Italy neighborhood

Known for its wide gastronomic offer, especially when we talk about international cuisine.

Within the Barrio Italia you will find exquisite restaurants that offer Italian, Chilean, Peruvian, Spanish, French, and Thai food, among many other delicacies.

A little history…

Its name is derived from Avenida Italia, which crosses the communes of Providencia and Ñuñoa and its origins date back to the first decades of the 20th century, when industrial and commercial activity began to develop in the sector. Previously, this area was known as Población Juan García Ballesteros and later as Población Italia.

As you walk through the neighborhood, you can find houses dating from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, mixed with new businesses set up by artists, designers, and restaurants. which has made it become one of the most visited gastronomic and design neighborhoods in the capital in recent times.

What to do in Barrio Italia?

Go around, visit the various stores and stores with decoration, national products and businesses, and eat. Whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner, you will surely delight yourself with the flavors that you will find in Barrio Italia. Among its most outstanding cafes, bars and restaurants are: Marina Mar de Tapas, El Mundo de Dalí, Galpón Italia, In pasta, Tío tomato, Silvestre Bistró, among many others.

Other attractions to learn about the heritage of the neighborhood are the old Marín mattresses, Casa Fresia and the San Crescente parish. It is also a classic to visit the furniture stores and other objects made of wood on Caupolicán street.

To get to Barrio Italia you can take the Santiago Metro and get off at Santa Isabel Station (Line 5).

Schedule: Released

Entry:of free transit

Address: See reference here

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