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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 Bariloche


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 Microbrewery in Bariloche

Cervecería Manush

Going strong since 2011, not only is Manush responsible for some of the region's best stout, brown porter, pale ale and kölsch, this is the only brewpub where the quality of the tapas and picadas matches the beer, c…
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 Food & Drink in Bariloche

Bariloche a La Carta

Held in the first half of October, this week-long food fest celebrates the best of Bariloche's culinary offerings. Dozens of restaurants offer special menus and the city's microbreweries and food stalls set up shop …
Top Choice Ice Cream in Bariloche

Helados Jauja

Ask Bariloche residents who serves the best ice cream in Bariloche and most will reply with one word: ‘Jauja.’ Of the 60 or so flavors, there are usually a couple dozen in rotation at any given time.
Top Choice Chocolate in Bariloche


Quite simply, the best chocolate in Bariloche. Don’t skip it. Seriously.
Parrilla in Bariloche


The tantalizing aromas of a wood fire and grilled meat waft down the street, enticing you into this diminutive parrilla – one of Bariloche's best. The menu is succinct in the extreme: choose from spit-roasted lamb, …
Brewery in Bariloche

Cervecería Lowther

Originally a one-man enterprise, this award-winning brewery is locally revered for its dozen or so beers, particularly the darker varieties – the porter, cream stout and milk stout. The food is less exciting, but la…
Beer Garden in Bariloche

Cervecería La Cruz

This microbrewery/beer garden is almost a place of pilgrimage for local beer aficionados, who make their way nightly to Bariloche's suburbs for the world-class Workingman porter, the IPAs and the live music (on week…