Argentine in Retiro

El Federal

This traditional downtown eatery is something of a neighborhood institution. You’ll find Argentine comfort food – simple pastas, steaks and empanadas – as well as higher-end specialties including Patagonian lamb, ña…
Italian in Retiro


Popular with the business lunch crowd, this large, pop art–style Italian pizzeria tosses 30 kinds of thin-crust pies with fresh toppings – try a pie piled high with prosciutto and arugula. Other tasty choices includ…
International in Retiro


Tiny bohemian Dadá, with walls painted red and a bar cluttered with wine bottles, feels like an unassuming neighborhood bar in Paris. Order something savory, such as a stir-fry, off the bistro menu during the day; a…