Where to eat in San Antonio de Areco ?

Our town offers a wide variety of places where to eat, from the small snack to the most refined cuisine. Let us guide you through a selection of our best addresses in San Antonio de Areco, for the delight of your taste buds!


The image that comes to the mind of any traveler arriving in San Antonio de Areco, cradle of gaucho traditions, is that of a good asado (barbecue meat, a great national pride!). Mind you, there ´s a huge variety of them!

Along the Areco river, you will be happy to sit in the traditional pulpería of the town; La Lechuza (Pasaje De La Riestra 423, facing the tourist office), in the quite simple, but spacious restaurant: La Arcadia, or in the nice La Porfiada (Bolivar 66), where you ´ll be greeted warm-heartedly.

Walking up the street Zapiola, 300m from the river, you will get to one of the best restaurants in town: El Almacen Ramos Generales (Zapiola 143).

For the most curious ones who will want to get into the very heart of the town, the natives will recommend the restaurant Mestizo (Alsina 219), Rossita (San Martin 326) or Zarza (San Martin 361) where a more modern, diversified sort of food will be served.

Finally, if you like to eat surrounded by nature but not too far from the city, do not miss La Casa de los Fogoneros, the excellent restaurant of the Estancia La Cinacina (10min walk from Arellano square), or Las Dueñas (Route 8 Km 115, Camino del Quinton, 10 minutes by car).

Bars & Tea Rooms

Located right in front of the Ricardo Güiraldes Museum, La Vuelta de Gato (Camino R. Güiraldes 159) is an authentic small country bar attended by the countrymen of the town. You may see some horses tied up to the bar outside, waiting for their masters to finish their drinks and come out!

In the same way, 100 meters from Arellano Square, the famous bar Boliche de Bessonart (at the intersection of Segundo Sombra and Zapiola) will surprise you with its architecture and decoration full of history.

Right in the town center, you will be greeted most kind-heartedly and be served excellent quality products in coffee-shops like Juana Canela (Arellano 45) or La Martina (Bolivar 70) or Ambigú (Zapiola and General Paz).

Chocolate & Ice-Cream

If you feel like having a sweet delicious ice-cream, just go to the Tokio bar (Arellano square) or Dell ‘Olmo (Alsina 365), you won’t regret it!

Finally, do not leave San Antonio de Areco without stopping at La Olla de Cobre (Matheu 433). The place is quite famous for its chocolates and its alfajores, the best ones in town and all around! Highly recommended for the greedy ones!