Read as much as you want on BostonGlobe.com, anywhere and anytime, for just 99¢.

A Restaurant’s Take

Grilled beef Argentinean in East Boston

At El Paisa, there's little chance you will leave the table hungry.

Aram Boghosian/file

Continue reading below

 At 8 o’clock on a Friday night, El Paisa Restaurante, on a heavily trafficked street corner across from the Orient Heights Blue Line T stop, is inviting. True to East Boston’s mixed heritage, the menu offers a blend of Latin American and Italian cuisine. Almost all the portions are huge; the grilled beef Argentinean is a massive cut of lean red meat, with a juicy interior and savory chimichurri sauce.

EL PAISA RESTAURANTE1012 Bennington Street, East Boston, 617-569-5267, elpaisarestaurante.com

— Glenn Yoder
Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week