El Gran Paraiso

Buenos Aires

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El Gran Paraiso

Away from the crowded tourist streets of Buenos Aires, this hidden restaurant attracts the lucky visitors with the smoke and smell coming from its grill. El Gran Paraiso offers a culinary experience with juicy steaks and the unique Argentinian atmosphere of its colourful, romantic courtyard.


The first thing that pops into people's minds when thinking of a typical Argentinian dish is certainly steak. The whole country is famous for its juicy and flavorful steaks from grass-fed Pampas cattle. "Parrilla", meaning both steakhouses and the grill itself is key to the country's cuisine and culture, but be sure to explore other culinary trends during your visit. The popular "bodegones", or neighbourhood eateries, serve meat, pasta, fish, pizza, and many other kinds of food. A large number of new restaurants are opening regularly, bringing a larger variety of international specialities (i.e Asian, French, Italian and South American) to the dining scene in Buenos Aires. However, let's not forget about the most important and symbolic national street food, the "choripán", the ubiquitous grilled chorizo sandwich.