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Santiago foodie tour

Come and try Chile’s most popular drinks, and coastal and “huaso” dishes.
Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 1.305 miles
Duration: Half day

Overview :  Live like a Chilean for a half a day, with this tour.

Start with a breakfast that all Chileans love; continue to the vegetable and... more »

Tips:  - Dress with simple clothes and don’t wear expensive jewelry, as you will be interacting with “the real” Santiaguinos.
- ADDITIONAL... more »

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Points of Interest

Start your day like a Santiaguino by having mashed avocado on "marraqueta" traditional bread and a "café cortado" (cappuccino) for breakfast, at Emporio La Rosa in Barrio Lastarria, one of Santiago’s historic neighborhoods.

Don’t leave Emporio La Rosa without trying two very typical Chilean ice cream flavors: "... More

La Vega is Santiago’s largest food market. To get there, walk west through Monjitas street and take the metro’s line 5 (green) from Bellas Artes to Santa Ana station; change to line 2 (orange), and get off at Patronato station.

Walk west through General de la Lastra street, and you will reach La Vega Central, where mainly fruits and vegetables... More

3. Mercado de Abastos Tirso de Molina

Just a block south from La Vega, Mercado de Abastos Tirso de Molina offers a very local grocery shopping experience.

Don’t miss making a stop at the fresh juice shop, located in shop #154; try the shakes and smoothies made of typical Chilean fruits, such as pears, apples, bananas, watermelon, or cantaloupe, and also try some more exotic ones such... More

At Mercado Central (Central Market) you will find Chile’s freshest seafood and fish. To get there, cross the Mapocho River, and you will see it right in front of the bridge.

The Central Market gathers a wide array of restaurants serving typical regional food. You should try the Parmesan pink razor clams and Parmesan scallops, sea urchins with ... More

La Piojera (Lice House) is a traditional bar/restaurant that serves cheap Chilean foodin a very local/popular atmosphere. To get there, just head to the opposite side of Puente Cal y Canto metro station, and you will see the street.

Its name was given in 1922 by former President Arturo Alessandri who, when he was invited there by an authority,... More