Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants List 2015

News out of Mexico today … Latin America’s Best restaurants for 2015 announced as voted by over 250 independent restaurant experts from across Latin America. The awards are sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna. Media Release


  • Peruvian restaurant Central (husband and wife partners Virgilio Martínez and Pía León) holds onto #1 position as the Best Restaurant in Latin America
  • Boragó from Chile, Astrid y Gastón from Peru and D.O.M. from Brazil round out the top 4
  • Lasai from Rio de Janeiro wins the Highest New Entry Award
  • Chilean chef Rodolfo Guzmán picks up the Chefs’ Choice Award
  • Astrid Gutsche wins the award for Latin America’s Best Pastry Chef
  • Argentine restaurant i Latina wins the One To Watch award

Whilst PERU has three of the Top 5 best restaurants, the top ranked countries with the highest number of Best Restaurants in the list are MEXICO and ARGENTINA (10 best restaurants each).

Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015

1. Central Lima, Peru
2. Boragó Santiago, Chile
3. Astrid y Gastón Lima, Peru
4. D.O.M. São Paulo, Brazil
5. Maido Lima, Peru
6. Quintonil Mexico City, Mexico
7. Tegui Buenos Aires, Argentina
8. Maní São Paulo, Brazil
9. Pujol Mexico City, Mexico
10. Biko Mexico City, Mexico
11. Parador La Huella José Ignacio, Uruguay
12. La Mar Lima, Peru
13. Pangea Monterrey, Mexico
14. Roberta Sudbrack Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
15. El Baqueano Buenos Aires, Argentina
16. Lasai, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
17. Gustu La Paz, Bolivia
18. Criterión Bogotá, Colombia
19. La Cabrera Buenos Aires, Argentina
20. Malabar Lima, Peru
21. Chila Buenos Aires, Argentina
22. Amaranta Toluca, Mexico
23. Olympe Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
24. Harry Sasson Bogotá, Colombia
25. Osaka Santiago, Chile
26. Epice São Paulo, Brazil
27. Sud 777 Mexico City, Mexico
28. Aramburu Buenos Aires, Argentina
29. Alto, Caracas, Venezuela
30. El Cielo Bogotá, Colombia
31. Fiesta Lima, Peru
32. Ambrosía Santiago, Chile
33. Leo Cocina y Cava Bogotá, Colombia
34. Osso Carnicería y Salumeria Lima, Peru (new)
35. Mocotó São Paulo, Brazil
36. La Picantería Lima, Peru
37. Elena Buenos Aires, Argentina
38. Remanso Do Bosque Belém, Brazil
39. Oviedo Buenos Aires, Argentina
40. La Bourgogne Punta del Este, Uruguay
41. Maximo Bistrot, Mexico City (new)
42. Andrés Carne de Res Chia, Columbia (new)
43. Restó, Buenos Aires, Argentina (new)
44. Rosetta, Mexico City
45. Don Julio, Buenos Aires, Argentina (new)
46. 99, Santiago, Chile (new)
47. Nicos, Mexico City (new)
48. Tarquino Buenos Aires, Argentina
49. Dulce Patria, Mexico City (new)
50. Rafael Lima, Peru

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