La Brigada

Style: Argentinean/Traditional
Open: noon-3 p.m. and 8 p.m.- 1 a.m.
Description: If you have ever eaten in San Telmo you know what its like to be packed in a tiny little place, awaiting for your steak with papas. Are you sick of bumping elbows with backpackers and locals and do you want a more tranquil experience? Go to La Brigada; over here it is more likely that you bumb into gentleman discussing their wines. This San Telmo favorite is a refined version of the traditional parilla; serving up excellent cuts of meets. Everything is accompanied by grilled cheeses, various salads and crispy fried potatoes. A good range of Malbec wines will bring a blush to your cheeks. La Brigada is said to be one of the best parillas in town.
Speciality: Bife de Chorizo
Main courses: Between 20 and 40 pesos
Address: Estados Unidos 465. In between Bolivar and Defensa, San Telmo neigborhood, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Telephone: 0054 4361 4685
How to reach: Bus 29, 126 and 195

Bar 6

Style: International
Open: Mon-Sat from 8 p.m.
Description: Bar 6, how to describe this bar and restaurant? Cosy and warm. It has a Scandinavian interior, mood lighting, comfortable velvet chairs and sofas and they play lounge music. This centrally located restaurant in the Palermo neighborhood is hot; and that is why it is often visited by celebrities. It is not a place to see-and-to-be-seen though; it has its own style.
They offer a small international menu with dishes like; chicken kidney salad, vegetable wok, coriander quesadillas and grilled salmon. Also try one of their exotic cocktails in their reasonable priced bar. DJs ensure that the scene gets even livelier on weekend nights.
Speciality: Frutas del mar risotto
Main courses: Between 25 and 55 pesos
Address: Armenia 1676. In between El Salvador and Honduras, Palermo neighborhood, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Telephone: 0054 4833 6807
How to reach: Bus 15, 39, 151and 168


Style: Middle Eastern
Open: Thur-Sun from 12.30 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Daily from 8.30 p.m to 12 a.m.
Description: Berberer is the only restaurant in the large city of Buenos Aires offering real Moroccan cuisine. Luckily, they like to share it and allow you to try food that tastes as good as in the country itself. The restaurant is very light and airy; with a lounge area to enjoy a cup of traditional tea on one of their comfortable cushions. The food is exquisite. What about traditional harissa chilli paste, olive and chicken tagine, freshly made Lavash flatbread and delicious vegetable couscous dishes? End your evening with one of their amazing desserts or strong teas and have a chat with the relaxed staff.
Speciality: Baklava with cacao topping
Main courses: Between 25 and 40 pesos
Address: Armenia 1880 in Between Nicaragua and Costa Rica, Palermo neighborhood, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Telephone: 0054 4833 5662
How to reach: Bus 39 and 55

Green Bamboo

Style: South-East Asian
Open: Daily from 8.30 p.m.
Description: The food of this fashionable restaurant in Palermo is some of the most harmonious of the Asian cuisines with a unique balance between sweetness, saltiness, sourness and spiciness. It is elegant, balanced and delicious and it’s getting better and better. More people find out about this place; it is nearly the only restaurant where people go that do like spicy food. Dishes not only taste amazing, they also look amazing; beautifully decorated with pineapple or coconut shells. If you like South-East Asian food, or just quality food, you should not miss out this place.
Speciality: Fried Calamari.
Main courses: Between 25 and 40 pesos
Address: Costa Rica 5802 and Carranza, Palermo neighborhood, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Telephone: 0054 4775 7050
How to reach: Bus 34, 93, 108 and 111

Comedor Nikkai

Style: Japanese, Sushi
Open: Mon-Sat noon- 3 p.m. and 7.30 p.m-11 p.m.
Description: This informal, yet traditional diner housed inside San Telmos Asociacion Japonesa turns out to be one of the best Sushi restaurants in town. It does not look fancy or as fashionable as the restaurants in Palermo, but please enjoy their delicious sushi while watching Japanese television. That makes the experience really authentic.
Speciality: Sushi
Main courses: Between 25 and 40 pesos
Address: Avenida Independencia 732 in between Chacabuco and Piedras, San Telmo neighborhood, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Telephone: 0054 4300 5848
How to reach: Bus 22, 24, 29 and 86


Style: Modern Argentinean (grill, pasta, pizza)
Open: Daily from noon to 2 a.m.
Description: This brand new restaurant in the East of the Puerto Madero neighborhood thanks its name to Porteño slang; Mina means women. Every dish of this restaurant is called after a lady and is made with as much passion as the Argentinean women have. It is through these teasing touches and good food that Minna stands out from the sea of ´normal restaurants´ in Puerto Madero. You can pick a whine out of the rack with more than 900 Argentinean bottles, eat one of their delicious stone baked and square shaped pizzas and wash down your meal with a passionate cocktail.
Speciality: stone baked pizzas
Main courses: Between 20 and 35 pesos
Address: Olga Cossettini 1691, near the corner of Vera Peñaloza, Puerto Madero neighborhood, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Telephone: 0054 5787 3090
How to reach: Bus 2 and 152


Style: Vegetarian/healthy
Open: Tue-Sun from 8.30 p.m.
Description: Would you like to eat something healthy after all these Argentinean grills and parillas? Head up to this warm and homey country kitchen in the busy city of Buenos Aires. The innovative organic menu they serve in this beautiful and tranquil restaurant ranges from bite-sized starters like polenta bruschetta topped with dried tomatoes, pear and arugula focaccia, vegetable wok dishes and homemade fish pasta dishes. Artemisias artsy salads are some of the best around town and accompanied with warm home made bread.
This lovely place is not only a restaurant but also a perfect spot to sip a tea out of their impressive range.
Speciality: Their homemade bread with dip sauce.
Main courses: Between 15 and 35 pesos
Address: Cabrera 3877. In between F Acuña de Figueroa and Medrano.
Telephone: 0054 4863 4242
How to reach: Bus 36, 92 and 106


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