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Ituzaingo Resto

1548 Ituzaingo St, Mendoza 5500, Argentina
54 261 9 156665778
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Ranked #1 of 364 Restaurants in Mendoza
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $35 - $65
Cuisines: Argentinean
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Ituzaingo is a close doors restaurant in the most bohemian neigbourhood from Mendoza. The building is a loft wich shows real mendocinean lifestyle. The atmosphere is very eclectic style and combines artistic expresions (paintings and sculptures).The food is mostly tradional Argentine Cuisine in a real gourmet style. Wines are from the personal cellar of the owner (no wine list).The phrase for our concept is:¨Ituzaingo is a restaurante but still a house, welcome.
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English first
Newport, Rhode Island
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

We arrived for a "cocktail style" beginning a bit more crowded than I expected. Seated for dinner inside, we had 3 choices, steak, lasagna, and white Salmon. The steak was enjoyed, lasagna was small and not your typical, white salmon was bad I needed a knife to cut it. Must have been frozen previously. After main course we waited to... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Closed door restaurants are not common in the states, thus we were excited to try out something new after reading the reviews. There is a metal ring on an unassuming door that you see from the street. Pull the ring and you hear chimes inside. The door is opened by your gracious host and doorway is a collection of wines... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

My wife and I learned of Ituzaingo from the concierge at our hotel (Park Hyatt Mendoza) and dined here on Christmas night. We enjoyed the closed restaurant setup, which enables you to get to know your host and other guests in a casual setting (think drinks and appetizers in a friend’s home) before being seated separately for dinner. All of... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The food and atmosphere was very good, and the owner and his staff were top notch. The cab driver didn't know that the address was a restaurant (or a closed door restaurant to be exact), and the neighborhood is a bit rough, but we had no problems. GO!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This was our second closed door restaurant, and this place is unfortunately a victim of high expectations placed by being the number 1 choice in Mendoza. The Ambiance - Absolutely fantastic. The best of the three closed options we visited. The inside is charming and the outside garden is perfect. They allow you to just wander around in the house... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Visited last night, and had a lovely time. The host & staff were lovely as was the house. Met very nice & interesting people, all of whom spoke English (a huge plus for me ) however they were well educated people from far & wide. There was a choice of wine and main course - both delicious. I'm not big... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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76 reviews 76 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

After learning about the "closed" restaurant scene in Buenos Aires, then discovering several "closed" restaurants in Mendoza I decided to surprise my husband and our traveling companions with a booking at Ituzango. All three were most suspicious when the text pulled up outside the only lights above the door of any house in the street, remove ring to pull the... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Wonderful food and a gracious host, who made every attempt to make my husband and me feel welcome, even with our base knowledge of Spanish. We were greeted with a cocktail and welcomed to our host's home. A slight while later, we were encouraged to choose a table in the garden. Given other description, we were slightly surprised to be... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Everything that needs to be said about Ituzaingo has already been said by other reviewers -- the bottom line is that its a unique, fun, and delicious experience at a reasonable price. There's lots of good eating around Mendoza, just don't miss out on a night with Gonzalo while you are there.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

After seeing all the positive reviews in this app, me and my girlfriend decided to go. Even though our expectations were high, the experience was even better. The concept is very special and fun, there are about 12 guests in the house. We actually all sit in the living room at the beginning of the evening and get to know... More 

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Address: 1548 Ituzaingo St, Mendoza 5500, Argentina
Phone Number: 54 261 9 156665778
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Cuyo  >  Province of Mendoza  >  Mendoza
Average Prices: USD 35 - 65
Cuisine: Argentinean

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