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Dada

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Retiro
French, Bistro
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San Martin 941, Buenos Aires 1005, Argentina
+54 11 4314-4787
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12:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Its a nice place to visit in the City

OK service, good food, good drinks some days. Kinda fancy. Small place. Good coockers. Its a little pricey, but Its good for travelers to visit and have their own opinion

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
marcelo z
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Visited Dada last night and was hugely disappointed. The place looks cool and attracts a funky crowd. Unfortunately, it is very poorly managed. We made a reservation and waited over 70 minutes for our table. We asked for help and the manager kept telling us would be 5 minutes before. He showed little concern for the delay and felt entitled... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

OK service, good food, good drinks some days. Kinda fancy. Small place. Good coockers. Its a little pricey, but Its good for travelers to visit and have their own opinion

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Manila, Philippines
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We were looking for a place that serves food for my boyfriend that was really hungry and myself something lighter and few drinks just to relax around 10.30 PM. We were on vacation and didn't want anything to crazy but at the same time a nice place with some music to talk and relax. I found this place on trip... More 

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Calgary, AB
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This wee restaurant has wonderful service, great food and a decidedly different character from most places in BA. On a weeknight it was the only restaurant with more than a couple of tables occupied, so we figured it had to be good. It certainly was!!! We came back twice more, could not get in on a Saturday, and was packed... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This was a highlight of our visit, apart from the beef in BA which is to die for, we found the rest of the food in restaurants disappointing. But this place was above everything we had tried, everything had a lot of taste, and they have really good wines and beers. Staff very friendly and helpful.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Funky and fun, one of our favorite lunch bars in BA. Situated just down Calle San Martin from the Galerias Pacifico mall and Calle Florida, Dada Bistro is great bar to pop in for a beer or a glass of wine. We have had lunch there several times and always enjoyed the food and vibe. It does get crowded at... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Small, artsy bistro feel with a very local clientele. Staff speaks some English and are extremely friendly and accommodating. Tasty foods, nice wine list, great experience overall. Highly recommended.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The reviews were good so I wanted to try it out. It's overrated in terms of both the quality of food and the price of food. I got guacamole and the nachos were all broken up and the guac was so little. We also ordered arugula salad with shrimps and the arugula was not fresh or healthy looking at all.... More 

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Melbourne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Beer & Salad US23.00. Price OK. Very satisfactory. Nothing spectacular, just good. No photos’. Won't go again as there are so many other better places nearby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We've eaten here for almost ten years, and it's still great. This Retiro neighborhood restaurant is affordable, friendly and serves consistently great food. After flying all night, we needed lunch and knew where to go. We split a Caesar salad, the Dada Lomo and a bottle of wine. Honestly, the au gratin potatoes were a little over cooked, as if... More 

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Additional Information about Dada

Address: San Martin 941, Buenos Aires 1005, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 11 4314-4787
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Retiro
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Cuisine: French, Bistro

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: San Martin 941, Buenos Aires 1005, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Retiro
  • Neighborhood: Retiro
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4314-4787

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am

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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.
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