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El Viejo Almacen

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In the neighbourhood of San Telmo it is located the most classic house of tango of all times, El Viejo Almacén. It offers shows since 1969 and preserves the architecture and atmosphere of tango culture. The house has a unique magic in which the...more
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Balcarce 799, Buenos Aires, Argentina
El Centro (Downtown)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the tango show. We expected a buffet dinner that is usually mediocre at these kinds of shows, but this was not. It was a 3 course meal with wine and all of it was delicious! Then we sat in the front row during...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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elviejoalmacentango, Director Comercial at El Viejo Almacen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to value our show, not only in the gastronomic but also in the experience of the show we work hard every day to provide a pleasant experience!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was blown away by the show!it Was brilliant. The dinner was great too!! A once and a lifetime event. Hugo Marcel and Rosana Fontàn were amazing! I even cried a little

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elviejoalmacentango, Director Comercial at El Viejo Almacen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for our assessment not only to our show but also to our singers, together with the dancers and the orchestra they make an incredible body and that is why we work every day, to provide a great experience!

Reviewed 1 week ago
Review of: traditional show

We were overnighting in BA, and decided to step off the ship and take in a show. As the show was not starting until 9:00pm, we decided to eat on board then wait for our pick up. Taxi was there to pick us up. The...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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elviejoalmacentango, Director Comercial at El Viejo Almacen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your evaluation of our show. It is very important to provide a good experience to our visitors! We are waiting for you again soon!

Reviewed May 31, 2019

I am a sceptic of packaged tours. Rarely do they deliver on what is promised. Additionally, I am not an Argentinean Tango dancer nor expert on Argentinean cuisine but I am well traveled with plenty of culinary and entertainment experience. To my family of three,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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elviejoalmacentango, Director Comercial at El Viejo Almacen, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2019

Thank you very much for taking the time to evaluate our dinner show. We work intensely so that the experience is memorable, we hope to have them again in the old warehouse.

Reviewed May 22, 2019
Review of: traditional show

El Viejo Almacén has just turned 50 years and is therefore somewhat of an institution in Buenos Aires. The show is really good and the space is small and intime. We went for the "show only" option because the reviews for the dinner are not...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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elviejoalmacentango, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Viejo Almacen, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2019

Thank you very much for assessing our show, we work very hard to maintain the essence and that the place is an intimate space where enjoyment is the only premise. We hope to receive it again soon!

Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

I wouldn't eat dinner here. We almost did and were so happy we didn't. By the time you are picked up and grab others, you wouldn't want a longer amount of time. The drinks that were included were pretty cheap and nasty and detracted from...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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elviejoalmacentango, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Viejo Almacen, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2019

Dear, thank you very much for your evaluation for our show. We work hard to provide a quality show. We hope to see you again soon in our establishment.

Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

We had booked this Dinner and Tango show experience through our hotel. We were picked up by the tour van at 7.30. Then we drove through the town picking up other people. We got to the venue and I was disappointed by the venue. We...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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elviejoalmacentango, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Viejo Almacen, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2019

Dear, thank you very much for taking the time to write your assessment about our proposal. We are surprised by his qualification since 50 years of service guarantee us. Regarding the dinner we have a renowned chef and a lot of experience. Our raw materials...More

Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

Ok probably this is not the best tango show in town but certainly the music, dancing and singing is of high calibre and the place is welcoming enough. I don’t really understand why there is such a long time of indigenous music, because while not...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Viejo A, Director Comercial at El Viejo Almacen, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2019

Dear Sir Ricky, thanks so much for your opinion. Andine music is only 18 minutes in our one hour and 30 minutes show, just as a change of atmosphere and type of music with the intention of offering another typical music of the north of...More

Reviewed April 1, 2019

Buenos Aires is home of the romantic and sultry Tango, so no visit to this exciting city would be complete without seeing exotic dancers performing. Having read mixed reviews we choose to take a local tour, and were not disappointed. The food at the restaurant...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Viejo A, Director Comercial at El Viejo Almacen, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2019

Dear Susan M, We appreciate your comment and opinion. Thank you very much. We are very glad you have enjoyed both the show and dinner. We look forward to seeing you again among our visitors. Best regards.

Reviewed March 26, 2019

I like the intimacy of El Viejo Almacen, but the show is too long. I would gain from being shorter. I also like that dinner is not in the same room, but on the other side of the street. Most of the food was good...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Viejo A, Director Comercial at El Viejo Almacen, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2019

Dear Ruth T, Thank you very much for your opinion. We are so glad you like the intimacy of our Tanguería and the dinner in front.We have just realease our new show and we took in consideration the opinion of our clients as you. We...More

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August 22, 2017|
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Response from MiaS255 | Reviewed this property |
I can't recall if there was an extra fee but I don't believe so, I think it was reserved from when you book the show, however, ask them when you make the reservation.
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August 22, 2017|
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Response from LeoQueiroz | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code. But argentinians are known to be a very well dressed people, so it is a good idea to wear something nice, but not necessarily something formal. I went dressed with a chino, shirt and a coat, and felt... More
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Response from raulcarneiro | Reviewed this property |
If you visit the El viejo Almacién website YouTube can contact them directly and get this info. I recomend to book the dinner. 👍🏿
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