Stockholm's best Latin American restaurants

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Are you looking for Latin American restaurants in Stockholm? Then you’ll be happy to hear that South American and Latin American food is nowadays a natural part of the city’s restaurant scene. And there are plenty of tasty delights to enjoy – Mexican tacos, Peruvian ceviche, Argentinian chorizo, and Brazilian empanadas are just a few examples. Book a table at Stockholm’s South American restaurants and get ready for a culinary journey with unforgettable flavor explosions. Viva la Fiesta!
Last updated: December 18, 2023
Swedes gladly welcome international dishes with open arms and make them a natural part of the food culture. Tapas, sushi, poké bowls, pizza, burgers, and bibimbap, to name a few. And not least – tacos. We took this Mexican pride to our hearts back in the 1990s, and today Tex-Mex is still a given Friday night dinner.

But Latin American cuisine offers much more than that. It stretches from the American South through Central America and the Caribbean all the way down to the southern cape of South America. Thus, a wide palette of flavors and influences, where fantastic food countries contribute with their gastronomy. Latin American food is known for its exciting, flavorful dishes, and whether you prefer meat, fish, or vegetarian dishes, your taste buds are in for a real feast.

Latin American restaurants in Stockholm
Tacos – one of our favorite Latin American foods

Find the right Latin American restaurant in Stockholm


Today, Latin American and South American flavors are common in Stockholm’s restaurant scene. All over the Swedish capital, you’ll find Mexican restaurants, taquerías, Peruvian cevicherias, and other South American eateries that offer Stockholmers and tourists the continent’s high-class taste experiences and that warm, Latin American atmosphere. Here you can find everything from fine dining restaurants to fast food places.

Revel in rich confits and stews, feast on tasty enchiladas and hot fajitas, or enjoy tasty hash, salsa, and savory pastries with delicious fillings. Plus, all the great drinks! To help you find your way among the restaurants and the delicacies of Latin America, we have listed Stockholm’s best Latin American restaurants. Provecho!

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Canta Lola

Have a wonderful and tasteful Peruvian evening at Canta Lola in Östermalm
Peruvian flavors in Östermalm, does that sound like your thing? Then you should visit Canta Lola, a Latin American oasis at Stureplan. The name means “sing Lola” in Spanish, and the restaurant is run by an experienced couple who previously ran Bistro Jarl for 17 years. Here, you’re offered a deluxe Latin American dining experience in everything from food to environment. Sit down in the spacious and cozy dining room (if you’re lucky, you’ll get a seat by the open kitchen to see the skilled chefs in action) and let the restaurant’s extremely service-oriented staff take good care of you and your company.

The menu at Canta Lola offers great variety, ranging from three-course dinners to snacks, all prepared with locally produced quality ingredients (don’t miss the restaurant’s popular taco Tuesdays with special prices). If you want to go big, choose the tasting menu with South American treats like ceviche, empanada, tacos, and gyozas. The perfect ending is then one of the desserts; why not the delicious chocolate cake with a hazelnut base? And the Peruvian organic coffee is really a treat.

This Latin American gem has high standards in the drinks area too. If you’re in the mood for a pre-or post-dinner drink, there’s a wide range of tasty cocktails and a top-notch wine list. And if it’s time for an after-work, Canta Lola will not disappoint.

Grev Turegatan 6, Östermalm

Dulce Tentacion

At Dulce Tentacion you can enjoy delicious Peruvian “fika” and lunch

Peruvian cuisine has not only taken the world by storm but also Stockholm. One of the city’s Peru-inspired highlights is Dulce Tentacion on Norr Mälarstrand in Kungsholmen. At this friendly Latin American café, skilled pastry chef Carmen serves one of Stockholm’s best ceviche and other traditional Peruvian specialties. Eat lunch on-site or have takeaway food, and then come back in the afternoon for a good cup of coffee and typical Peruvian pastries.

