Café o Té? The Best Cafés in Valparaíso, Chile

Jean Rust is a student at Wichita State University and an ISA Featured Blogger. Jean is currently studying with Veritas Abroad in Valparaíso/Viña del Mar, Chile.

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I absolutely love cafés. Especially cute hole-in-the-wall locally owned cafés. Thank goodness there is no shortage of cafés in Chile. I’ve been to quite a few and wanted to share some of my favorites.

1) El Baúl Cafe (5 Norte 433, Viña del Mar)

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El Baúl Cafe

This is a favorite. It’s definitely a great place to hang out.  Brightly colored, comfortable seating, great menu.

2) The Teapot (5 Norte 475, Viña del Mar)

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The Tea Pot Cafe

This is definitely a wonderful place. It’s super small and cute. The tea is great and everyone raves about the cheesecake.

3) Color Café (Papudo 526 Cerro Concepción, Valparaíso)

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Color Cafe

Color Café is probably one of the most known cafés in Valparaíso. It’s known for the decorations: napkins that visitors decorate and tape up on the wall. My first trip here was one of the best dining out experiences I have had here. The second time was a little more spotty. However, the tea was incredible. It’s definitely a place to visit while enjoying the street art in Valpo.

4) Mangos (Libertad and 6 Norte)

Its a chain café. I’ve seen a few locations around. But it’s a great place to catch up with a friend over some hot chocolate. Definitely more of a European feel, but great service.

5) Café Subterráneo (Av. Condell 1198, Plaza Aníbal Pinto, Valparaíso)

Great place. Chill atmosphere. Interesting art on the walls. There’s even a giant couch downstairs.

Tea and coffee not your thing?

Go get some ice cream. Literally everywhere. Get some Bravissimo. You will thank me, I promise.

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Author: theadventuresofjean

I'm a student at Wichita State University studying Social Work and Spanish.

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