Top things to do

Argentine in Merlo

El Tono

Specializing in regional foods and using lots of local ingredients, this place is a good bet anytime, but Friday to Saturday nights feature live trova (folk) bands, making it even better.
Wildlife Reserve in Merlo

Reserva Natural de Merlo

In Rincón del Este, 2km from the center, on the road to the miradores (viewpoints) above town, the Reserva Natural de Merlo is a lovely spot for creekside walks up to a couple of swimming holes.
Bar in Merlo

La Cerveceria

If you’re looking for a beer, this is your spot – there are eight different types of microbrew on offer, plus the national and imported standbys, with sidewalk seating and snacks.
Argentine in Merlo

Basta Lola

Excellent homestyle cooking in a cute corner location. The homemade pastas are the standouts, but make sure you leave room for dessert.