5 Of The Tastiest Places To Eat In Córdoba, Argentina

Córdoba has all the vibrancy, excitement and culture you’d expect.

If you’re looking for a fun and engaging culinary experience in Argentina that’s not saturated by foodies (sorry Buenos Aires!), Córdoba will soon become your new favorite destination. Recognized as Argentina’s second city, Córdoba is a toned down version of its capital city brethren, but has all the vibrancy, excitement and culture you’d expect from this gorgeous country. Though renowned for its music, theaters, film and dancing, this beautiful colonial city is uniquely rich for its variety of culinary delights.

Here are the top five places to eat at in Córdoba, Argentina!

1. La Parrilla de Raúl

Avenida San Juan 72, X5000ATC Córdoba, Argentina (map, website)

Hours: Mon-Sun 12 p.m.-1 a.m.

Call: +54 351 421-4730

Facebook/La Parrilla de Raul

One of the most celebrated and popular parrillas (steakhouses) in the city is La Parrilla de Raúl. Featuring minimalist modern interior décor, beautifully prepared dishes, an impressive array of wine and beer, and seriously delicious steaks that are juicy and tender, there’s a reason why this restaurant is a favorite amongst locals and tourists alike. Make sure to try the Parrillada, a mixed grill dish with steak.

2. Mercado Norte

Oncativo 50, Córdoba, Argentina (map, website)

Hours: Mon-Fri 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday 7 a.m.-2:30 a.m. 

Call: +54 351 434-2241

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An inexpensive option that offers tremendous value for your peso is the popular Mercado Norte. When you browse and explore the numerous food stalls that make up this indoor market you’ll discover a savory array of pizzas, empanadas, fresh seafood and a taste of seemingly every kind of meat you can think of—don’t leave without trying some samples of chiva (goat) and pig, which are tender and delicious.

3. La Mamma

Avenida Figueroa Alcorta 270, Córdoba, Argentina (map, website)

Hours: Mon-Thu 12 p.m.-3:30 p.m. & 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Fri-Sat 12 p.m.-3:30 p.m. & 8 p.m.-1:30 a.m.; Sunday 12 p.m.-3:30 p.m. & 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

Call: +54 351 421-9191

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For an alternative to Argentina’s famous steak scene, La Mamma is the city’s most popular pasta restaurant offering truly exceptional dishes. You really can’t wrong with any dish on the menu, but whatever you do make sure to add the highly recommended Grande Mamma sauce (a delicious sauce made with caramelized onions, cream cheese, mushrooms and beautiful greens) to your pasta.

4. Alcorta

Avenida Figueroa Alcorta 330, X5000KFQ Córdoba, Argentina (map, website)

Hours: Mon-Sun 12 p.m.-3:30 p.m. & 7 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

Call: +54 351 424-7916

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Often touted as the best parrilla in town, Alcorta is a highly acclaimed restaurant and deservedly so. Known for its delectable grilled meat dishes, plus pasta and fish menu options, it’s a popular choice for dining in the city. And don’t forget to pair your entre with the mollejitas al sauvignon blanc, which is a dish of sweetbreads served in a lovely white wine sauce.

5. Brunchería

Achával Rodríguez 244, 5000 Córdoba, Argentina (map, website)

Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

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For brunch fanatics, Brunchería is hard to beat! Located in the hipster section of Güemes neighborhood, offers a wonderful mix of minimalist décor, tasty food and hip music for a cool atmospheric eating experience. It’s a great spot to come in for a late coffee croissant to do some work or relax from strolling through the city, plus the sandwiches are awesome.

Are you planning a trip to Cordoba? Ask our team questions in the comments below.

Jerry Alonzo Leon

Contributor

Jerry's favorite country to travel to is Spain. When he's on the road, he keeps it real simple with a pen and a pad. His travel style is spontaneous, easygoing, and always in search of a great adventure.

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