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“Exceptional!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Hernan Gipponi Restaurante

Hernan Gipponi Restaurante
Soler, 5862 | Hotel Fierro, Buenos Aires C1425BYK, Argentina (Palermo)
+54 11 3220-6820
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Ranked #53 of 3,007 Restaurants in Buenos Aires
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Contemporary, Fusion, Argentinean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Palermo
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Exceptional!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Voted one of the 50 best restaurants in Latin America, and it was an amazing dining experience. The restaurant is located below the Fierro Hotel and is tucked away behind the reception desk. There aren't many tables so reservations are recommended. We arrived at 9:00 PM and it was full by 10. You do not get to choose your dishes, but, rather, are provided a tasting menu that is paired with various regional wines. (look up the menu before arriving). My wife did not like the idea of veal tongue and voiced her concerns with the chef - no worries, he substituted an outstanding egg dish that was probably one of the best dishes we had while in BA (the best dish being the lamb, below).

The service is attentive and will anticipate your needs. Do no feel shy about waving them down and asking their opinions or recommendations. The waiting staff speak English rather well.

The seven course tasting menu was fantastic and the portion sizes are perfect. Do not worry about leaving hungry, you won't. You can choose to experience the menu without wine, but I do not recommend it because a lot of thought behind the pairings really shine and you will be amazed how well they complement each other. The wine evolves other the course of the menu, and so do the dish's textures. Of note, was the lamb fillet with cherries, sweet potatoes, and pickled turnips. The cherry's sweetness cut so well into the earthy richness of the lamb and to finish it with a sip of cab was fantastic.

If you are in Palermo, then you will not have a shortage of places to eat. But you should visit HG for the fine dining experience.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Affordable high class food & service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Affordable high class food & service

After reading the reviews here, we decided to dine here and were f disappointed.

From the first moment we arrived, the service - led by Juan - was exceptional. It really was the backdrop and set the stage for a highly enjoyable evening sampling a diverse tasting menu of 7 courses for 380 Pesos.

Juan was only to happy to amend/substitute from the set menu as required too.

If you want to spoil yourself with professional service and a lovely night out yet not break the bank, come and visit Juan and his team for a highly enjoyable night out.

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Tandil, Argentina
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“We love this place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We love this place because of the atmosphere, great food, service and friendly staff. Even more food is presented very very nice,and taste amazing. We reccomend this place.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“This restaurant is a must”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

We ate here while staying at the Fierro hotel. We enjoyed 7 small courses of local argentine traditional dishes. A corn and egg dish was the highlight for me, and my partner said the tongue was the best he ever had. This was our best meal in BA. Don't miss it. It is also inexpensive and great value for money.

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Harrison, New York
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“Excellent dining experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

This restaurant was in the hotel we were staying at in BA. It is a small jewel in the Palermo Hollywood area. We had a delicious 5 course wine paired dinner that was excellent!! Also the morning breakfasts that came with our hotel stay we're always worth getting to- that's not usually true in my traveling experience . Worth making a trip to if your not staying at the Fierro!!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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