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Food & Drink

Cusic

5.0 Stars
( 2 Reviews ) Tags: cafe, cool, restaurant

peaceful courtyard, good food, awesome staff. an oasis! ...view spot

Beauty & Health

Buena Onda Yoga

4.5 Stars
( 2 Reviews ) Tags: yoga

A great little yoga school offering classes in english and spanish. Based in Palermo and ... ...view spot

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Food & Drink

Oui Oui

4.5 Stars
( 2 Reviews ) Tags: breakfast, brunch, coffee, juice, lunch, pastry, sandwiches

Breakfast/Brunch/Lunch spot of epic deliciousness and impeccable freshness. Killer sandwiches on house baked bread and ... ...view spot

Gay Friendly / Shops & Markets

Bolivia

4.5 Stars
( 2 Reviews ) Tags: accessories, fashionable, hipster, independently designed, stylish, well-cut clothing

Pretty much the coolest men's clothing ever. ...view spot

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Food & Drink

Habibi

4.0 Stars
( 2 Reviews ) Tags: hookah, outdoor seating, schwarma, turkish coffee, vegan, vegetarian

Arab food and hookahs! ...view spot

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Art / Shops & Markets

Cualquier Verdura

4.0 Stars
( 2 Reviews ) Tags: antiques, electronics of old, kitchen-ware, local artists, tchotchkes, vintage clothes

A house/store of unique and antique goods. ...view spot

Food & Drink

Cafe San Juan

4.0 Stars
( 2 Reviews ) Tags: restaurant, san telmo, skateboarders, tapas

The best variation of porteno food in San Telmo. ...view spot

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Food & Drink / Shops & Markets

Le Ble

3.0 Stars
( 2 Reviews ) Tags: best bread in the city, big tables, breakfast, brunch, dreamy boys, dreamy girls, excellent ambiance, fresh bread, ladies who lunch, lemonade, pastry table, sandwiches

Perhaps the cutest cafe in Buenos Aires, equally influenced by New York and Paris. ...view spot

Food & Drink / Gay Friendly

Pride Cafe

3.0 Stars
( 2 Reviews ) Tags: crusing, frozen lemonade, outdoor seating

Great afternoon hang-out spot in San Telmo. ...view spot

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Art / Gay Friendly / Local Culture / Music & Entertainment / Nightlife

Konex

5.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: acuapulco, bar, bomba de tiempo, djs, film, happy hour, neon sign, orange staircase, theatre

Epic multi-purpose space with fabulous neon sign. ...view spot

Beauty & Health / Sports

Happy Sun Yoga

5.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: breathing exercises, meditation, yoga

Yoga studio with English teacher ...view spot

Beauty & Health / Gay Friendly / Nightlife

Roho Hair Boutique

5.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: actually cool, bar, celebrities, djs, fashion mainstay, floggers, hipsters, little old ladies, low-key

Haircuts to get you laid. ...view spot

Art / Local Culture / Music & Entertainment

Teatro San Martín

5.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: art, cinema, concerts, film, movies, music, photography, theater

Movies. Theater. Cheap. ...view spot

Food & Drink / Local Culture

Pizzeria Pirillo

5.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: amazing oven, by the slice, cheap booze, dirt cheap, faina, fugazza, old-school, tasty pizza, taxi drivers and other characters

The best pizza in the whole city. Nothing else is remotely close. ...view spot

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Gay Friendly / Nightlife

Kimy Ballroom

5.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: altered states, buenos aires all-stars, classy, debauchery, djs, drag queens, epic, kim y novak, monthly, strong drinks

Monthly party with incredible DJs. ...view spot

Art / Gay Friendly / Nightlife

Appetite

5.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: contemporary art, daniella luna, edgy, gallery, hedonists, international art stars

Fuck the art, this gallery has the parties. ...view spot

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Art / Attractions / Gay Friendly / Local Culture

Arte Ba

5.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: architects, argentina, brazil, champagne, chile, galleries, indie art, installation, painting, photography, relatively mild and predictable art

Huge showcase of South American galleries. ...view spot

Food & Drink / Local Culture

Dylan

5.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: argentine ice cream, delivery, dry ice, fresh, gelato, high alcohol content, homemade

