected by Vanessa Petersen, AFAR Local Expert
Sta Beatriz 256, Providencia, Región Metropolitana, Chile
I fell in love with this little boutique hotel. It felt like I was in a cozy home and peaceful retreat with bustling Providencia and Santiago at my finger tips. There are friendly staff, lovely breakfast (try the blackberry filled crepe), walking...
Providencia - Constitución 136, Santiago, Providencia, Región Metropolitana, Chile
While this was by far the most expensive meal I have eaten in South America, it was also some of the most delicious food I have tasted in years. My meal cost around $50 and I felt was worth that price for the three hour experience of tasting...
Av. Manuel Montt 231, Providencia, Región Metropolitana, Chile
From the street Restaurant Pad Thai is easy to miss, but it is worth finding. Leave the street behind and the restaurant opens up to a charming peaceful space full of light, plants, and character. The Curries and Pad Thais were delicious and spicy...
Merced 346, Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile
chile has many wonderful tastes and flavors, unfortunately coffee is not one. Chile is overrun with instant coffee and it is a rare delight to find artisanal coffee spots. Colmado is a little cafe tucked away from the street, in a courtyard, in my...
José Manuel Infante 273, Santiago, Providencia, Región Metropolitana, Chile
This Jazz Cafe offers great espresso drinks, delicious "menu of the day" options, and weekly live music. The "menu of the day" usually includes 1. Fresh juice, 2. Soup, and 3. a choice of either a vegetarian plate, meat plate, or pasta option. The...
José Miguel de La Barra 650, Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile
This museum showcases artwork by chilean artist. The museum space is intimate with small galleries rotating out from a large two story glass roofed hall. I particularly enjoy the changing photography selection on the basement level. Depending on...
Dardignac 0192, Providencia, Región Metropolitana, Chile
Santiago has a surprising number of places serving top notch burgers and craft beers. Uncle Fletch is one such establishment. In the bustling neighborhood of Bella Vista Uncle Fletch offers a wide range of burgers with mountains of topping...
Fernando Márquez de La Plata 0192, Providencia, Región Metropolitana, Chile
Pablo Neruda is Chiles and one of Spanish literatures most known poets. He was a Nobel Prize winner and active in politics. He has three unique homes that can be visited in Chile. Each showing his personality, collections, humor, and poetry in...
Pío Nono 5, Santiago, Providencia, Región Metropolitana, Chile
After three months of living in Santiago and never seeing a hint of a Mexican restaurant, I was thrilled when a friend brought me to Los Miserables. And my California taste buds were amazed to experience the flavors and spices of great Mexican...
Recoleta, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
There's no sign that this magical restaurant bar exists from the street, once inside there are rooms of discoveries and you're transported into another place. The decor is a mix of vintage and theatrical finds, the food is Asian fusion, and the...
Av. Condell 868, Providencia, Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile
On the edge of barrio Italia amongst residential houses this bar is a gem of gin, happy hour, and tapas. On Thursdays they have gin and tonics for only a Luca 6:00-9:00, you can make a reservation online. All nights they have a great selection of...
Arturo Prat 435, Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile
Housed in what was once a church rectory, this eatery is named for the iconic enclosed amusement park right next door. The theme of the shabby-chic decor is functional recycling but with creative, amusing twists: School desks, century-old park...