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El Viejo Balcon

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Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinean
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Av. Wheelright 1815 | esquina Italia, Rosario, Argentina
+54(341) 4255611
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 162
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    Very good
  • 45
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  • 13
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very nice restaurant to visit

Nice place and very good food. Plates are huge. If you go with old people or with problems to walk, there are stairs. If you have to go upstairs it is difficult to climb.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
manuel112013
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Rosario, Argentina
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Rosario, Argentina
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Nice place and very good food. Plates are huge. If you go with old people or with problems to walk, there are stairs. If you have to go upstairs it is difficult to climb.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I have been in this restaurante several times! Dinner meals are always excellent! The good is simply incredible! Great place to meet customers and have a good time!

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148 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I had my first parrilla in argentina here and I was not disapointed at all. Great meat!! However is a little bit expensive but the price is worth of.

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London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This was by far the best steak we tasted in Argentina, if not ever! The atmosphere in the restaurant is fantastic and the waiters are very friendly. Steaks are huge (big enough for two people) and in my opinion, best served with the delicious salad and a good bottle of malbec! On our first visit, we tried the mar de... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

One of my favorite restaurants in Rosario. Good service, big plates, good service, very good quality of meat, always busy and in general a very nice place.

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Thank you to all the other TA reviewers. We chose this place based on your comments. On our first visit we chose the El corte Mar del Plata - a sensational cut of young beef, together with what they translated as rump but was we think sirloin, cooked a punto (medium). Both stunning. Accompanied by a seasonal salad, jammed with... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Food was very good, with nice selection and well served. Can't say anything about price since I was on a business lunch and didn't pay

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Rosario, Argentina
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

If you are a foreigner in Argentina visiting Rosario and want to try an excellent piece of meat --"carne asada"-- do not miss this chance. Everything is good at this restaurant, including the service.

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Rosario, Argentina
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

excellent restaurant with a varied menu of food and wine. roasted meat specialist. highly recommended.

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

I was here for lunch so I can't comment on dinner, but they treated us very well and the service was FAST! We ate steak and they know how to cook it rare. They have a cut called el corte Mar del Plata which is huge and apparently unique to Rosario. Everything we ordered was exceptional. Give it a shot!

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Additional Information about El Viejo Balcon

Address: Av. Wheelright 1815 | esquina Italia, Rosario, Argentina
Phone Number: +54(341) 4255611
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Litoral  >  Province of Santa Fe  >  Rosario
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Wheelright 1815 | esquina Italia, Rosario, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Litoral  >  Province of Santa Fe  >  Rosario
  • Phone Number: +54(341) 4255611

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am

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