The Good

Looking for some good restaurants to eat out in Buenos Aires? Good, great, grand, wonderful:

  • 1810 Cocina Regional (Julian Alvarez 1998, Palermo): Go for the empanadas
  • 90 grados restó (Delgado 1208, Colegiales): Regular corner café, surprisingly cheap/good brunch with eggs benedict
  • A Orillas del Maldonado (Humboldt 1729, Palermo Hollywood): Parrilla – CLOSED
  • Aldo’s Vinoteca y Restorán (Moreno 376, San Telmo): Awesome wine selection
  • Almacén Purista (Velazco 701, Villa Crespo): Vegetarian, get the pizza
  • Almacén Secreto Club (Gregoria Perez y Conde, Colegiales): Closed door restaurant
  • Amici Miei (Defensa 1072, San Telmo): Italian
  • Anita Bakery (Charcas 4103, Palermo Soho): Homemade, cheap prices, nice spot
  • Arepera (Estado de Israel 4316, Almagro): Venezuelan
  • Arevalito (Arévalo 1478, Palermo Hollywood): Vegetarian
  • Artemisia (Gorriti 5996, Palermo Hollywood): Natural Vegetarian, nice patio/outdoor seating
  • Artesano (Mansilla 2748, Barrio Norte): Natural Vegetarian
  • Bar 6 (Armenia 1676, Palermo Soho): Great bar, food so-so CLOSED
  • Baraka (Gurruchaga 1450, Palermo Soho): Homemade lunch, cafe, merienda, delicious
  • Barbaro Bar (Tres Sargentos 400, Centro): Bar, Argentine – Good for picadas!
  • BardePán (Virrey Arredondo 3486, Colegiales): Cute hidden spot, great bread
  • BBQ Town (Juramento 1656, Barrio Chino): Korean BBQ
  • Bella Italia (Rep. Arabe Siria 3285, Palermo): Italian, pastas
  • Bice (Alicia Moreau de Justo 192, Puerto Madero): Italian Expensive
  • Blanch (Andres Arguibel 2813, Las Cañitas): Eclectic, great brunch on Sundays
  • Bonjour! (Tres Sargentos 443, Retiro): Cute French café (with no croissants)
  • Boulevard Saenz Peña (Boulevard Saenz Peña 1400, Tigre): Very cute interior, go for dessert and merienda
  • Boutique de Libros / Libros del Pasaje (Thames 1762, Palermo Soho): Café, atmosphere wonderful, food just meh.
  • Buddha BA (Arribeños 2288, Barrio Chino/Barrancas del Belgrano): Chinese
  • Cafe des arts (Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo): MALBA museum café
  • Café Paulin (Sarmiento 635, Center): Old school sandwich joint
  • Café PROA (Pedro de Mendoza 1929, La Boca): Good food, good ambiance
  • Carlitos (Corrientes 3070, Almagro): Peruvian, cheap, good Peruvian chicken
  • Casa Bar (Rodríguez Pena 1150, Recoleta): American bar food
  • Casa Felix (Chacarita): Pescetarian closed door restaurant
  • Casal de Catalunya (Chacabuco 863, San Telmo): Spanish, suckling pig
  • Centro Montañes (Jorge Newbery 2818, Colegiales): Porteño
  • Chef Iusef (Malabia 1378, Palermo Soho): Armenian
  • Club Danes (Alem, Av. 1074 12º, Retiro): Nordic food, good lunch special
  • Club Eros (Uriarte 1609, Palermo Soho): Argentine cheap
  • Cluny (El Salvador 4618, Palermo Soho): Argentine, good lunch special
  • Cocoroco (Amenábar 2301, Belgrano): Peruvian food
  • Comida China (Arribeños 2152, Belgrano): Ducks hanging, noodle eating
  • Como en casa (San Martin, 705, microcentro): Awesome microcentro haven inside a monastery
  • Contigo Peru (Echevarria 1627, Belgrano): Cheap Peruvian, good lunch special
  • Croque Madame (Libertador 1901, Barrio Norte): Beautiful outdoor eating
  • Cumen Cumen (Locations across the city): Empanadas
  • Cusic (El Salvador 6016, Palermo Hollywood): Very cute café, brunch, lunch
  • Dean and Denny’s (Malabia 1591, Palermo Soho): American burger, phony Shake Shack
  • Decata (Honduras 6100, Palermo Hollywood): Cool café ambiance with a killer terrace. Good work café, meh for food. Order Caesar salad.
