Argentine Delicacies

Sample the signature dishes of each region of the country

By Google Arts & Culture

Illustration by Josefina Jolly

Mapa Argentina by Josefina Jolly

Argentina is a land of diverse terrain and equally diverse cuisine. Traveling around this stylized map, we can get a glimpse of the food that shapes the nation.


Mendoza is home to 70% of the country’s vineyards. Learn more about the many different types of grapes grown in Argentina.

The North West (NOA)

Tamales, calapurca, then anchi for dessert. These traditional dishes are well loved in the North West.


Home to mountains, icebergs, and astonishingly beautiful views, Patagonia also produces high quality seafood, lamb, fruit and chocolate among other delicacies. 


In the center of the country, Córdoba is known for goat, wine and sweet, sweet dulce de leche.


The pampas region, especially in the province of Buenos Aires, is home to pulperías (rural grocery stores). Originally meeting points for gauchos, many pulperías today maintain the traditional aesthetic and food for today's urban escapees.

Notice this cute penguin jug? It has pride of place on the Argentinian Christmas table.

Thirsty for more? Learn about Argentine winehow to drink mate, and more.

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