La Casa Argentina brings a taste of the beauty of Argentina to Prague. This fun, entertaining restaurant and bar is located in the heart of the Old Town
La Casa Argentina has several rooms. Each represents a different aspect of Argentina. One is a nautical tavern with lanterns and swinging chairs. Another is a cool, Buenos Aires piano bar. While another is the Parana River at the Iguazu Falls. One room even has a parrot, an iguana and tropical fish.
As with any Argentinean restaurant, the mainstay of the menu is delicious grilled meats, cooked al asador (over a fire) or a la parrilla (on a charcoal grill), with chimichurri sauce and grilled vegetables.
The steaks are succulent and sizes range from regular to huge! Choose from beef tenderloin, strip loin, rib eye, filet mignon, pork ribs and lamb saddle.
There is also fresh fish - red mullet with shrimps, tuna fillet, salmon, tiger prawns and scallops - plus pasta dishes and salads.
Main meals are complemented by some good starters, an array of side dishes and sauces, and home-made deserts.
The wine list has South American wines stretching from Argentina to Brazil, mixed in with old world favourites from France and Spain. Not forgetting some delicious, freshly prepared cocktails.
Overseeing the kitchen is chef Jaroslav Zahalka, who has an honorary certificate from the Club des Chefs des Chefs.
La Casa Argentina lays on live music every night, ranging from live piano to live bands. At weekends, you may catch traditional South American dancers.
La Casa Argentina is suitable for all types of groups from business dinners to stag and hen parties. Rooms can be sectioned off or made private. Food is good and there is a lively buzz. Advance reservations are essential.