Cafes and Bodegones of Buenos Aires

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A unique glimpse into the soul of the city through its iconic cafes and bodegones—traditional Argentine eateries known for their hearty, homemade-style meals and rich cultural significance.


  • All Inclusive: Food and Drink for the day is included in the price.
  • Visit one of Buenos Aires' 'Bares Notables', classic bars with rich history
  • Sample what we believe is the best Italian food in Buenos Aires
  • Sample the 'Milanesa' one of the staple foods of the Argentine diet
  • Finish with a visit to one of the most beautiful cafes in Argentina


In Buenos Aires, cafes and bodegones are more than just places to eat and drink; they are cultural institutions. They are where stories are shared, art is created, and tango rhythms pulse through the air. As we stroll through the streets of Boedo and Almagro, we'll experience firsthand the rich traditions that make this city so special. Tour Itinerary Meeting Point: Plaza de Mayo Our adventure begins at the historic Plaza de Mayo, the heart of Buenos Aires and a symbol of Argentina's rich history. From here, we'll take the 'subte' (Buenos Aires' subway) to our first stop. Stop 1: Café Margot Disembarking in Boedo, we head straight to the legendary Café Margot. This classic café is known for its rich coffee and traditional ambiance. As we sip on a perfectly brewed espresso, we'll soak in the nostalgia of a bygone era, surrounded by tango memorabilia and local charm. Stop 2: Spiagge di Napoli Next, we journey to Almagro, where we visit Spiagge di Napoli, a beloved spot for pasta lovers. Here, we'll enjoy a mouthwatering pasta dish while we delve into the fascinating story of Italian influence in Buenos Aires, from immigration waves to culinary traditions that have shaped the city. Stop 3: Bodegón Los Orientales After a short bus ride, we arrive at our next destination: Bodegón Los Orientales. Known for its hearty and flavorful dishes, this bodegón is the perfect place to try a classic milanesa. As we savor this delicious dish, we'll learn about the significance of bodegones in Argentine culture and their role as community gathering spots. Stop 4: Café Las Violetas Our final stop before returning to the city center is the stunning Café Las Violetas in Almagro. This café is renowned for its exquisite architecture and delectable pastries. We'll enjoy a 'cortado' or a sweet treat (if we still have appetite!) while taking in the elegant surroundings, a perfect end to our culinary journey. Return: Subte to Plaza de Mayo Once full of food and coffee, we'll take the subte back to Plaza de Mayo, where our tour concludes. We'll leave with a deeper understanding and appreciation of Buenos Aires' rich cultural and culinary heritage. Why Choose Our Tour? Our expert guides are passionate about Buenos Aires and its vibrant food scene. They'll share reccomendations for the best dishes in each location, as well as giving more background on the history of each place and its significance to its area. Join us for an unforgettable journey through the cafes and bodegones of Buenos Aires. Book our tour today and discover the flavors, sounds, and stories that make this city truly unique.


All food and drink in each cafe/bar: Coffee in Cafe Margot Pasta dish and drink in Spiagge di Napoli Milanesa and drink in Los Orientales Coffee and/or dessert in Las Violetas Due to the abundant portions your guide may reccomend sharing meals instead of ordering a full meal in each location. This is simply to avoid wastage! Transport: We will travel by bus or subway, your guide will take care of payments.

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