Restaurants

Japanese in The Center

Furaibo

Walk up the staircase of this old building into a calm space meant to resemble a Buddhist temple; on weekend evenings, live instrumentalists set the mood with ambient ceremonial music. The house specialty is homemad…
Sandwiches in The Center

Latino Sandwich

Some of the best eateries in BA are holes-in-the-wall – and here’s a case in point. This is the downtown place to grab sandwiches such as Argentine milanesa (breaded cutlet) but with rocket and guacamole!), barbecue…
Italian in The Center

Broccolino

Pick from over 20 sauces (including squid ink!) for your pasta, with a choice of rigatoni, fusilli, pappardelle and all sorts of stuffed varieties. If you can’t decide on your topper, try the delicious Sicilian sauc…
Argentine in The Center

Aldo’s Restoran & Vinoteca

This restaurant and wine shop is an upscale eatery serving a small but tasty menu of meat, seafood and pasta dishes, all amid walls lined with wine. Look out for wine tastings held on Tuesday evenings, or ask your s…
Argentine in The Center

Tomo 1

At renowned Tomo 1, European-influenced chef Federico Fialayre promotes a blend of Italian and Spanish cooking methods in dishes featuring seasonal produce, homemade pasta and fresh fish. Sample his famed cuisine wi…
Burgers in The Center

180 Burger Bar

Hankering for a hamburger? Then join the young crowd that will likely be lined up at this small diner. Choose a ‘salsa’ (mayochimi, tzatziki, barbacoa) and add cheese if you wish. Chow down within the confines of co…
Italian in The Center

D’Oro

This tiny, popular lunch spot is a serious Italian wine bar and restaurant to rival others in more gastronomically famous neighborhoods. Come for thin, crispy, oven-baked pizzas, mushroom risotto, fettuccine with sh…
Vegetarian in The Center

Granix

Stepping into this large, modern vegetarian eatery will make you wonder if porteños have had enough steak already. Pick from the many hot appetizers and mains; there’s also a great salad bar and plenty of desserts. …
Vegan in The Center

Vita

Here’s a hippie-ish, casual and health-oriented eatery offering tasty vegan dishes such as risotto, lentil burgers and vegetable calzones, as well as a selection of vegan cakes. Various freshly mixed juices are avai…