Parrillas are Argentine steakhouses offering the most traditional cuisine. Most visitors to Buenos Aires only dine at the most touristy parrillas published in guidebooks and sadly miss out on some of the city’s most delicious gems. To experience and taste authentic Porteño flavors, join us on our Parrilla Tour, to discover local hole-in-the wall restaurants, learn about Argentina’s culture and cuisine, and meet others during the relaxed and social tour.
The Parrilla Tour includes:
- Walking tour of 3 different authentic local parrillas and restaurants
- Tasting traditional foods at each stop and excellent Argentine wine
- English explanations of the food sampled along with the history of the neighborhood
- Visit to one of the best artisanal “heladerias” (ice cream shops) in the city
Palermo – Our Palermo tour centers around the Las Cañitas section of Palermo, a neighborhood known for its beautiful tree lined avenues, historic polo fields, and burgeoning culinary and nightlife scene. On this route we begin at a classic parrilla filled with soccer fanatics known for it’s choripan. Next, we visit a casa de empanadas to try some of our favorite handmade empanadas, before moving on to enjoy some of the best meat and service in the city at a historic and hidden parrilla famous among locals, and finally finishing at an incredible artisanal “heladeria” (ice cream shop).
The Palermo tour is conducted every Tuesday and Friday beginning at 12 pm (noon) and lasts 3 hours.
San Telmo – The San Telmo tour is for those visitors who love historic architecture, classic parrillas filled with working class Porteños, and have a desire for a little adventure. We begin near the Mercado de San Telmo and try some of the best empanadas in the city. Next, we walk down the street to one of the most authentic Buenos Aires parrillas to try classic parrilla foods and wine, before ending the afternoon at a delicious heladeria known for their selection of homemade ice cream flavors.
The San Telmo tour is conducted every Wednesday and Saturday beginning at 1 pm and lasts 3 hours.
Advanced booking is required.