Where to get the Argentine Beef in Buenos Aires

This is our selection of Parrilas in Buenos Aires: the places where you could enjoy the most exquisite Argentine Beef. We have recommendations in different Buenos Aires neighborhoods and for different types of budgets:

Don Julio Steak House

Don Julio is located in the heart of Palermo Soho. And it is probably one of the most famous parrillas in Argentina. Therefore, they receive visits from personalities from all the world that would like to taste the famous Argentine beef and make the most of their stay in Buenos Aires.

Although it is important to say that it is not a cheap place, the quality of the meals is worth every cent you’ll pay for it.

You usually have to book in advance or be willing to spend a long time until you get a table.

Recommendations to order: “bife ancho” (juicy) and provoleta. Always with a Malbec wine.


La Brigada - Fancy Parrilla

This parrilla from the south of the city, San Telmo neighborhood, is also one of the best places in the city to order a steak.

Prices are a bit expensive, especially for Argentines, indeed, but the quality is superlative.

Again, we recommend you book as early as possible to guarantee there will be a spot for you.

Recommendation to order: lomo, bife especial, provoleta de cabra.


Lo de Jimena - Popular option for locals

This is what we call a “Parrila de barrio”.

It is a bit far from the tourist places but very close to Palermo Soho.

Its main charm are the tables on the street. You’ll be able to see the grill where the delicacies are prepared, just next to the entrance door.

Certainly, do not expect any luxury in furniture or in the decoration of the place. This is a most authentic place to visit. A locals choice.

So, this parrila is quite cheap, suitable for any budget.

Recommendation to order: bife de chorizo.


La Cabrera - Most famous Argentine beef

This parrila has actually two restaurants in Palermo neighborhood. One just 1 block away from the other.

Maybe the best positioned parrilas on social networks, its prestige is well deserved.

Although it is not a cheap place, you’ll enjoy eating here.

Recommendation to ask: chorizo criollo, lomo, bife. For dessert: volcan de chocolate.


Don Zoilo - Traditional Argentine beef

Above all, Don Zoilo is a traditional Buenos Aires parrila, typically familiar. It is located between the neighborhoods of Villa Crespo and Caballito, in the geographical center of the city.

Their portions are abundant, of good quality and accessible prices.

They don’t take reservations and it fills up quite quickly. So we recommend you go early, before 8:30 p.m., to make sure you’ll have a place.

Recommendation to order: tira de asado, bife de chorizo, provoleta.


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