Artisan ice cream with unique flavors. ...view spot

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Art / Shops & Markets

Asunto Impreso Libreria De Imagen

5.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: art books, copyright free collections, essay collections, fancy magazines, street art collections

Books of all art-related varieties with a gallery in the back. ...view spot

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Food & Drink / Local Culture

El Preferido

5.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: authentic milanesa, financially advantageous, francis ford coppola-approved, huge portions

Down-home porteno cooking. ...view spot

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Beauty & Health / Shops & Markets

A.Y. Not Dead

5.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: fashionista, hipster, independently designed clothing

Clothing designed and made in BA. ...view spot

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Gay Friendly / Nightlife

Kim Y Novak

5.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: late nights, models, party, william defoe

Seriously wild bar. ...view spot

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Food & Drink / Local Culture

Bar 6

5.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: breakfast, mojito, scandanavian design

THE bar to go to in Palermo. ...view spot

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Food & Drink

Indie San Telmo Bar

4.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: bar-drinks-coffe-snacks-music

Cocktails bar-Happy Hour-snacks ...view spot

Food & Drink / Gay Friendly / Nightlife

Pipi Cucu

4.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: best dessert, cocktails, french fusion, hella romantic, potent drinks

Fancy cocktails and good atmosphere but not impossibly pricey. ...view spot

Food & Drink / Local Culture

Ocho Esquinas

4.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: argentine picadas, beer, cozy, german food, live music, locals, mainstay, meat and cheese platters

Unpretentious spot popular with locals since the 1930s. ...view spot

Food & Drink / Gay Friendly / Nightlife

La Cigale

4.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: boho chic, cocktails, cool, cruisey, djs, downtown, french night, live music, underground

Unpretentious but chic bar with superior DJs and bands. ...view spot

Art / Gay Friendly

Planeta Cubico

4.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: contemporary art, cozy, djs, hotties, installations, paintings, photography, public art, terrace

Small, contemporary art gallery with fun openings. ...view spot

Food & Drink

Pizzería Guerrín

4.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: pizza

Really cheap? On the run? Both? ...view spot

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Food & Drink

El Cuartito

4.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: pizza

Get in line with everyone else. ...view spot

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Gay Friendly / Nightlife

Kika

4.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: chic, creme de la creme, famous djs, huge, late-night, local bands, local djs, parties

Popular semi-bougie Buenos Aires club. ...view spot

Local Culture / Shops & Markets

Galeria 5Ta Avenida

4.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: cheap, kitsch value, mate, moderately creepy, sales, second-hand, vintage

Vintage wares in a post-apocalyptic setting. ...view spot

Gay Friendly / Music & Entertainment / Nightlife

Soma/Vieja Iglesia

4.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: afterparties, authentic, bar, booze, djs, epic, late-nights, longevity, scenesters, underground, youngsters

Former church turned into space for special one-off parties and raves. ...view spot

Food & Drink / Music & Entertainment / Nightlife

Rumi

4.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: bmmchbmmch, disco, famous people, good sound, packed, techno, vip, vvip

Ginormous club/dinner spot. ...view spot

Art

Mitte

4.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: gallery, local art, tiny

Rad little art gallery. ...view spot

Art / Food & Drink / Nightlife

Madero Mystic

4.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: art openings, boat, cool kids, djs, fashionistas, free booze, free food, pr, schmoozing, the dumb rich

Boat for froufrou parties and art openings. ...view spot

Art / Gay Friendly / Hotels & Accomodations

Axel Hotel

4.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: after office, art thursdays, boutique hotel, cruising, djs, happy hour, hetero friendly, party, pool, rich gay guys, waterfall

"Hetero-friendly" boutique hotel with art shows and a bar. ...view spot

Food & Drink / Gay Friendly / Music & Entertainment / Nightlife

Milion

4.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: dinner, djs, expats, famous art, live music, mansion, restaurant, terrace

Bar/restaurant in regal old mansion. ...view spot

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Food & Drink / Local Culture

Todos Contentos

4.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: cheap, huge menu, kitsch, spicy, tofu, veggie friendly

Chinese food mainstay in BA. ...view spot

Art / Gay Friendly / Shops & Markets

Purr Libros

4.0 Stars
( 1 Review ) Tags: argentina art books, argentina zines, art books, cds, english-language books, english-language zines, post-apocalyptic mall

Tiny shop with great books and zines. ...view spot

Top Neighborhoods in Buenos Aires

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San Telmo

3.0 Stars
Tags: barrios, buenos aires, san telmo

The oldest barrio in Buenos Aires, San Telmo has been down-home and bougie, all in ...

