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Buenos Aires Restaurants

El Federal

  • San Martín 1015 Map It
  • Retiro
  • Argentine

Updated 07/10/2014

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An homage to the rugged terrain of the Argentine wilds, every surface in this downtown eatery seems to be rough wood or tanned leather. Chef Paula Comparatore turns out modern twists on classic regional dishes, often making use of rarely seen ingredients. Her tehuelches, a type of Patagonian empanada named after a near-extinct southern tribe, are among the best in the city, and her classic slow braises of lamb, goat, and beef are simply divine. For those with something lighter in mind, there are indigenous fish preparations and even a vegetarian dish or two.

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San Martín 1015, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, 1004, Argentina

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  • Closed Sun.

Updated 07/10/2014


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