Buenos Aires Café: Argentine Cuisine in East Austin

Argentine food isn’t a cuisine that many North Americans have experience with, but that’s a situation that should be rectified. The South American country has a rich culinary history with many disparate influences, and they all come together at East Austin’s popular Buenos Aires Café.

The menu here is extensive, but regulars recommend a few can’t miss dishes. Start off with the empanadas, which are far and away the best things on offer. These fluffy little pastry pockets are deep-fried and stuffed with a variety of ingredients. Make sure to douse them in the fresh, herby chimichurri sauce, which is so good you’ll want to drink it with a straw. Other successful dishes include the lomito beef sandwich and the soups, which are universally loved. The menu also has many vegetarian and gluten-free options for those with special dietary needs. Prices are fair and the ambience and service are quite nice.

Buenos Aires Café
1201 E. 6th Street
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 382-1189

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