El asesino de los precios altos

Address: Giribone 1000 – Chacarita

Creativity at its best. The welcome sign to this parrilla deserves such a comment. Their prices are actually low for the market and the meat is acceptable. Steak, choripán, baby beef, and grilled ribs are its specialties.


Address: Sarmiento 635 – San Nicolás

The best sandwiches are found at this downtown store. Taste and variety are unparalleled, but the most amazing is the speed of elaboration and service. A long U-shaped bar is the place where you can enjoy a fast lunch when going out from the office at midday or simply when you want to indulge yourself in the best sandwich of the Porteño downtown.

California Burrito & Co

Address: Lavalle 441 – San Nicolás

It is a tex-mex fast food restaurant. Mexican food has long been welcomed in the Porteño taste, and what could be better than an inexpensive and fast version of these dishes? Burritos, tacos, and salads are all part of the repertoire. Even though it is a fast-food restaurant, it is possible to make several combinations to build the menu. The store is quite large, with tables to dine in, but it also offers delivery, widely used by downtown office executives.

La Pepita

Address: Niceto Vega 5525 – Palermo

It is placed at a privileged location for night lovers, close to the main nightclubs in Palermo Hollywood. That is why it is an ideal place to grab a bite before going to a late night party. Hot dogs (panchos) and sandwiches can be ordered with beer.

La Rosalía

Address: Scalabrini Ortiz 1538 – Palermo

A typical exponent of the parrilla al paso (fast service), a few blocks away from lively Plaza Serrano. The place is not all in all comforting, but the meat is really good and prices are more than acceptable. In addition to sitting at a table, you can dine standing or order take-out.

El puestito del tío

Address: Dorrego 3000 – Palermo

It is indeed a food stand in the street, but outside the most traditional circuits, such as those along the coastal road. Although it is not a restaurant in itself, it is worth mentioning that the level of meat is just as good or even better, and clients do not need to wait endlessly like in the most crowded restaurants. Not very far from the woods of Palermo, in the Puestito del Tío, groups of friends and families coexist, taking advantage of the visit to taste a delicious choripán or a steak sandwich.

Pancho 46

Address: Constituyentes y Gral. Paz s/n – San Martín (Prov. Buenos Aires)

Located in San Martín, a neighborhood of Greater Buenos Aires, though really close to the General Paz Avenue. It is a classic to go by this store and order the famous “hot dog” (“Pancho”, in Argentinean Spanish). The reason is unknown, but the fact is that Pancho 46 hot dogs have a special taste and this has turned it into the hot dog leader from its beginnings, almost 40 years ago, despite being outside the restaurant circuit. It opens 24 hours a day.


Address: Santa Fe 1400 – Recoleta

This is one of the newest coffee chains on the city and it is currently expanding.
It opens during the morning until evening. Its strong point is the broad variety of coffees, cakes and cookies, among other delicious desserts.
On the other hand, it offers light options for lunch, such as salads, sandwiches and yogurt. There are also light options of sweet cookies to have with coffee without feeling guilt.


Salí de la corniza

Address: Av. Directorio 843 – Caballito

This restaurant and bar, located in the border between the neighborhoods of Caballito and Parque Chacabuco, is unmistakable: a Ford Falcon embedded in the marquee makes it unique. Inside, the bar offers a lively, trendy ambience, oriented to young people. Electronic music sounds almost without interruption. A large screen showing music videos and special programs on DVD is one of the attractions of the place. You can also play darts and practice your aim. Dishes mostly consist in fast food: pizzas, hamburgers, platters and sandwiches. Its specialty is a la Corniza potatoes. For dessert: super chocolate brownies with ice-cream and chocolate sauce. It is the ideal place for meeting with friends before going to the nightclub.


Address: Costa Rica 5886 – Palermo

Pinkalola is a bar in the neighborhood of Palermo that offers gourmet sandwiches in a modern setting in pink tones. On Thursdays, a DJ plays live music, and on Saturdays there are jazz and pop bands performances. Sandwiches are classified as de la estancia (from the ranch), del mar (from the sea), de la granja (from the farm) or de la huerta (from the vegetable garden), depending on whether the main ingredient is meat, fish, chicken, or vegetables. All sandwiches are served with baked potatoes and fresh herbs. The salad menu is really varied. Excellent service.