Top Choice Vegetarian in Salta


Colorful and upbeat, this vegan (some honey is used) cafe-restaurant makes an enticing stop. Delicious blended juices and organic wines wash down daily changing specials served in generous portions. It's all delicio…
Argentine in Salta

El Solar del Convento

Warmly decorated and popular, this reliable touristy choice offers solicitous service – the free aperitif wins points – and a varied menu. It specializes in lomo (sirloin) with tasty sauces, and also has fish dishes…
Parrilla in Salta

Viejo Jack

Far enough out of the tourist zone to be authentic, but not so far it’s a pain to get to, this is a down-to-earth spot very popular with locals for its parrillada (mixed grill) and pasta. The serves are huge – desig…
Argentine in Salta

Jovi II

A long terrace overlooking the palms of Plaza Güemes is just one reason to like this popular local restaurant. It does a huge range of dishes well, without frills and in generous portions. Several rabbit dishes, tas…
Argentine in Salta

La Céfira

This handsome pasta-driven dining room a few blocks south of the center is a cut far above the usual gnocchi-with-four-cheese-sauce joints. Inventive, flavorsome temptations (think ingredients such as squid ink, dre…
Northwest Argentine in Salta

José Balcarce

Having undergone several changes in recent years, this attractive corner spot a block off the Balcarce strip is still worth a look. It focuses on Andean cuisine, with northwest Argentine specialties enhanced by Boli…
Parrilla in Salta

La Monumental

The fluorescent lighting and phalanx of fans mark this out as a classic neighborhood grill. Generous quantities, including an impressive array of free nibbles, cheap house wine and decent meat seal the deal. Half-po…
Fusion in Salta

Ma Cuisine

The refreshingly crisp interior of this likable little place sees a variety of changing dishes – pasta, fish and meat, all well prepared and served with things such as noodles or stir-fried vegetables – chalked up o…
Empanadas in Salta

La Tacita

This very basic little eatery offers some of the city's best empanadas in a welcoming no-frills setting. Great for a quick stop while sightseeing.
Northwest Argentine in Salta

Doña Salta

This central spot with costumed waiters and fauxdobe lays it on thick for tourists. Nevertheless, it is an attractive place to sit and an okay place to try northwestern cuisine if you're not venturing further than S…