We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Tango class and club watching

Went on a Friday night for the 10:30pm Tango class then stayed after for the band / dance floor... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Samantha S
,
Boston, MA
via mobile
Best tango teachers

I went on my own and had a great evening.I had a class with casandra and her dance partner who... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2017
Soloshirlz
,
London, United Kingdom
Read all 192 reviews
52
All photos (52)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“dance floor”(8 reviews)
“tango classes”(4 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
79°
66°
Jan
77°
66°
Feb
74°
63°
Mar
Contact
Sarmiento 4006, Buenos Aires C1197AAH, Argentina
Almagro
Website
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Buenos Aires
from $230.00
More Info
from $20.00
More Info
from $135.00
More Info
from $60.00
More Info
Reviews (192)
Filter reviews
71 results
Traveler rating
30
27
4
2
8
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
30
27
4
2
8
Show reviews that mention
All reviews dance floor tango classes tango experience empanadas cathedral milonga pesos factory musicians ba dinner
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 71 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago

So inspiring, artistic, unique, real underground, where you can enjoy great music, performances of authentic artists, dance tango, meet people from all around the world. I felt wonderful there!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Milena B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a Friday night for the 10:30pm Tango class then stayed after for the band / dance floor. The “class” (more like an informal open workshop) was in a side room, out of the main club floor, and was surprisingly informative; was pretty basic...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Samantha S
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Horrific waste of time. Tried to go here for the 2nd time... 1st time had asked wad there tango on and told yes only you find an empty hall... was refused a refund.. 2nd time went halfway across b.a. to find a place with almost...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank foodie-Gareth
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Great club for Nuevo tango dancers. Thake the classes around 7-8:PM yo get to know people. Milonga starts at 10"PM. Goes until..

Date of experience: May 2018
5  Thank rlau2014
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Rather than spend a hundred US dollars each on a tango show, we asked at our hotel where the locals go. And it's at this cathedral that they pray tango. Off the beaten track, in a cavernous room (former garment factory?), a funky place (reminded...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank krys_k
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

I had heard great reviews about La Catedral Club from friends who used to live in Buenos Aires so my wife and I were really looking forward to our evening while on our honeymoon. On arrival we were rudely told to sit down. When ordering...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank Freddie A
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

We had seen great reviews for this venue, but the ambiance and service was so poor we left after 10 minutes. We have never left any other venue due to bad service before, but La Catedral was appalling. When we arrived, it was completely dead,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank leighcee
Reviewed September 12, 2017

I went on my own and had a great evening.I had a class with casandra and her dance partner who broke down the steps and made it easier.It was my first time and I wish I lived in the country to go again. There was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
5  Thank Soloshirlz
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Better than going to a fancy Tango show. You can go to La Catedral, take tango classes for 100 pesos (1h30 of class) and if you go on a Friday evening, you can see the true tango lovers dancing just for the sake of it....More

Date of experience: May 2017
6  Thank cami_landgraf90
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

I took a tango class here. I was the only tourist, and by far the worst dancer. But it felt like a local experience and I'm glad I went. No photos, because, well, you don't really want to see me trying to Tango! Less that...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank 496irenef
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 444 nearby hotels
Tribeca Studios
92 reviews
.50 miles away
Hotel Nontue
185 reviews
.54 miles away
Hotel Aries Palermo
13 reviews
.55 miles away
Hotel Bys Palermo
610 reviews
.56 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 6,497 nearby restaurants
Lucuma
90 reviews
.23 miles away
La Catedral del Tango
149 reviews
.01 miles away
El Salteno
82 reviews
.16 miles away
Pin Pun
119 reviews
.13 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2,018 nearby attractions
Plaza Almagro
24 reviews
.09 miles away
Santuario Eucaristico Jesus Sacramentado
5 reviews
.39 miles away
Verbum School of Spanish
43 reviews
.13 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Leah_Travels2012
July 28, 2018|
Answer
Response from rlau2014 | Reviewed this property |
Well, Sunday is best at La Viruta. Wed-Sat are good a La Catedral. Classes are usually at 8 (20:00) Milonga begins at 10(22) and get going around 12 (0)
0
Votes
m261
April 1, 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Debra K | Reviewed this property |
We certainly didn't need Spanish to get in the door and hang out. Pretty sure the classes here are taught in Spanish, but dance is a universal language, so my guess is you could even take a dance class without knowing much... More
1
Vote
Travel Forum Posts
swanny02
wales
La Catedral (2 Replies)
Want to go to a milonga at La Catedral, but there appear to be three different things: La Catedral Club La Catedral Tango La Maria at Catedral I’ve checked Hoy Milonga and some of these appear to be at the same time... because of the wildly differing reviews of La Catedral are there really three different milongas going on at the same time, and if so, which one would I go for . Many thanks
April 16, 2018|
Response fromsylvie2|
La Catedral is a club, i.e. a venue. La María is the name of one milonga that is held in Catedral (on Tuesdays and Saturdays). On the other days of the week the milongas don't have special names, but they are all held in the same space. It's hard to advise you on which one without knowing why you chose Catedral and what you're looking for. La Maria on Tuesdays attracts some very good dancers, all very young. On Saturdays, the milonga is about changing roles (followers who want to practice...More