A destination’s gastronomy is intimately linked to its culture. Our cuisine is the result of a fusion of Creole dishes, surrounding countries traditions and the influence of European immigrants, particularly those from Spain and Italy.
Beef is our star product and you’ll find it everywhere, from laidback neighbourhood bodegones to the most sophisticated restaurants in which it’s become an essential ingredient in the construction of creative signature menus. The Porteño school of passionate Argentine chefs who have adapted to the latest modern techniques is experiencing a moment of excellence.
With unique flavours for every palate, the city’s gastronomy is waiting to be savoured.
From gourmet cuisine to takeaway pizza and family recipes, everything has its place at the table in Buenos Aires. The circuits recommended by the Buenos Aires Tourism Board point out some traditional gastronomic experiences such as local “Pizzerias", historic Cafés and Bodegones Porteños. The city also developed projects like Craft Beer Breweries, Food Trucks and Speak Easy Bars.
The Buenos Aires Tourism Board works closely with the Undersecretary of Citizen Welfare on a calendar of food markets and gastronomic events and festivals which involve: Food Fest, Masticar Food Festival, BA Market and Caminos y Sabores (Roads and Flavors).
A destination’s gastronomy is intimately linked to its culture. Our cuisine is the result of a fusion of Creole dishes, surrounding countries’ traditions and the influence of European immigrants. Under the claim Buenos Aires Celebra, the city aims to honor different countries in the world and different communities of immigrants that helped shaped the city landscape and culture.