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Plaza Asturias

Avenida de Mayo 1199 Esquina Salta, Buenos Aires, Argentina (El Centro)
4382-7334
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Ranked #312 of 2,345 restaurants in Buenos Aires
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: El Centro
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: El Centro
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Thee food is delicious and they have a house invitation drink that is fantastic. Also ask for Luciana, she's fantastic!

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Good Atmosphere and good service, I ordered a chorizo steak and it was hard and with no taste, good place for a couple of drinks and appetizer , maybe it wasn't my night but the food didn't taste good. Avoid.

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Denver, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Good value, elegant surroundings, and excellent service. Try the daily lunch specials for extra value. This restaurant specializes in traditional dishes from Spain.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

At 8pm on Sunday the restaurant was empty however, it was full the night before. The Menu del Dia was excellent and we had a good bottle of wine for around 5 Euros. Overall, a good evening.

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Barcelona, Spain
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We had a really good Bife de Chorizo here. They have Asturian food here, but we did fine on the Argentine steak. As for service being slow, well it is Buenos Aires. BTW, the place is quite beautiful as are many restaurants in BsAs.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Based on Lonely planet review we went there for lunch. But we experienced quite bad service and very very bad food. The menu looks fine and they offer also daily menu but it is not worth the visit. The emptiness of the place should have warned us. I would highly recommend to avoid this place.

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

The restaurant looked inviting and traditional from the street but it provided a bitterly disappointing experience. Having ordered sangria, it took just over thirty-five minutes and numerous reminders before our surly and overworked waitress produced it, poor as it was; our paella was a mixture of tasteless pre-cooked rice on which the other ingredients were arranged... it was pretty ghastly... More

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

This is a nice restaurant. Waiters are very nice and have a great service attitude. What they do not tell you is that every requirement generates a cost. So if you ask for a particular option they charged you in a criteria that they only know. Despite that, is a good place for taking a break and pampering yourself. Is... More

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Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Unique ambiance (if a bit bright), enormous menu, excellent service. Initially tried it as we arrived late into Buenos Aires from Montevideo and it was just down the street from our hotel - ended up coming back a couple times over the next week. The steak was the best I had in Argentina. The wine and dessert selection could be... More

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Hong Kong, China
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366 reviews 366 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013 via mobile

I don't know how Plaza Asturias is getting all these good reviews on Tripadvisor but we thought the food was overpriced for its sub-par quality. We dined at the restaurant on our first day in Argentina because it was around the corner from where we were staying. Then, we didn't think it was fantastic. And after dining in some of... More

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