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Cafe San Juan

Avenida San Juan 450, Buenos Aires C1147AAP, Argentina
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (15 reviews)
“rabbit pie” (10 reviews)
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Spanish, Argentinean, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avenida San Juan 450, Buenos Aires C1147AAP, Argentina
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding but limited seating. If you are lucky to get in then great selection of wines, killer appetizers to share, excellent pates, and friendly service. A must, if you can!

Thank papic189
Reviewed October 29, 2017

We walked passed this small restaurant during the week on the way to the Museum of Modern Art and thought it looked interesting so after the museum we went for a late lunch. We knew nothing about it, its reputation or its chef.The staff were...More

Thank MLH46
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

Came here for lunch and we thoroughly enjoyed the rabbit pate and the langostino cazuela. Pate was as smooth as eating mouse, and the plume jam on top complimented well with the pate. The sauce from the langostino cazuela was flavorful and it came with...More

Thank AHA2006
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

I stumbled across this restaurant on an evening stroll through San Telmo looking for something to eat. Upon realising I did not speak Spanish very well, the friendly waiter offered me an English menu however patiently helped me order in my terrible Spanish anyway. I...More

Thank Mellyouttaphase
Reviewed September 20, 2017

We had a fantastic dinner here! The food was delicious and we had starters, mains and desserts. The staff were very friendky and there was a lovely atmosphere in the restaurant. I loved how we could see the chefs at work in the kitchen.

Thank sfeg
Reviewed September 17, 2017

My partner and I popped in here after visiting the San Telmo Markets. We had a brief wait for a table (10-15 minutes max) and were then seated in staff. Our waitress was lovely, very friendly and spoke excellent English. The portions here are huge...More

Thank Sian S
Reviewed May 30, 2017

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

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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
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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February 3, 2017|
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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
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