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El Desnivel

Calle Defensa 855, Buenos Aires C1065AAO, Argentina
+54 11 4300-9081
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (209 reviews)
“bife de chorizo” (46 reviews)
“salad” (50 reviews)
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Argentinean, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Defensa 855, Buenos Aires C1065AAO, Argentina
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Reviewed today

The eats here are pretty delicious and if you are traveling with vegetarians it's an ok place, it has plenty of sides to choose from. The portions are pretty generous, consider sharing and the meat dishes are flavorful. Service was bad, only one water for...More

Thank LM_Bracero
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good food, generous portions. Reasonable prices and friendly staff. I'll definitely come here again. I had Proveleta, Beefe de lomo, and creamy spinach. Absolutely delicious, no room for dessert. The bill for two people and two bottles of red wine was $65 US dollars.

Thank skyserf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent restaurant grill Argentina. Try the choripan that is very typical in the city and the taste is spectacular. It should be accompanied with a cold beer and you can add some French fries. I would recommend placing more chairs on the outside but maybe...More

Thank ManchesterU2000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This isn't your high end, swish, five star dining experience ...but it is your passport to the quintessential dining experience in this part of town, a parilla so typical to the neighbourhood that you can't help but feel like being a little Porteno when you...More

Thank Helisher075
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Didn't live up to our expectations. Quite crowded canteen like place with lots of noise and stink from the inside grill. Prices are moderate but well matching food quality. We had entrana and flank steak that were disappointing. There are muxh better options. 

Thank Jan V
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed very much my asado de tira they offered a good wine at a reasonable price the whole experience was very nice...!!! Priced right too

Thank Fernand0EC
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

We were told about this unassuming restaurant by some locals. We arrived at 1.00 pm and there was hardly anyone there.... by 1.30 pm it was heaving and by 2.00 pm they were queueing out the door. It looks quite small, but it is deceptively...More

Thank swanny02
Reviewed April 24, 2018

We came here twice during our visit to the city. to this large parrilla (grill). Came in very handy on a Saturday night when we had no booking for anywhere in the city. Very popular with locals. Great fare at fantastic prices. Loved the kidneys...More

Thank chepaddy
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

We were four adults and went there with four children, all under 9. Everyone was pleased. The place is unpretentious, busy, noisy, but the food was amazing. Fairly priced and absolutely delicious. We ordered Ojo de bife and entraña (lean bit tasty) along with wine...More

1  Thank Roberta V
Reviewed April 19, 2018

If you wander into San Telmo, the oldest part of the city which attests to its colonial background, do not miss this restaurant. We had dinner for five for about $ 25 per person which included starters, wine, main courses, salads and desserts. Beef steaks...More

Thank Eduardo P
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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February 3, 2017|
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Response from Jeff D | Reviewed this property |
About 35 pesos from the food trailers in the park at Porto Madero.
December 16, 2014|
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Response from Cesare R | Reviewed this property |
Ha! Just show up. It's not the kind of place you make a reservation to go ;) It's a "bodegón" (untranslatable)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Defensa 855, Buenos Aires C1065AAO, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > San Telmo
  • Neighborhood: San Telmo
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4300-9081
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