Valparaiso + Central Coast Resorts

Restaurants in Valparaiso + Central Coast Resorts

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Valparaiso Central Coast Resorts restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Valparaiso Central Coast Resorts restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Valparaiso Central Coast Resorts to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Valparaiso Central Coast Resorts restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Valparaiso Central Coast Resorts.

Chilean chef Manuel Subercaseaux turns out a short but spectacular menu, showcasing local ingredients like palometa (a tuna-like whitefish) and physalis (a tart yellow berry), in a 19th-century residence converted into a culinary hideaway.

Make a reservation at the restaurant in the genteel new boutique Hotel Casa Higueras, once a palatial house at the end of a quiet street. The setting is chic, with a sun-drenched terrace, and the menu (fig-stuffed lamb with garbanzo purée) mixes Mediterranean flavors and Latin ingredients.

A smoldering waitstaff works the city's most coveted tables, while the Chilean-Italian duo behind the scenes serves gnocchi (30 types) and surprising ravioli concoctions, like a strawberry-infused version filled with tender clams in a champagne sauce.

There's no pretension (and only 20 seats); the ambitious Peruvian- Chilean cuisine includes seafood empanaditas, pastel de jaiba (crab potpie), and an unforgettably tangy ceviche served with giant roasted corn kernels. Each course is punctuated with a complimentary seafood broth.

Since 1984, porteños have come for the filling German specialties at this downtown institution. It starts dishing out pork and sauerkraut, potatoes with rollmops (herring-encased pickles), and goulash with noodles at 9 a.m.