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Cafe San Juan

Avenida San Juan 450, Buenos Aires C1147AAP, Argentina
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Argentinean, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avenida San Juan 450, Buenos Aires C1147AAP, Argentina
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small restaurant in a non descript location in Buenos Aires. Upon arrival, be prepared for a wait as this is a popular restaurant with locals as well as tourists. We took a late lunch so were able to get a table outside,...More

Thank Swaggger007
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

Was not expecting much when we stepped in for a late lunch after visiting the Museum of Modern Art nearby. There's an English menu pasted on the window at the entrance. Ordered the pink salmon and fetuccini with grilled sausage. The waiter got one of...More

Thank an23T
Reviewed April 11, 2017

ME ENCANTO! Best food in Buenos Aires. Since seeing chef prepare a goat on the back patio or a perfectly grilled steak on the beach years ago, I couldn't wait to get to Argentina. For 5 yrs I waited and Leandro and his staff did...More

Thank brodymc
Reviewed April 7, 2017

We were able to get a table for lunch on a week day, arriving early (it opens at 12:30). Apparently for dinner, you need to reserve. We had the oriental pork and the "perdriz", our kids had the vegetable lasagna, everything was excellent, the homemade...More

Thank 1980Caro
Reviewed April 7, 2017

Fantastic food by renouned chef, fast friendly service, English or Spanish menu, you can't go wrong wrong.

Thank bkurtz4
Reviewed March 13, 2017

4 of us came to this restaurant after reading these reviews. I honestly cannot understand what people liked about this place. If I called the food mediocre, I'd be overrating it. It was simply terrible all the way from the appetizers, to the mains. I...More

Thank khana202017
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

I am staying in the San Telmo area of Buenos Aires. There are many excellent Parrillas and Italian restaurants here, but I was looking for something a little different. A friend at my hotel mentioned Cafe San Juan as having excellent food and a very...More

Thank Sam_well888
Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

Una excelente opción en San Telmo, pequeño muy bien atendido y con una carta que les propongo compartir para explorar todo lo posible. Sabroso y abundante Sera una buena idea reservar y saber que sólo aceptan efectivo. Volveremos Small and happy place in San Telmo...More

Thank Panicpablo
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Went at 12.40 on a Saturday lunchtime (xmas eve in fact) and got in fine with no reservation. Shared two dishes. A fabulous incredibly light tuna empanada which, although simple, was a really refined bit of cooking. Then a great octopus dish. Also had a...More

Thank JimmyDub
Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

For a delicious meal with home made ingredients, generous portions prepared by a great chef go here. Everything is seasonal and freshly prepared from the bread to the pasta! Great starter tapas and delicious pasta. The portions are big, so share and the creme brulee...More

Thank johanita1969
San Telmo
Characterized by cobblestones and narrow streets, San
Telmo is defined by the tango, the dance that made
Buenos Aires world-famous. Tango is a fusion of many
different cultures: a true child of immigration, much
like the city itself. Nowadays, it comes alive after
dark in the milongas (dance parties) attended by both
locals and visitors alike, who dance until the wee
hours of the morning. During the day, the antique
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Charles L
What are the prices
February 3, 2017|
Response from SantiagoGdaR | Reviewed this property |
Per person you are going to spend between 25 and 50 dollars.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida San Juan 450, Buenos Aires C1147AAP, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > San Telmo
  • Neighborhood: San Telmo
  • Phone Number: 4300-1112
  • E-mail
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