Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Buenos Aires

Casa Felix

At his closed-door restaurant in the Chacarita neighborhood, chef Diego Felix welcomes his guests with a cocktail in the candle-lit patio area, next to the herb and vegetable garden where many of his ingredients are…
Top Choice Argentine in Palermo

Proper

Bringing new life to the BA food scene, the young chefs behind Proper pack flavor into seasonal produce cooked in a wood-fired oven at their roughly finished restaurant in a former car-repair shop. Order several sma…
Top Choice Italian in La Boca

Il Matterello

This Genovese trattoria serves up some of the best pasta in town, including perfectly al dente tagliatelle alla rúcola (tagliatelle with arugula), and tortelli bianchi con burro foso al aglio (pasta pillows stuffed …
Top Choice International in San Telmo

Café San Juan

Having studied in Milan, Paris and Barcelona, TV-chef Leandro Cristóbal now runs the kitchen at this renowned San Telmo bistro. Start with fabulous tapas, then delve into the grilled Spanish octopus (AR$1100), molle…
Top Choice Parrilla in Palermo

La Carnicería

The menu at this modern parrilla is limited, but everything on it is spectacular, from the crispy provoleta (barbecued cheese), to the homemade chorizo and morcilla, to the tenderloin and rib cuts. This is a place f…
Top Choice South American in South of Palermo

i Latina

Located south of Palermo in Villa Crespo is one of BA’s best restaurants: i Latina. The set menu consists of seven courses, all exquisitely prepared and presented. Flavors are incredibly stimulating and complex; thi…
Top Choice Modern Argentine in Buenos Aires

Aramburu

Chef Gonzalo Aramburu’s seasonal 18-course ‘molecular’ meal is astounding; each artistically created plate is just a few bites of gastronomic delight. Expect enlightening tastes, textures and smells, plus unique pre…
Top Choice Modern Argentine in Puerto Madero

Chila

Some of Buenos Aires’ best and most original cuisine is created by chef Pedro Bargero. His six-course, haute-cuisine dishes utilize only the best seasonal ingredients, and the restaurant also works closely with qual…
Top Choice Parrilla in Palermo

Don Julio

Classy service and a great wine list add an upscale bent to this traditional – and very popular – corner steak house. The bife de chorizo (sirloin steak) is the main attraction here, but the baked goat cheese provol…
Top Choice Peruvian in Palermo

La Mar Cebicheria

For lovers of fresh fish, this upmarket Peruvian cebicheria is a welcome addition to the meat-dominated BA food scene. The team at La Mar traveled across Argentina to source their ingredients, and the quality of the…