The menu at Dulce Tentacion gives your taste buds a delicious fiesta. In addition to the magic ceviche, there are classic Peruvian dishes such as papa rellena, causa de tuna, and empanadas. You can also have tasty sandwiches, salads, and vegetarian dishes. If you want something for your “fika,” the bakery offers delicious homemade cakes and pastries with a Peruvian touch. A big customer favorite is alfajores, shortbread cookies filled with dulce de leche. And don’t miss the café’s amazing custom-made cakes that you can order for parties, celebrations, and events.

Kungsholms hamnplan 1, Kungsholmen

La Boca

La Boca Doce Stockholm
Have a Latin fiesta in the middle of Stockholm

La Boca has an excellent location in the middle of Stockholm city. Here you’re invited to a lively dining room with a high pulse plus a lovely cocktail bar inspired by Buenos Aires and the noisy harbor quarter La Boca. The restaurant can be described as a Nuevo Latino Steakhouse, focusing on quality, warmth, and craftsmanship. The ambition is to be a warm embrace in Stockholm’s nightlife, and they’ve done a great job. You’re offered an irresistible combination of food, music, and excitement with a friendly atmosphere and a high party vibe. If you’re a person who likes to go out and socialize and gather around a table full of plates, bowls, and glasses, you’ll feel right at home.

The food at La Boca has strong influences from South America and the countries around the Mediterranean. The excellent dishes are mostly prepared with different grilling techniques, mainly asado and churrascaria. The menu is dominated by Latin cuisine, especially the grill, and you can enjoy a wide range of varied dishes in different sizes. How about treats like lobster, scallops, halibut, croquetas, Iberico, lamb roast beef, and tacos? And why not go for the restaurant’s chef’s table, where you can sit in the heart of La Boca – the kitchen – and enjoy a specially composed menu. Meat, fish, and seafood dominate the menu, so anyone looking for a vegetarian restaurant will probably be a little disappointed.

The drinks menu is of the same high class as the food. It offers a large selection of beer, bubbly, white wines, red wines, rosé, and avec. And don’t miss the fantastic cocktail bar Toucan – inspired by the rainforest and offering an exciting cocktail menu inspired by Argentina and its neighboring countries. You enjoy all the delights in a warm and welcoming environment with stylish decor. Behind the concept is the much-acclaimed chef veteran Christian Hellberg, and he knows what he’s doing. Let the Latin party begin – The La Boca Way!

Rödbodtorget 2, Norrmalm/City

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Salta Pizza

You find the best Argentinian pizza in town at Salta Pizza in Hornsbergs strand

If you want to experience Argentina in Sweden’s capital, head to Salta Pizza, located at Hornsbergs strand in Kungsholmen. Here, you’ll go on an authentic food journey to Argentina, full of rich flavors and traditions. You can have both lunch and dinner in the cozy restaurant or order takeaway/home delivery.

Argentina is known for its fantastic ‘cheesy’ pizza culture, and Salta Pizza definitely makes the most of it. Here you can indulge in pizza extra everything. Generous toppings, crispy crusts, and a load of genuine Argentinian mozzarella (one pizza is enough for two people). The menu also includes handmade empanadas, super tasty South American pastries. All are made to perfection from scratch using fresh, quality ingredients.’

In other words, you don’t need to book a trip to Buenos Aires to experience authentic Argentinian cuisine – just take the bus to Hornsberg. Salta Pizza also offers catering if you want pizza at parties and events.

Lindhagensgatan 139A, Hornsbergs strand

Abreu Foodtruck

Abreu Foodtruck
In the mood for some great Argentinian food in Stockholm? Look for Abreau Foodtruck
Abreau Foods is a Swedish-Argentine family business where Argentinian traditions meet Swedish meat. The family came to Sweden in 1979, bringing a collection of secret family recipes. One of these recipes, his grandfather’s chorizo recipe, sparked founder Daniel Abreau’s interest in Argentinian cooking and led him to start Abreau Foods in 2020. The concept is to offer a unique product with the best of both worlds – Argentinian chorizo and Swedish meat. All are made with the finest ingredients and no additives.

