Looking for a restaurant in Providencia? We’ve got some great options for you, so eat and enjoy!
La Burguesía has been listed as having some of the world’s best burgers so of course we had to try them for ourselves, and luckily we liked what we found. The restaurant is a little hard to find, being tucked away inside one of Santiago’s outdoor galerías (small shopping areas). It’s a popular lunch spot for nearby workers during the week, especially considering it’s closed on the weekends, but if you go early for dinner you should beat the crowds.
They really don’t have much other than burgers but you won’t mind, highly recommended are the Juicy Lucy and Ají Verde. All their burgers come with a side order of French fries. They have a large selection of Chilean beers to wash down your burgers and a small assortment of mixed drinks. There’s also a select dessert menu if you have any room left!
Hours: Monday-Thursday 1PM – 4PM, 7PM -10:30PM, Closed Saturday & Sunday
Johnny Rockets is the place to head if you’re looking for a typical American 1950s diner burger and shake. If you’ve visited their restaurants in the US you will find the menu and the food pretty similar. The service is fairly fast for Chile, and they keep the 50s diner theme with the staff stopping to dance along to certain songs as they work. Unfortunately their table jukeboxes don’t function, so you have no control over the music played.
The burgers, hotdogs, sandwiches and milkshakes are all good options. They also have harder to find A&W Root Beer and Dr. Pepper on their menu, and you can add flavor shots to your soda, the original vanilla & cherry coke! If you’re really adventurous or nostalgic, order a Root Beer or Coca Cola Float! They have several other locations around Santiago, many are in the local malls, and they sometimes have meal promotions with the local movie theaters, so check their Facebook page for updates.
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 12PM – 11PM, Friday & Saturday 12PM – 12AM
Tavelli is a nice spot to grab a coffee and take a break during your explorations of Providencia. They also offer a variety of other drinks, both hot and cold, including a tasty lemonade. If you’re hungry they have a full menu of sandwiches, wraps and other lunchtime favorites, or you can choose from an assortment of baked goods to satisfy your sweet tooth. Its location in Drugstore makes it a nice place to stop during one of Santiago’s rare rainy days as you can enjoy browsing the indoor shops before or after your meal.
A bar frequented by locals and expats, The Shamrock has, in addition to local Chilean beers, a variety of imported beers from the US, Germany, and Belgium, including 2 US beers on draft. Their food is a twist on typical bar fare, including several different appetizers to share and it tends to be on the spicier side for those missing a kick to their meals.
We recommend trying the Goat’s Cheese and Red Pepper Bites. They carry Hotseeker Hot Sauces, which you can add to any dish for additional spice, and they offer bottles for sale, so if you like it you can buy one to take home with you. They also put on a Saturday Brunch and show popular expat sports broadcasts. Additionally they regularly host events and parties for expat and Chilean holidays.
Hours: Monday-Friday open at 5PM, Saturday & Sunday open at 12PM, closing time varies per day but often open until 3AM or later.
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