Restaurants

Top Choice Parrilla in Bariloche

La Parilla de Julián

This friendly, family-run parilla (steak restaurant) is a long-standing local favorite and one of the few places open on Sunday. Waiters bustle about, bearing beautifully grilled cuts of beef, cordero patagónico (sp…
Top Choice Fusion in Neuquén

Casa Tinta

This intimate little restaurant, decorated with vintage lanterns, offers a nightly three-course set menu, with several starters and mains to choose from, accompanied by a succinct wine list, carefully chosen by the …
Top Choice Italian in Circuito Chico

Il Gabbiano

At the best Italian restaurant in the region, chef Mimi Barchetta imbues each dish with plenty of amore, and it shows. Standout dishes include gnocchi with octopus ragout, tagliatelle alla boscaiola (with mushrooms …
Top Choice Fusion in San Martín de los Andes

Morphen

Enter Morphen, and you enter a wonderland of Banksy graffiti, surreal sculpture, swirling murals and strange mobiles suspended from the ceiling. The food is a pleasant deviation from the meaty standards touted by mo…
Top Choice Fusion in Bariloche

Butterfly

A chandelier gently spins, casting soft shadows on the rough stone walls. A fire gently crackles in the fireplace and an almost reverential hush reigns as diners tuck into the seven-course tasting menu that changes …
Top Choice Parrilla in Bariloche

Alto El Fuego

The most frequently recommended parrilla (steak restaurant) in town, featuring the killer combination of great cuts of expertly seared meat and a well-chosen wine list. It's a small place – if you're coming for dinn…
Top Choice Parrilla in San Martín de los Andes

Bamboo Brasas

As you'd expect, this upmarket parrilla does wonderful things with meat, from steaks to morcilla and chorizo. Some even claim that it serves the best meat in all of Argentina. We haven’t tried all the meat in Argent…
Top Choice International in El Bolsón

La Gorda

This is El Bolsón's don't-miss eating spot, with large portions of delicious, well-prepared food in relaxed, stylish surrounds. There are good vegetarian options, a couple of Asian dishes, beautifully cooked cuts of…
Top Choice Fusion in Villa la Angostura

Pistach'

A feisty newcomer on a dining scene dominated by parillas and pizzerias, Pistach' blends elegant surroundings with dishes inspired by the chef's heritage and travels and conjured from fresh market ingredients. Feast…
Top Choice International in San Martín de los Andes

El Mesón de la Patagonia

This cute little place has one of the most creative menus in town, with plenty of trout dishes, homemade pastas and meaty mains, such as lamb with mint sauce. Little touches, such as amuse-bouches and a taste of aft…