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Puerto Madero
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Alicia Moreau de Justo 1140, Buenos Aires, Argentina
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Sun - Thu 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 pm - 1:00 am
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Miami, Florida
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is located in Puerto Madero do you know this place is going to be expensive. The waiter warned us the servings are massive so we aimed low and ordered an appetizer with Parma Prosciutto and cheese. Real good. For the entree we had a simple Risitto with Ossobuco. We splitted the serving among three and did not finish... More 

Thank GloBalviajeromex
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Marcelo is an outstanding Italian Restaurant, located in the heart of Puerto Madero restaurants area. The quality and variety of dishes is superb. Very warm and excellent service

Thank erevelli
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been many times in this restaurant during the last 8 years and you find always the same quality food. You can enjoy homemade pasta, fish, meat and chicken but their special is pasta. For my taste food has perfect level of flavor, spices and exactly point for the different kind of pasta or meat. Special advice is the... More 

Thank JORGE611
Chicago, Illinois
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81 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Italian Restaurant is a great choice to eat if you want to rest from eating meat. The quality of the dishes is amazing and the quantities are very big. The service is outstanding and dessert is a must.

Thank lbaena
Sao Paulo, SP
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

If you want a break from the delicious and classic Argentinian chorizos, Marcelo is the perfect restaurant! It serves delicious pasta, seafood and has a great wine menu. The waiters are nice and as the restaurant is located in Puerto Madero, you can enjoy a walk around after lunch or dinner. Prices are higher, but the quality is worthy!

Thank MFN05070931
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Top notch service, a very pleasant atmosphere and a price more than fair to all the delights of this restaurant! The linguini ai frutti dei mare is outstanding!

Thank Edson P
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

If you have a big appetite this the place for you. If you can't manage a big meal then either order one meal for two or have a half size portion. We ate Salmon rissotto and a bolougnaise lasagne for mains and eggplant for entrees. All was very nice indeed. No issues with the price albeit at the upper end... More 

Thank W3581MCmarkb
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Food was very good, our waiter was very professional and friendly however we were shocked when the bill arrived and we were charged $75 pesos per person for table service fee. This does not go to the waiter as a tip, instead it's an extra charge for a bit of bread that they just bring to the table at the... More 

Thank Liz C
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
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217 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

It is very refreshing to be able to just sit back and enjoy your meal without pressure from your servers. Nice ambiance, great server, good food and reasonable value though high for BA. House service charge of 85/person for bread and parking was obnoxious as - without a car - 13 USD for bread is just dopey. Had veal (more... More 

Thank Osdanuwati
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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152 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Marcello Piegari, son of previous owner of Piegari Vitello e Dolci, in the Recova de Posadas opened his own place in Puerto Madero. I expected a great deal and was disappointed. Meat not up to par, and prices surprisingly high. I only went once, and will not return. Piegari is now Piegari Carnes (Meats) in Recova de Posades and Marcello... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Italian, Seafood, Argentinean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alicia Moreau de Justo 1140, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Puerto Madero
  • Neighborhood: Puerto Madero
  • Phone Number: 4342-8243

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Puerto Madero

Neighborhood Profile
Puerto Madero
From its refurbished red brick buildings and port cranes to its modern skyscrapers and luxurious apartment buildings, Puerto Madero is the perfect combination of old and new. The river provides a quiet, relaxing atmosphere that contrasts with the hustle and bustle of heavy traffic just blocks away. Across the river, flanked by skyscrapers, are beautiful parks and quiet streets that make this neighborhood a unique destination in a city as busy as Buenos Aires. The restaurants, bars, and nightclubs on the docks make it a prime spot for nights out and have come to symbolize this area. Puerto Madero is even more striking after dark, when the lights from the docks and skyscrapers glow against the night sky.
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