  • Delhi Darbar (Viamonte 359, Centro): Indian
  • Deli House (Juan Ramírez Velazco 1153, Villa Crespo): Good pastries, nice quiet place to work
  • Delicious (Laprida 2015, Recoleta): café
  • Desnivel (Defensa 855, San Telmo): Decent meat, very touristy
  • Dill & Drinks (San Martin 986, Retiro): Argie with a twist, good cocktails
  • Don Zoilo (Honorio Pueyrredón 1406): Porteña
  • Donca Restaurant (Charcas 4799, Palermo Soho): Parrilla
  • El Bonpland (Bonpland 2113, Palermo Hollywood): Parrilla
  • El Buen Sabor (Camargo 296, Villa Crespo): African food
  • El Cuartito (Talcahuano 937, Recoleta): Argentine Pizza, order fugazzeta
  • El Farol (Estado de Israel, Av. 4488, Almagro): Porteño cuisine, pastas
  • El Lomo Feroz (Fitz Roy 1666, Palermo Hollywood): Lomo Cordobés, good open late night
  • El Obrero (Agustín R. Caffarena 64, La Boca): Argie food, a classic spot
  • El Preferido de Palermo (Borges 2108, Palermo Soho): Old School Comida Porteña / Argentinean food
  • El Primo (Baez 302, Las Cañitas): Parrilla
  • El Rey (Aguero 457, Abasto): Cheap Peruvian, 25 peso lunch specials
  • El Sanjuanino (Posadas 1515, Recoleta): great empanadas
  • El Trapiche (Paraguay 5099, Palermo Hollywood): Parrilla, quality has gone down
  • El Ultimo Beso (Nicaragua 4880, Palermo Soho): Beautiful patio, delicious desserts
  • Elcano Grill (Elcano 3430, Colegiales): Parrilla, fried empanadas
  • En el Nombre del Postre (Soler 5537, Palermo Hollywood): café, good sandwiches
  • Enfunda la Mandolina (Salguero 1440, Palermo): Argie with a twist
  • Epa la Arepa (Soler 5837, Palermo Hollywood): Fast food arepas
  • Epoca de quesos (Puerto de frutos, Tigre): Cheese spot on the water
  • Ermak (Billinghurst 813, Almagro): Russian goodness
  • Establecimiento General de Café (Av. Pueyrredón 1529, Recoleta): good coffee
  • Evita Museum (J. M. Gutierrez 3926, Palermo): All about the crepes.
  • Freud & Fahler (Cabrero 5300, Palermo Soho): café/good food
  • Gran Bar Danzon (Libertad 1161, Recoleta): Upscale Argentine, nice atmosphere, average food
  • Gran Parrilla del Plata (Chile 594, San Telmo): Parrilla
  • Green Bamboo (Costa Rica 5802, Palermo Hollywood): Southeast Asian
  • Gringa (Dorrego y Costa Rica, Palermo Hollywood): Brunch – CLOSED
  • Guardiola (Jorge Newbery 1967, Las Cañitas): Café, ice cream
  • Guido’s (Rep. de la India 2843, Palermo): Old school Italian
  • Haru Sushi (Soler 4456, Palermo Soho): Sushi/Peruvian fusion, good for price
  • Home Hotel (Honduras 5860): Nice atmosphere, go for drinks
  • Il Ballo del Mattone (Gorriti 5934, Palermo Hollywood): Italian, fun atmosphere
  • Il Gran Caruso (El Salvador 5805, Palermo Hollywood: Italian
  • Il Matterello (Martín Rodríguez 517, La Boca): Italian, classic
  • Irifune (Paraguay 436, Centro): Japanese/Sushi
  • Juana M (Carlos Pellegrini 1535, Retiro): Parrilla, Bumpin’ Salad Bar
  • Jueves a la mesa (San Telmo): Vegetarian Closed Door Restaurant
  • Kansas (Libertador 4625, Las Cañitas): American
  • Kokoro Sushi delivery (Belgrano): Good sushi delivery
  • La Bistecca (Alicia Moreau de Justo 1890, Puerto Madero): Upscale Tenedor Libre
  • La Casa de Oshawa, Ciudad de la Paz 415, Belgrano – Macrobiotic vegetarian casual
  • La Casa Polaca (Jorge Luis Borges 2076, Palermo Soho): Polish
  • La Catrina (Clay 2866, Las Cañitas): Mexican – CLOSED
  • La Esperanza de los Ascurra (Aguirre 526, Villa Crespo): Spanish-esque, great prices
  • La Fabrica del Taco (Gorriti 5062 , Palermo Soho): Mexican
  • La Guitarrita (Baez 518, Las Cañitas): Pizzería
  • La Mezzetta (Alvarez Thomas 1321, Chacarita): Argentine pizza, fugazzeta
  • La Parolaccia Trattoria (Locations across the city): Italian
  • La Parrillita (Malabia 416, Villa Crespo): hole in the wall parrilla
  • La Pascana (Paraguay 5100, Palermo Hollywood): Pizzería, Empanadas
