Caballito, located in the heart of Buenos Aires, is full of beautiful old houses, green spaces and a charming mix of people. Venture south from the energetic barrios further north in the city, and amidst the tree-lined streets in Caballito are a variety of interesting finds. Read on for the top 10 restaurants in the peaceful neighborhood.
This longstanding institution serves up plates of mouth-watering pasta and steaks to discerning locals. The prices aren’t cheap, but the quality of the food more than makes up for it, and the service is impeccable. Stick around for dessert, the tiramisu is extraordinary.
Address & telephone number: Tia Margarita, Pedro Goyena, Av 496, Caballito, Buenos Aires, Argentina, +54 11 4922-6299
Pizzeria San Carlos
For delectable pizzas in Caballito, look no further than San Carlos. Choose from a lengthy assortment of pies, including classics like pizza margherita, napolitana, six-cheese, veggie or more unique types, like stuffed pizzas and calzones. Whatever you choose, you can’t go wrong.
Address & telephone number: Pizzeria San Carlos, Av. Rivadavia 5300, Buenos Aires, Argentina, +54 11 4902-0324
With the atmosphere of a French bistro, Honorio is friendly, has swift service, and has highly affordable wines. Come by at midday for the prix fixe lunch menu, stop by in the afternoon for a coffee, or head over for dinner and a drink.
Address & telephone number: Honorio Restoran, Av. Honorio Pueyrredon 606, Buenos Aires, Argentina, +54 11 4903-2121
Just a few blocks from Primera Junta subte station is this modern, attractive restaurant, which offers a great deal at lunchtime: an appetizer, main, beverage, and dessert for a reasonable set price. Don’t miss the bread basket, which includes olive toast and herb rolls.
Address & telephone number: Calcio, Rivadavia 5701, Buenos Aires, Argentina, +54 11 4988-9289
This neighborhood favorite is always full of hungry locals, and for good reason. With hearty portions, a family-friendly atmosphere, and a wide selection of offerings, it’s no surprise at all that denizens of Caballito flock to Mangiata for huge plates of pasta.
Address & telephone number: Mangiata, Av. Ángel Gallardo 601, Buenos Aires, Argentina, +54 11 4982-6843
Rosatto offers a variety of dishes and an extensive wine list, and all of it is well executed. If the weather is nice, sit outdoors for a view of one of the most beautiful blocks of all of Caballito. Start off with a delicious, warm empanada, and follow it up with a bowl of risotto.
Address & telephone number: Rosatto Restaurante, Av. Del Barco Centenera 401, Buenos Aires, Agentina, +54 11 4988-1232
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