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Ituzaingo Resto

1548 Ituzaingo St, Mendoza 5500, Argentina
54 261 9 156665778
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Ranked #1 of 352 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
Boston, Massachusetts
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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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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
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64 reviews 64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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75 reviews 75 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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New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We came her per the suggestion of our concierge at the Park Hyatt and we are so happy she referred us here! It is a closed door restaurant and feels like you are dining at a friends house, with strangers (who may or may not drive you back to your hotel at the end of the night). Great food, great... More 

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Denver, CO
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We enjoyed Ituzaingo after a day of wine tasting and it was the perfect finish. The multi-course meal paired with more wine was amazing. My wife and I were showing our parents around Mendoza and this was the perfect finish to our time together in Mendoza. Amazing value for what you receive and an incredibly unique experience!

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A Remote Island
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

It was nice. We arrived. Offered a drink. Clearly a gringo entrance as the locals didnt fill the gaps till much later. Minimal attention from the host. He gravitated towards his friends (locals) all night. Food was ok. Again, nothing spectacular. Servers were apparently new, as was every other employee apart from the chef and host (offly coincidental, but clearly... 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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