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13 Fronteras


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Dave Soady, the Washington, DC native, chef and owner of 13 Fronteras offers playful dishes inspired by his road trip through the Americas where he crossed 13 Borders to arrive to Argentina; hence the name 13 Fronteras. Come to the “Kitchen of Adventure” and expose your palate to new flavors through the reinterpretation of traditional dishes created with a modern twist using.
$4 - $6
Lunch, Dinner
International, Asian, South American, Central American, Argentinean
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Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant came highly recommended by a few friends of mine, and I was not disappointed ! It s a delight ! Menu with a twist, friendly and laid back atmosphere , reasonable prices! The chef and owner spent a while with us , he...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 1988Kylien
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

We had lunch at this fantastic restaurant. We ate outside on a warm day in the shade. Dave’s food is creative and delicious. Amazing flavors presented from this cool concept. Dessert was chosen from an “area” and was thought provoking and tasty. As good as...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed December 10, 2018

Amazing and imaginative fusion food. The chef's explanations are very interesting and the price is excellent value for what you're getting. No inside tables though, there's a counter and tables outside.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Chris A
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

We had a tango lesson above the restaurant and the teacher advised it saying: David is great, experimental but great. And so it was, it wasn’t too experimental but innovative for sure. Only around 10 seats around the open kitchen, short menu with all delicious...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Chocolate74
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Chef/Owner Dave offers a highly original menu, inspired by dishes from the countries located between his native US and Argentina. Diners are seated on a counter overlooking the kitchen area, thus facilitating a dialogue between Dave and his customers. There are draft beers on tap...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank verderonBuenosAires
Reviewed June 29, 2018

My Colleague and I had 5 hours off in BA and were generally wandering around.....when we came across this unassuming restaurant that we initially thought was a bar. It was early evening and empty. We checked the eclectic menu and moved on as I firmly...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed May 17, 2018

Talk about a hidden gem! I work for an airline and recently visited Buenos Aires on holiday. I had heard that other airline crews were talking about a new place they were going on their layovers. The place – 13 Fronteras – is located in...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Kathy C
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Chef Soady has come a long way to provide a taste that I can guarantee will not be soon forgotten. From his days as a chef in Santa Cruz California at the renowned India Joes he has traveled far and wide to provide us with...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank patrick o
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

This is a hidden gem! If you want to experience something completely new, go pay extraordinary chef Dave and his awesome team a visit. Your tastebuds will taste what they’ve never tasted before and learn that potatoes and steak are not the culinary maximum in...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Road745080
Reviewed February 24, 2018

Just when you think you have found your favourite restaurant in Buenos Aires, you find 13 Fronteras and need to redefine perfection. Mouthwatering dishes, combining elements of fine dining with vernacular San Salvadorian influences. Try the fish and the pork for mains. Then turn yourself...More

Date of visit: February 2018
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