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Plaza Mayor

Venezuela 1399, Buenos Aires, Argentina (El Centro)
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Ranked #336 of 2,369 restaurants in Buenos Aires
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: El Centro
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: El Centro
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
New Jersey
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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The restaurant decoration is amazing...you will think you are somewhere in Spain. The walls are covered with FANS (beautiful) if you ever been in Spain, you 'll know what I Am talking about. The food was really good too. We had the paella (a lit bit salty but good) We had some tapas, delicious!!! and the dessert was even better.... More

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Urumqi, China
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We ate here last night and I would say only eat the seafood here. I ordered the ribs and just got 2 slabs of meat with an egg on top some chips and peas. My dessert clearly came out of a pre-bought container. The service was good and what I saw other people eating looked quite good but overall mine... More

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mexico,d.f
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

The Paella was really good as was the octopus and the clam shells, the service was good and the all around atmosphere was nice, went on a Sunday night so it was not very crowded tried on a Saturday it was over an hour wait to go in at around 10 at night. would really recommend this place if you... More

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Jackson, Wyoming
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72 reviews 72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

There can be a line waiting to get in this popular spot any time, but on the weekends you can count on waiting if you arrive during dinner hour, about 10 pm to 12 pm. Inside you'll find a boisterous old-San Francisco Spanish look, with a bar, and many tables that wrap around into the back room. The aromas of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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170 reviews 170 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

It s a nice place with spanish tipical decorations. Portions are very big, so do not order too much food otherwise you ll need a doggybag. Fish is the main menu, but they also have beef, lamb and chicken as well as jam on..but unfortunally not the iberico;( the service is good and the basket of bread really very good... More

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Barrington, Rhode Island
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193 reviews 193 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Not sure what the fuss on poor food and service is about. I had too much meat in Sao Paulo, then a 16oz rib eye for lunch (ojo de bife), that I was begging for fish. My good friend brought me here. Fried calamari, not your Italian version, small squids, lightly battered, the tube is fried whole. Yum. For main... More

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Bilthoven, The Netherlands
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136 reviews 136 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

When you are in B.A. you have to visit this plaza and hopefully there is no demonstration at that time because the people in B.A. likes and needs to demonstrate.

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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We were walking the area and were told this was a good restaurant. The waiter was so bad that we called for the manager and told him to get a different waiter. Had we not already opened a bottle of wine, we would have left immediately. The food was bad and tasteless after taking the suggestions of the new waiter.... More

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Vienna, Austria
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

the coffee was good ... very good ... but that's it about the ambience was great but the food is tasteless and the waiters were really terrible and we couldn't get rid of the feeling we weren't welcome as tourists so better avoid having something to eat there !

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Sydney, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

We went there with a reservation for a group of 4 Sunday lunch. I was taking my 83 year old mum, English speaking husband (a tourist) and a friend. When we arrived the host, a male in his 60s took us upstairs to the worst possible table you can imagine tucked away in a corner. I did say that upstairs... More

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