The 10 Best Restaurants In Córdoba, Argentina

Madeleine Bazil

From traditional Argentinian cuisine, to the Italian fare popular throughout the nation, and beyond, Córdoba’s food scene has it all. We recommend 10 of the best places to enjoy a meal when in Córdoba.

Skyline of Downtown Córdoba

1. Macadam

Restaurant, Bar, Argentina, Italian

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.

2. La Zete

Restaurant, Middle Eastern

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.

3. Cientovolando

Bar, Restaurant, Argentina, Fusion

Parque Sarmiento
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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.

4. República Restaurant

Restaurant, Argentina

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.

5. Diran

Restaurant, American, Middle Eastern

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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.

6. El Papagayo

Restaurant, Argentina

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.

7. Sibaris


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

Black ink pasta | © Damien Boilley/FlickrBlack ink pasta | © Damien Boilley/Flickr

8. San Honorato

Restaurant, Argentina, Tapas

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.

9. El Celta

Restaurant, Spanish, Mediterranean, Tapas, Seafood

Tortilla Española
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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.

10. Rocamadour


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

Beef Carpaccio | © Pan Pacific/FlickrBeef Carpaccio | © Pan Pacific/Flickr

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