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Tango Sur

3763 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60613-3718 (Lakeview)
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Ranked #429 of 8,296 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Argentinean, South American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Lakeview
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English first
Waterloo, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a wonderful Argentinian venue that has outstanding service. The food is the best beef I have ever tasted. Not licensed but we took our own wine and they were happy to supply the glasses. The staff are very attentive and know the details of the menu. We booked 2 months ahead. It came highly recommended.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Our daughter recommended this restaurant to us. She had gone with friends on a Friday night, and the wait was 2 hours. My wife and I went on a Sunday evening, and we go in right away. The interior is very informal. But since it was a nice evening, we chose to sit outside. We started out with an empanada... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We've been here a few times- a few times just as a couple- and other times we've brought our friends along to try it out. The empanadas are a great appetizer! There are no reservations accepted here so be prepared to leave your name and phone # and not get a call back for 1-2 hours on a Friday or... More

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Tustin, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The majority of the entrees and appetizers missed quality. They know how to cook and achieve great flavors. Their biggest problem is the quality of the ingredients. Certain plates are just okay, others are great and the majority are just mediocre. I will try them again mainly due to the great service and amicable staff, hoping that someone is making... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The food was very good, particularly for carnivores. I'm not a big meat eater, but there were some fish and non-meat options, so I found something to eat.To start, our server suggested an assortment of empanadas and pravaleta, a melted cheese dish, as appetizers for our group of 14 wedding celebrants. The empanadas were hot and delicious, but the cheese... More

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Tampa, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Not only is the food and atmosphere great, but the staff is very helpful and a very nice perk is you can bring your own bottle of wine and there is no corkage fee, the el filet is phenomenal but be warned it comes with 2 filets!! Great place, really enjoyed it

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Great place for a date or w a group of friends. I have eaten here several times and never once had a bad meal. Very reasonably priced and great service. Steaks are very good, I love the ribeye (bife ancho) the el filet is amazing too (comes with two filets). The steak portions are big and I suggest sharing with... More

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Columbus, OH
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We chose Tango Sir because it was near the Mercury Theater and thought it would be a great place after seeing a show. We were right. The place is very cute inside and has a nice outdoor area too. We tried the empanada and they were terrific.the corn and cheese one was so good but they all were! Also a... More

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Genoa, Illinois, United States
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We had dinner outside. The steaks were very good. The server was helpful. BYOB was great. We had Malbec with dinner. It was a very enjoyable evening.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I would have given this restaurant a lower score, but the food is excellent. The rating is based on my experience at this restaurant. It is a BYOB establishment and the clientele it attracts is a young, heavy drinking crowd. While waiting for our table in a cramped, dark room, I had to endure a party of 8, 20 something... More

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