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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 Historic Building in Bahía Blanca

Museo Taller Ferrowhite

Grandiose and ghostly, Ferrowhite is the kind of landmark you see from far away and think 'what in the world is that?' The castle-like power plant, built by Italians in the 1930s, sits beside massive grain elevators…
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…
Museum in Bahía Blanca

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo

Worth checking out is Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, showcasing local and national artists.
Museum in Bahía Blanca

Museo del Puerto

Housed in a colorfully painted former customs building, this small but engaging museum is a tribute to the region’s immigrants. The rooms include archives and photographs, and mock-ups of an old peluquería (barber s…
Buffet in Bahía Blanca


This tenedor libre (all-you-can-eat restaurant), efficiently run by a Chinese family, is a good choice if you're famished after a marathon bus ride. Choose from a range of Asian-inspired dishes and Argentinian class…
Argentine in Bahía Blanca


This traditional restaurant, located in a lovely corner building on a side street a few blocks south of the main plaza, dates from the 19th century. The menu features Spanish- and Italian-inspired Argentinian classi…
Theater in Bahía Blanca

Teatro Municipal

The neoclassical Teatro Municipal is the main performing-arts center in the city.