By Felicia Lim
Edited by: Fira Natasha Hashim
Planning a visit to the beautiful Buenos Aires? Known as the capital of Argentina, there are so many areas for travelers to visit. For us Singaporeans, it is no surprise to have food as one of our top priorities. Felicia Lim, food author of Dish By Dish has compiled a list of the best eateries you should include in your bucket list while you’re in Buenos Aires.
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As for your travels in Buenos Aires, if you ever find yourself wandering around on a grumbling stomach, keep your eyes peeled for these beautiful eateries!
Estados Unidos 302, C1101AAH Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
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Tucked away in the old neighbourhood of San Telmo, Café Rivas has an authentic Parisian charm that makes you feel as though you’ve been transported back to the Belle Epoque. It is a beautiful and lovely space to recharge your energy after you’ve explored the weekend antique market in San Telmo.
Almacén & Co.
Andrés Arguibel 2816, C1426DKB Capital Federal, Argentina
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A café that first started out selling Cuban cigars and chocolate, this cozy corner in the heart of the Las Cañitas neighborhood has now expanded its menu to include Spanish tapas (variety of appetizers, or snacks, in Spanish cuisine) and a wide collection of wine, teas and various snacks.
Le Pain Quotidien
Jerónimo Salguero 3075, 1425 Capital Federal, Buenos Aires
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This Belgian coffeehouse franchise first reached Buenos Aires in 2012 and now has more than just a handful of stores within the capital city. It boasts an extensive menu that includes freshly-baked bread, sandwiches, salads, and main courses along with desserts and tea-time fare. Le Pain Quotidien stores has unique communal wooden tables which make a beautiful centerpiece of the space.
A Proper Meal (lunch or dinner)
Nicaragua 6068, C1414BWN Buenos Aires, Argentina
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A small, snug“Huevos Completos” (hearty breakfast set of eggs, bacon and bread) set is a popular choice here at the along with the signature mint lemonade at the side. The vibrant interior raises your spirits and makes having a meal here all the more relaxing.
Guatemala 4699, 1425 Buenos Aires, Argentina
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If you’re looking for authentic Argentine meat, this is the place for juicy, flavourful steak at affordable prices. The interior and décor gives off a classy feel, a perfect place for a fancy date or a dinner with friends. (Bear in mind that if you arrive without a reservation, you may need to wait up to an hour for your table. Don’t worry, the lovely waiters at Don Julio will provide a glass of delicious champagne that you can sip to while waiting.
Roseti 1474, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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If you are craving for authentic Southeast Asian food, you can head to Cocina Sunae where the owner, Christina Sunae herself will whip up mouth-watering Asian dishes for you. From Thailand to Vietnamese dishes and more, one is in for an Asian food treat!
El Salvador 6026 Buenos Aires, Argentina
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If you’re looking for gluten-free options in Buenos Aires, we highly recommended a visit to the gluten-free deli in Palermo, which serves amazingly fork-tender pastrami that melts in your mouth. They also serve gluten-free pizza, pasta, and desserts!
Gorriti 5143 – PALERMO SOHO, Buenos Aires, C.F., Argentina
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Fresh oysters, cocktails and a romantic ambience awaits you at this Palermo-based gem. While it is true that Crizia is quite a bit more expensive than the average restaurant, it’s definitely worth every penny. If you are interested in fine dining and scrumptious food, Crizia’s the place for you!
Gorriti 4738, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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This Palermo-based bakery is a beautiful, minimalist space which serves delicious, organic food. One can unwind at this bakery for a cup of floral tea, accompanied with a large slice of cake. If you need to use your laptop, they have free Wi-Fi too!
Palacio Duhau, Park Hyatt Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina, C1014AAD
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Gioia Restaurante & Terraces Photo credit: BuenosAires.Park
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If you’re looking for a luxurious environment with a high-tea menu that will wow you, this is where you need to be. With an old school charm and the view of a sprawling landscaped garden before you, it’s going to be hard to leave when you’re done with tea.
Av. de Mayo 825, 1084 Buenos Aires, Argentina
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To get a glimpse of how Buenos Aires used to look like fifty years ago, you need not go any further than Avenida de Mayo. It’s heavy décor and Churros with hot chocolate is a very good reason for tourists to visit it. Tango shows are also available if you’re interested in this captivating sensual dance.
Thrilled at the thought of visiting these eateries? Find them during your travels in Buenos Aires, Argentina!