To get closer to their customers, they now also have a popular food truck that you can find around Stockholm, for example the Slakthuset area and the Hornstull market. The menu includes grilled burgers and sausages that make the line of customers long. How about the spicy Stockholm Chorizon sausage made from Swedish corn chicken, the traditional hand-cut Argentinian chorizo Don Ylso (named after Daniel’s grandfather), or the Argentinian grill cheese Provoleta? There’s also a great vegan burger. Swedish-Argentine food joy at its best, so keep an eye on Instagram to see where Abreau Foodtruck is today.

Styckmästargatan 4, Johanneshov

The Meat

Get a genuine South American barbecue experience at the Meat in central Stockholm
Are you a big barbecue fan? Then you’ll like The Meat. It’s located in the middle of the city and, as the name tells, it’s all about meat here. The restaurant’s core is the grill, and the idea is that guests should feel the warm community around it. You can come here with your family or friends for a genuine South American experience in everything from food to atmosphere. Meet and socialize in a cozy rustic environment with brown leather sofas, dark wood panels, and beautiful Latin American motifs on the walls.

The Meat serves both lunch and dinner, and, as mentioned, the emphasis is on meat. The lunch menu offers mainly meat dishes, and in the evening, you can indulge in tapas, fajitas, burgers, and barbecue dishes such as sirloin, entrecote, beef tenderloin, and BBQ ribs. The food is accompanied by a wide range of drinks, from beer and wine to champagne. And if you’re in the mood for a tasty cocktail with South American flavors, there’s also a cozy bar. Head to Vasagatan for a piece of South America in the heart of Stockholm.

Vasagatan 7, Norrmalm/City

Checa

Many people rank Checa as one of the best Latin American restaurants in Stockholm. This nice place is all about Peruvian cuisine, and they do everything to spread the Peruvian flavors to Stockholmers and everyone else. You visit this neighborhood restaurant for heavenly good Peruvian food, prepared with passion and heart from only the best ingredients. The recipes have been developed for generations and draw inspiration from, among other things, owner Valentin Checa’s childhood and his grandmother in Peru.

Especially Checa’s excellent ceviche makes this Latin American restaurant in Stockholm well worth a visit. This marinated delicacy comes in several varieties – sea bass, gambas, tuna, and salmon, plus a vegan version with roasted cauliflower, zucchini, and peppers, among other things. Delicious flavor explosions! The menu also includes fresh starters and main dishes where fish, shellfish, potatoes, chili, lime, and coriander dominate. Combine the food with something good from the drinks menu – perhaps a super tasty Pisco sour, a refreshing non-alcoholic Chicha Morada, cava, or Peruvian beer? You can also sit down with a drink in the pleasant wooden bar.

The environment is minimalistic but cozy, the atmosphere friendly, and the friendly staff gives you good service. Together with top-class Peruvian food, Checa has created a successful concept in Stockholm’s restaurant world. They were previously housed on Ringvägen but have moved into Nook’s old premises on Åsögatan. This means that this restaurant in Södermalm got an even better bar and the restaurant more seats.

Åsögatan 176, Södermalm

Dignity

Restaurant Dignity Stockholm
Dignity is the place to be when you want delicious Chilean food

If you want to enjoy delicious homemade food with a taste of Chile, you should head to Dignity, located in Stora Mossen, Bromma. This Chilean restaurant, one of the few in the city, opened in 2022, and the owners’ ambition is to offer you the best of Chilean cuisine (and other parts of the wonderful South American food culture). 

At Dignity, the food is prepared with heart and passion. And they are fast. Perfect if you’re on the go or want to order takeaway and eat at home. But of course, you can also sit in the cozy restaurant with a lovely atmosphere. They serve both lunch and dinner, and the friendly staff will take good care of you.

