Restaurant Guide of Buenos Aires
Among over 4500 restaurants, Argentina Excepcion confides its selection. Do not forget to book!
A famous and well-known bar with a large wine list of Argentinean wines.
Chef: Gonzalo Sacot for signature and Fernando Trocca for the ordinary.
A.E’s opinion: we recommend having a drink here before or after dinner.
The best: a sophisticated environment which depicts the cosmopolitan Buenos Aires.
Address: Sucre 676 (at the corner of Sucre and Castañeda)
This small restaurant for 25 persons offers a gastronomy rich in flavours.
Chef: Estefanía di Benedetto and Matías Kyriazis, a couple of young cooks.
A.E’s opinion: the opportunity to spend good moments by savouring good dishes.
The best: the charm of its simplistic decoration with its wooden tables, its photos in black and white and this bicycle 100-year-old.
Address: Arévalo 1502. Phone: 4775-7759.
Its excellent brunch and its gastronomic offer with its 7 courses at night use excepcional products, from marinated lamb to smoked trout.
Chef: Ed Holloway.
A.E.’s opinion: an amazing wine seleccion by the sommelier Andrés Rosberg.
The best: courses to share, tasting all king of options.
Adresse: Soler 5862. Phone: 11 3220 6800.
Probably THE restaurant in Palermo. A spacious environment and simple decoration to focus on what is essential, the cuisine. The dishes are works of art to be discovered.
Chef: Germán Martitegui.
AE’s opinion: artist’s cuisine.
The best: a confidential place.
Address: Costa Rica 5852 (at the corner of Carranza). Phone: 5291-3333.
A classical cuisine with a variety of good dishes and desserts.
The specialty: osso-buco risotto, fish trio en Papillotte.
Chef: Joaquín Alberdi and Luis Coluccio
A.E’s opinion: traditional and very well located.
The best: its open air patio
Address: Jorge Luis Borges 1757 (at the corner of Borges and Costa Rica).
In the bucolic environment of Palermo Viejo, a delicious and hearty barbecue of Argentinean meat.
The specialty: loin with thyme, chicken brochette with orange and vodka.
Chef: Gastón Rivera.
A.E’s opinion: the perfect example of the Argentinean grill
The best: the variety of the side dishes served in small pots
Address: .J.A. Cabrera 5099 (at the corner of J.A. Cabrera and Thames).
A three-storey Indian peace haven, an example of intelligent vegetarian restaurant.
The specialty: the thali in all its shapes
Chef: D. Lopez Mariategui Da Kshakenya Devi.
A.E’s opinion: Its intriguing name which means… Hibiscus esculentus.
The best: the terrace which overlooks Palermo Viejo.
Address: Costa Rica 4562 (at the corner of Malabia). Phone: 4831-5556.
Discretely located on the first floor of a house in Palermo, a refined and elegant Japanese restaurant.
The specialty: sushi assortment.
A.E.’s opinion: great service and fresh and delicious cuisine, a top-of-the-range Japanese restaurant.
The best: its warm and calm ambience and its corners with sofas.
Address: Armenia 1672 (between Honduras and El Salvador) Phone: 4833-9496.
Steaks by Luis
This is not an average steaks dinner but a whole dining experience where the guests, in small committee, attend the ritual of asado in the purest Argentine tradition before tasting.
Speciality: the 5 course dinner menu with its 400g Premium Steak.
A.E.’s opinion: a confidential address to experience the true Argentinean asado.
The best: possibility to attend a private Tango show.
Address: Jeronimo Salguero 1410. Phone: 2363-8202.
Mediterranean and Latino cuisine in the relaxed ambience of a “porteño” brasserie.
Chef: Gabriel Medici.
A.E’s opinion: simple, efficient cuisine in one of the top porteños neighborhoods.
The best: its warm and relaxed ambience.
Address: Báez 199 (at the corner of Báez and Clay). Phone: 4778-1900.
Gastronomy as religion and flavors as priesthood.
The specialty: duck magret with olives, lamb gigot.
Chef: Ada and Ebe Cóncavo sisters, a Golden Fork in 1980.
A.E’s opinion: we like the surprise menu which once a week does not appear on the menu: top secret.
The best: the table of hotel Panamericano de Buenos Aires facing the obelisk by Alberto Prebish, in De la República Park.
Address: Carlos Pellegrini 521 (at the corner of Pellegrini and Lavalle).
French tradition obliges the essence of taste physiology for one of the most appreciated restaurant in Buenos Aires.
The specialty: fish, lamb, deer, rabbit and duck.
Chef: Jean Paul Bondoux.
A.E’s opinion: an islet of pure French gastronomy in Latin America.
The best: the unique Relais Gourmand in Buenos Aires.
Address: Ayacucho 2027 (at the corner of Ayacucho and Alvear).
The restaurant at the new Park Hyatt, very frequently visited for its desserts.
