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Archive for the ‘DINING’ Category


Tegui

Tegui (Costa Rica 5852, Palermo Hollywood, Buenos Aires) – another of Buenos Aires’ finer restaurants, Tegui is the creation of head chef Germán Martitegui, who has a solid reputation with seafood dishes – from seared red tuna in almond gazpacho (garnished with raspberries and arugula sprouts) to oysters topped with trout roe and green apples. […]

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Sucre

Sucre (Sucre 676, Belgrano, Buenos Aires) — located in the city’s Belgrano district, Sucre offers dishes with Peruvian, Spanish, Japanese and Italian influences. Its wine cellar has a large selection of national and international vintages. Dishes ranging from ceviche, to bondiola (pork shoulder) and Patagonian lamb are among the most recommended here. The restaurant’s impressive […]

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Sottovoce

  Sottovoce (Av. del Libertador 1098, Buenos Aires) – with a name like “Sottovoce”, this restaurant has to be Italian. Olives Ascolanas (Olives stuffed with batter-fried veal) and the Eggplant Parmigiana (eggplant au gratin with parmesan cheese, tomato and basil) are among the appetizers served here. An array of pastas is served here — all […]

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Romario

Romario (Gurruchaga 1493, e/Gorriti, Palermo Hollywood, Buenos Aires) – this is a wood-fired pizza restaurant that also delivers (apparently using rollerbladers to deliver the pizzas!). Most visitors give the pizza served here a good rating. Foreigners, especially Americans used to eating pizza in America, Italy and elsewhere will point out that Argentine pizza is distinctive […]

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Parrilla La Cabrera

Parrilla La Cabrera (Cabrera 5099, Palermo Soho, Buenos Aires) – this is a carnivore’s paradise. This parrilla (grilled meat) restaurant is reputed to be the best in Buenos Aires, offering patrons the best cuts of beef. The buzz around this restaurant often means that one must reserve a table to guarantee a place there (especially […]

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Oviedo

Oviedo (Luis Antonio Beruti 2602, Buenos Aires) – in a city filled with restaurants fixated on meat dishes, the owners of Oviedo broke away from that, and serves its patrons mainly seafood dishes. Combined with Iberian influences, among the items served here are: Tortilla la espanola, goat’s cheese croquettes, grilled chipirones, baked clams, and oven-baked […]

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Osaka

Osaka (Soler 5608, Buenos Aires) – this is one of the best Japanese restaurants in Buenos Aires (if not all of Argentina). Although it’s Japanese, there’s some Peruvian influences, too. This explains the presence of ceviche on the menu (available in various types of servings), as well as sushi. Although the menu is dominated by […]

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Ølsen

Ølsen (5870 Gorriti, Palermo Hollywood, Buenos Aires) – something different in Argentina: Scandinavian dining. The restaurant, located in a one-time warehouse (which explains the soaring 12-metre ceilings), serves dishes like blini, smoked herring and salmon, and red tuna. Drinkers will be happy to know that vodka is plentiful there. Along with its interior, the restaurant […]

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Me Leva Brasil

Me Leva Brasil (Costa Rica 4488, Palermo, Buenos Aires) – this modestly-sized Brazilian restaurant is for those who miss rice & beans-based tropical Latin cuisine (which tends to dominate not only Brazil, but Latin countries within the Caribbean Basin (from Cuba to Venezuela). A Brazilian dish commonly served here is feijoada (black beans in a […]

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Madero Tango

Madero Tango (Av. Alicia Moreau de Justo 2060, Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires) – located in the revitalized old port area of Buenos Aires, this is a local variety of supper shows done elsewhere (in this case, a meal and a tango show!). With meals ranging from Grilled Patagonian Salmon (on purple onions, leek caramel, homegrown […]

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