Top Choice International in Santa Fe

La Boutique del Cocinero

This innovative, welcoming chef-driven restaurant has an open kitchen right beside the dining area and a sociable vibe. On Monday it offers a set house meal while on Tuesday and Wednesday it serves a set Italian mea…
Argentine in Santa Fe


The hippie decor and inviting rear patio of this handsome house in a quiet leafy barrio make a welcome evening retreat. A small but interesting menu of tacos, salads, pizzas, vegetarian options and a couple of well-…
Argentine in Santa Fe

El Quincho de Chiquito

This legendary local institution is the place for river fish, on the costanera 6km north of downtown. There are few frills and no choice: four or five courses of delicious surubí, sábalo or pacú are brought out; you…
Argentine in Santa Fe

Restaurante España

This hotel restaurant on the pedestrian street is a lovely space, with high ceilings, attentive waistcoat-and-tie staff and an old-fashioned feel. There's a huge menu that covers the range of fish (both locally caug…
Middle Eastern in Santa Fe

Club Social Sirio Libanés

Hidden down a passageway leading to a gym, this large dining hall is packed with tables and offers tasty, well-prepared Middle Eastern–style dishes as well as river fish, pasta and parrilla options; it’s a pleasingl…
Bakery in Santa Fe


In 1851, Merengo stuck two biscuits together with dulce de leche (milk caramel) and invented the alfajor, now Argentina’s favorite snack. It's still going strong: this cute little shop on the plaza is one of several…
Middle Eastern in Santa Fe

Makánun Diáafah

Excellent-value, super-tasty Lebanese food. It's a cheerful, brightly lit corner spot with generous portions and great prices. Hugely popular but takes no reservations so get in early.
Italian in Santa Fe

El Aljibe

Warmly lit and cordial, this appealing neighborhood Italian eatery uses great ingredients to create flavor-filled salads, pasta and meat dishes.