Top Choice Argentine in San Antonio de Areco

La Esquina de Merti

Located right on the plaza, this corner bar and restaurant is one of San Antonio de Areco's most traditional and atmospheric. Stop in for coffee, empanadas (pastries), sandwiches, a glass of wine, or a steak grilled…
Top Choice French in Luján

L’Eau Vive

It's not every day you have the chance to dine on French cuisine – prepared by Carmelite nuns from around the world – in small-town Argentina. L'Eau Vive is on the town outskirts, but many foodies consider the frien…
Top Choice Cafe in La Plata

Big Siberia

Seriously good coffee (an in-house blend of three different fair-trade beans), sandwiches made with freshly baked bread, satisfying brunches and a selection of more than 10 different homemade cakes are among the arr…
Burgers in La Plata


Mauro Colagreco, a chef from La Plata whose French restaurant Mirazur is currently ranked number four in the world, caused a buzz when he opened this sleek, monochrome burger bar in his hometown. Made with mostly or…
International in Tigre & the Delta

Boulevard Sáenz Peña

Occupying a prime corner spot on an attractive avenue is this appealing cafe serving salads, sandwiches, coffee and cakes. Inside, it's spacious, modern and airy with plenty of contemporary design touches, but you'l…
Argentine in San Antonio de Areco

Almacén de Comidas

Supremely tasty, freshly made salads, pastas, pies, burgers and a cabinet-full of tempting desserts are on offer at this deli-style restaurant, which has just one bench for eating-in. Pick up a sandwich made with fr…
Argentine in San Antonio de Areco

Almacén Ramos Generales

Another of San Antonio's historic dining venues, this elegantly restored space was once a general store. Today, it offers a quaintly rustic setting and quality, traditional Argentine fare – grilled meats from the pa…
Argentine in La Plata

Cervecería Modelo

Dating from 1894, its ceiling hung with hams and its floors strewn with peanut shells, this classic place serves snacks, meals and ice-cold ales to a happy crowd. There are great sidewalk tables, and it’s not too ol…
Argentine in Tigre & the Delta

María del Luján

For an upscale meal on Paseo Victorica, the city’s pleasant riverside avenue, try María del Luján, which has a gorgeous shady patio. Serves the usual Argentine fare – grilled meats, homemade pastas – as well as a nu…
Parrilla in San Antonio de Areco

Puesto La Lechuza

Open weekends only, this charming riverside spot is ideal on a warm day, when you can savor a lunch of empanadas or grilled steak under the trees. There's live guitar music on Saturday nights starting around 9:30pm.