Restaurants

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 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 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…
Parrilla in Tucumán

La Leñita

The interior is charmless but locals flock here for the service and the good-quality meat. Try picana (rump steak) or the delicious mollejitas (sweetbreads). The empanadas – you'll get one as a welcome bite – are de…
Middle Eastern in Tucumán

La Sirio

This mid-century dining room dressed in attractive linens is where you'll find good, if not great, Syrian food. There's Persian rice with almonds and chicken, beef kebabs, and though vegetarian choices are surprisin…
Italian in Tucumán

Il Postino

Pizza and pasta are served in this atmospheric eatery. Dishes are decent and service is swift and professional. Ask for extra tomato sauce on your pizza – it's just better that way. There's another branch nearby at …
Italian in Tucumán

Il Postino 2

The second link in the two-part Il Postino chain, they do the same reliable pizzas and pasta platters in a handsome brick warehouse patrolled by professional waiters who know what they're doing.