For excellent Italian cuisine, look no further than this restaurant a bit north of the city. With rustic wood beams and an ambient decor, this charming venue serves up pasta classics, like ravioli with mushroom sauce. Save room for some tiramisu at the end.
Macadam, Avenida San Martín 3210, Col. Caroya, Córdoba, Argentina, +54 3525 46-9777
Diners craving a change from the usual cuisines will love this Middle Eastern restaurant. Opt for the 12 plate mezze platter to share in order to try a range of the restaurant’s dishes, and mop up the sauces with the what’s in the delectable bread basket.
La Zete, Corrientes y Obispo Salguero, Córdoba, Argentina, +54 351 421-6352
Located in the heart of the city near Parque Sarmiento, this sophisticated restaurant serves fusion cuisine and fantastic drinks. Start the meal off with an appetizer of ‘loaded French fries,’ and don’t forget to order a cocktail, such as the Chanel No. 5, made up of sparkling wine, Cointreau, and apple juice.
Cientovolando, Rondeau 515, Córdoba, Argentina, +54 351 428-2353
Housed in the upscale Hotel Azur, República is a stylish restaurant with sophisticated and appealing contemporary takes on Argentinian food and a helpful, English-speaking staff. Choose between the à la carte menu and the degustation menu, which comprises four wines and eight courses of food, impeccably paired.
The Syrian owners of this delectable hole-in-the-wall restaurant serve up reasonably priced dishes from shawarma to hummus to tabbouleh to a Middle Eastern take on empanadas. Finish off with a cup of Turkish coffee before you go.
Diran, Oncativo 50, Córdoba, Argentina, +54 351-152 085-068
Adventurous foodies ought to seek out this exemplary restaurant, which offers innovative cuisine using fresh and locally sourced ingredients. One of the chefs even formerly worked at the famous Nomi in Copenhagen. Go for the three-course menu and prepare to enjoy.
El Papagayo, Arturo M. Bas 69, Córdoba, Argentina, +54 351 425-8689
Located within the Hotel Windsor, just steps from the Jesuit Block, is this upscale establishment. Order some wine from the extensive list, and nibble on the homemade bread as you choose from the menu. The black ink pasta with prawns is a highlight, as is the steak.
Sibaris, Buenos Aires 214, Hotel Windsor, Córdoba, Argentina, +54 351 425-4477
Experience a taste of Europe at this elegant restaurant, which offers diners a trip down to the wine cellar for complimentary wine and a selection of tapas before the meal arrives. Don’t fill up too much on the starters, though as the main dishes are equally decadent and delicious.
San Honorato, Pringles y 25 de Mayo, Córdoba, Argentina, +54 351 453-5252
Tuck into delicious renditions of Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine at this worthwhile restaurant. Start off with tapas-inspired offerings like tortilla española and gambas al ajillo, and then go for one of the restaurant’s seafood dishes, like paella.
El Celta, Jeronimo Luis de Cabrera 269, Córdoba, Argentina, +54 351 295-0561
Asian fusion cuisine is at its finest at Rocamadour, where salmon steak with teriyaki sauce and delectable sushi mingle with a wide selection of Argentinian wines. The beef carpaccio is of particular note, as is the langoustine tempura.
Rocamadour, Recta Martinoli 5600, Córdoba, Argentina, +54 03543 44-3279