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Punta Arenas Restaurant Guide

Chilean cuisine reflects a sublime cultural blend! Porotos granados, a popular stew which combines indigenous native fare -corn, beans, tomatoes and pumpkin- with onions and garlic adopted from the Spanish, is one delicious example! -And there are so many more! "Once," meaning eleven in Spanish and commemorating the 11:00 AM British Tea Time, is a Chilean tradition which occurs in the afternoon. Chilean people eat four times a day, and lunch is usually the largest meal. Salads and then two main dishes are served at this time. Look for great seafood including razor clams (machas), sea urchins (erizos), abalone (Locos), seaweed (cochayuyo), and caldillo de congrio (conger eel soup), fresh vegetables, and cheeses. In typical Chilean style, enjoy supper around 9:00 PM, when you will have a healthy portion of a single entree perhaps accompanied by a vintage from the Central Valley! 

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La Tasca, a popular Spanish restaurant, has a view of the Plaza Munoz Gamero from its second story location. You'll find regional specialties such as fresh king crab, conger eel, and Patagonian lamb, and other incredible dishes including salmon ceviche, grilled beef loin, and paella. Lunch including bottled water, wine and bread is about 20 USD. While this restaurant has some mid-priced entrees, you will find some expensive items -such as lobster- as well. La Tasca receives great reviews for entree portions and quality, but not everyone's happy with the prices. La Tasca is located in town, and is roughly 20 minutes away by shuttle from the cruise terminal. La Tasca is at Plaza Munoz Gamero 771 in the Sociedad Espanola building, and is open from 10:00 AM to 12:20 PM for lunch, and then from 3:00 PM to 2:00 AM. Their telephone number is (56-61) 242-807.
 
La Marmita consistently receives high reviews for food quality and ambiance! Open for lunch and supper, La Marmita specializes in Chilean dishes, seafood, and vegan cuisine. If you love seafood, the Magellanic crab and pisco sours should be on the must do list! Prices range from 21 to 50 USD. La Marmita is located at Plaza Sampaio 678 in Punta Arenas, which is about 20 minutes by shuttle from the cruise terminal. Their phone number is (56-61) 222-056, and their website is http://www.marmitamaga.cl/.
 
La Luna, located at O' Higgins #1017 in Punta Arenas, is a reasonably priced venue offering Chilean favorites that you can pair with a decent local wine. While there, you may want to try the Pisco Sours, and the Chupe de Centolla receives some excellent reviews. La Luna can be viewed as "tourist friendly," which can be a nice perk if you don't speak Chilean Spanish. Their phone number is (56-61) 228-555, and their website is http://www.laluna.cl/.
 
Restaurant Puerto Viejo boasts a nautical glass and wood décor in keeping with its name. Situated nearby the cruise terminal at O' Higgins 1166 in Punta Arenas, you'll find signature steak, seafood, and lamb dishes. Abalone salad, king crab, eel's cheeks in mustard sauce, and Chilean sea bass are highly recommended. Lunch is around 20 USD. Also at your fingertips are a selection of local wines and beers, we well as the always present pisco sours. This restaurant is open for lunch and supper, but it's certainly fine to drop by for drinks and appetizers. You can contact Restaurant Puerto Viejo at (56-61) 225-103 by phone, or at their website, http://www.puertoviejo.cl.

The official currency is the Peso. Most sidewalk vendors, taxis, museums, restaurants and shops accept U.S. dollars and some will take euros. Major credit cards are widely accepted as well.

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