The menu includes Chilean delicacies such as Empanadas, Pastel de Choclo, Completo Italiano, Torta de Milhojas, Pescado Frito, and Paila Marina. Everything is fresh, well-prepared, delicious – and reasonably priced. Many of the dishes as well as a tasty range of pastries can also be found at Café Dignity in Kungsgatan 15. So the next time you’re in the mood for high-quality Chilean food, head to Dignity.

Ulvsundavägen 10, Bromma

Trippel M

Trippel M is a great South American café in Vasastan

Are you looking for tasty Latin American food in Vasastan? Then you should visit Trippel M, a cozy café on Vikingagatan that serves both food and coffee. Here you can indulge in South American delicacies, including salteñas and empanadas (South American savory pastries). Eat on the spot in the pleasant premises (25 seats), buy takeaway, or order home delivery.

If you’re in the mood for something other than Latin American, there’s a wide range of breakfast foods, from chia pudding and pancakes to Turkish yogurt and smoothies. If you come during lunchtime, you can enjoy delicious salads such as shrimp salad, Caesar salad, and chèvre salad. There are also plenty of delicious desserts and bubble tea if you’re craving something sweet.

Vikingagatan 10, Vasastan

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Zócalo

If you want some good Mexican fast food in Stockholm, Zócalo is a great option. This restaurant chain has six locations in Stockholm (including several food halls) and delivers a great experience with the motto “Fresh Happy Mex.” Enjoy Mexican food cooked from scratch in an atmosphere inspired by the taquerias of San Francisco’s Mission District Mexican neighborhood. Traditional Mexican cuisine meets fresh Californian food culture – in the middle of Stockholm. The restaurants have a friendly vibe, and the colorful decor makes you smile. In short, eating here will make you happy (and fill you up, guaranteed).

At Zócalo, you can eat a wide range of delicious and fresh Mexican dishes. The menu includes burritos, bowls, tacos, quesadillas, burgers, and nachos. In other words, everything a Mexican food party needs. Of course, there are also several vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Plus, a children’s menu and desserts. And the fact that you get your food quickly is a bonus – perfect if you want a good meal on the go. Sit in the restaurant, buy takeaway, or order home delivery with services like Foodora, Uber Eats, and Wolt.

6 addresses (click to see)
Klarabergsgatan 29, Norrmalm/City
K25, Kungsgatan 25, Norrmalm/City
Kungshallen, Kungsgatan 44, Norrmalm/City
Regeringsgatan 20, Norrmalm/City
Kungsholmsgatan 22, Kungsholmen
Mall Of Scandinavia, Stjärntorget 2, Solna

La Neta

La Neta is a Mexican restaurant that has become a success in Stockholm’s restaurant world. It’s a traditional Mexican taquería where tacos, tortillas, and quesadillas are prepared just like in Mexico. They opened in 2009 and were back then Stockholm’s first real taquería. Their goal was – and is – to share the Mexican way of eating tacos with Sweden. And their concept has obviously been a hit among the guests – the line is often long, and now they have restaurants in both the city center, Södermalm, and Täby Centrum. In the city, there’s also La Neta Bar, where you can combine tacos with a nice bar hangout.

La Neta means the real deal, and that’s what they strive for – an authentic Mexican dining experience. And they’ve succeeded. The food breathes Mexican street food and is made from high-quality ingredients. The menu features a range of guest favorites, including many options for vegetarians and vegans. The restaurant’s tacos are super popular, and many also praise their quesadillas and nacho chips with guacamole. Not to mention the sauces… You wash down the food with beer or another good drink.

Tasty and affordable food combined with pleasant premises and a relaxed atmosphere make this a popular place to slip into when you’re in the mood for delicious fast food. No reservation is necessary. And if you want to grab a taco (or two) on the go, you can choose takeaway. La Neta also offers catering for those who wish to serve Mexican at their party or event.

