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Top Choice Fusion in San Martín de los Andes


Enter Morphen, and you enter a wonderland of Banksy graffiti, surreal sculpture, swirling murals and strange mobiles suspended from the ceiling. The food is a pleasant deviation from the meaty standards touted by mo…
Top Choice Parrilla in San Martín de los Andes

Bamboo Brasas

As you'd expect, this upmarket parrilla does wonderful things with meat, from steaks to morcilla and chorizo. Some even claim that it serves the best meat in all of Argentina. We haven’t tried all the meat in Argent…
Top Choice International in San Martín de los Andes

El Mesón de la Patagonia

This cute little place has one of the most creative menus in town, with plenty of trout dishes, homemade pastas and meaty mains, such as lamb with mint sauce. Little touches, such as amuse-bouches and a taste of aft…
Argentine in San Martín de los Andes


This small, refined, family-run restaurant's strengths lie in its attention to detail: friendly service, a succinct, well-executed menu of homemade pastas, bife de chorizo cooked several different ways and a couple …
Pizza in San Martín de los Andes

Pizza Cala

The local’s choice for pizza is this well-established place near Plaza Sarmiento. Choose between a one-person 'chica' or family-sized 'grande,' with almost three dozen different topping options, including ‘gourmet’ …
Argentine in San Martín de los Andes

Torino Bar Bistro

Torino certainly can't be accused of being unambitious; its short but sweet menu runs the gamut from ceviche and tiraditos to deer goulash with gnocchi, homemade pastas and the obligatory steak. Its decent stab at s…
Japanese in San Martín de los Andes

Nobuko Restoran & Sushi Bar

Minimalist, Japanese-style decor and creative use of local ingredients in its Japanese and fusion dishes distinguish this restaurant from San Martín's more standard offerings. There's an extensive sushi list and sak…
Cultural in San Martín de los Andes

Fiesta de Fundación

San Martín de los Andes celebrates its founding on February 4, with speeches, parades and other festivities; the parade itself is an entertainingly incongruous mix of military folks, firefighters, gauchos, polo play…
Cafe in San Martín de los Andes

Corazón Contento

A cute little bakery-cafe serving up an excellent range of snacks, such as empanadas and quiches, as well as inexpensive daily specials. The salads are great and the freshly baked scones and muffins hit the spot.
Museum in San Martín de los Andes

Museo Primeros Pobladores

Regional archaeological and ethnographic items such as arrowheads, spear points, pottery and musical instruments are the focus of this museum. Good temporary exhibitions are sometimes held.