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Lalo De Buenos Aires

Montevideo 353 - Capital Federal, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Almagro)
4373-9696
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Ranked #311 of 2,255 restaurants in Buenos Aires
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Argentinean
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Almagro
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English first
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

Good salads to go with typical grilled meats choices and pastas. Generous portions. Good wine selection, including half bottles. Generous shareable deserts. As with most restaurants in Buenos Aires no English spoken but our friendly waiter worked hard to make sure we were happy with our selections. 50s ambience. Good value. Would go again.

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San Rafael, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Great food, portions big enough to share, service good everything we ordered was good One of the best steaks I had in BA I totally recommend it

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Denver, Colorado
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

Read in a blog it's the best in the city for this particular cut....spectacular flavor, a bit tough to cut, and available only in a portion sized for (at least) two people. Excellent service. Dessert portions are absurdly large..we recommend sharing the profiteroles if you like chocolate sauce. Afterwards a long walk will be in order, and the Casa Rosada... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

It was good, house wine glass was good, good beef, French fries and chimichurri sauce. Experience of being in a 50's restaurant, but not a must to go to. Ambience is nice!

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Halifax, Canada
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407 reviews 407 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

My wife & I went for dinner. We both had the "Bife de Chorizo", followed by the "Tiramizu". The steaks were good quality, large and cooked perfectly. The potatoes and veg were a little overcooked. The Tiramisu was excellent. Although our waiter spoke no English he was very helpful and patient. Prices were reasonable. Definitely a good place to eat... More

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Maracay, Venezuela
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

Good Service, Nice ambience with lots of photos of Argentinan celebrities from other decades, tango music, tango feeling. One of the mos particular restaurants I ve been in Buenos Aires so far. The food is good, but nothing that stands out.

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River Forest, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2011 via mobile

Nice waiter and authentic decor but the Bife de Choriza Especial was the worst meat we've had in our three weeks in BA. The Especial was supposed to be thicker than the regular chorizo. It was the thinnest steak ever and the taste was really off, like old meat.

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Zürich
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29 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2009

On the Montevideo street, close to Corrientes, downtown Buenos Aires there are three good restaurants, namely Chiquilin, Lalo, and Pepito. These are typical restaurants of Buenos Aires, with local atmosphere, delicious dishes with the taste of home made food, and ...in all of them very kind staff. There restaurants are well known by locals because they are genuine and traditional.... More

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