Mar del Plata restaurants

Top Choice Italian in Mar del Plata


You have two dining choices here. Up front is the craft cocktail bar where they rotate four platos del día, at fixed and affordable prices. However, you'll need to step a bit further off the street and into the ston…
Top Choice Cafe in Mar del Plata

Crucoli Caffe

This dreamy little cafe in Los Troncos is like a portal into the brain of artist, designer and baker Maria Bertone. She has crafted or painted everything on the walls – the mermaids and sailors, the sailboat napkin …
Seafood in Mar del Plata

La Marina

You won't find seafood any fresher or more affordable than at this down-to-earth place a few blocks inland from the entrance to the port. In business since 1957, its specialty is the delicious cazuela especial La Ma…
Seafood in Mar del Plata


The hype around Sur creates high expectations: many locals still consider it the best seafood restaurant in town. There's an extensive wine list and decadent desserts.
Argentine in Mar del Plata


For solid, good-value dishes, make like the locals and head to this large, modern and popular restaurant – one of three branches in town. There’s something for everyone on the menu (meat, fish, pasta, milanesas, san…
Seafood in Mar del Plata


With two branches at the Centro Comercial del Puerto, this is a cafeteria style pick-and-mix place, and more affordable than others in the area. Dishes come in half and full portions (expect ceviche, peel-and-eat sh…
Cafe in Mar del Plata

La Fonte D'Oro

This stylish cafe has several locations in town; one of the nicest is on the pedestrian promenade of San Martín, near the cathedral. Have a quick cortado (macchiato) at the curving coffee bar, or grab an outdoor tab…
Mexican in Mar del Plata


A Mexican restaurant off Plaza San Martín (though they also serve pizza for some reason) offering inauthentic, occasionally satisfying, nachos, burritos, quesadillas, fajitas and tacos, stuffed with – among other ch…
Argentine in Mar del Plata


With indoor and outdoor seating across from the waterfront near Plaza Colón, Alito is popular for its central location and wide ranging, if not particularly imaginative menu. There are lunch specials, a full wine li…
Seafood in Mar del Plata

Puerto de Palos

Another nice choice on port, this full-service restaurant comes with loads of atmosphere – think: brick walls, columns and Barcelona FC flags flying with pride. They do grilled fish, fried calamari, a range of pasta…