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Palermo Soho

0.0 Stars
Tags: godoy cruz, guemes

This is just another way to say a newly popular part of Palermo. There's no ...

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Palermo Hollywood

5.0 Stars
Tags: brunch, ethnic food, gay, happy hour, movies, shopping, yuppies

Named because this is where the movie business offices are here in BA, Palermo Hollywood ...

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Microcentro

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You'll find plazas and bars amid the bustling shopping and banking streets in town.

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Las Canitas

3.0 Stars
Tags: expensive, hippodrome, malba

The nicest neighborhood in the city proper, Las Canitas contains upscale housing, expensive dining options, ...

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Recoleta

4.0 Stars
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the famous cemetery is here, and it's really cool even for non-tourists. Expensive, like Palermo, ...

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Colegiales

0.0 Stars
Tags: artists, bicycles (not fixed gear), cheap rent, close to palermo, cupcakes, families, french bakery, green space, parks, puppies galore, residential

Could it be the next Palermo-something? Judging by the influx of pouting hipsters, a new ...

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Barrio Chino

4.0 Stars
Tags: arch, chinese food, grocery stores with miso and tofu, korean food, linea mitre, soccer stadium, thai food

A city as huge as Buenos Aires couldn't possibly not have a Chinatown. Though smaller ...

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Barrio Norte

4.0 Stars
Tags: avenida sante fe, gay friendly, parque las heras, purr libros, villa freud

One of the less famous neighborhoods in BA, Barrio Norte is a less bougie version ...

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Belgrano

3.0 Stars
Tags: dog walkers, residential, river plate, spoiled kids still living at home

this is where the fat cats live. it's north of palermo and pretty suburban-looking.

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Puerto Madero

0.0 Stars
Tags: above-ground transportation, buquebus terminal, high-rises, international designers, international homeowners, waterfront, yuppie-friendly

Above the ecological reserve and next to San Telmo/the Microcentro lies Buenos Aires' latest barrio ...

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San Isidro

3.0 Stars
Tags: art fair, hippodrome, kansas, san isidro cathedral

North of the city proper is this suburb/neighborhood, where epic high-rises give way to leafy ...

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La Boca

4.0 Stars
Tags: boca stadium, caminito, empanadas, italian cafes, lofts, river plate, river walk

San Telmo's grittier neighbor to the south, La Boca has long been the home of ...

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Palermo Viejo

0.0 Stars
Tags: palermo

Yet another variation on Palermo's neighborhood-within-a-neighborhood naming system. This is one of the original two ...

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Almagro

0.0 Stars
Tags: 140, barrio, buenos aires, corrientes, downtown, konex, subte linea d

Downtown neighborhood with the usual: high-rises, bodegas, corner stores, epic bus and subway options. Notable ...

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Once

0.0 Stars
Tags: delis, jewish, synagogues, yiddish-language newspaper

this is the jewish quarter of town. synagogues, delis, etc...are all here.

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It's too bad "the city that never sleeps" is already taken, since in Buenos Aires, you're not even going to get to a club before 2:00am. Chances are, you'll still be going long after the sun's come up, and the weekend pretty much starts on Tuesday, even when everyone's perpetually broke. But there's more to BA than just debauchery and its worldwide reputation for throwing the best parties.

Buenos Aires is really a mix of everywhere in the world, with upscale bougie neighborhoods that resemble Los Angeles, seriously gritty parts of town, and former Parisian-style mansions now housing everything from orphanages to restaurants. The art scene rivals New York's, and both the ladies and the guys here are hotter and better-dressed than in the capitals of Europe. And holy crap, the food! They might not be able to make a respectable pizza, which is crazy considering the amount of Italian immigrants, but you can cut your steak with a butter knife.

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