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Piola

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Libertad 1078, Buenos Aires Libertad 1078, Argentina
+54 11 4812 0690
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7:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Mon - Wed 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Sat 7:00 pm - 3:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 91
    Excellent
  • 113
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice neighborhood Italian restaurant

This restaurant is bigger than it looks! I met a friend here for dinner. We had friendly, attentive service and he offered excellent recommendations for food and wine. The place has a modern, comfortable decor and good food at a reasonable prices.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
Raymond S
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

If you're looking for a typical Argentine experience, i.e. snotty, arrogant, high-maintenance waiters who think they're doing you a favour by deigning to take your order, then this is the place for you. The pizza is actually pretty good (if you like thin crust), but the noise and bad attitude spoils it.

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Thank cheb0lud0
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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32 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

This place has one of my favorite pizzas in Buenos Aires. Thin and crusty, pizzas are tasty and offered in a great variety of flavors. Service is fast and friendly. A dj is usually performing but still, you are able to talk and listen. Best thing: the complimentary drink you get when you ask for the check! Favorite pizza flavor:... More 

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Thank CeciEva
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This restaurant is bigger than it looks! I met a friend here for dinner. We had friendly, attentive service and he offered excellent recommendations for food and wine. The place has a modern, comfortable decor and good food at a reasonable prices.

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Thank Raymond S
Bregenz, Austria
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Buenos Aires is certainly known for its pizza and this restaurant well deserves its high rating. I ordered the larger pizza for myself but it is really almost enough for 2 people !

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Thank FreqBizTraveller68
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This place is a great choice when looking for good Italian food in the Recoleta area. Fun and lively atmosphere with a nice patio for outdoor seating. I've been 3 times and each time the service has been great, the food arrives quick and we always enjoy ourselves. In addition, I always hear at least one waiter speaking English to... More 

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Thank Say_Hueque_Argentina
Stamford, Connecticut
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We had a fabulous time eating and drinking our way in BA. Towards the end of our trip, we needed a casual setting that served simple meals ( that weren't beef related), and we were recommended to go to Piola. The pizza was thin crust, the salads full of vegetables, and the beer ice cold! Just perfect! The service was... More 

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Thank TJDavis59
Adelaide, Australia
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

Great ambiance in this place. Staff were very friendly and at least one spoke English when our questions couldn't be understood. Pizzas great and adding a salad made it a wholesome meal. A complimentary lemon sorbet style drink finished the meal off nicely. Reasonable prices - would recommend.

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Thank OzTrippa
Ontario
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59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We were looking for somewhere casual to go in Buenos Aires and chose Pizza Pialo, which proved to be the perfect pick. Staff was very friendly, pizza was very good. Bar drinks we had weren't great, but the bottle of wine after definitely was. As well the appetizers were ok, but the bread they offered ahead was definitely the best... More 

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Thank Hilde6Ontario
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

Pizza is very nice, lovely ambience, very nice service (which is not easy to find in Argentina), desserts are outstanding. Will definitely go there again. Prices are affordable.

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Thank Juan Carlos C
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

I downloaded tripadvisor app just to rate this place. Great food, great whine, great service, music, decoration, everything! Five stars easy!!

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Thank Leska V

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Libertad 1078, Buenos Aires Libertad 1078, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Retiro
  • Neighborhood: Retiro
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4812 0690

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday
7:00 pm - 3:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Retiro

Neighborhood Profile
Retiro
Exquisite palaces and luxurious apartment buildings combine with art galleries and exclusive boutiques to make Retiro the perfect spot for those who enjoy sophistication. However, the non-stop foot traffic to and from Retiro train and bus terminals, accompanied by the myriad of trucks leaving and arriving at the port, mean this neighborhood is never truly at rest. One minute you are walking down a street dotted with ornate mansions and luxurious shop windows and the next you find yourself surrounded by a sea of people racing to catch their train or bus. It is this juxtaposition of never-ending comings and goings and quiet, elegant luxury that defines Retiro, as well as Buenos Aires, a city where sharp contrasts are all around.
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