Restaurants

Top Choice Argentine in Tilcara

El Nuevo Progreso

An engaging, artsy ambience here is combined with delicious tourist-oriented cuisine. Think imaginatively prepared llama dishes, excellent meat plates, one interesting veggie option and great salads. The trout, stea…
Cafe in Tilcara

Ma'koka

With an eclectic music mix and interesting texts on the area and the Andes in general, this excellent bookstore-cafe also has the best coffee in town, tasty cakes and top sandwiches using bread made from coca or loc…
Argentine in Uquía

Cerro la Señorita

For the best lunch option head three blocks uphill from Iglesia de Uquía and turn left. Cerro la Señorita has delicious home cooking and baking using fresh produce from the garden. You'll see it from the small dinin…
Argentine in Purmamarca

Kuntur

An adorable and deservedly popular place where the hands-on chef prepares llama myriad ways, quinoa risotto, goat-meat cazuelas (stews), pizza, pasta and more. He'll even dream up some vegetarian dishes if you ask. …
Argentine in Humahuaca

Pacha Manka

A century-old house has been converted to one of the town's better and most stylish restaurants. It trades in mostly traditional cuisine pepped up with a few innovations, and also does fajitas and a spicy chicken st…
Argentine in Tilcara

El Patio

Tucked away between Tilcara's plaza and church, this place has a lovely shaded patio, garden seating and a cozy interior. It offers a wide range of salads, inventive llama dishes and a far-from-the-madding-crowd atm…
Argentine in Tilcara

Khuska

Grab a table in this charming, rambling, creative dining room serving regional dishes including humitas, empanadas and picadas Andinas, along with some decent vegetarian options. Andean platters feature roasted loca…
Argentine in Iruya

Comedor Tina

By far the best place to eat in Iruya is this local favorite on the road into town just before the gas station. Tina serves delicious home-style meat and salad dishes in a cozy atmosphere. It's an absolute bargain. …
Cafe in Humahuaca

Ser Andino

A homey cafe decked out with dried flowers and potted plants attached to a tour operator of the same name. Get coffee or tea, a hot meal or book a tour. You can do it all here. The cafe serves pasta, cazuela de cabr…
Argentine in Tilcara

Arumi

Art on the walls, regular live events and a comfortably attractive evening ambience are allied with highland ingredients of good quality here. Delicious tamales and pleasing stews take their place alongside tasty ro…