Amoramar – Lima

Amoramar – Lima

Amoramar hits a home-run across the board. One of the top 3 restaurants in Lima along with Astrid & Gaston and Rafael. All worth a visit.

Astrid y Gaston – Lima

Astrid y Gaston – Lima

I was attended to by three brilliant waiters and waitresses, who all speak English quite competently . . . Jason, Anibel and Cindy. Flawless. Truly flawless service.

Nicos – Mexico City

Nicos – Mexico City

This dining experience was so bad, in fact, that we’re adding Nicos to our list of overrated restaurants in Mexico City. It can proudly join Maximo Bistrot, and Biko on that list.

Burger Bar Joint – Mexico City

Burger Bar Joint – Mexico City

Rating: Stars . Restaurant Type: Restaurante casual . Hamburgers . Cost: . Burger Bar Joint offers unique burgers, beer and cocktails in a fun “retro” environment with American pop and light rock music. Five locations in CDMX.

Sud 777 – Mexico City

Sud 777 – Mexico City

The restaurant has received nothing but good press. It was even featured on American chef Rick Bayless’s public television show in the USA, “Mexico, one Plate at a Time”.

We Love Burgers – Mexico City

We Love Burgers – Mexico City

Rating: Stars . Restaurant Type: Casual Dining . Hamburgers . Cost: . We Love Burgers offer handcrafted gourmet burgers. Hot Dogs and all-day breakfast too, including a variety of egg dishes, chilaquiles, waffles and pancake

The Burger at Capital Grille – Mexico City

The Burger at Capital Grille – Mexico City

Rating: Stars . Restaurant Type: Casual Dining . Hamburgers . Cost: . U.S. based steakhouse chain Capital Grille offers prime aged steaks, seafood and burgers. First-class service in a sophisticated ambience.

Juicy Lucy – Lima

Juicy Lucy – Lima

By the way, these burgers are the same burgers you’d get at the fancy Carnal steakhouse, but the cost is about 40% less. So, unless you’re trying to impress someone by valet parking your Ferrari, best to save your burger urge for Juicy Lucy, the burger joint.

Cancino – Mexico City

Cancino – Mexico City

The service was good. And the prices are slightly less at Cancino than Café Toscano. And of course, you have to give it extra points for the plentitude of French bulldogs in the audience.

Capital Grille – Mexico City

Capital Grille – Mexico City

Capital Grille’s franchise location in Mexico City offers highest-quality steaks and seafood, albeit with a hefty price-tag. It’s “the” place in CDMX to entertain clients.

Chuchito Perez – Mexico City

Chuchito Perez – Mexico City

Chuchito Perez is one of the new breed of upscale Mexican gastropubs offering an interesting fusion of Mexican, Asian and European cuisine to accompany a full range of cocktails and beers.

El Cuartito Pizzería – Buenos Aires – Recoleta

El Cuartito Pizzería – Buenos Aires – Recoleta

Rating: Stars . Restaurant Type: Pizzeria . Pizza . Cost: . El Cuatito is true-to-form Porteño. Pizza and quirky décor, the way the locals love it. Almost always a wait for a table because the pizza's so darn good.

El Mirasol – Buenos Aires – Retiro

El Mirasol – Buenos Aires – Retiro

Rating: Stars . Restaurant Type: Steakhouse . Grilled Steaks . Cost: . El Mirasol peddles high-quality grilled steaks to the city's elite. The decór is slightly dated, but execution and service are consistently high.

Fervor – Buenos Aires – Recoleta

Fervor – Buenos Aires – Recoleta

Rating: Stars . Restaurant Type: Steakhouse . Grilled Steaks . Cost: . Fervor, located directly behind the Alvear Hotel. offers high-quality steaks and above-average service. Be prepared for a wait for a table.

Campo Bravo – Buenos Aires – Las Cañitas

Campo Bravo – Buenos Aires – Las Cañitas

Rating: Stars . Restaurant Type: Steakhouse . Grilled Steaks . Cost: . Campo Bravo targets a young, “jet set” crowd. The ambiance and vibe are more energetic and contemporary than your typical Argentine parilla.

