Top things to do

Top Choice Italian in Bariloche

La Trattoria de la Famiglia Bianchi

Finally, an Italian restaurant that offers something different. Excellent, creative pastas, a good range of meat dishes and some wonderful risottos, with ingredients such as seafood and wild mushrooms.
Top Choice Food in Bariloche


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

Cerros Nevados

Every Argentine town has at least one gut-busting tenedor libre (all-you-can-eat restaurant); Bariloche’s lays it on thick, with plenty of parrilla items, pastas, salads and fiambres (cold meats).
Mexican in Bariloche

Días de Zapata

A warm and inviting little Mexican restaurant. Dishes tend more toward the Tex Mex than you would think (the owners hail from Mexico City), but the flavors are good and the servings generous.
Parrilla in Bariloche

El Boliche de Alberto

It’s worth dining at this esteemed parrilla simply to see the astonished look on tourists’ faces when a slab of beef the size of a football lands on the table; it’s the AR$100 bife de chorizo (the AR$80 portion is p…
Vegetarian in Bariloche

El Vegetariano

This cozy vegetarian restaurant serves sublime set lunches and dinners, including tea.
Ice Cream in Bariloche

Helados Jauja

Ask anyone in town who serves the best ice cream in Bariloche and they’ll reply with one word: ‘Jauja.’ Many say it’s the best in the country.
Chinese in Bariloche

Huang Ji Zhong

There’s exactly one Chinese restaurant in town, and it’s not bad – all the usual suspects at decent prices.
Cafe in Bariloche

La Esquina

The most atmospheric confitería (cafe offering light meals) in town has good coffee, reasonably priced sandwiches and burgers, and some good regional specialties.
Argentine in Bariloche

La Fonda del Tio

No tourist nonsense here – just big servings of straight-up Argentine classics. It's a short menu, which changes daily, so it's always worth popping in to see what's on offer.