Anyone living in Buenos Aires will tell you that it’s hardly short of places to eat out. But we know that occasionally you need to find somewhere a bit upmarket, whether it’s for a special occasion, to impress, or just for a treat. Here are our recommendations for those looking for the high-end of the cuisine in Buenos Aires and the surrounding area
For those who are new to Buenos Aires, there are lots of local delights to sample if you’re going out to eat in the city. From the classic neighbourhood parilla to more modern takes on Argentinian cuisine, you definitely won’t be short on places to try. On the other hand, if you have been in the city for a while and want something a bit different, or you’re a European with a bit of homesickness, then the city also has a number of venues which serve excellent French food. Here are a few that our writers would recommend
If there’s one food that Argentina is famous for above everything else, then it’s got to be steak. In fact, meats of all varieties, and especially red meats, are a large part of Argentinian culture. When you are looking for somewhere to eat out in or around Buenos Aires, you are going to be spoiled for choice. To help you make your decision, we’ve together a list of the best restaurants for meat eaters.
If variety is the spice of life, then Buenos Aires is one of the hottest cities in the world. But if it’s actual spice you’re looking for, then the city has a little less to offer you, with the Argentine suspicion of all things spicy. But fear not, our writers have been out in the city and found a few good places for spice lovers to indulge their habit. We’ve put together a list of these, which can be found below.
After their football team, the object of Argentines’ national pride is their meat – and they have every right to revel in one of the deadly sins. It’s widely accepted to be some of the best in the world and, as a consequence, they also indulge in another deadly sin: gluttony.
Whether you’re living in Buenos Aires or just visiting, everyone needs to find somewhere cheap (and decent) to eat out every so often. We’ve put together a list of some of our writers’ favourite venues.
If you’re looking for somewhere to eat in Buenos Aires that won’t break the bank, here are our top tips on finding some traditional Argentine food establishments when out and about in the city.
Argentina may be best known for its hunks of meat and chunky empandas, but don’t be fooled by the macho exterior because when it comes to sandwiches this is the daintiest nation on earth.
It goes without saying that meat is the biggest player in the Argentinian diet. Our roast pork belly recipe, by chef Matías Podestá, is representative of a typical Argentine dish, with an emphasis on a large, simply seasoned piece of meat accompanied by a typical fiery kick.
If you want proof of Buenos Aires’ leisurely, sit-down coffee culture, look no further than the biggest homegrown chain, Havanna. Here on the counter you’ll find a diagram explaining just how takeout coffee works. “On the street! At the office!” read the helpful instructions, next to picture of a paper cup.