  • Las Cabras (Fitz Roy 1795, Palermo Hollywood): Parrilla/Argentine
  • Las Cuartetas (Corrientes 838, Centro): Argie pizza, not cheap
  • Latina (Cramer 24, Colegiales): Latin American restaurant – CLOSED
  • Leopoldo (Cerviño 3732, Palermo Botanico): Upscale fusion
  • Lo De Coki (Amenábar 93, Colegiales): Café, very charming
  • Lobby (Nicaragua 5944, Palermo Hollywood): Café, salads, sandwiches – CLOSED
  • Los inmortales (Corrientes 1369, Centro)
  • Lotos (Córdoba 1577, Recoleta/Barrio Norte): Vegetarian and Health Food Store
  • Lotus Neo Thai (Arribeños 2265, Barrio Chino/Barrancas del Belgrano): Thai
  • Magdalena’s Party (Thames 1795, Palermo Soho): Resto/bar with Brunch & Burgers
  • Malvón (Serrano 789, Villa Crespo): Deli
  • Mark’s Deli (El Salvador 4701, Palermo Soho): Deli Café
  • Medio Oriente (Cabrera 4702, Palermo Soho): Friday & Saturday afternoon shawarma
  • Meraviglia (Gorriti 5796, Palermo Hollywood): Vegetarian Organic
  • Mikado (Arévalo 2870, Las Cañitas): Japanese/Sushi – CLOSED
  • Miranda (Costa Rice 5602, Palermo Hollywood): Argentine/Parrilla
  • Morelia (Humboldt 2005, Palermo Hollywood): grilled thin crust pizza
  • Mott (El Salvador 4685, Palermo Soho): Open and airy space
  • Museo Evita Restaurante (Lafinur 2988, Palermo Chico): Lovely patio
  • Napolés (Corrientes 5588, Villa Crespo): Argie pizza
  • Olinda bistro (Jose Leon Pagano 2697 Recoleta): Bistro
  • Olsen (Gorriti 5870, Palermo Hollywood): Nordic, brunch way overrated, good bloody mary, go for atmosphere
  • Origen (Humberto Primo 599, San Telmo): Health, Natural, Vegetarian
  • Osaka (Soler 5608, Palermo Hollywood): Japanese Peruvian FUUUUSION
  • Oviedo (Beruti 2602, Recoleta): Med / Seafood, older crowd, $$$
  • Pan y Arte (Boedo 878, Boedo): Go there if you are in Boedo
  • Pani (Nicaragua 6044, Palermo Hollywood): Deli, Brunch
  • Parrillita Transeúntes (Aristóbulo del Valle 1851, Barracas): Trans LGBT community parrilla, Lunch Weekdays – CLOSED
  • Patatas Brava (Suipacha 714, Centro): Natural, Lunch Weekdays
  • Pekin (Honduras 5303, Palermo Soho): Great empanadas, not great pizza
  • Piola Pizza (Gorriti 5751, Palermo & Libertad 1078, Recoleta): Italian, Pizzería
  • Pipi Cucu (Ciudad de la Paz 557, Colegiales): French, girlie
  • Porota (Gorriti 5881, Palermo Hollywood): Cute place, great sandwiches
  • Punto y Banca (Honduras 4002, Palermo Soho): Pepperoni pizza in Buenos Aires.
  • Pura Vida (Reconquista 516 Centro): Natual, Juice bar – CLOSED
  • Quimbombó (Costa Rica 4562, Palermo Soho): Great terraces, nice natural food
  • Qunito Reino Bar de Tapas (Zapiola 1477, Colegiales): Tapas
  • Romario (Locations all across the city): Pizzería
  • Sabor Norteño (La Rioja 186, Once): Cheap Peruvian with trannies
  • Sattva (Montevideo 446, Centro): Vegetarian
  • Shu Xin Fan (Mendoza 1647, Barrio Chino – inside a little strip mall next to Asia Oriental): Chinese
  • Solo Pescados (Anchorena 533, Abasto): Peruvian
  • Status (Virrey Cevallos 178, Centro): Peruvian
  • Sugar Bar (Costa Rica 4619, Palermo Soho): American Bar Food
  • Sushi Colors (Sushi delivery to all the capital): Sushi, good price:quality ratio
  • Taco Box (Soler 5581, Palermo Hollywood): Mexican
  • Tancat (14850 Libertador, Zona Norte): Spanish
  • Tataki Sushi Bar y Comida Peruana (Rodriguez Peña 433, Centro): Peruvian, Sushi, delivery
  • Tea Connection (Locations across the city): Café Healthy, nice atmosphere
  • Territorio (Estados Unidos 500, San Telmo): Picadas
  • The Oldest (Ambrosetti 31, Caballito): Bar food & Burgers
  • Till Bistró (Arenales 2321, Barrio Norte): Menu is too big, but great Argie café food
  • Voulez Bar (Cerviño 3801, Palermo): Café, no Internet
  • Vrindavan (Tucumán 874, Centro): Indian food

Where do you like to go for a solid meal that <almost> never fails?

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