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Puerto Madero
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Alicia Moreau de Justo 1140, Buenos Aires, Argentina
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Closed now
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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Sao Paulo, SP
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247 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my absolute favorite in BA. Prices are high but portions are huge and made to share. The rice dishes feed 3-4 people. Fish dishes 2-3. The food is superb. Be aware that there are three restaurants called Marcelo, all owned by the same person. The best is the one in Puerto Madero. There is a good one on... More 

Thank Cedar32
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is still the best Italian around in BA. Came here 10 years ago and again this week and the food, service are spot on. Don't miss this one, it is worth every penny.

Thank Jeanne P
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got the recommendation for this place from the locals. It's really worth of a try. They have amazing Italian food . I had the grilled veggies as a starter and mix of fishes in tomato sauce for the main course ( both shared with a friend because portions are very big). The English menu is not very precise as... More 

Thank Ola J
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For Pasta and big to share plates, this is the place, it's my second house in BAIRES , I tried many places but when it comes to Glamournd Home of the Rich and Famous this is it !!!!

Thank ComandantePaulino
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Didn't believe all the warnings about sharing appetizers and should have. We finished only our main dish, and barely. The portion sizes are unreal. Very well cooked, probably he tastiest meal we had in B.A. Great service, highly recommended, go hungry.

Thank Mike P
Buenos Aires
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Although the menus alert about servings for 2 people in some of their plates, the truth is that they are big enough for 3 and upto 4 people. That's where the service attending should accommodate to each customer. Food is very good, but expected given the history of the "brand" let alone the price paid i.e. comparable to Cipriani prices... More 

Thank TereBA
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Marcelo is in my opinion the best Italian Restaurant in Latin America. Every time I visit Buenos Aires I go to Marcelo and eat their Chitarra pasta with Pomodoro and Basil sauce. It's just amazing.

Thank Cpolo1
Miami, Florida
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 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 July 26, 2016

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 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

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 

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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, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view
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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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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