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Parrilla in Roque Sáenz Peña


Convivial and welcoming, this neighborhood restaurant a few blocks north of the center is worth the stroll. Check out its huge barbecue before entering to enjoy really tasty vacío (flank steak), delicious chicken an…
Pizza in Roque Sáenz Peña

La Taberna

On the main drag, this place decked out like a classic American drinking hole serves three dozen types of very good thin-crust pizza. Avoid the outside tables which get bombarded with traffic noise.
Zoo in Roque Sáenz Peña

Complejo Ecológico Municipal

At the junction of RN16 and RN95, 4km east of downtown, the town’s spacious zoo and botanical garden has a focus on birds and mammals found in the Chaco region, alongside a few lions, tigers, bears and a bafflingly …
Ice Cream in Roque Sáenz Peña


This busy corner place does tempting little pastries and very tasty ice cream, a godsend in Roque’s paralyzing heat. It has some unusual flavors: figs in cognac is worth a try.
Argentine in Roque Sáenz Peña

Atrium Gualok

In a town of few choices, this hotel restaurant does its best with pastas, meats and more at fair prices. Service can be desparately slow.