Gastronomy of Pampa and Austral Fjords
The Chamber of Tourism invites you to take a trip to the palate, the senses, its people, culture and local traditions. Because knowing Natales is also tasting its delicious food and meeting those who prepare, serve or share a bitter mate, a wine, the sopaipillas or a juicy piece of meat.
In Puerto Natales one of the main services demanded by visitors is gastronomy. The number of establishments dedicated to providing this service grows every year. In this way, the gastronomic selection is increasingly varied. Local restaurants seek to satisfy the gastronomic needs through providing regional foods such as barbecue, as well as establishments that offer local seafood. You will find gourmet establishments that offer international cuisine that can delight even the finer palate. In addition, there are locations that create meeting points - the cafes, chocolatiers, pastry shops, creperies, creameries, restobars and breweries. You can also utilise the fast food alternatives such as pizzerias, sandwich shops and delivery services. Likewise, there is the possibility of buying food already prepared for excursions such as snacks and cold lunches (box lunch). It’s also possible to find innovative cooking experiences, such as establishments that allow you to learn to cook local dishes, or places that allow you to exchange culinary experiences with other visitors. With this wide range of possibilities and menu alternatives, you can often make special requests and ask for home delivery.
New establishments with modern & innovative architectural bring culinary specialties. With the availability of fresh ingredients such as local seasonal vegetables and regional meats, regional restaurants have become famous. Puerto Natales boasts their simple kitchens as well, with warm and welcoming atmospheres that denote great concern for the quality of service. While visiting you will find local menus that offer seafood products and variety of meats (including tastes from the Patagonian pampas), as well as other nutritional needs are important while traveling. You can find traditional preparations and flavors incorporating vegan recipes and other menu requests.