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This sultry bar is another popular tango landmark.
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299 Estados Unidos | San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
El Centro (Downtown)
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4362-6086
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Fantastic Ambiance. Great Entertainment. And unfortunately the worst food we’ve had in Argentina for double the cost of the best place we’ve been to. Avoid since it’s fixed price so you can’t enjoy the place without being over charged.
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We went on the 1st September at 9:30pm so admittedly it was a) winter in BA and b) way too early to go out as Argentinians eat very late. So when we first arrived it did feel a bit odd being the only ones there, however after enjoying some wine we realised we had front row,
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My girlfriend and I had read about this charming, authentic but pricy bar with the full Argentine tango experience at 40 USD a head. We went to the bar at 9.30 (it opens at 9) where the place was empty with just the Maitre d lurking by the door and the band playing. We thought
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I came to a show on a Friday night and had a great evening. The venue is super small but it makes a great intimate show. The dancers were amazing and they also had great musicians and singers. It seemed like a very old-school type show and I really enjoyed the evening. The
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We chased the old Hong Kong movie “Happy Together” and found this bar at the corner of a quiet street. We were greeted by a very friendly old waiter. The bar was much smaller than we expected, but we entered a space which stayed in the golden 60s. All the performances were
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San Telmo
Characterized by cobblestones and narrow streets, San
Telmo is defined by the tango, the dance that made
Buenos Aires world-famous. Tango is a fusion of many
different cultures: a true child of immigration, much
like the city itself. Nowadays, it comes alive after
dark in the milongas (dance parties) attended by both
locals and visitors alike, who dance until the wee
hours of the morning. During the day, the antique
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