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Balcarce 802, Salta 4400, Argentina
387 421 4865
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating

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  • Food
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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    4 of 5 stars
Very good steaks

La Lenita serves classic parrillada and does it very well. The meat was very good, the salad (uncommonly they have a salad bar) good and the ambience of the place as it should be. It's located in the "entertainment centre" of Salta so you're spoilt for choice when it comes to bars and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2013
Copenhagen, Denmark
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Business meetings
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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La Paz, Bolivia
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76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

For the price go to the Charrua.. The place is a tourist trap. The quality isn't there. And it's infested by flies inside.

Thank cpbolivia
San Diego
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154 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Located in the bustling restaurant area on Balcacares, I had the best piece of meat in my 3 week trip in Argentina. The eggplant appetizer they give you is delicious, and my bife de chorizo was excellent. You can sit outside and watch the scene, which is quite something.

Thank MsEnergy
Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My son ordered the parilla p/dos and obviously was expecting some meat fest. Argentinian meat platters seem to consist of a lot of things we gringos aren't used to and the edible things weren't too great neither. Nice location and service though; can't speak for the rest of the food.

Thank Rusty1402
Paris, France
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

As indicated in the previous review, La Lenita has been replaced by a restaurant called Alsina at the same location with the same interior as shown in the photos of La Lenita on this page. But unlike the previous reviewer, I did not enjoy my meal as much. I ordered a steak that was prepared well but the quality of... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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94 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We looked for this restaurant when we were in Salta last month, and discovered it ceased to exist last fall. There is a new restaurant in that location called Adelina. Definitely worth it - see my review on this restaurant.

Thank gattara3
Copenhagen, Denmark
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155 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

La Lenita serves classic parrillada and does it very well. The meat was very good, the salad (uncommonly they have a salad bar) good and the ambience of the place as it should be. It's located in the "entertainment centre" of Salta so you're spoilt for choice when it comes to bars and restaurants. During the meal one of the... More 

Thank mschr
Annecy, France
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296 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Argentina is a country of beef . . . and more beef . . . and more beef with few to no veggies and a bit of salad. We selected the pollo (chicken breast) which is pounded and served on a plate with a slice of lemon. We ordered fries for our side (they were just OK), but the pollo... More 

Thank heartstoyou
Milano, Italy
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013 via mobile

We were told that in this restaurant waiters are hired only if they can sing, but that night they were probably taking a break in their tournée ... Anyway, the large buffet gives a good choice to vegetarians, and the parrilla makes the rest of the table more than happy. Large room, no noise, relaxing experience, decent price. Just jeep... More 

Thank MaxTaverna
Antwerp, Belgium
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013 via mobile

We stayed one night in Salta and this resto was recommended by our hotel. It's in a cosy street with lots of bars and restos. Nice trendy interior with lots of space, good food and 1 litre Stella bottles. Not the most typical of Argentinian restos, but good quality and nice atmosphere at reasonable prices

Thank Philippe J
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Well he was just so beautiful and the service was great too. Lovely decor and good value food. Just what we needed at the time.

Thank meryllEngland

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Balcarce 802, Salta 4400, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Northern Argentina  >  Province of Salta  >  Salta
  • Phone Number: 387 421 4865

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions


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