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El Baqueano

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Chile 499 | Monserrat, Buenos Aires 1066, Argentina
+54 11 4342-0802
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  • 117
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  • 33
    Very good
  • 12
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good and ok

I went there after read the rank of the 50 best restaurants of Latin America. The degustation menu comes with 8 courses. Some of them were amazing and some is ok. The wine paring was just ok...no fancy ones. This restaurant only has degustation menu and is good to make reservation.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
Jinyi Z
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I went there after read the rank of the 50 best restaurants of Latin America. The degustation menu comes with 8 courses. Some of them were amazing and some is ok. The wine paring was just ok...no fancy ones. This restaurant only has degustation menu and is good to make reservation.

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San Francisco, California
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177 reviews 177 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
270 helpful votes 270 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

OK, some dishes were pretty mindblowing, but others only just OK. At a place like this, you expect every dish to be mindblowing. The premise of the restaurant is that they use unusual ingredients, especially meats, but the only atypical meat on the menu on our particular day was the lama carpaccio dish. It's hard to get excited about things... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Great food, service and ambience! It was my third time in Buenos Aires and the dinner in the El Baqueano was one of the best meals I ever had in the city!!!

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New Bern, North Carolina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This is an opportunity to try different meals all in one sitting. The food was excellantly prepared. A Little expensive so save the experience for a special occassion.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

El Baqueano is an awesome restaurant hidden in San Telmo. Their food is simply amazing, for sure one the best restaurants in the world. No words can define their llama or their rabbit heart, you simply can't miss it. The service is great in spanish or english, always very friendly. The ambient isn't at the same level the food is,... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

El Baqueano is a small restaurant in San Telmo. The décor is simple but elegant, lights are soft but efficient. The food is wonderfully surprising. The tomato entrée is not only delicious but beautiful (differently from the disappointing tomato entrée at Tegui). The salmon, also delicious, comes with a very smart fried skin that visually resembles pork skin. We had... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

In a quiet street of San Telmo, I, my husband and a couple of friends sat down to the second most extraordinary food experience in Buenos Aires! It is a must visit place for all foodies and such a wellcome! Gabi matches the wines perfectly (if you ask for the harmonized menu), and all becomes the perfect experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We stopped by El Baqueano on the last night of our stay in Buenos Aires and were blown away. The chef and sommelier (husband and wife) worked beautifully as a team to serve us a wonderful tasting menu of plates all native to Argentina. We had a set menu so we just went with the flow of what was served... More 

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11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I wasn't very impressed with the food served. Asked for the biggest menu which was only 6 or 7 steps and it's based on exotic meat but they came so in disguise that you coudn't really tell which was what. It could all be any ordinary meat. Service was fantastic with a profound explanation of each step and harmonized drinks,... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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6 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Hidden gem downtown San Telmo. Great tasting menu, well thought out wine pairings, exceptionally interesting raw materials (rabbit hearts, carpaccio of lama), good service and a fantastic value. An 8 course tasting menu with wine pairings at ARS 700? Simply unbeatable. Food and wine pairings up to par with several European 1 x Michelin star restaurants.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Chile 499 | Monserrat, Buenos Aires 1066, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4342-0802

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
  • Cuisine: Argentinean

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