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Martha Salotti 445, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Puerto Madero)
54 11 4010 9200
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Ranked #42 of 2,523 Restaurants in Buenos Aires
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Neighborhood: Puerto Madero
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: A combination of the tenement houses known as conventillosand the working class neighborhoods known as arrabales —withjust a touch of Belle Epoque— cocina criolla, or Argentine cuisine, isknown for the diverse ingredients of our fertile lands.Our Cocina del Fin del Mundo is ripe with this history and localculinary traditions. Diners will be treated to a feast of flavors,aromas and textures, with fruits of our Patagonia region preparedaccording to the ancestral cooking techniques used in classicdishes from the Andes.Mezcla de conventillo, arrabal y belle epoque, la cocina criolla sedefine por su diversidad y por la creatividad con que los ingredientesde estas prolíficas tierras se combinaron con las antiguasrecetas llegadas desde el puerto junto a miles de familiasde inmigrantes.Nuestra Cocina del Fin del Mundo se nutre de esta historia y tradiciónculinaria. Se vuelve así un verdadero festín de sabores, fraganciasy texturas cuando se encuentra en el plato con los frutosde nuestra Patagonia profunda y ancestrales técnicas de cocciónde las más típicas recetas andinas.

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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Shiny white-and-red interior; pegasus on the wall. Inside a big and expensive hotel. Why would I go here? Hands down, this was one of the best meals I have had in Buenos Aires. The atmosphere and service made it memorable. Normally I would never think of eating in a place like this, but I would go back in an instant.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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32 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

We ate here on a trip to BA and right from making the booking to arriving they were keen to deal wit my wife's gluten and dairy intolerances. The front of house staff and our waitress were amazing, she went above and beyond and gave us a tour round the hotel which we need to check out when we are... More 

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São Paulo, Brazil
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Great food, awsome atmosphere. The restaurant itself offers a great experience when it comes to decoration. It´s different than we ever saw. A unique color exprience in a unique hotel experience. Not cheap but you can have a great meal for a good price. Don´t know if it is for BAs first visitors but if you know a few other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

Fabulous food, fabulous wine, fabulous evening.!!! All perfect. This place knows how to do it right. Get the risotto, you'll leave happy.

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Dublin, Ireland
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82 reviews 82 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Went expectantly for dinner last night. I had heard about their 5 or 8 course tasting menu and we were determined to try it out, especially as the 5 course paired with wines was reputed tobe 420 pesos, or about 40 US dollars. I even asked teh man on booking if we could reserve that option, and he put us... More 

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San Francisco, California, USA
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Once you step foot in the door one is amazed by the decor. The staff is very friendly and speaks english. Luc gave a good wine recommendation of a very limited Malbec produced ( which I had tasted at another restaurant) the food was visually and delectably amazing. The only minus would be base/music from the bar next door which... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Everything from the service level, to the wine list, to each dish was perfectly executed. Honestly, made a reservation. You won't be disappointed.

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Ferndale, Michigan
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35 reviews 35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

This review is a long time coming. My visit to El Bistro was a while back, but I still think about it from time to time. I don't just think about how insanely cool this place looks and feels, I think about the specific tasting menu dishes I ate there. Sometimes I can even taste that borscht. Yes. This place... More 

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Calgary, Canada
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Got a reservation on Saturday night at El Bistro. The room is beautiful in quite a spectacular hotel. A little pricy by Buenos Aires standards, but in line with Madera prices. We went with the tasting menu and wine pairings. The food and wine was very good and a great welcome to BA. I was a little shocked that they... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

A special place to commemorate a special date! Excellent food, well decorated, with a wonderful atmosphere.

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Address: Martha Salotti 445, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Phone Number: 54 11 4010 9200
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Puerto Madero

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