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Cocina Sunae

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Mexican, Filipino, Asian, Thai, Vietnamese
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Roseti 1474, Caba | Between 14 de Julio and Heredia, Buenos Aires C1427BWD, Argentina
+54 48705506
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Hours:
Wed - Sat 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Authentic Southeast Asian Cuisine in Buenos Aires. Cocina Sunae lures you...
Authentic Southeast Asian Cuisine in Buenos Aires. Cocina Sunae lures you with aromas of fiery curries, fresh herbs and exotic spices in a closed door restaurant in Colegiales. Reservations only. Open Wednesday thru Saturday evenings starting at 8pm. Cash only.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Perfect break from...everything else

I don't blame you if you're stomach literally feels heavy after just a couple of nights of eating in BA. Between steak, pasta, pizza, more steak, medialunas, empanadas and the like your body can really take a beating. There are alternatives in BA, but solid asian cuisine is far and few between... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
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Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
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Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I don't blame you if you're stomach literally feels heavy after just a couple of nights of eating in BA. Between steak, pasta, pizza, more steak, medialunas, empanadas and the like your body can really take a beating. There are alternatives in BA, but solid asian cuisine is far and few between. Cocina Sunae has been a staple on the... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Had amazing food and wine at this place! If you like red wine, go with a Pinot noir with the cuisine served at this place. Love the idea of casas cerradas. You also can't beat the price for the quality of food you get! :D

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Cleveland, Ohio
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36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Cocina Sunae is a great experience. The atmosphere on the indoor/outdoor patio is great, and the food was amazing. We definitely wanted to check out a closed door restaurant while in Buenos Aires, and although Sunae definitely has more of a restaurant feel than a "homey" feel, we are very glad we went. All of the courses were amazing, and... More 

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Lake Zurich, Illinois
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92 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This was our third closed-door restaurant in Buenos Aires, so I feel real good about being able to accurately assess the value and experience here. And neither were impressive. We had an 830pm reservation which is very early for BA standards and of course we were the first to arrive. It was raining on and off that evening. Cocina Sunae... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I went with a couple of friends to this closed-doors resto. The place is really beautiful and the service excellent. The ambiance is very calm and invites to enjoy the dinner. The wine list is quite complete. Regarding the food, the first and second dishes were delicious but my experience with the main course didn't excel. Between the pork, the... More 

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Philippines
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Cocina Sunae serves Southeast Asian cuisine focusing on Filipino, Thai and Vietnamese, served family style or as a 4-course individual meal from the owner’s home kitchen. On the evening I had dinner there, the Chef, Cristina, served an extra Filipino dish and we had both main course choices presented family style. The soup was Bulanglang (Filipino) of prawn flavoured with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Every time I go to Buenos Aires I dinner at Cocina Sunae, it's an awesome restaurant. If you love Asian or spicy food you can't miss, the service is very friendly (they also speak english) and the ambient is great.

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Note: Cochina Sunae is a "closed door" restaurant, a legal status in Buenos Aires which means you need to reserve your table in advance, which is easy enough to do. My wife and I enjoy fine dining and while we were on-the-whole enjoying our week in BA, nothing was triggering that "eyes roll up in your head" kind of enthusiasm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

It's hard to find reasonably authentic foreign tastes in Buenos Aires. Anyone who has been out for cream cheese-filled, otherwise tasteless sushi knows this. Cocina Sunae is a haven, a port in a storm. First bite of the first course, Thai fish cakes, and a welcome blast of cilantro and sriracha actually made me think of meals in Bangkok. Pad... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

My husband and I ate here last week and were pleasantly surprised. This puerta cerrada is in a lovely home with two dining rooms on the patio or inside. The food was delicious. The flavors combinations were outstanding. Unlike other puertas cerradas, Cocina Sunae has a full staff in the kitchen, outside the home, and someone to take your order.... More 

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Additional Information about Cocina Sunae

Address: Roseti 1474, Caba | Between 14 de Julio and Heredia, Buenos Aires C1427BWD, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 48705506
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires
Open Hours:
Wednesday 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 25 - 35
Cuisine: Mexican, Filipino, Asian, Thai, Vietnamese

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Roseti 1474, Caba | Between 14 de Julio and Heredia, Buenos Aires C1427BWD, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires
  • Phone Number: +54 48705506

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 35
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Filipino, Asian, Thai, Vietnamese

Description

Authentic Southeast Asian Cuisine in Buenos Aires. Cocina Sunae lures you with aromas of fiery curries, fresh herbs and exotic spices in a closed door restaurant in Colegiales. Reservations only. Open Wednesday thru Saturday evenings starting at 8pm. Cash only.
Open Hours
Wednesday
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 pm - 12:00 am

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