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Amici Miei Ristorante

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$$$
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San Telmo
Italian, Pizza, Noodle, Pasta, Argentinean
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Defensa 1072. Plaza Dorrego | Barrio de San Telmo, Buenos Aires C1061065AAT, Argentina
541143625562
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Description: Classical Italian and Mediterranean food. Very old recipes. Only Italian...
Classical Italian and Mediterranean food. Very old recipes. Only Italian products. Colonial terrace with smoking area. Managed with the owners. Historical location. Frequented for the local Italian collectivity.
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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 of 5 stars
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Best Italian encountered in Argentina during a three month trip. Malfatti delicious, pastas also. Nice wine list, good wait staff, room comfortable inside and out. Try it. I will again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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British Columbia, Canada
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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British Columbia, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Best Italian encountered in Argentina during a three month trip. Malfatti delicious, pastas also. Nice wine list, good wait staff, room comfortable inside and out. Try it. I will again.

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

a local recommended this restaurant and he wasn't far off the mark. probably the best meal we've had in BA. I had a squid ink ravioli and other half had a steak. faultless! service impeccable, we had a table out on the balcony looking out at the goings-on of the weekend san telmo market. could not have asked for a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My companion immediately got sic and vomited from his shellfish risotto, we complained, the owner attended and insulted us. By paying, we refused to pay for my companions dish, and the owner called the police. We ended up paying, but with regret.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

great food, superb service, views of the square. Its a bit pricy but worth it. Go early to get a table by the window or out on the balcony!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Located in the pretty square of San Telmo this restaurant is excellent for pastas. The risotto was fantastic. We were a big group with children and adults and service was very attentive. Mind the steep stairs!

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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Great Italian! We dined here twice while in BA...on Saturday the street market is fun as well...ask to sit outside if you are able and watch the town below...

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This restaurant is positioned right in the heart of St Telmo market but being located upstairs felt less touristy than most. We had to wait 20 minutes to get a table but it was worth it. This is an Italian restaurant, the food although authentic in taste had a modern twist. The portions were generous, the staff brisk but friendly.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

food is fresh and very Italian and the service was very professional and well presented. I would definitely say give it a try !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful food and great service. The pasta was fresh and was just the right amount! Chef even came out to see if we were enjoying our food which is always a nice touch. Tiramisu was the best we've ever had. Fully recommended!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Really enjoyed the lunch here. The service was great, and the meal was awesome! Really enjoyed the pasta, it was fresh and cooked to perfection!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Defensa 1072. Plaza Dorrego | Barrio de San Telmo, Buenos Aires C1061065AAT, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > San Telmo
  • Neighborhood: San Telmo
  • Phone Number: 541143625562

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Noodle, Pasta, Argentinean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients

Description

Classical Italian and Mediterranean food. Very old recipes. Only Italian products. Colonial terrace with smoking area. Managed with the owners. Historical location. Frequented for the local Italian collectivity.

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Staying in San Telmo

Neighborhood Profile
San Telmo
Characterized by cobblestones and narrow streets, San Telmo is defined by the tango, the dance that made Buenos Aires world-famous. Tango is a fusion of many different cultures: a true child of immigration, much like the city itself. Nowadays, it comes alive after dark in the milongas (dance parties) attended by both locals and visitors alike, who dance until the wee hours of the morning. During the day, the antique shops and classic cafés and bars around Plaza Dorrego dominate the scene. The emblematic Bar Plaza Dorrego, with its green awnings, checkered tile floors, and wooden interiors, takes you back in time the moment you step inside. For true porteño traditions, San Telmo is the place to be.