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Plaza Mayor

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Venezuela 1399, Buenos Aires, Argentina
43830788
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 81
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Real Spanish food in BAires

In a perfect environment, although the tables get quite close to each outras.Bom service, often with the owner in the lounge giving everything. And really typical dishes properly prepared Spaniards. The menu comes in the form of a fan which tells the history of this instrument.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 2, 2015
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Porto Alegre, RS
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Great reception, friendly and helpful staff. Excellent device throughout dinner. Everyone enjoyed their meals and there was enough of each for everyone to sample each other's.benjoyable desserts, The baked apple in red wine counts as one of your 5 a day. Really good wines reasonably priced. Well worth a visit. Especially if you want a beak from steak or Italian.... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

In a perfect environment, although the tables get quite close to each outras.Bom service, often with the owner in the lounge giving everything. And really typical dishes properly prepared Spaniards. The menu comes in the form of a fan which tells the history of this instrument.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

This is The restaurant that I highly recommend to a foodie. it's a fantastic ambiance typically Spanish restaurant. Very good service and reasonable price.

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Thank Janto828
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

A very nice place to have a Spanish meal. The decoration is very interesting. It can become a bit noisy if it´s full.

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Thank Hugo B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

Plaza Mayor is a nice traditional spanish restaurant. Their paella valenciana is great and huge, I recommend it. The staff is very friendly and the service is great. The ambient is very nice with spanish thematic decoration.

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Thank Caio Z
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The place is beautifully appointed and there is a small army of waiters standing by rather efficiently attending to everything from opening the door to getting the drinks and breads to the table, though they appear to be in a grim-faced staring contest without the slight hint of enjoying the presence of the guests, except for one older gentleman who... More 

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New Jersey
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The restaurant decoration is amazing...you will think you are somewhere in Spain. The walls are covered with FANS (beautiful) if you ever been in Spain, you 'll know what I Am talking about. The food was really good too. We had the paella (a lit bit salty but good) We had some tapas, delicious!!! and the dessert was even better.... More 

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Urumqi, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We ate here last night and I would say only eat the seafood here. I ordered the ribs and just got 2 slabs of meat with an egg on top some chips and peas. My dessert clearly came out of a pre-bought container. The service was good and what I saw other people eating looked quite good but overall mine... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

The Paella was really good as was the octopus and the clam shells, the service was good and the all around atmosphere was nice, went on a Sunday night so it was not very crowded tried on a Saturday it was over an hour wait to go in at around 10 at night. would really recommend this place if you... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

There can be a line waiting to get in this popular spot any time, but on the weekends you can count on waiting if you arrive during dinner hour, about 10 pm to 12 pm. Inside you'll find a boisterous old-San Francisco Spanish look, with a bar, and many tables that wrap around into the back room. The aromas of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Venezuela 1399, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Montserrat
  • Neighborhood: Montserrat
  • Phone Number: 43830788

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Montserrat

Neighborhood Profile
Montserrat
As part of the historic quarter of Buenos Aires, Montserrat is defined by the historical events that took place there and the landmarks that have stood the test of time. The Plaza de Mayo is at the center of this connection to history: countless public demonstrations have passed through this square, going back to the May Revolution of 1810. Walking the streets of Montserrat allows us to imagine what Buenos Aires may have looked like in the past: the Cabildo takes us back to the late 16th century, while the Palacio Barolo and the traditional cafés carry us to the early 20th. Nowadays, the neighborhood is inundated every day by office workers, buses, and taxis; still, the cobblestones, narrow sidewalks, and subway stations from the 1910s remind us that we are surrounded by history everywhere we look.
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