Most Recent Restaurant Reviews

Maximo Bistrot – Roma Norte

Rating: 2.9 Stars . Restaurant Type: Casual Dining . Eclectic . Cost: $$$$$ . Maximo Bistro has received far more praise in online reviews than it deserves. Despite being barely average, it's outrageously expensive.

La Bourgogne – Recoleta – Buenos Aires

Rating: 4 Stars . Restaurant Type: Formal Dining . French . Cost: $$$$$ . Celebrated French restaurant in the city's grand old Alvear Hotel. Perfect execution. Starched but accommodating service.

Chipe Libre – Barrio Lastarria – Santiago

Rating: 4.5 Stars . Restaurant Type: Casual Dining, Gastropub . Peruvian . Cost: $$$ . If we had to choose one place to go for food and drinks in Santiago it would surely be Chipe Libre. Great decor. Very good service. Unique experience.

La Cabrera – Palermo Soho – Buenos Aires

Rating: 3.9 Stars . Restaurant Type: Casual Dining . Argentine . $$$ . Sterling service, a superior steak, all the fixins in a bustling and pleasant atmosphere make La Cabrera one of the best, if not the best.

L’Adesso – Palermo Soho – Buenos Aires

Rating: 4 Stars . Restaurant Type: Upscale Casual Dining . Italian . $$$ . Hurrah for L’Adesso. Were it not for the very average décor this restaurant would likely be in our list of Top 5 in the city.

Olaya – Palermo Hollywood – Buenos Aires

Rating: 4 Stars . Restaurant Type: Upscale Casual Dining . Peruvian . Cost: $$$$ . Gourmet Peruvian-Asian Fusion in a casual, contemporary setting. Outstanding execution. Unique variations on Peruvian classics. Excellent Service.

Fermo Giacomino – Buenos Aires – Palermo Soho

Rating: 3.7 Stars . Restaurant Type: Upscale Casual Dining . Gourmet Cuisine . Cost: $$$ . Gourmet Bistro. Nice ambiance. Better than average service. Near perfect execution of each element of the meal and very reasonable prices.

El Ranchero – Vitacura – Santiago

Rating: 3.5 Stars . Restaurant Type: Casual Dining . Mexican . Cost: $$ . This is about the only viable choice for "almost-authentic" Mexican food in Santiago. Very reasonable prices and a darn good Margarita.

Status – Buenos Aires – Congreso

Rating: 3 Stars . Restaurant Type: Casual Dining . Peruvian . Cost: $$ . Average food with average service in a less than average setting. Lunch menu at Olaya in Palermo Hollywood is an immensely better choice for Peruvian.

Tesla – Palermo Hollywood – Buenos Aires

Rating: 3.8 Stars . Restaurant Type: Gastropub . Sandwiches-Salads-Finger Foods . Cost: $$$ . Nice modern Gastropub pouring artisanal beer and ale on tap plus cocktails. The tapas were good. Excellent place to have a brew.

El Cardenal – Downtown – Mexico City

Rating: 3.8 Stars . Restaurant Type: Casual Dining . Mexican . Cost: $$$ . Not flashy. Not trendy. Just well executed and creative Mexican food at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Ollie O's reliable "go to" restaurant in Mexico City

Baco – Providencia – Santiago

Rating: 3.7 Stars . Restaurant Type: Bistro, Casual Dining . French . Cost: $$$ . Bistro-style restaurant where the young and friendly waiters (and waitresses) are serving up French classics at reasonable prices in a casual.

Crizia – Palermo Soho – Buenos Aires

Rating: 4 Stars . Restaurant Type: Upscale Casual Dining . Gourmet Cuisine . Cost: $$$$ . Dimly lit restaurant. Perfect for couples seeking romance or just anyone seeking good food and service. It offered both. Best kept secret in town.

El Baqueano – Buenos Aires – San Telmo

Rating: 2.4 Stars . Restaurant Type: Upscale Casual Dining . Gourmet Cuisine . Cost: $$$$ . No a la carte menu. Multi-course only. Of seven courses three were substandard. Decor like a Texas roadhouse. Vastly overrated.

Da Carla – Santiago – Vitacura

Rating: 4 Stars . Restaurant Type: Formal Dining . Italian . Cost: $$$$ . Not your typical Italian. This is Italian cuisine to the nth degree in an elegant setting. Superb execution and service.

La Pecora Nera – Buenos Aires – Recoleta

Rating: 4.1 Stars . Restaurant Type: Formal Dining . Italian . Cost: $$$$ . Small restaurant. Elegant decor. More French than Italian despite the name. Superb execution and service. One the best formal dining options in BA.