The gastronomic offer in Buenos Aires is enormous and varied, signature dishes, fast food, cafes, grills, artisan ice creams, homemade pastas, the best wines and much more. It is a very thriving and innovative sector that is constantly evolving. The options to choose where to go out to eat are inexhaustible.

That is why specialized media like us highlight the best restaurants in Buenos Aires from our experience, so that in the short time you have in the city, you can visit one of them and have a unique experience.

Best restaurants in Buenos Aires

1. El Baqueano

el Baqueano restaurant

It is a signature cuisine restaurant in the San Telmo neighborhood that specializes in native meats. His proposal consists of a seven-step menu that changes week by week, depending on the seasonality and availability of the products.

Here you can try ñandú, chinchilla, lamb, llama, alligator, river lobster, pheasant, partridge, quail, rabbit, hare, pork or wild boar, as well as fresh fish and shellfish from the Atlantic.

Food is accompanied with products such as Andean potatoes, sprouts, baby leaves and edible flowers and mushrooms, as well as cheeses, sweets and regional sausages. It has wines from the different Argentine wine regions.

2. Corte Comedor

rib ye steak typical food in buenos aires

Although Uruguayan chef (and Francis Mallmann disciple) Santiago Garat constantly changes the menu, at Corte Comedor you can expect him to serve top-quality sirloin, rib-eye, pork loin and house-made chorizos.

3. La Pacena

empanadas tucumanas street food in buenos aires

It is a regional food restaurant located in the Belgrano neighborhood. Undoubtedly, the star of your menu are the typical empanadas, juicy, with homemade dough and made at the moment. There are other specialties on the menu such as casseroles, locro and lentil stew.

The setting is relaxed, with bar tables and wooden chairs, accompanied by music that ranges from jazz, folk and rock. They also have the ideal take away option for empanadas, you order them in advance and pick them up at the premises.

4. Don Julio Parrilla

don julio parrilla restaurant in Buenos Aires

Don Julio Parrilla is one of the best grills and restaurants in Argentina and is among the 100 best in the world. In fact, it was ranked 13th in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2021 ranking. It is located in Palermo and offers premium cuts of grilled meat and artisan sausages.

The quality of its meat is famous worldwide. It comes from grass-fed Aberdeen Angus and Hereford cattle, raised in the countryside just outside of Buenos Aires, and is stored in a climate-controlled fridge for at least 21 days to reach optimum maturity. It is undoubtedly one of the best grills in Buenos Aires and Argentina.

5. Duhau Restaurant

duhau restaurant & vinoteca in Buenos Aires

It is a haute cuisine restaurant located in Recoleta, inside the Park Hyatt Buenos Aires Hotel. Its elegant and cozy terrace overlooking the park blends with excellent cuisine by chef Federico Ferrari and a select wine list.

Duhau is signature cuisine at its most exquisite level and features gems such as the Fuegian crab (scrambled eggs and king crab with crispy homemade bread and roasted pepper cream).

Within the dessert menu you can taste classics such as pastafrola, dried fruit sable and quince and sweet potato jam with fresh goat cheese mousse and dark chocolate. The Mâitre Fromager and the Sommelier invite clients to the cellar to taste cheeses and wines every afternoon from 6 pm.