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“Beer, Beer and more Beer” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Van Koning

Van Koning
Baez 325, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Palermo)
4772-9909
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Ranked #653 of 2,808 Restaurants in Buenos Aires
Cuisines: Brew Pub, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Brasserie
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Palermo
Montevideo, Uruguay
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Beer, Beer and more Beer”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

First thing that comes to mind when you walk through the door is amazement at how big the place really is. Long and heavily done up in hard wood style conveying a sense of being in a ship. Next you start expecting Jack Sparrow to come by. Dark interiors but cosy. The place started to get alive by 1:00am when we walked in. The kitchen closes then so could not sample any of it. But beer from Germany, holland, chile, Peru, Mexico, USA, Ireland and Argentina can be had. Stouts on offer were noteworthy. Attentive service, not too expensive and located in a busy street with other food and pub options make Van a good option for a night out with buddies. Unlike other similar places there were no annoying pseudo art types with their trademark chatter which is a big plus considering there isn't much space between tables. Highly recommended.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Chicago
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Attention Beer Snobs”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

The local beer here is seriously good. The atmosphere is perfectly dark and divey. It's probably a lot more fun if you're not an exhausted American traveler who wants dinner and a beer 3 hours ahead of the rest of Buenos Aires.

Visited August 2013
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Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Best bar in the hood”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

I've been going here for six years and it is an institution. Best bar in the city - yes I said the city. At times there a too many young American student types enjoying a study abroad vacation on daddies bank account - but when its locals its a great place.

Visited April 2013
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