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Jose Leon Pagano 2697 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Recoleta)
+54 48066343
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Ranked #1,393 of 2,646 Restaurants in Buenos Aires
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Recoleta
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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Buenos Aires
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We were seated quickly outdoors (there is of course an inside option as well), given menus right away, and charmed when the owner, Daniel, stopped by to chat with us. The waiter offered us a few suggestions...which we followed. Our pastas (we were 3 people) were expertly done al-dente, and the sauces were all well-spiced, but not overly hot. Finding... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

To be honest, we found most of the italian food we'd tasted during our 4 week stay in Buenos Aires to be abysmal. The tomatos sauces were watery, the pasta overcooked, the pizza too bready and overwhelmed by the cheese and the food lacking in seasoning. But this was NOT the case at La Locanda. Our pasta was perfectly cooked... More 

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Wellington, Fl
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61 reviews 61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

if you want a nice neighborhood place with very good Italian food at a great price La Locanda fits the bill. The three course daily menus with wine pairings is a treat and very affordable. Daniel the owner will likely sit with you for a chat and he is a witty charming host.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I thought it was excellent Recommended by Alta. piazza across the street and was treated like a celebrity Best Italian in buenos aries

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

A fantastic experience, the best Italian food I have ever had!! Great service too! We had a variety of starters and they were all amazing, followed by the seafood pasta that was top class! This is a highly recommended restaurant and surely the best italian I have ever been too.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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181 restaurant reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Daniele Pinna is a chef known in Buenos Aires because he is a TV personality in the Gourmet Channel. He arrived in Buenos Aires three years ago, bringing with him his baggage full of culinary experiences and adventures from his hometown in Sardinia and from his journey encompassing more than 30 kitchens around the world. For Daniele, a kitchen brigade... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Went here tonight as I live nearby and had a yearning for pasta. The service in this place is not good, and the food is - at best - mediocre. The prices are through the roof. I paid 120 pesos for a simple plate of vegetarian Ravioli. It was slightly undercooked and hard at the edges (not al dente, undercooked)... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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77 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

My husband came back one day mentioning this restaurant he had casually walked by, it called his attention as it was fairly new...he had been mentioning it for a while until we went for lunch a couple days ago. It was a good experience. Pasta was good and service was good as well, the owner was omnipresent all the time... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

The food was very good. I got a pasta with chicken and vegetables and it was perfectly done and left me wanting more. I went for lunch, and it wasthe perfect atmosphere for that: relaxed, perfect lighting, not too expensive. It was very nice, but as americans who were speaking all spanish to the waiters, my friend and I felt... More 

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47 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Hmmm. It's kinda hard to write this review. We went based on tripadvisor reviews, as we were in the area, and my partner had this one earmarked. It was not busy...there was only 1 other customer in at the time. The very loquacious owner/manager sat down and explained each meal to us. I was rather unsure because I thought it... More 

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Additional Information about La Locanda

Address: Jose Leon Pagano 2697 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 48066343
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Recoleta
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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