4 addresses (click to see)
Barnhusgatan 2, Norrmalm/City
Östgötagatan 12B, Södermalm
Smålandsgatan 24, Norrmalm/City
Täby Centrum, Stora Marknadsvägen 15, Täby

Supper Stockholm

Do you want to travel to South America without leaving Stureplan? Then you should head to Supper Stockholm, a South American/Latin American restaurant in Östermalm that you’ll find in Sturegallerian. The original concept started in Åre and then spread to Visby – and Stockholm.

Supper offers Latin American warmth in a stylish environment where they want to give their guests the love and community around the dining table that characterizes South America. With exciting flavors and shared dishes, you get a social restaurant experience that’s perfect when you want to eat, drink, and socialize with family, friends, or colleagues. Sit down at one of the tables or, why not, in the bar – the restaurant’s jewel in the middle of the room – where you can both eat and sip a drink.

At Supper, you can eat both lunch, dinner, and brunch. And the menu at this restaurant in Östermalm contains only delights – from starters to desserts. Sirloin steak, beef tenderloin, gambas, chicken, tuna, sausages, slow-cooked ribs, and several vegetarian options. Round off the meal in the best way with, for example, chocolate cake or meringue swiss. On the drinks menu, you’ll find a large selection of red and white wines from Argentina, Chile, and the rest of the world, but also rosé, cava, champagne, cocktails, beer, and non-alcoholic alternatives. Simply, you have everything you need for a pleasant evening à la Latino.

Humlegårdsgatan 17, Östermalm
South American restaurants Stockholm
Ceviche – a very popular Peruvian dish

Liberdade

Bistro & Bar Liberdade, located close to Nytorget in Södermalm, takes its name from the Japanese-Brazilian district of Liberdade in São Paulo, Brazil. And a Japanese and Brazilian fusion – a lovely one – is exactly what you get here. In a cozy and elegant environment with red velvet sofas, heavy draperies, plants, cane, and soft cushions, you can enjoy a modern bistro menu with a twist where popular bistro dishes are combined with Liberdade’s signature dishes. Flavorful and super tasty! Friendly staff, top-notch service, and DJs playing good music enhance the experience even more.

The extensive menu at Liberdade contains plenty of taste sensations. Among the smaller dishes, you’ll find oysters, squid, wild mushroom toast, and Japanese steak tartare. Those who are hungrier can have, for example, cod, fish and seafood stew, or roasted cauliflower. If you’re into grilled dishes, there are entrecôte, dorado, and smoked tofu, perfectly grilled on the restaurant’s Japanese charcoal grill (konro). And if you want to go big, order a Prato do Churrasco, Brazilian BBQ on a tray, or the “All In” tasting menu – a guaranteed unique food memory.

The drinks menu matches the food perfectly, and if you want to drop by for just a glass of wine or a drink – why not an after work – there’s an excellent bar with plenty of space. In short, Liberdade is a true Södermalm gem.

Skånegatan 51, Södermalm

Xulo

If you’re looking for Mexican restaurants in Stockholm, Xulo (pronounced “Choo-lo”) is an excellent choice for both lunch and dinner. Especially if you’re a true taco lover – many call their authentic tacos the best in town. In addition to super tasty tacos, the menu is full of Mexican classics such as quesadillas, burritos, and guacamole with totopos (homemade nachos). And the salsas are huge favorites among the guests.

There are exciting dishes here for both those who like to eat meat and those who are vegetarian. And no matter what you choose, you get to experience incredible flavors. Xulo is a fast food restaurant beyond the ordinary and has a lot of regulars. The venue is small and cozy with just a few tables, but the size is compensated by great service and atmosphere. As mentioned, their unique tacos are worth standing in line for, but if it’s full, all food is available as takeaway, and you can also have the goodies home delivered with Uber Eats or Foodora.

