Top Choice Parrilla in Bahía Blanca

El Mundo de la Parrilla

Locals agree that this busy and casually elegant parrilla is one of the best dining options in town. In addition to gourmet empanadas, succulent lechón (roasted suckling pig) and practically every cut of steak imagi…
Top Choice International in Pinamar


This elegant tearoom, restaurant and bar – a few blocks in from the beach, just off Av Bunge – was once the home of a well-known 1950s soprano. Nowadays it serves up German, French and alpine specialties such as fon…
Top Choice Seafood in Mar del Plata


The hype around Sur creates high expectations: many locals consider it the best seafood restaurant in town. Brick walls hung with nautical-themed prints form a cozy backdrop; specials all revolve around fresh fish a…
International in Mar del Plata

El Jamón

There’s little atmosphere at this neighborhood favorite, with plastic plants swinging from the beams. It’s still full of locals, however, all enjoying the roasted vacio (flank steak), shrimp kebab or mussels provenc…
Parrilla in Mar del Plata

El Palacio del Bife

A recommended, classy parrilla with a massive menu. Come hungry and come wanting meat, although the homemade pastas are also worth a try. There’s also seafood, milanesas (breaded cutlets) and rice dishes. Not cheap,…
Argentine in Bahía Blanca


A popular cafe on the plaza, with an extensive menu that includes pizza, pasta, meats and gourmet salads and sandwiches. Also ‘lite’ choices such as soy milanesas. Popular sidewalk tables and a fully stocked bar too…
Parrilla in Necochea

Chimichurri Asador

Only carnivores are welcome at this parrilla, favored by locals for its delicious meats.
Pizza in Pinamar

Acqua & Farina

Head to Cariló for the best thin-crust pizza around, as well as fresh salads and homemade pastas. Located in Cariló plaza, the last stop for the local ‘Montemar’ bus.
Seafood in Pinamar

Cantina Tulumei

Hit the outdoor deck at this main-street eatery, one block in from the waterfront, for reasonably priced, quality seafood. Fish is prepared in at least a dozen different sauces; homemade pastas are also a good choic…
Cafe in San Clemente del Tuyú

Balneario Eden

With a patio overlooking the sand, this place offers burgers and snacks all day, with plenty of well-priced seafood and parrilla options.