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Top Choice Cafe in Paraná

La Pastelería

You might have to wait for a table at this popular little corner cafe where locals go for their merienda to plug the gap between lunch and the late Argentine dinner. Enjoy tasty light meals and big portions of delic…
Top Choice Handicrafts in Paraná

Museo y Mercado Provincial de Artesanías

Promoting handicrafts from throughout the province, this is a likable little place that is part museum, part shop. Ask the curator to explain things to you; you’ll be amazed by the intricacy of some of the work, lik…
Waterfront in Paraná

Costanera

From the northern edge of downtown, Parque Urquiza slopes steeply downward to the banks of the Río Paraná. During summer, the waterfront fills with people strolling, fishing and swimming. There's a public beach, Pla…
Parrilla in Paraná

Don Charras

Thatched and atmospheric, this parrilla is a popular Paraná choice. Fridays and Saturdays see special fire-roasted options, otherwise just enjoy the usual chargrilled selection and solicitous service. Deep-pan stews…
Cafe in Paraná

Flamingo Grand Bar

Smart seats and a plaza-side location make this a favorite throughout the day, from morning croissants and juices through to lomitos (steak sandwiches) and lunch specials, to decent à la carte dishes and picadas. Me…
Argentine in Paraná

Lola Valentina

Blending the cheerful vibe of a favorite corner eatery with formal service, this place offers great value for a long menu of Argentine classics, delicious homemade pastas, parrilla options and plenty of river fish c…
Argentine in Paraná

Giovani

With as-it-should-be service and thoughtful touches such as free coffee, this stylish restaurant in the center of town serves excellent meats from the parrilla and delectable pasta. There's a good line in river fish…
Pub in Paraná

Pasaje 501

A polished, spacious corner bar with a youthful atmosphere and small beer garden, 501 is a fine place to settle in for an evening of drinking. It also serves good meals including nachos, burritos, salads and wraps t…
Arts & Crafts in Paraná

Centro de Artesanos

Traditional artesanías (handicrafts) are on display and for sale here. There's some very high-quality ware, and prices are fair. Next door, the cultural center has temporary art and photographic exhibits and worksho…
Museum in Paraná

Museo Histórico de Entre Ríos

Flaunting local pride, this modern museum on Plaza Alvear contains information on the short-lived Republic of Entre Ríos and the battle of Monte Camperos, as well as mate paraphernalia and numerous solid wooden desk…