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El Pequeno Buenos Aires

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Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinean
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Tulum 77780, Mexico
9848064505
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 26
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
I was in the mood for some delicious meat!

El Pequeno Buenos Aires restaurant was a fun place to go. I visited with my daughter on our last night there. I had Milanesa and my daughter had arrachera. They were both very good! There was a singer performing while we were having dinner with the voice of an angel. The restaurant has a pet dog... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

El Pequeno Buenos Aires restaurant was a fun place to go. I visited with my daughter on our last night there. I had Milanesa and my daughter had arrachera. They were both very good! There was a singer performing while we were having dinner with the voice of an angel. The restaurant has a pet dog which is very well... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My husband and I have eaten at Buenos Aires Tulum about once a year for 13 years. While it has not always been perfect, we never had a bad meal. Went yesterday for a beef fix. We ordered the short ribs and a side of rice. The meat was so tough a knife would not separate the bones. The piece... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The Argentinians really know their way around beef and this restaurant is no exception. Food was excellent, large portions an courteous service. Also serves as a great sports bar with several TV's broadcasting all different sports.

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Windsor, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Ordered a Argentina meat dish for two. The flash steak and sausage was perfectly cooked, the short ribs were simply salted and tasty. Truly the meal could feed 3 or 4. Staff was polite and attentive. Price is higher than surrounding locations but you do get the value back in the amount of well cooked food you receive. Would visit... More 

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Bayside, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

18 months ago this was an excellent restaurant with a great staff and good service. I returned in May and to my dismay the service has slipped considerably, the food was now only a B-, and the wait staff were more interested in texting than dealing with customers. Found two newer steakhouses in Tulum pueblo that were far better.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

It's bad when the only positive thing you can point to is the chimichurri. We got the camarones and the arrachera nacional. The shrimp were clearly frozen and the steak was just fair. The guacamole and beans weren't bad. To top it off though my girlfriend ordered a sangria and got a cup with half red wine and half lemonade.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Have been here twice now last year and April this year we came back to have the mixed grill for two people. It was fantastic and was big enough for 3 even four people! We took what we couldnt eat home with us and all the dogs in Tulum followed us home.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Was craving Argentinian so we ended up dining here for dinner. Ordered empanadas, mixed grill for 2, Vacio. The empanadas were delicious but the mixed grill which was a huge portion of different meats were under seasoned and tough. The Vacio would have been delicious if there was any salt on it. The blandness prevented me from enjoying this nice... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We went twice while in Tulum. They had good food, great margaritas and strong wifi. it is conveniently on the main strip in town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

this restaurant was our first dinner option in tulúm after we arrived. our guide recommended that place, so we went to check it out. we went there early around 5.30pm and there were not many other guests around. it took the waiters a bit to attend us, beecause they were following the superbowl on the screens in the restaurants. but... More 

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Additional Information about El Pequeno Buenos Aires

Address: Tulum 77780, Mexico
Phone Number: 9848064505
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
Average Prices: USD 7 - 30
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tulum 77780, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: 9848064505

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 30
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children

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