Known as the home of the "gauchos," the rustic, rough and tumble Pampas flatlands that surround Buenos Aires have played an important role in the diverse culture of Argentina. Long, wispy grasses and open skies make the perfect grazing territory for cattle and other livestock, breeding the gaucho culture that the land is known for. Hardworking families also inhibit this land and have spent generations building their farms and homesteads in this vast countryside region of Argentina.
As a young boy, owner Juan Imeroni spent the summer months at his grandfather's farm in the Pampas, a rough and primitive part of the country, with no running water or electricity.
The rustic culture and food, the stories from the gauchos, and the lessons learned from his grandfather have fostered his love for this part of his homeland, with the memories he has from his childhood.
Inspired by his own family history and culture, Imeroni has created Pampas, a taste of the Argentine countryside where friends will come together and enjoy carefully curated, yet rustic cuisine, from local farms and purveyors under the culinary direction of Chef Patrick Bowling.
Carefully sourced ingredients and exceptional libations, all in a warm and inviting space that could be found on any street corner in Buenos Aires. The electric mix of lighting and decor and the mix of authentic artwork and family photography bring together the space and invite you to become a part of our family. Bienvenidos!
Raised on the West Side of Cincinnati, Chef Patrick Bowling has traveled the country working in numerous notable kitchens including Blackberry Farms, Smoky Mountains, Tennessee, and most recently, Jean Robert's Restaurant L.
Chef Bowling incorporates his classic French training and his southern cooking style into the Argentinian dining experience here at Pampas, with a rustic and approachable menu that is expertly and thoughtfully prepared. Having lived in the Hyde Park area for eight years, Chef is excited to feel at home in Hyde Park serving friends and neighbors in this comfortable and inviting space.