Buenos Aires

513 E. Sixth
New York, NY 10009
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  • Daily 12pm-12am
  • $$$
  • Catering, Delivery, Patio/Sidewalk Dining
  • Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
The East Village doesn't have its own steakhouse, but this parrilla will do. Sit in the tented rear patio at Buenos Aires and go right to the meats; rather than pastas or meal-size salads; for your main course. The choice devolves to two Argentine faves, skirt steak and short ribs, both arriving char-grilled and bloody in the middle. While the beef is free-range and wonderful, avoid the mashed potatoes (what, no butter?) in favor of the excellent fries, which still need lots of salt. Best starters: house-made chorizo and blood sausage, and the cold stuffed veal-breast roll called matambre ("kill hunger").

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