The specialty: risotto and finocchio with vodka, salmon with humid polenta with Romanesco sauce.
Chef: Rafael Martínez Casas.
A.E’s opinion: for Hyatt and its dishes.
The best: at tea time to enjoy the local jams and Sundays’ brunches.
Address: Alvear 1661 (at the corner of Av. Alvear and Montevideo).
Phone: 5171- 1340.
Right in the center of the capital, this exquisite house of the XX century now houses a café and a restaurant in its lounges and garden.
The specialty: Beef with risotto
Chef: Darío Toledo.
A.E.’s opinion: for a romantic dinner, book a table at the end of the garden.
The best: its ambience, fantastic!
Address: Paraná 1048.
Good quality fish catch at a pleasantly restored restaurant in a former school.
The specialty: Spanish tortilla. Cabrales cheese croquettes. Grilled Squids.
Chef: Martín Rebaudino and Ramón Chiliguay.
A.E’s opinion: the best of seafood in Buenos Aires.
The best: the wines to go with seafood.
Address: Beruti 2602 (at the corner of Beruti and Ecuador).
The refined intimacy of a porteño bistro, with a cuisine fine in details.
The specialty: Quail stuffed with chard and almonds, plum sorbet.
Chef: Guido Tassi.
A.E’s opinion: a few seats, a modern and intimate environment.
The best: the traditional vegetables garnished with edible…flowers.
Address: Montevideo 938 (at the corner of Montevideo and Paraguay).
In the beautiful neighbourhood of Recoleta, this restaurant on the Rodriguez Peña Avenue suggests an attractive menu of molecular cuisine in an original setting.
The specialty: salmon with chutney of grilled red pepper and pinapple.
Chef: Dante Liporace already proved his talent in the famed Catalan restaurant El Bulli, in Roses.
A.E’s opinion: an excellent mix between the traditionnal Argentinian food and the molecular cuisine.
The best: the setting with a 75 years olds ficus which goes through a glass cupola.
Address: Rodríguez Peña 1967, Recoleta. From Monday to Saturday from 8pm.
Former workers’ of the Italian-Argentinean factory meeting point is now one of the favorite restaurants for all Porteños, anonymous or not.
The specialty: Aubergines in marinade, Basque corvina. Soups.
A.E’s opinion: with Maradona or singer Bono, the obliged “corner” restaurant in La Boca neighborhood.
The best: its numerous placements on the Big Screen
Address: Agustín R. Caffarena 64 (at the corner of Agustín R. Caffarena and Don Pedro de Mendoza).
On the shores of Río de la Plata, a female cheff responsible for a cuisine of character.
The specialty: salmon with leek and frozen vegetables with dill in its oyster juice.
Chef: Soledad Nordelli.
A.E’s opinion: the meeting point of the promising “dandys”
The best: the terrace and its view of Rio de la Plata.
Address: Alicia Moreau de Justo 1601 (at the corner of Alicia Moreau de Justo and Independencia).
Comfortably seated in the big terrace of dock 4, the art of the grill goes hand in hand with a creative cuisine.
The specialty: the grill
A.E’s opinion: for an atypical grill on the shores of Río de la Plata.
The best: the terrace of Puerto Madero.
Address: Alicia Moreau de Justo 310 (at the corner of Alicia Moreau de Justo and Corrientes).
Las Cabañas Las Lilas
Cabaña Las Lilas started as a cattle-breeding estancia, which afterwards opened this restaurant, which ensures a Premium meat.
The best: the beef, the beef and then the beef! (Even if there is fish in the menu)
Chef: Sonia Rosa Perdigón
A.E’s opinion: an excellent table to try the meat which is so famous in Argentina
The best: the terrace over the docks of Puerto Madero.
Address: Alicia Moreau de Justo 516 (at the corner of Corrientes).
Works of art and antiques recreate the ambience of gauchos and the mythical restaurant of the same name, which had its golden age in the 30s.
The specialty: Grand Baby Beef of 1.5kg…and other more reasonable meat cuts of 900 grams!
A.E.’s opinion: one of the most sophisticated grills of the Argentine capital.
The best: very close to Hyatt, Four Seasons and Alvear hotels.
Address: Rodriguez Peña 1967 (between Posadas and Alvear).
Sagardi Euskal Taberna
A Basque tavern, with a simple and at the same time refined ambience and excellent products. A must of Basque cuisine
The specialty: The pintxos, the Basque traditional “tapas”
Chef: Miquel Farin
A.E.’s opinion: a good place for Spanish cuisine
The best: its ambience, warm and elegant.
Address: Humberto Primo 319/333.
A great place to go with friends. Wine tasting on Friday night to go with the gastronomic courses.
The specialty: Aldo style canellonis.
Sommelier: Aldo Graziani.
The best: Sunday brunchs with jazz in live.
Adresse : Moreno 372. Téléphone : 4334-2380.