Top ChoiceParrilla in Bariloche

La Parilla de Julián

This friendly, family-run parrilla (steak restaurant) is a long-standing local favorite and one of the few places open on Sunday. Waiters bustle about, bearing beautifully grilled cuts of beef, cordero patagónico...

Top ChoiceFusion in Bariloche


A chandelier gently spins, casting soft shadows on the rough stone walls. A fire gently crackles in the fireplace and an almost reverential hush reigns as diners tuck into the seven-course tasting menu that...

Top ChoiceMicrobrewery in Bariloche

Cervecería Manush

Going strong since 2011, not only is Manush responsible for some of the region's best stout, brown porter, pale ale and kölsch, but it is the only brewpub where the quality of the tapas and picadas matches the...

Top ChoiceParrilla in Bariloche

Alto El Fuego

The most frequently recommended parrilla (steak restaurant) in town, featuring the killer combination of great cuts of expertly seared meat and a well-chosen wine list. It's a small place – if you're coming for...

Top ChoiceFood & Drink in Bariloche

Bariloche a La Carta

Held in the first half of October, this week-long food fest celebrates the best of Bariloche's culinary offerings. Dozens of restaurants offer special menus and the city's microbreweries and food stalls set up...

Top ChoiceIce Cream in Bariloche

Helados Jauja

Ask Bariloche residents who serves the best ice cream in Bariloche and most will reply with one word: ‘Jauja.’ Of the 60 or so flavors, there are usually a couple dozen in rotation at any given time.

Top ChoiceChocolate in Bariloche


Quite simply, the best chocolate in Bariloche. Don’t skip it. Seriously.

Parrilla in Bariloche


The tantalizing aromas of a wood fire and grilled meat waft down the street, enticing you into this diminutive parrilla – one of Bariloche's best. The menu is succinct in the extreme: choose from spit-roasted...

Brewery in Bariloche

Cervecería Lowther

Originally a one-man enterprise, this award-winning brewery is locally revered for its dozen or so beers, particularly the darker varieties – the porter, cream stout and milk stout. The food is less exciting, but...

Beer Garden in Bariloche

Cervecería La Cruz

This microbrewery-beer garden is almost a place of pilgrimage for local beer aficionados, who make their way nightly to Bariloche's suburbs for the world-class Workingman porter, the IPAs and the live music (on...

Coffee in Bariloche

La Estepa Cafe

The lattes, ristrettos and cappuccinos at this cafe are brought to you by a couple from Buenos Aires, bringing some big-city coffee-culture sophistication to the Lake District. The place is equally popular with...

Steak in Bariloche

Don Molina

Upholstered in cow hide, this large brick hall is the favorite gathering place of the carnivorously inclined. Opt for the house specialty of cordero al palo (spit-roasted lamb) or a slab of juicy steak...

German in Bariloche

La Casita

This snug restaurant puts a German spin on dishes crafted from local ingredients, so expect the likes of smoked pork chop with chukrut (sauerkraut), hearty goulash with spätzle (egg pasta) and venison casserole....

Ice Cream in Bariloche

Rapa Nui

Rapa Nui wears many hats and we love all of them. It's simultaneously a chocolate shop, an ice-cream parlor (with some of the best ice cream in Bariloche) and a bright and airy cafe. And if that weren't enough,...

Music in Bariloche

Festival de Música de Verano

In January and February the Festival de Música de Verano (Summer Music Festival) puts on several different events, including the Festival de Música de Cámara (Chamber Music Festival), the Festival de Bronces...

Microbrewery in Bariloche

Konna Microcervecería

This compact, trendy microbrewery produces just three brews: the light, refreshing kölsch, the intensely hoppy IPA and a dark, malty porter. The supporting cast of bruschettas, tapas and cold cuts and a convivial...

Craft Beer in Bariloche

Cervecería Wesley

In a mini-forest of the Paseo de la Colina, in the heart of Bariloche, the Wesley brothers' brewpub is very much part of the city's craft-beer circuit. Take your golden ale, the special bitter or a pint of one of...

Argentine in Bariloche

La Marmite

A trusty choice for Patagonian standards such as trout and venison. But it's the fondues that set La Marmite apart from the other places in Bariloche, including the decadent chocolate fondue (AR$620 for two),...

Craft Beer in Bariloche

Cerveceria Bachmann

Particularly popular for its Munich-style negra schwarzbier, Scottish amber ale, cream stout and kölsch, this cheerful brewpub pairs its beers with gourmet burgers, picadas (platters of cold cuts) and pizzas.

Bar in Bariloche

Los Vikingos

A laid-back little corner bar serving a good range of local microbrewery beers at excellent prices. The music is cool and the decor eclectic. DJs play on weekends.