Juana M – Buenos Aires – Retiro

Juana M – Buenos Aires – Retiro

Rating: 3.9 Stars . Restaurant Type: Formal Dining . Argentine Grilled Steaks . $$$ . Juana M is a great place for lunch or dinner on a budget. Super place for a salad if happen to be a rabbit.

Pani – Buenos Aires

Pani – Buenos Aires

Pani is hit or miss. Pani’s forté is pastries and coffee. Expanded menu with sandwiches, quiche and salads is hit or miss. Service is hit or miss too. They have one of the best salad’s in the city. But one of the worst sandwiches. Our advice. Order the cheesecake or a salad. Skip the rest.

The Hamburguesa de Ternera at Lobo Cafe

The Hamburguesa de Ternera at Lobo Cafe

We decided to give the burger at Lobo Café a chance to earn a spot on our top burgers list in Buenos Aires. And guess what. The burger was one of the most unique and tasty burgers we’ve encountered.

Rock & Ribs – Buenos Aires – Palermo

Rock & Ribs – Buenos Aires – Palermo

Rating: Stars . Restaurant Type: Gastropub . Barbeque . Cost: . It's Rock & Ribs. Texas-style smoked ribs, pulled pork sandwich, a great burger. They even have a top-notch salad and a veggie-burger.

Sarkis – Buenos Aires – Villa Crespo

Sarkis – Buenos Aires – Villa Crespo

Excellent renditions of middle-eastern cuisine at reasonable prices make Sarkis the most popular ethnic cuisine restaurant in Buenos Aires. What its lacking in decor and average service, it makes up for with a creative menu full of classic Armenian recipes.

La Brigada – Buenos Aires – San Telmo

La Brigada – Buenos Aires – San Telmo

Rating: Stars . Restaurant Type: Casual Dining . Grilled Steaks . Cost: . La Brigada is the quintessential Argentine parilla. The real deal. Great service and huge, juicy steaks is what La Brigada is all about.

Bogotá – Recoleta – Buenos Aires

Bogotá – Recoleta – Buenos Aires

A sleek, modern take on the classic café, with a Colombian theme. Full breakfast, lunch and dinner menu. The restaurant is usually full with a crowd ranging from 18 to 80 years old.

Negro – Buenos Aires – Retiro

Negro – Buenos Aires – Retiro

Marvin Gaye and a cup of coffee (Ecuadorian, Brazilian origin). Need I say more? Negro (la Cueva de Café) is great place for a cup of java. Locations downtown (Suipacha near Córdoba) and close Plaza San Martín.

Antares – Buenos Aires – Las Cañitas

Antares – Buenos Aires – Las Cañitas

Rating: Stars . Restaurant Type: Gastropub . Eclectic . Cost: . Antares is a microbrewery-style brewpub with multiple locations in Buenos Aires, and Argentina. Menu has a wide variety of reasonably priced food.

Grüner Hof Biergarten

Grüner Hof Biergarten

Rating: Stars . Restaurant Type: Gastropub . German . Cost: . Grüner Hof Biergarten is Mexico City's take on a German beer garden. A unique menu with food from all over the world. Fabulous open-air rooftop location.

El Federal – Buenos Aires – Retiro

El Federal – Buenos Aires – Retiro

El Federal is comfort food, Argentine-style. Indigenous ingredients prepared in creative ways. Unfortunately, ambiance and service don’t live up to the food. Reasonable prices for such good food make El Federal worth a visit. We just wish they’d paint the place.

Brasero Atlántico – Buenos Aires – Retiro

Brasero Atlántico – Buenos Aires – Retiro

A laid-back, scaled-down version of an Argentina steakhouse, with loft-style decor. Grilled steaks and veggies. Friendly staff and consistent execution make Brasero Atlántico a great choice for a steak in a casual, comfortable setting. Walking distance from the Sofitel and Four Seasons in Retiro.

