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Tango Restaurant

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Steakhouse, International, Argentinean, South American
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464 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474-5106 (Medford Street)
Arlington Center Bus Stop.
781-443-9000
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Bar and Appetizers

Let me start by saying that this was our first time here and honestly did not intend on going here, but were walking around the area and it looked inviting. We sat at the bar and they had a musician and singer in the restaurant, so we ordered a couple of drinks and appetizers. The bartender was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Rhodymom2012
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Arlington, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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North Reading, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A group of us went to a comedy in Arlington and on the spur of the moment decided to go to Tango, advertised as an Argentinian steak house close to the show we attended. In stead of their steak, which is one of their specialties, some of us chose their lamb chops. Absolutely the best lamb chops we ever ate.... More 

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We are always looking for something different in the area so Argentinian looked inviting. Gabriel, our bartender, explained the menu and our stop for a drink went to a full blown dining experience. An app, a couple of glasses of wine, and then salmon and skirt steak entrees had us asking why we hadn't been here before. Gabriel kept us... More 

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North Reading, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Having eaten in Argentinian restaurants in the US and in Puerto Rico, I always have ordered steak...invariably done wonderfully. However, my wife and I and our friends tried the lamb chops. Absolutely the best I have ever eaten.

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Let me start by saying that this was our first time here and honestly did not intend on going here, but were walking around the area and it looked inviting. We sat at the bar and they had a musician and singer in the restaurant, so we ordered a couple of drinks and appetizers. The bartender was very nice and... More 

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Boston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We were quite happy with our steaks, which were cooked perfectly to order, but what we really liked were the unusual sides and salads. The Tango Fries were like super thick potato chips fried to be crispy on the outside, but moist on the inside. Unique and delicious. Also, they have an orange, beet and blue cheese salad that we... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Tango is a family owned Argentinean steak house located in Arlington Center. The food is good, the atmosphere is cozy, and the staff is friendly and helpful. The food is wholesome and tasty. For appetizers we had the empanadas and the baby lamb chop. Both were really delicious. For main course we of course chose steaks, their specialty. We had... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

Surprisingly crowded for a stormy night, but special menu food was delish. The only issue we had was that the bartender was overwhelmed and our drinks took longer than expected. Waiter explained and was appropriately apologetic. Have been before and would definitely return.

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great atmosphere. Great Service. Great Steaks. Good wine selection. Creative Menu. If you like meat, you should try Tango!!!

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've been here a few times. Its nice to have a good steak in town that isn't a chain. The meat cuts are very tasty, the empanadas are authentic and the atmosphere nice. It can get a bit noisy in there on a weekend night. I highly recommend it over your typical chain, but the prices are a few dollars... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

.. But no more. One bad experience has had a lingering effect on my interest in the restaurant. My wife and I took her son, a restaurant manager and cook, for an anniversary dinner. The place was understaffed (a Monday holiday that they weren't prepared for) and the service as disappointing at the steaks. Since there are other options nearby,... More 

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Additional Information about Tango Restaurant

Address: 464 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474-5106
Phone Number: 781-443-9000
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Arlington
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Steakhouse, International, Argentinean, South American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 464 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474-5106
    (Medford Street)
  • Public Transportation: Arlington Center Bus Stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: 781-443-9000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, International, Argentinean, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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