Buenos Aires/Palermo

Palermo is a district of Buenos Aires. Palermo covers a large swath of residential Buenos Aires, including Palermo Viejo, Palermo Alto, and Palermo Chico as well as Palermo Park. Palermo Viejo is a large area that can be further subdivided into Palermo Soho and Palermo Hollywood. Palermo Hollywood is home to the trendiest restaurants in Buenos Aires.

Get in

By metro

The Green Line of the Subte stops at Scalabrini Ortiz or Plaza Italia for Palermo Viejo and the parks. Get off at Palermo for Palermo Hollywood and Ministro Carranza for Palermo Alto.

By bus

Take any bus to Plaza Italia and you'll be in the heart of Palermo.




Books in Spanish from the book fairs in Palermo.

Arts and crafts, mate cups, jewelry and lots of leather goods (somewhat cheap) at many other fairs on Saturdays and Sundays throughout Palermo.


Palermo is crawling with restaurants, cafés, and parrillas. Almost every intersection has a restaurant on at least one corner, and often three or four. Most cafés have outdoor seating and serve staples such as thinly cut steak sandwiches (lomitos), ham croissants (media luna) and malbec wine.





Stop at any cafe for an espresso, cafe con leche (milk) or cortado.


Bars / Clubs


The Palermo Soho/Viejo area is home to some of the trendiest small boutique hotels in Buenos Aires. These hotels offer the amenities of their larger international chain counterparts, plus a more personal style of service often at a fraction of the cost. In addition to hotels and hostels Buenos Aires is a place where furnished apartments can be a great luxury at a cheap price. Palermo is a popular area for many expats, and there are many stores that cater to just Americans in this part of Buenos Aires.




The Splurges in this barrio are small, design conscious, boutique hotels and B&Bs.

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