La Casa Argentina Steakhouse brings the tastes and ambience of South America to Prague. This fun, entertaining restaurant 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.
Steaks are succulent and the sizes range from regular to huge! Choose from beef tenderloin, strip loin, rib eye steak, 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 at La Casa Argentina comprises South American wines stretching from Argentina to Brazil, alongside old world favourites from France and Spain. Not forgetting the delicious, freshly prepared cocktails.
Overseeing the kitchen is chef Jaroslav Zahalka, who has an honorary certificate from the Club des Chefs des Chefs.
There is live music every night, ranging from piano to live bands. At weekends you may catch traditional South American dancers.
La Casa Argentina Steakhouse is for all manner of groups, from corporate dinners to stag parties and hen nights - rooms can be sectioned off or made private to accommodate most requests. The steaks are terrific and there is a lively buzz about the place. Advance reservations are essential.