Top things to do

Top Choice Park in Palermo

Parque 3 de Febrero

Also known as Bosques de Palermo (Palermo Woods), this sweeping open parkland abounds with small lakes and pretty gazebos. Stands rent bikes and in-line skates, and joggers and power walkers circle the ponds – if yo…
Top Choice Museum in Palermo

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

This is Argentina’s most important fine art museum and contains many key works by Benito Quinquela Martín, Xul Solar, Eduardo Sívori and other Argentine artists, including a whole room of works by Antonio Berni. The…
Top Choice Museum in Palermo

Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires

Sparkling inside its glass walls, this airy modern art museum is one of BA’s most impressive. It displays the fine collection of Latin American art of millionaire and philanthropist Eduardo Costantini, including wor…
Top Choice Bar in Palermo

Uptown

Descend the graffiti-strewn stairwell and step aboard the carriage of an actual New York subway train to reach BA's hottest bar, a cavernous underground space with DJs and dancing, and a smaller, cozier room styled …
Top Choice Club in Palermo

Niceto Club

One of the city’s biggest crowd-pullers, the can’t-miss event at Niceto Club is Thursday night’s Club 69, a subversive DJ extravaganza featuring gorgeously attired showgirls, dancing drag queens, futuristic video in…
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 Cafe in Palermo

LAB Training Center & Coffee Shop

The high ceilings, exposed brick wall and industrial aesthetic here are such hallmarks of a hipster cafe that the place borders on self-parody, but the coffee is excellent. Choose your house-roasted beans and have t…
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 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…