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Lelé de Troya

4901 Costa Rica
Buenos Aires , Argentina
54 11 4832-2726

In the ever-evolving Palermo Viejo, glamorous restaurants come and go within a week, but this spacious destination, housed in a converted manor, has stood the test of time (and economic crisis). Flawless renditions of classic Argentine-Italian fare like spinach and ricotta ravioli and risotto frutas de mar (seafood) mingle with Middle Eastern and Mediterranean gems to form a comprehensive and eclectic menu. Despite all this, the real attraction may be Lelé’s décor: each carefully appointed room is painted a different color, from cheery lemon yellow to sultry red and soothing sea blue, lending each dining area a distinct ambience. Opt for lunch on the rooftop terrace, a sublime experience.

Insider Tip: Every dish goes better with a Mendoza wine, and you can trust the waiters here to expertly pair international flavors with the national vintages.

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