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El Sanjuanino


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was OK, the empanadas were so so, but the vibe was good, lots of locals and the servers were very nice, we will not go back, but enjoyed our experience

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Iliketravel101010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been tasted many places for empanadas during my 3 weeks in Buenos Aires and this restaurant is part of my top places I would recommend. Don’t hesitate.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank EmmanuelleD307
Reviewed May 7, 2019

We had a very nice lunch late one afternoon. The empanadas were perfect and only a dollar each! We also had a pounded beef filet, breaded and covered in a delicious tomato, cheese blend with a bottle of DV Catena Malbec. The waiter was hilarious,...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Darin A
Reviewed May 3, 2019 via mobile

Empanadas were quite good, especially the chicken and the vegetable options. Sanjuanino salad was tasty and big enough for two to share. House white was very drinkable. Older waiter was emceeing in English, Spanish, and Portuguese and couples from the US and Brazil chatted across...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank tresdar
Reviewed April 29, 2019

Visited the place for lunch and the empanadas are a deal breaker. You can have them baked or fried, but the taste is similar. The meat and salads are also worth a try. Relaxed place with one of the best service people in BA. The...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank lreyes
Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

Cheap, quality, authentic empanadas in a quaint setting served by friendly locals. There’s also a good selection of other dishes and drinks. Free WiFi too.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank HelenFromUKT
Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

The best word to describe this restaurant is traditional. We started our dinner with empanadas. They were delicious! My main plante was locro, a white bean soup with pork. It’s like a Brazilian Feijoada but with white bean. I love it! My husband ordered a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank ogregoliveira
Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

Great little spot . Would be considered a dive if I had to explain it . Not a dining experience but a perfect place for a quick bite. Went first with our guide and next day we popped in again for Empanadas . Carne Piquante...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Sungirlxxxx
Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

We love this place. It’s a gem. Reasonable and some of the best food in Buenos Aires. We had just about every thing in the menu. Empanadas were great. Pasta was really good. Sandwiches were yummy. I don’t think they make anything that’s not good....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank P5409WAvictorias
Reviewed April 18, 2019

Started with empanadas (small meat pies) filles with meat cut with a knife, mainly, Followed by a bean stew. All excellent. Wine list not so good - they were in the menu, but the first FOUR wined I asked for, they did not have. A...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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October 29, 2016|
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yes from memory they do.
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Response from FelipeLt | Reviewed this property |
It would be best if you make reservations, as the place is not that big and tourists flock to taste their empanadas
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