It's quite difficult to find vegetarian food in Rosario so this place was perfect for coffee, snacks or a proper meal. The portions are very generous and reasonably priced. Perfect place to spend some time and the staff are happy to let you sit there chatting or reading the magazines on offer and not rush you. Definitely worth a visit.
Favorite Dish: the lamb, and raviolon. The lamb and the raviolon were wonderful, full of great flavors and very well prepared-
I took my break at this café after some walking along the waterfront and then going up to the ark Urquiza. The café is next to the central fountain of the park and its called Café Amfiteatro because of the open air stage next to it that is like an amphitheatre. It’s a self service café with some helpful stuff but I was disappointed that they didn’t have fresh orange juice. Their special carlitos were big and tasty though…
Hopefully for me, very close to where I was staying I had La Baska(for empanadas) and TRENTINO for ice creams.
Argentinians are crazy for ice cream (helado in Spanish) and they usually have many places to find good flavors. Trentino is one of the good ones, with a great variety of flavors and I think normal prices. I found two of them in the city but probably there are more.
Of course dulce de leche was one of the basic flavors (they are obsessed with it! lol) but also several chocolate flavors, banana split, cream Americana, crema rusa, amarena, limon, menta, vanilla, fruits, sambayon etc
The prices were: 2pesos for 1 ball, 3pesos for 2 two balls, 1/4k for 6pesos, 1/2k for 12pesos, 1kilo for 24pesos(5euro), topping for 1peso
I ate Empanadas in many places but this delivery place had some great ones. Argentinians love to eat empanadas and usually they order them at home while they watch movies/football etc I wondered how they manage to configure out which empanada is which and they told me that behind the receipt is always a draw that shows the points on empanada that refers to a specific taste! For exable 2 dots on the left is with carne, 1 dot at the bottom with cheese etc !
I payed more or less 2pesos for each one (0.40euro) and although the most common empanada is with meat (con carne) I also tried some different ones like:Carne dulce(oh they use it everywhere!), jamon y queso, Roquefort y nuez, jamon y anana, calamares, pollo(chicken) etc
After visiting the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo I wanted to eat sit on one of the river Parana side cafes. There are many of them along the promenade but we decided to try the one right there under the museum. You can try some coffees, ice creams, the fresh orange juice(exprimido de naranja) was great for my thirst and we also tried carlitos. Carlito is a toast sandwich very famous here, including cheese, jamon and ketsup but in Rosario always served with olives!
All the side cafes are nice, with great view of the river, helpful and smiling stuff.
I haven't a favorite restaurant, but try El Paso de La Estancia, is cheaper than La Estancia and you still can taste the typical argentinian food.
It has a good atmosphere, nice people and good music. If you like soccer you can watch it in a big screen!
On weekends you must go earlier because it use to be packed.
Favorite Dish: Any type of parrillada which is kind of barbecue, lot of meat, of course, argentinian beef. With a salad and a good wine or beer if you prefer, but it's better with red wine.
warm atmosphere ... great service ... great wines ... good prices
Favorite Dish: anything parrella ... meaning steaks!
All kinds of river fishes
Favorite Dish: Pacú, is a river fish that lives over the shore of the ports cities. It´s unique because its meet is like other animal but fish and has a lot of fat. Delicious