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Rodi Bar

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Recoleta
Argentinean
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Vicente Lopez 1900, Buenos Aires, Argentina
(11) 4801-5230
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best $10 meal I've had

While not the best steak I've ever had, it was by far the best $10 US dollars I've spent on a meal. I ordered the # 18 off the specials menu which included a salad, yams and a steak with a egg on top. All very tasty, my wife had the #17 which had sliced tomatoes and hard boiled eggs,... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
Reposmai
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
via mobile
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is how Argentineans eat everyday. I am myself a local living abroad, I enjoy eating at El Rodi when visiting Buenos Aires.

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Colleyville, Texas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This was a restaurant recommended by a local. We ordered lunch off the lunch special menu. The lunch cutlet and the bone in beef were very tasty and nice portions. The sides were also great. Service was great. Good wine choices. Would definitely go again.

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London
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This place is a very reasonable option if you're dining out in Recoleta. Our waiter seated us quickly. Took a fairly long time to take our order but it was lunchtime and busy. He then proceeded to take 8 food and drink orders without writing anything down. We were understandably nervous but very impressed when everything turned up as ordered!... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

On a side street off Calao serving mostly locals. Good food and service. Not fancy, but great for people watching.

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Bradenton-Sarasota Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I did my research on TripAdvisor prior to arriving in Buenos Aires in February 2015 and it really paid off. After disembarking our cruise ship and taking a BA hop on hop off tour, we grabbed a taxi and headed to Rodi Bar. The taxi driver took us to Recoleta Cemetery which turned out to be fine as it was... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

While not the best steak I've ever had, it was by far the best $10 US dollars I've spent on a meal. I ordered the # 18 off the specials menu which included a salad, yams and a steak with a egg on top. All very tasty, my wife had the #17 which had sliced tomatoes and hard boiled eggs,... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We stayed quite close by this restaurant, which is also conveniently located near the Recoleta Cemetery, and stopped in for a "lunch" (it was after 5pm, but hey it's BA, they eat late), and was surprised that we were the only tourists there. It's a welcoming, cafe style looking restaurant, filled with locals, and after ordering the steak can understand... More 

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New York, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Offering a widely varied menu with extremely reasonable prices and polite & efficient service this is an excellent restaurant. The ambiance is nice - the tables are not crowded - one is not rushed - the portions seem to all be for two or more - noise level not excessive Great find

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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76 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

A nice little place with good if not brilliant steak. The salad was just tomato and egg which was not to my taste but was ok. The place itself was busy and had a nice atmosphere with small tables very close together. Prices very good especially for the lunchtime specials, just AR$ 85.

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Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This restaurant is located in the Recoleta area, and was recommended to me by AV, a local in Buenos Aires who knew I was traveling and dining alone on my recent visit. I arrived around 8:00 PM, indicated that I was dining alone, and was shown to a table already set for one. When I got there, the restaurant had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vicente Lopez 1900, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Recoleta
  • Neighborhood: Recoleta
  • Phone Number: (11) 4801-5230

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Argentinean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Recoleta

Neighborhood Profile
Recoleta
Characterized by the French-style mansions which are the legacy of its aristocratic past, Recoleta is the true “Paris of the South.” Walking around this neighborhood is an experience like no other in Buenos Aires: its streets are lined with elegant apartment buildings, exclusive boutiques, and former mansions turned into high-end hotels and embassies, which exude an alluring air of sophistication and class. You'll also find a rich cultural scene centered on the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Library, and the Recoleta Cultural Center; as well as some great shopping spots, like the Buenos Aires Design Mall with an artists' fair set up in Plaza Francia every weekend.