Almacen Vegano Ostara is a vegan grocery store that also offers ready to eat cakes, sweets, empanadas and sandwiches, if you feel like getting a snack in between sightseeing. Their location is perfect, in the center of the city and the variety of vegan products seems endless, so in case you prefer cooking at home you should also check it out.
Avenida Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins 1394, Santiago
At Mall Costanera Center you will find over 300 stores selling exclusive brands, as well as over 60 restaurants and 12 movie theaters to make you relax after a long day of shopping. Costanera Centre also features a viewing deck at 300 meters, the Sky Costanera, where you will have a spectacular 360° view of Santiago. Check out their website for more information about upcoming events.
This three story independent shopping center houses many boutiques of several up-and-coming designers, artsy bookstores and cozy cafes. Find some clothes that surely no one at home will have or enjoy a cup of coffee after browsing through the unique creations the shops have to offer.
La Dominical is an outdoor market that showcases the best of what the local creative scene has to offer. Come here to find unique and handmade items, art and crafts. There are live bands, food trucks and art galleries, so you can easily spend an entire day on premises. Entrance is free.
Although La Tienda Nacional is a book lover's dream, it is much more than just a bookstore, selling documentaries, records, toys, shirts and more. This is the place to find a unique souvenir to bring back to someone special at home. The staff is attentive and knowledgeable and will help you find exactly what you are looking for.
La Vega Central was founded in 1907 and is the place in Santiago where you can find the freshest fruit and vegetables, meats and fish, bread, cakes and everything else from foreign products to pet food. La Vega is not only a food market but also a gastronomic hot spot, with Chilean specialties and foods from around the world available.