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Balcarce 802, Salta 4400, Argentina
387 421 4865
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night
Dessert

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  • 39
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    Very good
  • 26
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Little bit of a tourist trap.

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.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
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La Paz, Bolivia
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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La Paz, Bolivia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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.

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San Diego
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112 reviews 112 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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.

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 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.

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Paris, France
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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79 reviews 79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 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.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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106 reviews 106 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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 

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Annecy, France
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288 reviews 288 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
189 helpful votes 189 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 

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Milano, Italy
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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

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england
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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.

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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: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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