Club Social – Buenos Aires – Barracas

Club Social – Buenos Aires – Barracas

Rating: Stars . Restaurant Type: Casual Dining . Eclectic . Cost: . Club Social bridges the gap between what “used to be” and what “is” in Buenos Aires. A pleasant ambiance, modern menu and consistent execution.

NOLA – Buenos Aires – Palermo

NOLA – Buenos Aires – Palermo

Yo from Looziana? Yo luv it. Yo not from Looziana? Yo still luv it. Best sandwich in town. Yo only live once. Go for the PICANTE sauce.

Hooters – Mexico City – Cuauhtémoc (Río Lerma)

Hooters – Mexico City – Cuauhtémoc (Río Lerma)

Hooters in Mexico City serves the same iconic hot wings and has the same trademark service as the 460 plus other locations worldwide. The entire package is good enough to land Hooters on our list of Top Picks for gastropubs in Mexico City. The chicken sandwich also made Top Picks status on our Best Sandwich in Mexico City list.

Papa Bill’s Sports Bar – Polanco

Papa Bill’s Sports Bar – Polanco

Papa Bill’s. Mexico City’s most notable sports bar/restaurant. Shows both American and Latin sports on big screens. Menu is loaded with American and Mexican sports bar classics, from hot wings to tacos. Good food and service. The Polanco location is family friendly with a special area with supervision for the little ones. Great concept, well executed.

Prix Fixe Lunch at Pata Negra – Cuauhtémoc

Prix Fixe Lunch at Pata Negra – Cuauhtémoc

Pata Negra, with locations in La Condesa, Cuauhtémoc, Centro and Coyoacan, offers Spanish pixtos and tapas, and an impressive offering of beers and cocktails, making it a ComaBeba.com top-pick in the gastropub category in Mexico City.

Breakfast at Shout Café – Buenos Aires – Centro

Breakfast at Shout Café – Buenos Aires – Centro

The Americano! It’s a toasted slice of white bread, with a few thick slices of pancetta, and a big hash-brown patty, crowned by one fried egg, sunny side up. The coffee is good and the service is always friendly and efficient.

Breakfast at Ninina Bakery

Breakfast at Ninina Bakery

Rating: Stars . Restaurant Type: Casual Dining . Bread-Pastries . Cost: . One of Ollie O's favorites for breakfast in Buenos Aires. Eggs Benedict, omeletes, pancakes and waffles. All in a pleasant ambiance.

Coffee Town – Retiro – Buenos Aires

Coffee Town – Retiro – Buenos Aires

Rating: Stars . Restaurant Type: Café . Bread-Pastries . Cost: . Coffee Town specializes in coffees sourced throughout the world. House blend is from Guatemala, Brazil and Colombia. Pleasant ambiance. Friendly staff.

Import Coffee Company – Retiro – Buenos Aires

Import Coffee Company – Retiro – Buenos Aires

More appropriate to call this place Italian Coffee Company. No drip here. Only an espresso machine spewing out nothing but Italian roasted Illy. Better than Cabrales I suppose. Cool trendy, decor. Not sure why so many old ladies are in the place. They must like the Illy coffee and the alfajores.

AvantGarten – Palermo – Buenos Aires

AvantGarten – Palermo – Buenos Aires

AvantGarten is a trendy gastropub, with a young crowd, serving up both draft and bottled artisanal beer. along with some cocktails and shots of Jägermeister. Typical gastropub food with the addition of some dishes with German sausages. And a catchy name.

Roux – Recoleta – Buenos Aires

Roux – Recoleta – Buenos Aires

Using traditional French technique, Chef Rebaudino has created gourmet dishes in the grand French style, paying attention to every detail, from meticulous plating to creating complex sauces that bring out all the potential of these fabulous, but rarely experienced, local ingredients. Service and ambiance to match. Best elegant option for lunch in Buenos Aires.