5 Best South American Restaurants in KL

5 Best South American Restaurants in KL

With the opening of 2016 Rio Olympic Games in this week, let’s dive into the bold flavours of South American cuisine. Check out the 5 Best South American Restaurants in KL!

 

5 Best South American Restaurants in KL_Fresca

Frequently rated as top Mexican (or South American) restaurant in KL, Fresca offers Tex-Mex staples such as tortilla chips with guacamole, fish tacos,fajitas and burritos. Here at Fresca, Mexico’s rich cultural heritage and vibrancy are captured by the striking coloured talavera tiles as well as hand-crafted ceramics and paintings displayed around the restaurant. Highly recommend Fresca’s Tacos Ensenada (battered fish and coleslaw) and Pollo a la Parilla  (coffee marinated grill chicken).

 

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5 Best South American Restaurants in KL_LaMexicana

With two Mexican chefs in the house, it’s a true blessing for patrons who crave for authentic Mexican flavours in KL. At La Mexicana, the tortillas, sauces and cheeses utilised on every dish are made by hand. Apart from the usual tacos and guacamole, patrons could go adventurous with La Mexicana’s grilled cactus and beetroot soup – definitely a mind-blowing experience!

 

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5 Best South American Restaurants in KL_PiscoBar

During dinner hours, Pisco Bar introduces a great range of unique Peruvian and Spanish Tapas. But it is definitely after dinner when, encouraged by the raw and industrial sexy look of the interior, Pisco Bar acquires its unique character that caters to the unique mix of residents in this area with live music performances. Oh, also, we are so in love with their Pisco Sour!

 

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5 Best South American Restaurants in KL_Pampas

In the dining room, Pampas offers a daily tasting menu with a journey of seasonal ingredient, pure, clean and intense flavours. Pampas Reserve is proud to have a menu designed around the best steak that South America has to offer. 

 

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5 Best South American Restaurants in KL_TheShepherdoo

The Shepherdoo brings a wide range of culinary experiences in the form of dishes such as caramalised cebolias and pan de ajo to pizza and fajita or hamburger hybrids. The restaurant’s interior of lemon-painted walls coupled with wood and brick elements owes its rustic appeal to it’s two owners drawing from their experience in the hospitality and interior designing industry.

 

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5 Best Places for Steak in KL

5 Best Places for Steak in KL

Did someone just mention STEAKS?

 

 

With steakhouses springing up like mushrooms after the rain everywhere in KL, here are the 5 staple restaurants that never fail to impress us with succulent and tender steaks.

 

 

Angus House Japanese Charcoal Steak

 

Angus House is one of the few rare steakhouses that offers international cuisine with a Japanese touch thrown in. Meat doneness is not an issue here as the chefs know what they are doing. At Angus House, steak, seafood and salad served are complimented with the best of Japanese flavours. Find your salad laced with Japanese wafu dressing or taste the unconventional steak sauce made up of Japanese soy sauce. Not to worry if you prefer a familiar tasting sauce as the outlet has mushroom and black pepper sauces on stand-by.

 

 

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The Steakhouse

 

With 40-seater, The Steakhouse has been consistently listed on the chart of best steakhouses in KL, offering diners one of the best steaks you could find in the town. The beef is imported from Australia and you can choose between the aged Black Angus and Grain Fed. There on, choose from five cuts – medallion, tenderloin, rib-eye, T-bone and striploin after which you choose your sauce (béarnaise, black pepper, red wine etc) and style of potatoes (baked, mashed, wedges etc). All steaks orders are accompanied with grilled vegetables, tomato salsa and onion rings. All cuts are grilled over charcoal, a style popularised by the Argentinians.

 

 

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Outback Steakhouse

 

 

Outback Steakhouse lives up to its bold tagline “Big, Bold and Fresh”. “Big” refers to the generous portions and variety of food served at Outback Steakhouse while “Bold” is their seasonings as everything in their secret 17-spice blend is made inhouse, from scratch! “Fresh” of course refers to the ingredients sourced from around the world with quality credentials from the US. Dining in a group is recommended as some of the generous portions definitely need to be shared. It’s time to hang out with awesome food buddies!

 

 

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PAMPAS Reserve

 

 

This fancy outlet offers an alfresco dining area, as well as indoor dining area. In the dining room, Pampas Reserve offers a daily tasting menu with a journey of seasonal ingredient, pure, clean and intense flavours. Pampas Reserve has their menu designed around the best steak that South America has to offer, and is complemented by an exceptionally smart wine list that will easily satisfy every palette. Almost anything on Pampas Reserve menus can be on your private dining menu. From a delectable appetisers, to the mouth watering prime-aged steak, to the too good to be true desserts, you definitely need to make a trip to Pampas!

 

 

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Ante Kitchen & Bar


Recently been awarded as the “Best Place for meat” by Time Out KL, Ante Kitchen Bar is the destination for pork eating enthusiast of choice. Famous for their chargrilled pork steak, roast pork belly with caramel sauce and pork bacon carbonara. This hidden gem of a dining establishment is situated at Solaris Dutamas. Try the BBQ Ribs and Pork Knuckle if you're a party of 3 or more, if you're with a date, the a la carte menu will not disappoint as Ante has got it covered from duck confit, chargrilled steaks, to gourmet burgers and pizzas. A full bar menu with wine list and Espressolab coffees also means you could just chill out and enjoy the ambiance. Just remember to book a table.

 

 

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