Visiting Puerto Varas, Chile? You’re in for a treat. This town is loaded with yummy restaurants, cafes, and pubs. Check out our guide to the best 10 places to eat in this beautiful lakeside town.
Lakeside Mesa Tropera serves the best pizza and craft beer in town. It’s a popular spot on the weekends, especially. The atmosphere is lively and the staff are great. You’ll love the creativity behind everything, and the killer views of the volcanoes. Be sure to try the volcano desert – it’s a taste of paradise for the chocolate lover.
If you’re looking for the best red meat in town, be sure to check out La Marca, the epitome of quality dining. The meat, fresh and cooked on an open fire for all to see, paired with a deep red wine and locally sourced salad or bread, will leave you full and happy.
Chilean seafood, a sophisticated atmosphere, an incredible view: Casavaldés is the perfect place to try out the cuisine of the south of Chile. From crab to salmon and everything in between, this is the place for seafood with a view.
Quaint and homey, El Patio de Mi Casa is located in the chef’s home. Here you’ll find seafood, Chilean flavors, and a warm atmosphere.
If you’re a vegan or vegetarian, the majority of the south of Chile will be baffled by you, as meat plays a big role in the diet here. But Malasa Chai has your back. Come for good vegetarian food, delicious baked goods, fresh tea, and yoga on Wednesday nights.
Be sure to visit Ibis, an upscale seafood restaurant in Puerto Varas. With a lakeside view and 18 years of history, this place is special and we are sure you’ll see why. Head here for a full-on dining experience.
For seafood and a Mediterranean-style menu, head to Almendra. Located lakeside, and not too crowded, the place is great for a late lunch or dinner, and also accommodates vegetarians. Also notable is the wine selection; your waiter or waitress will help you find the best drink to match your meal.
Nestled on a hill overlooking the lake, El Humedal is a great spot for a cozy lunch or dinner. There is a terrace, and you’ll be delighted by the creative meals on offer.