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Barbaro

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Retiro
Coffee Shop, Spanish, Tapas, Argentinean
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Tres Sargentos 415, Buenos Aires C1054ABC, Argentina
+54 11 4311-6856
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9:00 am - 1:30 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 1:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
friendly art deco bar/café

This bar/café is a little gem. Staff are friendly and happy hour is until 12 midnight. The food looked fresh and lots of locals stop by on their way home for a beer, a chat and some food. Free peanuts and mini bread sticks. Great place to sit outside and people watch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
Deborah P
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London, United Kingdom
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Bangalore
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260 reviews 260 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

On 5th March, 2015, we visited this place for lunch. We started walking from Amerian Hotel in the same district and after crossing many sidewalk cafes and bars, we located this place as it was quite crowded at around 2 pm! We could not get a table outside and we were shown a table inside. The menu card was in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This bar/café is a little gem. Staff are friendly and happy hour is until 12 midnight. The food looked fresh and lots of locals stop by on their way home for a beer, a chat and some food. Free peanuts and mini bread sticks. Great place to sit outside and people watch.

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Baltimore
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This bar/restaurant was one of my favorites! It reminded me of the bars here in Baltimore City. The service was friendly and fast. Prices were good and the menu had tone of great food. It was off the beaten path, tucked away on a alley street right next to my hotel NH Florda. I went there to end the night... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We happened on this cafe without knowing it was a neighborhood hangout by some of Argentina's top contemporary artists who are featured in many modern collections throughout BA. Jorge De la Vega, Ernesto Delta, and Romulo Maccio to name a few, and de la Vega painted a window mural. My friend had a Biff de lomo (tenderloin) which was excellent.... More 

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Clonmel, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Just returned from a trip to Beunos Aires and called into this bar one evening, no idea what to eat, however, the owner was brilliant he created meals for us, was great company and great fun. Art is superb. So good we visited a second night.

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Minneapolis, MN
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127 reviews 127 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Enjoyed the local feel. Decent happy hour. Calamari is worth a try, a bit salty but good quality. Happy hour can be a good del if you are looking for small plates etc. off the beaten path but still in a lively area.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Nice bar for before dinner drink. Mainly for local guys. Less known for the tourists. Do not accept credit card, cash only.

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Montreal, Canada
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75 reviews 75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Attracted by the tables outside without too many smokers and by the variety and prices of the lunch menu, we enjoyed the cold beer but felt like we were participating in a remake of The Birds with the owner feeding the pigeons on the sidewalk. They were happy to make themselves at home on the chairs and tables. We had... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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183 reviews 183 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Good pub for a beer and nice friendly staff. They have live music on the Saturday night but it wasn't too loud to make conversation impossible and in any case you could always sit outside if you wanted too! Didn't eat there but food looked OK.

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Brit in Paris
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Always a strange mix of people drinking there - it doesn't have loud music but it does have a great happy 'hour' 1800-2200. Good atmosphere though and you can sit outside on a street much quieter that Reconquista. Haven't tried the food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tres Sargentos 415, Buenos Aires C1054ABC, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Retiro
  • Neighborhood: Retiro
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4311-6856

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Spanish, Tapas, Argentinean
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 1:30 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 1:30 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 1:30 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 1:30 am
Friday
9:00 am - 1:30 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 1:30 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Retiro

Neighborhood Profile
Retiro
Exquisite palaces and luxurious apartment buildings combine with art galleries and exclusive boutiques to make Retiro the perfect spot for those who enjoy sophistication. However, the non-stop foot traffic to and from Retiro train and bus terminals, accompanied by the myriad of trucks leaving and arriving at the port, mean this neighborhood is never truly at rest. One minute you are walking down a street dotted with ornate mansions and luxurious shop windows and the next you find yourself surrounded by a sea of people racing to catch their train or bus. It is this juxtaposition of never-ending comings and goings and quiet, elegant luxury that defines Retiro, as well as Buenos Aires, a city where sharp contrasts are all around.