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Avenida Rivadavia 3899- Barrio Almagro | Esquina Medrano, Buenos Aires C1204AAD, Argentina
54 11 4958 7387
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Ranked #87 of 2,516 Restaurants in Buenos Aires
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Argentinean, Coffee Shop, Bar
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert

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paris
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92 reviews 92 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Went to Las Violetas because it is one of the nicest traditional tea room in Buenos Aires. I took pasta and have been badly intoxicated. Old cheese. Too bad. Go only to watch it. Don't go to eat. What does Sanitary Controls do?

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Hawaii
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84 reviews 84 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We were staying in a hotel nearby and were delighted to find this restaurant, the only highlight of the neighborhood. We ate there every morning enjoying teh Americano breakfast that included an omelette w fillings of your choice - for me spinach and cheese, - , fruit salad, toast, croissants, coffee or tea,and fresh OJ. We loved the old world... More 

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london
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80 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Having spent 5 days in BA, our stay wouldn't be the same if we haven't been to las violetas. Echoing early 20th century european charm, excellent food and fantastic waiters; spend a breakfast time or afternoon tea here.

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Panama
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22 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We had the Brasilian breakfast here with another set. For the quality of food, we thought that it was a bit pricey. It has a fun, grand environment. As we visited on a Sunday morning, it seemed that there were local families enjoying their brunch there as well, leisurely reading newspapers or catching up. It's quaint for photo taking -... More 

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Pleasantville, New York
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237 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

A must if you go to Buenos Aires. Las Violetas is brilliant with belle epoque elegance - stained glass decor full of light & beauty. This place is not to be missed. It is the city's best and most beautiful cafe. Put it at the top of your list.

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Bristol, UK
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67 reviews 67 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My friend and I walked past this place a few times and saw glamorous older ladies enjoying the High Tea and the place was always buzzing, so we really wanted to try it. As our hotel's breakfast was small and somewhat overpriced, we decided to go here for breakfast. I had the Americano breakfast which consisted of: a cheese and... More 

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sedona az
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Absolutely lovely setting. I had a very good steak. For a change, I got it cooked the way I wanted it. Rare, hard to get in Buenos Aires. They like steak well done. And the service was nice. And that is saying something. Most of the restaurant service in Buenos Aires is indifferent to truly horrible.And the candy counter is... More 

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Salta, Argentina
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118 reviews 118 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

This place opened in 1880, so you can imagine the walls can talk out loud and share every little secret from back then! We went to have an Easter breakfast and the place was packed with locals and tourists. Had a large coffee, milkshake for hubby and son and a dozen croissants to share. Paid $250 (pesos) for a superb... More 

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South Carolina
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

Tea time is not just for British aristocrats in Victorian movies! I had the pleasure of having afternoon tea twice last year at las Violetas. The amazing architecture and beautiful stained windows were a feast for the eyes while the sandwich tray with cakes and pastries was a feast for my tummy. I never imagined there existed a place so... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

I had tea time at Las Violetas. Reasonable price for a whole can of tea (+/- 4 cups with 3 cookies and a glass of water) for 40 pesos. The staff was really friendly and the decor marvelous.

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Additional Information about Las Violetas

Address: Avenida Rivadavia 3899- Barrio Almagro | Esquina Medrano, Buenos Aires C1204AAD, Argentina
Phone Number: 54 11 4958 7387
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Argentinean, Coffee Shop, Bar

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