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- $18 for $30 worth of Argentinean dinner cuisine on Sunday through Thursday
- $18 for $30 worth of Argentinean dinner cuisine on Friday or Saturday
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Buenos Aires Café
When Reina Morris relocated to Texas from Argentina in 1997, she quickly impressed new friends with the Argentinean dishes that she brought to dinner parties—in particular, the desserts. That conversational praise inspired her to hone her skills by enrolling at the Texas Culinary Academy. Today, she's the owner and head chef of the award-winning Buenos Aires Café, where she earns adoration for puff pastry layered with housemade dulce de leche or rolled strawberry cake laced with Kahlua and coffee. "Morris' pastries, the likes of which are found nowhere else in Austin, are delicacies worth every calorie," wrote Claudia Alarcón for the Austin Chronicle.
Morris also creates savory recipes as unique and flavorful as her last courses. She fills empanadas with spiced beef and raisins, forms gnocchi from scratch with pumpkin and cinnamon or cilantro and jalapeño, and fashions small plates of tapas for the happy-hour crowd to enjoy with glasses of wine poured into glasses or feedbags. On a whim, she'll concoct specials such as wild-mushroom-stuffed quail with cheddar-bacon grit cakes and broiled tomato. The kitchen stays stocked with organic produce and hormone-free beef and pork from local farmers, ensuring that the dishes are as fresh as they are ready to give directions to the interstate.
What some people are buzzing about:
89% of 921 customers recommend
“We had a wonderful experience Michael at the bar was very welcoming and offered wonderful service They had great wines, the empanadas are a must try, and the steak...”
“We had a wonderful experience Michael at the bar was very welcoming and offered wonderful service They had great wines, the empanadas are a must try, and the steak was great”
“The food was amazing! Try the gnocchi!”
“Pork tenderloin is great!”