Caminito Buenos Aires: Shopping and Restaurant Suggestions

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Caminito Buenos Aires

The Caminito is the most famous area of the La Boca neighborhood and one of the attractions and symbols of the city of Buenos Aires.

Several balconies and patios feature fun sculptures of tango dancers and other characters. It is the most colorful area of the city with little houses that have several souvenir shops and charming restaurants with tango presentations.

Caminito Shopping: Shopping Tips

1. Cachafaz Caminito


The Cachafaz Caminito (formerly Havanna) is located in an emblematic colorful corner house. There you can buy several delicacies from this famous brand.

Magallanes 837, C1166 CABA, Argentina

2. Patio Quinquela

Patio QuinquelaPatio Quinquela

Patio Quinquela is a small open mall with many options for souvenirs, such as t-shirts, prints, soaps, etc.

ACB, Magallanes 878, C1166 C1166ACB, Buenos Aires, Argentina

3. El Nuevo Almacén

El Nuevo AlmacénEl Nuevo Almacén

At El Nuevo Almacén you will find many kinds of souvenirs such as paintings, ceramics, key chains, and magnets.

Gral. Gregorio Aráoz de Lamadrid 757, Buenos Aires, Argentina

4. Outlet Factory Caminito Center

Outlet Factory Caminito Center

The Outlet Factory Caminito Center is another place with many souvenir options.

Dr. del Valle Iberlucea 1256, C1160 ABN, Buenos Aires, Argentina

5. Dulce de Leche Argento

Dulce de Leche ArgentoPhoto Credit: Havanna

Dulce de Leche Argento offers a wide variety of alfajores and dulce de leche.

Magallanes 860, C1166ACB, C1166ACB CABA, Argentina

6. Artesanía Caminito

Artesanía Caminito

Artesanía Caminito is another souvenir store that has options for hats, caps, key chains, and magnets.

Gral. Gregorio Aráoz de Lamadrid 766, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Where to eat in Caminito

It is worth stopping at one of the restaurants and enjoying the tango dancers.

1. Caminito Tango Club

Caminito Tango Club

The Caminito Tango Club is a popular restaurant among tourists, it is a good option to taste Argentinean cuisine and watch tango dancers.

Dr. del Valle Iberlucea 1151, C1160 ABK, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2. La Barrica Restaurant & Bistrot

La Barrica Restaurant & BistrotPhoto Credit: La Barrica Restaurant & Bistrot Buenos Aires

La Barrica Restaurant & Bistrot has a charming atmosphere and features a beautiful tango presentation. The meat is very tasty.

3. Café Proa Restaurant

Café Proa RestaurantPhoto Credit: Café Proa Buenos Aires Restaurant

The Proa Foundation has a café restaurant, the menu offers options of salads, pasta, snacks, and desserts such as alfajores and pies.

C1169AAD, Av. Don Pedro de Mendoza 1901-1999, C1169AAD CABA, Argentina

4. El Gran Paraíso

El Gran ParaísoPhoto Credit: El Gran Paraíso

El Gran Paraíso has a patio surrounded by plants and trees and has a casual atmosphere. The menu offers Argentinean meat options, empanadas, and also vegetarian dishes, salads, and grilled vegetables.

Gral. José Garibaldi 1428, Buenos Aires, Argentina

History of the Caminito

The Caminito was named after a popular tango of the same name, the work of Juan de Dios Filiberto.

The place was inaugurated in 1959 by the initiative of Boquense artist Benito Quinquela Martín and has become an icon of the La Boca neighborhood.

The Caminito Passage stretches between the corners of Gral. José Garibaldi & Gral. Gregorio Aráoz de Lamadrid and Magallanes y Del Valle Ibarlucea.

Near Camito is the famous Boca Juniors stadium, La Bombonera, which has a museum. For soccer lovers, it is well worth the visit.

Caminito Buenos Aires

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