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Piola

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Retiro
Italian, Pizza, Pasta
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Libertad 1078, Buenos Aires Libertad 1078, Argentina
+54 11 4812 0690
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Today
12:00 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, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 81
    Excellent
  • 104
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
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English first
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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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Bregenz, Austria
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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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Stamford, Connecticut
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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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Adelaide, Australia
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 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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Ontario
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

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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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

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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Leyland, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We ate here several times in February and March. Whilst probably not the best Italian food we have ever eaten it was good and reliable. It was also a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere and came at a reasonable price even with a glass of wine or beer as well.

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Mendoza, Argentina
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Had a good experience coming here a sunday night. We had good wine and it does not only have good pizza but great pasta too. It was not my best meal ever, but i would totes recommend again. Food prices are average

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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, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Large groups, Bar scene
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

Questions & Answers

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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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