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Tegui

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Palermo
Argentinean, South American, Contemporary
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5852 Costa Rica | Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 4770-9500
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8:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Tue - Sat 8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wed - Sun 12:00 am - 12:30 pm
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went there thinking I was going to have a nice dinner but the service was terrible (no sparkling water, excessive prices, not enough food). Also, we paid for 6 cups of wines and they forgot to bring one of them.

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Thank Maria C
Los Angeles, California
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43 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

The restaurant’s stencil & graffiti exterior and simple black door serve as a bit of a contrast to the simple spare elegance of its interior. As a large group celebrating a birthday we were deftly graced with glasses of champagne in the front of the restaurant and then whisked off to a private red and black room in the back... More 

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Thank TravelBugLA
Santiago, Chile
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58 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

I went there by a friend recommendation and not knowing what kind of food was served. It is a 10 dish serving with no options. The food did not taste good and they served salmon instead of the advertised trout. My couple couldn't have the duck or the lamb. Very expensive too!

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Thank jantonio
Mexico City, Mexico
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72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Martitegui brings a great experience to people who is willing to try different things. Actually he was in the restaurant making sure everything was ok. The entrance of Tegui doesn't reflect the place character: very modern. Testing Menu of 10 courses. My favorites were asparagus, tortellini and the deer. I had an excellent evening!!

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Thank FannyLG
United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Tegui came highly recommended and I was unfortunately disappointed. The food was good, though undeserving of the reputation, accolades and 50 best rating. The service was the real disappointment. Our meal was extremely rushed, the pairings were off throughout the meal and the descriptions were sparse at best. For the price point in BA, it was a disappointment. Our meal... More 

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Thank brine49
Austin, Texas
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

For being in the top 10 restaurants of Latin America, I had relatively high expectations of this place. Unfortunately, none of the dishes here really "popped" for my wife and I. We left here really disappointed. The service and everything else was great, but none of the courses really had that "wow" factor. We also visited iLatina and Aramburu, both... More 

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Thank Matthew H
Caracas, Venezuela
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

After a long review, I've decided to go to Tegui on my last visit to Buenos Aires. People very nice on the phone for reservations. When you get there you'll never imagine what is inside. A glass of -not very good- champagne welcomes every guest. I wasn't asked if I wanted something different. The place is nice but cold. There... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

Very innovative dishes with complex and intertwined flavor profiles. Very elegant atmosphere. Would recommend on a visit to BA. On our visit most recently the menu didn't particularly resonate with us, hence the missing 5th star. There is a menu - and it's a 11ish small plate tasting menu. So if you aren't in love with the chefs selection that... More 

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Thank WorldTravel-to-Eat
Copenhagen, Denmark
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157 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

I had dinner here some weeks ago, after many years of hearing a lot about the place and also its current ranking on the list. The outside looks very unassuming, but its a nice surprise to step in to a very cozy room, with nice lightning and serene atmosphere, with the kitchen in the end of the place. We ordered... More 

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Thank Ulrik J
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

What an amazing degustation meal. We had the full wine option also. The flavours, presentation and knowledge of the waiters were top class. The selection of wines were outstanding. The exterior of the restaurant is a basic graffiti wall which cleverly hides the cosy but classy interior. Such a great experience!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Argentinean, South American, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 12:30 pm
Tuesday
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:30 pm
Thursday
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:30 pm
Friday
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:30 pm
Saturday
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5852 Costa Rica | Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Palermo
  • Neighborhood: Palermo
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4770-9500

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Staying in Palermo

Neighborhood Profile
Palermo
Best known as the largest neighborhood in Buenos Aires, Palermo is divided into different quarters, each with its own unique identity. The high-end quarter is Palermo Chico, characterized by magnificent mansions, regal avenues, and exclusive apartment buildings, and home to the Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), a favorite amongst locals. The largest park in the city, the Bosques de Palermo, is Palermo's most famous landmark and a popular destination for nature walks, picnics, rollerblading, and cycling. The scene becomes much trendier in Palermo Soho, a hip area known for its cool cafés and unique design stores, filled with shoppers on weekends; and Palermo Hollywood, renowned for the numerous restaurants, bars and nightclubs, which make it the preferred spot for nights out and special occasions.
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