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Dona Salta

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Cordoba 46, Salta, Argentina
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine

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  • 38
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  • 17
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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
Good place to try local food.

We went for a dinner. One has local specialities which taste good. The Atmosphere is nice. Not an extraordinary place but quite fine for a lunch/dinner with fair prices.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Zurich, Switzerland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We went for a dinner. One has local specialities which taste good. The Atmosphere is nice. Not an extraordinary place but quite fine for a lunch/dinner with fair prices.

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Worthing UK
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90 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

A bit of a tourist trap but none the worse for that. A lovely old building, well decorated with some beautiful wall hangings, and waiters dressed as gauchos. Unfortunately the food was pretty average. My wife enjoyed her veal and chick pea stew, but my flank steak was dry and tasteless. Credit or debit cards aren't accepted.

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Ghent, Belgium
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We ordered two local dishes (stew with veal, either with chickpeas or lentils), a salad, 1 glass of house wine and a bottle of water. All that came at a very moderate price of 265 pesos (about 18 blue euros). We would have loved to pay more for better food though. The stews were very filling but lacked proper seasoning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Have visited this restaurant many times on various trips to Salta and would recommend it. Moderately priced, excellent food, and superb service. Great location as well.

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I am in Salta in a Business trip, and I always try to eat the local cuisine, where I am traveling. I asked at the front desk of my hotel for suggestions, and Dona Salta was what was recommended. To be honest, I was very disappointed. The second I walked in I said to myself Tourist Trap, they were trying... More 

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Montreal
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Very good food but just at the limit of being too touristy. Great service by very knowledgeable waiters who gives great cues on wine. Great dinner!

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Calgary, Canada
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19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

We arrived late, close to 12:30 AM and before we sat down, we were assured we'd have time to eat before they closed. But then no one came to take our order for 15 minutes and we were told we'd need to be out by 1AM, so encouraged to order something "fast to make". House wine is poor, food not... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Close to the main square this is a typical tourist restaurant with waiters looking like gauchos. As a European don't order anything Italian, you'll be disappointed. You're in Argentina, eat meat!

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Northland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The goat provencal is excellent. Try the empanadas with the dried meat. This place fills up at lunch with locals. The hotel recommended it for good authentic regional food. Options include the beef, chicken, goat, pastas and empanadas etc.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Great value, excellent food, great service, even though they were really busy. We actuallty ordered far too much . One meal plus salad was plenty. Staff are amazingly efficient. Definately revisit.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cordoba 46, Salta, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Northern Argentina  >  Province of Salta  >  Salta

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Argentinean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine

Description

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