Fantastic food and wine at reasonable prices. The Carbonara was better than any I've had in Italy. Service was prompt and friendly. Mostly local patrons.
Walking the streets in the Recoleta area of Buenos Aires is an excellent area for shopping,one rainy day we were huddled beneath an umbrella and found the doorway of Arkakao,when we looked inside we saw a bar filled with gelato,to our surprise we had entered to have a coffee and find a small restaurant offering a very limited lunch menu... More
That is a big statement to make but really Arkakao has the best gelato in Buenos Aires. It's the only place where the taste is a good as eating ice cream somewhere in Italy. The quality is amazing and the flavours spectacular, specially the cioccolato ones. The place is a renovated big old house typical of Recoleta, the fancy neighborhood... More
Much better icecream than Freddos, definitely coming.back here. Better cones, better flavors, prune was the best we tried, but the different types of chocolate were also great
A daily serving of Gelato is a great way to enjoy a lovely trip that included several days in Buenos Aires. Arkakao was recommended as a nice café and gelateria to my husband and me by our hotel’s (Caesar Park) concierge. It was within an easy walk and we were very happy with the choices on offer. Classic Italian flavors... More
The year and a half long search for the best ice cream in Buenos Aires always takes me back to Arkakao. I've yet to find a place that serves better. I never have a problem spending a few extra pesos for this creamy, delicious helado. Pomelo rosado is perfect for summer and the pistachio is a rare find in this... More
We tasted helado and gelato everywhere we went, including the highly praised Freddo (disappointing) and several excellent places in Mendoza and El Calafate, but this was the best. Arkakao had fewer but better flavors, creamy and smooth texture, and servers with flair. Wherever you are in BA, make sure you get to this place on Santa Fe street for a... More
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