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El Cuartito

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Talcahuano 937, Buenos Aires, Argentina
4816-1758/4331
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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Dining on a budget

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Humming Buenos Aires pizzeria that is just plain fun

Loosely translated at the "backroom" or "little room," this place can indeed feel pretty small when the crowds have filled every nook and cranny and there's a line outside waiting to get in. But there is also the sense of having indeed discovered a Buenos Aires "backroom," a real slice of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Salmon Arm
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162 reviews 162 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Loosely translated at the "backroom" or "little room," this place can indeed feel pretty small when the crowds have filled every nook and cranny and there's a line outside waiting to get in. But there is also the sense of having indeed discovered a Buenos Aires "backroom," a real slice of Argentinian life busting at the seams with energy and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Searching for a place to eat pizza, there were a lot of reviews of El Cuartito. Near de 9 de Julio Avenue, and in a normal neighborhood of Buenos Aires, this pizza place is a great gathering spot before going to the boliches (discos), or simple to hang out with some friends, eating great pizza, drinking beer and/or cheap wine... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

For a true, authentic lunch experience, stop by El Cuartito for pizza. If you go during the work week, expect an incredibly overwhelming experience (reason I took away one point). You don't know where to go, how to order, but just walk towards the register and ask for a table. Once you're seated, it becomes much easier. Try the fugazzeta... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

there is only one place to eat it in BA, as far as we are concerned. It's over 2 years since our last Fugazzeta pizza at El Cuartito and at 4 PM today we "dug in". We usually order the Grande ......take half of it home.....and continue to enjoy it at the ap't. Today, my DH wanted to WALK and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Everyone love this pizzeria. How nice they also sell slices you can eat at a stand-up counter. We had a big group, and they immediately pushed together some tables for us. We tried several pizzas, had nice salads and beer and wine. Tab was about $7 per person. From the perspective of someone from the US, the pizza was very... More 

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florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

If you like pizza, you must go here, phmig oh, what a pizza! We ordered the fuguzetta which had a ton of mozzarella and onions, and was absolutely amazing, and we consider ourselves pizza connosieurs. Their empanadas were also excellent. Seriously, don't miss this place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We were only in BA for 3 nights but enjoyed our first visit so much we went back a second time. Good choice of pizzas, can't remember what we had but both were delicious, accompanied by a couple of cold beers which went down a treat. Mostly locals, one who was particularly friendly, and the same (only?) waiter who was... More 

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

El Cuartito, on of the best in the world, ...if you want to feel the real taste of the best fugazzetta in the world, you have to go el Cuartito, and have the best one!! local pizza, made by the maestros of pizza, Everyone is so nice, we visit them 4 times last week!! we love it!!!

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Calgary, Canada
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

WOW!!! We had heard about the legendary Buenos Aires pizza, and this really does deliver! Don't bother going anywhere else to try the real Argentianin pizza, just go HERE! This restaurant has been around forever - a bit of an 'institution' in Recoleta, and full of both locals and tourists. We arrived early (7.30), but within an hour, it was... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The best place to go if you like pizza. The pizzas are very good and the staff is extremely friendly and effective. The atmosphere is genuine Argentinian of full vibrant local people.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Talcahuano 937, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires
  • Phone Number: 4816-1758/4331

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget

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