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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Flea Market
“Great spot to walk and wander by the water at Tigre at the Parana delta. Check out the puerto de frutos with its many different little shops and museums to see. You can also visit Museo Naval and Museo de Arte. On Sundays the place is bustling with families as there are many different activities to do such as canoeing and rowing as well as just wandering an enjoying the walk by the river. You can also enjoy coffee at Villa Julia, a Victorian hotel/coffee shop, reminiscent of Europe. Tigre is definitely a spot for an all-day outing.”
  • 50 locals recommend
Argentinian Restaurant
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“This is a San Telmo restaurant at its best: tightly packed tables, patrons knocking elbows, suited waiters, a sweaty asador and great meat. It started with one floor but now has three, including a rooftop terrace. Order your meat jugoso (rare) and the waiter might just cut it with a spoon. Like La Cabrera, it’s a bit pricier but the whole experience is a good value.”
  • 68 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“In the La Boca neighborhood, this famous street is known as the birthplace of tango. It's a tourist's haven with a fun, sprawling artisan market and restaurants. Enjoy views of the docks and be sure to visit the PROA museum nearby. ”
  • 79 locals recommend
Café
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“This is both a restaurant and outdoor café which is a great spot when you are ready to visit the famous Cementerio Recoleta. You can sit outside or inside, but recommend enjoying the ambiance outside. Great for small meals, a drink or two, tapas, and great sandwiches. This area is especially great on the weekends as you will find a great outdoor market with local arts and crafts for sale.”
  • 69 locals recommend
Bar
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“Along with it's 'sister' La Poesia, this is one of two traditional restaurants, very typical of old Buenos Aires. Having the same owner, they both have the same varied menu, including burgers, pastas, salads, sandwiches and some very good sharing platters (‘picadas’) . Both have a great atmosphere and interesting antique/vintage décor, without being super ‘touristy.’ Try a craft beer accompanied by a traditional ‘picada.’ A great option any time of day.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Nature
“Plaza Serrano, as well as Plaza Armenia , is surrounded by restaurants, cafes and bars. There is plenty nightlife. ”
  • 116 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“THE Buenos Aires flea market. Bargains, antiques, all in great Porteño style.”
  • 83 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“If you like dancing, La Viruta offers all type of dance lessons (Tango, Salsa, Rock n' Roll, etc) for all levels, almost every day. Check the website for the dance style program and for the live music specials.”
  • 95 locals recommend
Soccer Stadium
“The Estadio Monumental is the home of Club Atlético River Plate, one of Argentina's two most popular football (soccer) clubs. It is one of the most important in South America, and, with a capacity of 76,000, it's the biggest in Argentina. It hosts most of Argentina's international home matches and has also been the venue for performances by international singers and bands. Located in the neighborhood of Nuñez, the stadium opened in 1938 and was enlarged in 1978 when Argentina hosted (and won) the World Cup. River Plate also has one of the largest sports museums in the world - 3,500 meters squared - with installations detailing the history of the club, including a 360º audiovisual spectacle.”
  • 83 locals recommend
Library
“The beautiful building will surprise you for its 70's brutalist architecture ”
  • 67 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Modern art museum with very interesting exhibits. Beautiful modern building with great views, excellent bookstore and a lovely cafe at the top. In the Caminito zone.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Want a great burger and not looking for a longer meal this is one of the many new great burger places that have popped up and are excellent. I think you will agree that the burgers in BA hold there own to many top burgers in the USA or anywhere else in the world!!”
  • 46 locals recommend
Art Museum
“un espacio original en donde se expone arte contemporáneo. programa ideal para los días no playeros. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Enjoy concerts by local or international bands and parties with the best local and international DJs in a flagship of Buenos Aires nightlife! ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Café
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“A slightly smaller, more intimate version of its 'brother' El Federal. A varied menu, relaxed atmosphere and traditional/vintage decor. Great to while away the hours on a relaxing morning.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Argentinian Restaurant
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“Good parrilla, friendly and lively atmosphere and low prices. I usually go here with my friends. Go very early or late or you'll have to wait forever for a table.”
  • 88 locals recommend