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Balcarce 725, Buenos Aires 1064, Argentina (San Telmo)
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Ranked #716 of 2,323 restaurants in Buenos Aires
Cuisines: Argentinean, International
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: San Telmo
Description: TANGO SHOW: One of the traditional houses of Tango of Buenos Aires, in San Telmo's area. Where our guests remove a bit of our heart and idiosyncrasy. THE TANGO.
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78% Recommend
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Chicago, IL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I was pleased with the menu and the show. Be prepared that no beverages are included in the price so anything you request would be paid for seperately. It was one of the more affordable Tango shows and locals come here as well!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

The food is appalling - but the good news is that you can have a few drinks and see the show without eating. When we visited there were quite a few Argentinians, and NONE of them had dinner as far as we could see. I paid by credit card and was told no less then 4 times that service was... More

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

This is not a high-end glitzy show in an ornately decorated theatre. It is much more down to earth but still very enjoyable. The big advantage is its intimacy. The maximum capacity is probably not much more than sixty yet we were able to book a table the night before which was right beside the stage. Many of the tango... More

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washington, dc
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100 reviews 100 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Pros - ability to book and pay easily on line without going through hotels or agencies. Good dancing by all pairs (though we're no tango experts), efficient service by hosts and servers - drink delivery, check settling, etc. Small venue - good visibility from most tables. Tables not ridiculously close. Conveniently nearby for us (we were staying in San Telmo).... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013 via mobile

We got here following a recommendation, indeed it was a good show and not as touristic as these things might get. We booked it ourselves on their website, they accept PayPal transfer and were in all very nice. We took only the show, a good option if you want to save the expensive dinner.

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Perth, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

We did alot of research before we decided on this one and we found that many peoples reviews complained of the price of the tango/dinners shows ($150+ at some places) and the poor quality of the food/service and tourist trap rip off, e.g. open bar but never being able to find a waitress to get a drink, poor quality wine,... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

A friend who had visited Buenos Aires recommended Taconeando as a little less touristy than some of the other offerings. She indicated that at the end of the show they go around and ask where people are from. During their show, they were the only Americans. It was the exact same for us with plenty of other Latin American countries... More

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Haarlem, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

Taconeando is not a hotspot, but it offers à wonderful sentimental journey through the history of tango. If you go - which I would recommend strongly - pay special attention to the superb bandoleon player. He has melancholy written all over him.

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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

This was a great night of Tango away from the "tango-mills" of 500+ tourists ... lots of locals, people from Brazil, US and Romania. We expected great stake and got it ... we expected exceptional dancers and got that too ... service was pleasant; There was good interaction between audience and entertainers (you still enjoy it if you have no... More

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Surrey, UK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

This was the best priced show we could find. The place and the show (about an hour and a half of tango and singing) were great, the dinner (included) and then wine (not included) were ok. Would definitely recommend it

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