General tips about eating in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires

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    Eat in Buenos Aires Buenos...

    by fga Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Eat in Buenos Aires
    Buenos Aires offer a good gastronomic offer, as much in variety as in prices with areas where they group great quantity of restaurants, among those that stand out Puerto Madero, the Downtown, Recoleta and other places like La Boca, with their traditional inns. The main foods that waste away are those arisen of to the mixture of the resources characteristic of the area with the contributions of the migratory currents, specially Spanish and Italian. The most traditional thing, although not him more consumed they are the cuts of bovine meat, more the diverse products, as sausage, arisen of this and the chicken meat that eat up generally roasted or in milanesa form (prepared of meat covered with grated bread). The other meats like those of pig and lamb and all the sea products are less common. The foods are accompanied with vegetables among those that stand out tomatoes, lettuces, carrots, onion, several vegetables and potato and sweet potato, as likewise variety of fruits. The milky products are also plentiful. The pastas and pizzas and empanadas (turnovers) are also very common.

    There are different types of gastronomic stores.

    Asadores Criollos (Creole spits): with the traditional meat of the region are in tourist areas, but also in some neighborhoods, with prices that leave of those 8 dollars. The pizza stores are something traditional in Buenos Aires also offering variety of turnovers, its prices are very varied being sometimes adapted to the quality beginning with those 6 dollars the pizza, although there are some chains that offer it until for 2 dollars.

    The restaurants offer all type of plates, there being some specialized ones in ethnic foods.

    Fast foods: many world big chains of fast foods are broadly diffused in Buenos Aires, with their international prices. There is also a series of stores, many of which are in Lavalle street that offer hamburgers for 1 dollar, as well as great quantity of stores and street positions that sell panchos (hot dogs) and the traditional choripanes (sausage sandwichs) for the same price.

    Tenedores Libres (free forks) are a modality that is growing and that from those $7 offer a wide range of foods that one can be served freely the times that wants. When being managed many times by people of Japanese or Korean origin, they are also in these restaurants oriental foods.

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  • well i didnt eat in a lot of...

    by fortur Updated Aug 24, 2002

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    well i didnt eat in a lot of restaurants, but get ready to eat a lot in Mc Donalds and Burger King...
    For me, food is Argentina was pretty expansive comparing to my country (1 pesos = 2 reais), but taking this out, it´s normal price... 3,99 a number 1 in Mc donalds

    Favorite Dish: The meat in Argentina is wonderful...even from fast food places it´s different.. when i was there, it had a special sandwich at mc donalds called Mc Mila, with a special meat that was delicious...

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  • You can go to any restaurant...

    by ptambu Updated Aug 24, 2002

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    You can go to any restaurant located in Puerto Madero zone. All are excellent although some of them may be a little pricey; check the prices before by reading the menues placed next to the entrances. Recoleta (see picture of Centro Cultural Recoleta) has nice restaurants, too. And you can go to San Isidro, a neighbourhood close to the Great Buenos Aires area that have cozy little places with a view to the river (Rio de la Plata).

    Favorite Dish: Steak, of course!! You will not know Argentina if you don't eat its excellent meat.

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    Visit a PARRILLA (place where...

    by PKRAZY Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Visit a PARRILLA (place where grilled & barbecued meat is served)
    My brother-in-law who is from Belgium like my husband, likes to say that since he tried the argentinian meat he's a vegetarian everywhere else in the world...

    Favorite Dish: Asado (meat with bones), chorizo (sausage), vacio (tender meat)

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  • Pasquali's Restaurant Tip

    by Pasquali Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Favorite Dish: Thick Bife Chorizo (steak) - they prepare it very rare unless you ask, which took a bit of getting used to, but with some Chimichurri, nothing beats this Argentinian specialty. 57 million cows and 14 million people!

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    General tips about eating in Buenos Aires: Do not miss the fresh charcoal steak with chips.

    by benazer Written Mar 21, 2006

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    My dinner on saturday night.

    Best steak and chips I ever had,with a glass of perfect wine.
    The price was unbelivebly low.

    Favorite Dish: Steak ofcourse,perfectly done,and a very good service,friendly waiteresses..

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    Bijou Pizza Cafe: Pizza by the metro

    by Randyi66 Written Feb 2, 2004

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    Bijou pizza cafe, Buenos Aires

    If you're in the Villa Parque barrio of Buenos Aires, drop by the Bijou cafe and try their pizza by the metro (meter). I liked it.

    Related to:
    • Budget Travel

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    General tips about eating in Buenos Aires: Dulce de leche

    by oldmonk_92129 Written Dec 23, 2003

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    This is a great dessert over there. A very rich chocolate caramel fudge in a pancake.
    I took the picture before I started eating because it would not have been too pretty once I finished eating it.

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    A Parilla

    by Bjorgvin Updated Jul 30, 2003

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    A Parilla (place where grilled meat is served) is an interesting option. Parillas are easy to find.

    Favorite Dish: Try meat with bones (asado) or tender meat, sausages etc.

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    Parrillada Argentina

    by mannymiami Written Sep 5, 2002

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    This is a typical Argentine steakhouse . You cans see these all throughout Buenos Aires and throughout the country. This is a steak lovers paradise.

    Favorite Dish: Lomo, Bife de chorizo, Morcilla.

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  • Argentina has a reputation for...

    by serap Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Argentina has a reputation for producing South America's finest cuisine. This picture was taken in a tyrpical argentinin bull farm.

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    No dejar de ir a cualquier...

    by Fla Written Aug 24, 2002

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    No dejar de ir a cualquier restaurante de Las Cañitas, en Palermo.

    Favorite Dish: Asado a la parrilla (Argentina tiene las mejores carnes del mundo), empanadas, pastas y pizzas.

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