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El Charrua

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Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinean
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Caseros 221 | Entre Catamarca y Lerma, Salta 4400, Argentina
+54 387 432-1859
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 35
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  • 12
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good local spot.

Great Steak and dishes from a local cuisine. A local favorite recommended to us by many people in the area. A great large restaurant with a very private setting. Great meal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Jon N
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We ate here the other night and I really hate to give bad reviews, but wow the food here was terrible. As many people have said on here already, perhaps we ordered wrong? I thought other reviewers on here were being a bit picky, but clearly not!! My boyfriend had the lasagne and I ordered the pumpkin ravioli - both... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Great Steak and dishes from a local cuisine. A local favorite recommended to us by many people in the area. A great large restaurant with a very private setting. Great meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I had bife de chorizo, jugozo. Delicious steak, juicy. The service was okay, but the waiter seemed stressed and wouldn't recommend things from the menu. But I knew it would be like this from other reviews. Nice atmosphere :).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Food was good. I had a steak, which seem to always be good in Argentina. Most memorable was the pour of a scotch on the rocks. Server brought a new bottle and an old bottle with a little left in it. She proceeded to pour a shot and a little more from the new bottle and then empty the old... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Visitng twice during our stay in Salta, this restaurant was recommended by LP & was just down the road from our hotel. We ordered one steak - as portions were big - it was more than enough for us. The restaurant was busy - lots of locals - a good sign. Staff very pleasant & helpful

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We really enjoyed our dinner at El Charrua! The prices are good and the food really delicious! Each of us ordered a piece of meat (half a portion is enough!!) and a sidedish. One piece of meat was a little dry but thats the only negative part. Nice atmosphere!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Across Salta, Mendoza, Patagonia, and Buenos Aires, this was the best steak I had. Note that there are 2 restaurants with the same name (and our hotel sent us to the wrong one at first), but the pictures and address on this site are right, so make sure you go there. I had the rib eye cooked perfectly medium rare,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

In Salta you’ll find the true heart and soul of Argentine cuisine. My wife and I have lived in Buenos Aires for the past eight months, and while we’ve had some very good meals here, we’ve also discovered that it’s difficult to find dishes with true depth of flavor. Not so in Salta, and certainly not so at El Charrua.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We ate at this restaurant twice during our stay in Salta. Both times the staff were friendly and efficient, and the food was excellent. It's obviously popular with the locals and the traditional food we'd wanted to try (locra, humita and tamale) was all extremely good, and portions were large. On the second visit we had steak and lasagne, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This is just about the cleanest and most upmarket restaurant we walked past during our 4 days in Salta. The only downside was that none of the waiters seemed to know more than 3 words of English. Every question we put to them was answered by “Yes” or “No problem”, but the actions that followed indicated that they had not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Caseros 221 | Entre Catamarca y Lerma, Salta 4400, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Northern Argentina  >  Province of Salta  >  Salta
  • Phone Number: +54 387 432-1859

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinean
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 1:00 am

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