Top things to do

Top Choice Argentine in Mendoza

Fuente y Fonda

Take the menu's suggestion with a grain of salt. Mains are good for two if you're overworked gauchos, but are more manageable for three healthy appetites, especially the meat dishes. Most come with bread, salad, a s…
Top Choice Park in Mendoza

Parque General San Martín

Walking along the lakeshore and snoozing in the shade of the rose garden in this beautiful 420-hectare park is a great way to enjoy one of the city’s highlights. Walk along Sarmiento/Civit out to the park and admire…
Top Choice Cafe in Mendoza


There's no better spot in the city to pass a few hours on a sunny day than Bröd's whitewashed backyard patio. The pastries, sandwiches and egg dishes are done to exacting and delicious standards – unsurprising, sinc…
Top Choice Fusion in Mendoza


Classic gourmet Mendoza-style, Azafrán has a rustic-chic decor true to its roots as an ordinary deli. It serves innovative versions of classic Argentine meat dishes, enormous steaks (of course) and good fish dishes.…
Top Choice Cafe in Mendoza

Silla 14

The priciest and finest coffee in the city is served at this elegant and sophisticated cafe. Silla 14 resembles the parlor of an upscale colonial-era home with contemporary touches, including suspendered waiters à l…
Top Choice International in Mendoza

Maria Antioneta

The wonderful, fresh blend of flavors on the menu here are echoed in the design of the dining room – a pleasing mix of retro and modern styling. Everything's good – well presented and flavorful – and accompanied by …
Top Choice Cinema in Mendoza

Cine Universidad

Art-house films and docs, primarily Argentinian and South American, and the occasional Hollywood film, usually retro classics, are screened at this cinema on the campus of the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo.
Top Choice Fusion in Mendoza

Anna Bistro

Cool, loungy-looking place with a wonderful garden area, relaxed vibe and carefully prepared dishes like lamb and ratatouille in malbec sauce and white fish filet with a vegetable soufflé.
Top Choice Bar in Mendoza


Nearly always packed, this hipster-like bar is the best place in the city for a wide selection of quality beer.
Museum in Mendoza

Museo Fundacional

Mendoza’s recently renovated Museo Fundacional protects excavations of the colonial cabildo (town council), destroyed by an earthquake in 1861. At that time, the city’s geographical focus shifted west and south to i…