Luntmakargatan 44, Norrmalm/City
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Tocayo

Tocayo is a Latin American restaurant in Stockholm combined with a wine bar. You can find them in Södermalm, more specifically at Hornstull. Together with the Mexican sister restaurant Chelas across the street, they offer culinary magic for those who want to take their taste buds on a trip to warmer latitudes.

The menu at Tocayo contains several exciting Latin American dishes that are served with a sharing concept. Try appetizers and entrees such as pimientos de padrones, empanadas, and Brazilian chicken croquettes. Or grilled dishes such as jumbo prawns, chorizo, or leeks with side dishes. And don’t miss the delicious mashed potatoes. For dessert, you can enjoy cheesecake or homemade pralines. The wine list at this popular Latin American wine bar includes many excellent wines, and Tocayo’s knowledgeable sommelier is happy to help with tips and advice.

The environment is cozy and has a living room feeling with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Plus a big dose of beach vibes. Add to that a fantastic staff and excellent service, and you’ll understand why this gem has become the favorite place of many Stockholmers.

Verkstadsgatan 3, Södermalm

Chicha 08

First-class Peruvian dining experiences can not only be found in the city center. Head to Årstadal and Chicha 08 to enjoy a culinary journey to Peru, where the country’s traditional dishes have been updated with new flavors, aromas, and exotic details. In their cooking, the experienced and passionate chefs (all of them originate from Peru) focus on quality with locally produced ingredients and meat from small producers.

At Chicha 08, you can eat both lunch and dinner, and the menu at this South American restaurant has plenty of delicacies. Among the starters, you can enjoy, for example, classic ceviche, grilled Swedish veal heart, or traditional Peruvian chili and cheese crème with potatoes and eggs. The main dishes offer highlights such as flambéed Swedish beef tenderloin with homemade fries or marinated and fried fish fillet with seafood and fried cassava.

The drinks menu includes, among other things, wine, beer, Pisco sour, Maracuya sour, Inca cola, and the corn juice chicha that has given the restaurant its name. Friendly staff and good service are other ingredients in Chicha 08’s successful concept that makes foodies with a taste for Latin American food return to Årstadal again and again.

Ingenjörsvägen 8, Årstadal
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Paladar de Cuba

At Paladar de Cuba on Tegnérgatan, they serve genuine good Caribbean and Cuban food that takes you on a culinary journey to warmer latitudes. The atmosphere is cozy and welcoming, with a distinctive interior full of decorations and fun details. On the menu, you’ll find many flavorful and tasty dishes (Paladar means taste in Spanish). Begin with the starters, where you can enjoy, for example, a platter with cheese and charcuterie, scampi, mussels, cheese, and fried plantains. Then continue to the main dishes, including tuna, entrecôte, chicken, and Cuban tapas. And finish with a delicious dessert.

However, it’s in the drinks area that Paladar de Cuba really shines. After all, Cuba is one of the homelands of rum, and the restaurant’s fabulous bar, Havana Rum Bar, has Sweden’s largest range of rum with over 400 varieties. An impressive collection that suits devoted rum fans as well as the curious beginner. An opportunity to drink delicious rum drinks you shouldn’t miss. Why not end (or start) your evening with a Mojito – the ever-popular drink favorite that originated in Cuba and is made with exceptional finesse here. Try the classic variant, Royal Mojito, Mango & Passion Mojito, or one of the other delicious variants. Other drink highlights are Old Cuban, Caipirinha, and Hemingway Daiquiri. For those who want to immerse themselves in the world of rum, the restaurant also arranges popular rum tastings.

Delicious food, fine drinks, good service, great atmosphere – Paladar de Cuba has everything you and your party need for a pleasant evening.

Tegnérgatan 19, Norrmalm/City
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Enjoy fantastic food at Stockholm’s best Latin American restaurants


There you have our guide to Stockholm’s best Latin American restaurants. We hope you’ll find a place that suits you, whether you’re too tired to cook on a Tuesday night, have a date night with your partner, or want a flavorful evening out with your group of friends. Have a great time!

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