Buenos Aires boasts a score of bares notables: old-fashioned café-bars where locals have been dropping in to drink coffee, read the paper, or sip a glass of wine for more than a century. Original wooden fixtures, mirrors with age spots, bow-tie-sporting waiters, and old world charm make these an essential stop on any trip to the Argentinean capital. Here are eight of the most beautiful.
Nell McShane Wulfhart is based in Uruguay, and writes about South America for Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Twitter at @nellmwulfhart.