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Casa SaltShaker

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Recoleta
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Pres. J.E. Uriburu 1500 Block | Between Pena & Pacheco de Melo, Buenos Aires 1114, Argentina
+54 11 0000-0000
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charlotte, nc
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dan Perlman presents cuisine that is interesting and pairs it with local wines. We had a great evening with a very diverse group of travelers which made for a lovely meal. i was relieved to not eat a "slab of beef". The food was very inventive and a mix of South American Cuisines. Don't miss the closed door dining experience... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As a single traveller restaurants aren't always over excited to serve for one. The guys at Casa SaltShaker provided an alternative to my dilemma; a beautiful welcoming home, serving a divine selection of foods and wines, all tied up with an incredible group of strangers to share the conversation and enjoyment with. And it just shows that they cater for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Do not miss the opportunity to dine here with Dan! I went with two friends I was traveling with but highly recommend this for solo travelers as well as you sit in the chef´s lovely home at a table for ten and it would be such a fun way to get to know people. The five course meal, paired with... More 

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1 Thank Sam C
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

Dan and Henry's closed door dinner experience was absolutely delightful - held in their warm and lovely home, Dan and Henry were welcoming, the food was delicious, local flavours that I'd not tried before, paired with great wines, big portions. Dinner guests were eclectic and equally great - I went on my own and was very comfortable at the communal... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

Definitely the best meal and wine I have had in 2016! Casa SaltShaker was recommended to me and when I saw they were offering a closed door dinner on New Year's Eve I was ecstatic. Dan and Henry provided the most delicious meal, ambiance and great wine. My mouth is watering just rethinking about the many courses that were served.... More 

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New York
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

Wonderful and unique dining experience in Buenos Aires away from the typical Parilla. Dan is a fabulous chef and constructed a phenomenal 6 course meal in his lovely home in Recoleta district. Great to dine with other travelers and to have a different ambiance. Make sure you communicate any allergies or dislikes in advance as the menu is set (but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Excellent concept, great host, superb food. This was the first closed door restaurant that we tried in Bs.As. and it set our standars really high... But why settle for less? Thank you, Dan.

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Thank Iv B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

Well once again we visited Buenos Aires and this time with friends from FL, and of course we did we have dinner, Casa SaltShaker. My friends wanted their last meal in Buenos Aires to be memorable so I made reservations at Casa SaltShaker as I knew what to expect. My husband and I have had the please of enjoying this... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

On my way to Buenos Aires, at the airline lounge, I reserved for Casa SaltShaker and was really excited to go to a "casa cedar" dinner only on my second day in town. In a private home in La Recoleta I met other travelers and one foreign couple that now lives in BA. The hosts (cook/owner is American and the... More 

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saltshaker, Owner at Casa SaltShaker, responded to this review

Sorry to hear that we didn't live up to your expectations. The food is intended to be, as we put it, "sophisticated home cooking", and we hope we offer that level. My apologies if I came across as arrogant, I'm not sure what it was that had you felt that way. As to my partner being quiet - it may... More 

Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Great "Puertas Cerradas" Dining Room. The concept is to eat at someone's home and have a private meal with a small group of people. Dinner with wine pairings 48 USD. Owners Dan Perlman and Henry Tapia in Recoleta with 12 seats. Dinner starts at 9 pm. Menu always changes depending what is in season. Really enjoyable and recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$80 - $80
Cuisine
Peruvian, Mediterranean, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pres. J.E. Uriburu 1500 Block | Between Pena & Pacheco de Melo, Buenos Aires 1114, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Recoleta
  • Neighborhood: Recoleta
  • Phone Number: +54 11 0000-0000
Description
Welcome to Casa SaltShaker. We offer a unique dining experience, sharing a table with other guests at our home in Barrio Norte. The setting is casual and the conversation lively. Our food is eclectic with a Mediterranean base. It's all about meeting new friends over good food and wine.Bienvenidos a Casa SaltShaker (Salero). Ofrecemos una experiencia gastronómica única, compartiendo una mesa con otros comensales en nuestra casa de Barrio Norte. El ambiente es informal y la conversación animada. Nuestra cocina es ecléctica con una base mediteránea. Se trata de conocer nuevos amigos y sobre todo de gustar buena comida y buen vino.

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Staying in Recoleta

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Recoleta
Characterized by the French-style mansions which are the legacy of its aristocratic past, Recoleta is the true “Paris of the South.” Walking around this neighborhood is an experience like no other in Buenos Aires: its streets are lined with elegant apartment buildings, exclusive boutiques, and former mansions turned into high-end hotels and embassies, which exude an alluring air of sophistication and class. You'll also find a rich cultural scene centered on the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Library, and the Recoleta Cultural Center; as well as some great shopping spots, like the Buenos Aires Design Mall with an artists' fair set up in Plaza Francia every weekend.
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