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Restaurante El Federal

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


$15 - $25
Latin, Argentinean
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
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All reviews lamb empanadas corn soup trout potatoes rustic decor our waiter san martin argentinian food attentive service patagonia ba meat english retiro cow dough
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place that brings you back in time. Followed the recommendations from the waiter and it was totally delicious. Must try the lemonades!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank olenaweis
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not sure if we were there on an off day or what, but the food was really not good. We ordered the patagonian lamb, which was supposed to be a special and it was so dry it was barely edible. Definitely would not recommend.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ascarbo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent an unforgettable afternoon with Chef Paul learning to make four types of empanadas...of course sampling along the way. Every bite was delicious and we learned so much. I would recommend eating here to anyone even close to BA. Its worth the trip!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank erinwilson4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was superb, nice atmosphere. The mushroom risotto was great. My friend had the special fish and he said it was extremely good.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 621scotto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The meals were excellent, and you can have not only the traditional meat dishes and empanadas, but also exquisite food of the provinces (states). i believe that I already write about El Federal, always with excellent service. NOT this time. Not well trained waiters, quite...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Carlos C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Based on reviews and inclusion on "BA Like a Local's" list of "ten things to do in BA" we went for dinner. The staff was welcoming. The two people we interacted with spoke fine English and were helpful in describing selections. The place is furnished...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lairdkelly
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Comfortable atmosphere and very good food. In the evening of December 21, 2018, my wife and I visited El Federal Restaurante All the dishes were very tasty and beautifully prepared. The staff is polite and attentive to visitors. Wide range of wines. And very good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mark T
Reviewed January 1, 2019

Very friendly and accommodating staff, while the cuisine was a pleasure to the palate. Rustic decor is unique and enticing from the minute you push open the heavy iron front door. Our family group was well catered to, with options for the kids. We easily...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gareth H
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Argentinian cuisine, amazzzing food. English speaking local waiters, very helpful. The lamb is superb. Same as the chocolate dessert. Reasonable price. Must try!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Johndelacruzsydney
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food, great staff, intimate place. This was our third visit in 12 years. Great experience every time. The Patagonian lamb was exceptional! Pure heaven. My favourite restaurant in the city that never sleeps.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alan M
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