Restaurants

Argentine in Córdoba

El Papagayo

For a special dining experience, book a table inside this sleek two-floor restaurant, set in a narrow but light-flooded passageway. Chef Javier Rodriguez conjures up a gastronomic feast showcasing small plates that …
Cafe in Córdoba

Brunchería

Down in the hipster sector of Güemes, the Brunchería offers a great mix of fresh decor, yummy food and cool music. It's a good spot for that second breakfast (in case the typical morning fare of coffee and croissant…
Argentine in Córdoba

La Vieja Esquina

A cozy little lunch spot with stools and window seating. Don't expect elaborate meals – it's mostly empanadas, locro (a spicy stew of maize, beans, beef, pork and sausage) and other mainstays – but they're tops when…
Argentine in Córdoba

Alfonsina

In a rambling colonial town house at the historic heart of Córdoba, this bric-a-brac-filled restaurant-bar has a huge menu of favorites – pastas, pizzas, locro (a spicy meat, beans and maize stew), empanadas and ste…
International in Córdoba

Novecento 900

There are few more atmospheric options for eating downtown than this cute little cafe-restaurant, set in the courtyard of the historic cabildo (town council) building. The menu ticks all the ‘classic’ boxes and thro…
Market in Córdoba

Mercado Norte

Córdoba’s indoor market has delicious and inexpensive food, such as pizza, empanadas (baked savory turnovers) and seafood. Browsing the clean stalls selling every imaginable cut of meat, including whole chivitos (go…
Argentine in Córdoba

Mandarina

A cheerful, earthy spot on the pedestrian mall, with a good mix of typical mainstays, some Chinese dishes thrown in and excellent vegetarian options, such as amaranth milanesas (breaded cutlets). The sidewalk tables…
Parrilla in Córdoba

La Parrilla de Raul

Of Córdoba’s parrillas (steak restaurants), this is probably one of the most famous, known for its good-quality meats. Parrillada (mixed grill including steak) for two costs only AR$293, not including extras such as…
Parrilla in Córdoba

Alcorta

This upmarket parrilla (steak restaurant) is esteemed for its grilled meats – many say they’re the best in town – but also serves delicious pasta and fish. Try the mollejitas al sauvignon blanc (sweetbreads in a whi…
Italian in Córdoba

La Mamma

Probably Córdoba's most famous pasta restaurant, with an excellent selection that goes far beyond the standard Argentine offerings. The Grande Mamma sauce (featuring caramelized onions, cream cheese, mushrooms and g…