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  • Food (4431)
  • Shopping (4073)
  • Culture (3719)
  • Architecture (3092)
  • Theater (3040)
  • Gourmet Food (2982)
  • Museums (2758)
  • Tango (2018)
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Buenos Aires was highly rated for food by 138 guests from the United States!

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Why do you recommend Buenos Aires for food?

Ester, Brazil

11 days ago Report

Elegant, delicious and moderately priced restaurants, beautiful neighborhoods, the meat is the best in the world, but their pasta is also great because of their italian origins.

Describe the best tango experiences that can be enjoyed in Buenos Aires.

Maja, Slovenia

20 days ago Report

Cafe Tortoni offers a quite nice Tango show for affordable prices. Julio Iglesias 20 years younger as a singer would be a good addition. His Tango CD is excellent and Volver just unsurpassable.

Where should people go if they don't want to eat in a tourist trap?

lugui, Brazil

2 days ago Report

Puerto Madero tem a maior concentração de restaurante em uma área de fácil acesso a todos, onde andando ao longo da área você consegue comparar pratos, valores e ambiente.

Uma ótima dica para quem quer comer bem com bom custo benefício é procurar por restaurantes que tenham buffet livre de comida internacional, como o restaurante que fica dentro do Casino Puerto Madero e outros restaurantes na própria área de Puerto Madero.

Uma dica para quem quer conhecer um lugar incrível é o Asia de Cuba, um ambiente muito diferente, trazendo uma decoração relacionada a cultura asiática e gastronomia também, que por sinal é muito boa.

Sobre o Casino, a entrada é gratuita, você pode ir apenas para usar o restaurante, mas estando lá sugiro entrar na área dos jogos e conhecer, quem sabe jogar uns pesos, mas não vá com esperanças de ganhar algo, a menos que você seja um jogar expert, que não é o meu caso.

Describe what other people like you would like about shopping in Buenos Aires.

Michael, United States of America

26 days ago Report

Shopping well involves cash, paying either in dollars, reales, or euros (if they give you a good rate) or changing first at arbolitos or cuevas. You have to ask around discreetly for where they are and you have to feel comfortable and safe with using them. Shoes are beautiful but not a great value. Other leather goods are, particularly jackets but not so much around Florida but instead do research.

What makes fine dining in Buenos Aires stand out?

Elaine, United Kingdom

21 days ago Report

The Argentinians are renowned for the quality of their beef and restaurants serving freshly barbecued meats ' asado ' are popular and quite plentiful. The seafood platters ' mariscos ' are exceptional for the shrimp lover.
Wines from regions such as Mendosa are popular and you can't go wrong with a good Malbec.

What's the best way to make the most of Buenos Aires by foot?

Elaine, United Kingdom

21 days ago Report

Get a map and study it for what is most easily accessed from where you are staying. Buses require small change or advanced purchase of tickets at an office on Calle Florida in the town centre; some say travel by bus is unsafe in certain areas e.g. La Boca. Both sides of the river inlet at The Puerto Madero are lined with an excellent choice of places to eat and the whole area is well lit, well maintained and perfect for the pedestrian.
  • Fine Art Museums 410 endorsements
  • 5 answers

Which fine art museums should a first-time visitor to Buenos Aires start with?

Ville, Finland

19 days ago Report

I'd suggest having a look at the Muceo Nacional De Bellas Artes and Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativo, both quite compact. The latter is also an interesting look at a fine house of Buenos Aires as it was a century ago.
  • Clothes Shopping 160 endorsements
  • 5 answers

Is there more to shopping in Buenos Aires than just brand-name stores?

Tatiana, Russia

19 days ago Report

Big shopping malls have many local brand name stores - Vitamina, Prune etc. with the great selection of clothes and accessories. Palermo area has small boutiques with design apparel. There are also outlets in Palermo and other areas. Leather goods (bags, belts, coats etc.) is what you want to look for in Buenos Aires.

What is it in Buenos Aires that makes history come to life?

Anonymous, Unknown location

11 days ago Report

Buenos Aires is a cosmopolitan city, most frequently compared to Paris, although it is in many respects better. It also resembles Madrid and New York City. Its history is reflected in its classic architecture, whther along the avenida de Mayo, the Teatro Colon, the Palacio Paz, the Ateneo Bookstore, or the world famous Recoleta Cemetery.

Is Buenos Aires the place to have a meal to remember? Tell us why.

Minhaaj, United States of America

10 days ago Report

Absolutely delicious food if you're willing to pay for it. Not as cheap as I expected and I live in the San Francisco Bay Area.

What did you discover about the museums in Buenos Aires that wasn't in the guidebooks?

John, Australia

26 days ago Report

I didn't have a guide book, but I was really taken with the Bi-Centennial museum and we only stumbled on it by accident. The fine arts museum was free which pleased us immensely, and it had a great variety of works that interested us.

What's the best way to spend the day at a cafe in Buenos Aires?

Cesar, Brazil

9 days ago Report

The cafe's are the best thing to understand Buenos Aires. people that like to walk on the street, love to have a drink, tea or a coffee in a Cafe. Read the newspaper, chat.

How was the wine culture different than what you'd experience at home?

Rick, New Zealand

1 day ago Report

Unlike at home you get really good value for your wine in a restaurant. The premium paid over bottleshop price is around 20%, where at home on the cheaper wines it can be 4-5 times.

What makes Buenos Aires one of those classic city-trip experiences?

Albertus, Netherlands

26 days ago Report

Visit the Cemeterio de la Recoleta, very impressive.

Why do people recommend Buenos Aires for the parks?

lugui, Brazil

2 days ago Report

A cidade é muito arborizada e possui vários parques pequenos, além de parques grandes e conhecidos. Eles são limpos e bonitos, geralmente as pessoas estão lendo ou passeando com animais, vale a pena para ficar uns minutos descansando das longas caminhadas na cidade.

How do you find the best beer in Buenos Aires?

John, Australia

26 days ago Report

Just about any beer on tap is good beer, we like Quilmes and Imperial
  • Culturally Diverse Food 335 endorsements
  • 2 answers

What's the secret to sampling all the diverse food Buenos Aires has to offer?

John, United States of America

8 days ago Report

Opportunity to visit different sections of the city and economic range of housing and architecture.
  • Sightseeing 609 endorsements

How can you enjoy the sights in Buenos Aires while avoiding the crowds?

Dirk, Germany

8 days ago Report

Take bus touristica leaving close to plaza mayo for 260 pesos a day (2015) and get a good overview of the city. Get off at locations which are difficult to reach by subte e.g. La Boca
Visit further quarters on second day e.g. Palermo viejo (nice for eating and relaxing)
  • Nature 138 endorsements

Describe the nature in Buenos Aires.

Esther, United States of America

21 days ago Report

Friendly, beautiful - avoid touristy tango places like Carlos
Gerland(?) hard to enjoy the show which actually is great because of all the tourists taking pictures and videos.

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