Restaurants

Top Choice Lebanese in Santiago del Estero

Aladdin

The marketing of this restaurant will look familiar to fans of the Disney film, but you've made the trek from the center of town for the authentic Lebanese fare. Think faithful hummus, baba ghanoush, falafel, kofta,…
Top Choice Argentine in Tafí del Valle

Restaurante El Museo

Set in the venerable adobe Jesuit chapel 1km from the center, this place makes an atmospheric venue for a lunch of traditional local specialties, such as humitas, tamales and empanadas. Just turn up and see what's c…
Burgers in Tucumán

Black Pan

Black Pan is a hip spot, exceptionally well branded, and beloved by Tucumán’s young and upwardly mobile. Its standard is a 120g burger with cheddar cheese, served on a brioche bun. But you can build yours as you lik…
Vegetarian in Tucumán

Shitake

With a tasty array of vegetarian dishes in its buffet (lentils, stir-fried vegetables and soy-based meats, roasted potatoes, quiches, pizzas and more), this small, well-run spot gives value for money. Drinks are ext…
Vegetarian in Tucumán

Shitake 2

You can expect the same tasty veggie buffet that made the original branch a hit with locals. Think: platters and bowls piled with lentils, stir-fried vegetables and soy-based meats, roasted potatoes, quiches, pizzas…
Argentine in Tafí del Valle

Rancho de Félix

Rancho de Félix is an expansive and warm thatched barn that's incredibly popular for lunch. Regional specialties such as locro and humitas are served; parrilla and pasta are also on offer. The quality is reasonably …
Argentine in Tucumán

Setimio

Wall-to-wall bottles decorate this smart wineshop and restaurant, with a menu that features Spanish-style tapas, fine salads and well-prepared fish dishes among other gourmet delights. Wine is not offered by the gla…
Argentine in Santiago del Estero

Mía Mamma

Tucked away but on Plaza Libertad, this is a discreet and reliable restaurant with well-dressed waiters who see to your every need. There’s a salad bar, and a wide-ranging menu that includes enormous parrilla option…
Argentine in Tucumán

Cilantro

A sleek, well-lit dining room with some unique dishes for Argentina, including a stir-fried salmon and broccoli, a roast-pork curry and a range of wok-fried noodle offerings, along with the usual mixed grill and pas…
Argentine in Tucumán

El Portal

Half a block east of Plaza Independencia, this rustic indoor-outdoor eatery is a true hole in the wall. It has a tiny but perfectly formed menu, based around empanadas, locro (stew) and wood-fired meat. Delicious an…