Best Meat in Mendoza
Collected by Nora Walsh, AFAR Contributor
Mendoza is known for its meat. Whether it's a cheap lomito or a tender cut meticulously grilled to perfection, delicious beef is a staple you won't have a hard time finding in this city. Enjoy it with a velvety glass of malbec.
Av. Boulogne Sur Mer 788, M5500CUD Mendoza, Argentina
El Patio de Jesus Maria is a local favorite. It’s is named after the owner who opened the restaurant in Cordoba ten years ago and later moved it to Mendoza. It's a typical Argentine parrilla, which is a typical Mendocenean style of cooking meat...
Ruta 92 Km 13, M5565 Vista Flores, Mendoza, Argentina
La Posada del Jamón is a family-run restaurant in the Uco Valley that specializes in ham and pork dishes. They have an expansive wine cellar with over 200 labels including Monteviejo, O' Fournier, and Salentein. They also harvest their Del Tal...
Italia 6055, Chacras de Coria, Mendoza, Argentina
She might be the queen of clever green cuisine, but Nadia knows how to cook a great steak too. In her evening tasting menu, the dishes change every week however one essential item remains: the steak with mojo rojo! Almost as big as your head, this...
Chile 1124, 5500 Mendoza, Argentina
I don't normally recommend eating at a hotel but Grill Q is an exception. The smell of the BBQ meats greets you as you walk in the door, and from then on it is a carnivore's idea of heaven. An open plan parilla means you can see the chefs cook up...
Belgrano 1188, M5501 Godoy Cruz, Mendoza, Argentina
The undisputed king of the fire in Argentina is Francis Mallmann, and this is one of his most renowned restaurants. With all sorts of fires going on in the background, there are all sorts of meats cooked in all sorts of methods. The real...
Av Champagnatesq R Olguin, Las Heras, Mendoza, Argentina
This used to be a local's secret, but since internationally renowned musician Manu Chao announced it as his favorite place in town, word on Barloa's succulent steak sandwiches has spread far... This is a spit-and-sawdust type of joint where you...
Perú 1192, M5500 Mendoza, Argentina
This really is a couples' restaurant. Set in a historic house with high ceilings, narrow doorways, low lighting and candles spotting the tables, add a bottle of wine and it's a first-date dream come true. The other dreamy thing about Ocho Cepas is...
Av. Belgrano 1041, M5500 Mendoza, Argentina
Carnes a las Brasas does authentic Mendocenean "parrilla" cooking with an appreciation for European and North American tastes. This is one restaurant that understands the term "rare" and will prepare your meat exactly as requested, rather than...
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