Restaurants

Top Choice Fusion in Villa Gesell

Castillo de Ilusiones

Come to this funky, colorful dining room in the lobby restaurant of a condo tower, for an ever-changing international fusion menu courtesy of an inventive chef, Patrick Lechner. He rose to Argentine prominence thank…
Top Choice Seafood in Villa Gesell

La Ventola

Tucked away in tiny Cariló, here's a locally beloved fish house, famous for its platters of grilled seafood, piled with salmon, sea bass, shrimp, mussels and calamari. It also does paellas, pastas and roast chicken …
Argentine in Villa Gesell

El Náutico

This charming jumble of wood festooned with fishing nets is set on the sand like a barge in dry dock. And though it looks like a fish house, it's actually known for its steaks, especially the bife de chorizo. It doe…
Empanadas in Villa Gesell

Rancho Hambre

This main street hot spot features 36 varieties of empanadas, from the humble (minced beef) to the more elaborate (arugula, parmesan and walnuts, or bacon with mozzarella and muscat-infused prunes). Pick up a dozen …
Pub Food in Villa Gesell

El Viejo Hobbit

An obligatory stop for beer lovers and Tolkien fans, this whimsical backstreet bar plunges you straight into hobbit-land from the minute you pass through the round front door. Several beers brewed on-site complement…
International in Villa Gesell

Sutton 212

A lively restaurant, with ample outdoor-deck seating with dishes ranging from Mediterranean to Asian fusion, along with gourmet crepes, sushi and sandwiches. DJs and live music keep things buzzing later in the eveni…
Cafe in Villa Gesell

Eliseo

A charming cafe and beach club built like a wooden house with a kitchen that turns out sandwiches, burgers, salads, pasta and pizzas at fair prices. They offer surf lessons, too.
Parrilla in Villa Gesell

La Delfina

A huge menu means there’s something for everyone at this popular parrilla, from steaks, pastas and salads, to desserts and a lengthy wine list. Right on the main drag, it's easy to find.