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Cafe Rivas

Calle Estados Unidos 302, Buenos Aires C1101AAH, Argentina
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“profiteroles” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Argentinean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Estados Unidos 302, Buenos Aires C1101AAH, Argentina
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Yes it was recommended so our expectations were high but we were not disappointed Seriously the best gnocchi I have ever eaten and we have travelled extensively through Italy. My husband had the schnitzel (an unusual choice for him ) but it was great. We...More

Thank Lara C
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Great place to stop for a charming meal with drinks away from the bustle of the city proper. Enjoyed home cooked baked fish and pasta dishes with a nice bottle of Malbec.

Thank William P
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a quick cocktail en route to dinner elsewhere. Lovely greeting at the door, speedy service and a fantastic French 75 - well worth the trip on its own, well balanced ie not too sweet, and not too much gin either. Will come...More

Thank Templegrafton
Reviewed May 28, 2018

I had had so many Sunday brunches at Rivas that I could not count. This is my favorite place in town to go on a sunny Sunday with friends and have a wonderful meal, a bottle of cold white and chat for hours before heading...More

Thank Pedro M
Reviewed April 17, 2018

On a pretty San Telmo corner , this restaurant / cafe with wood interior is open all day. Serves quite pretty tapas though a little expensive. $825 ARG for a number of tapas and drinks. (Cocktail $95 and bottled beer $110).

Thank chepaddy
Reviewed January 16, 2018

I went there for brunch based on the reviews and I was wildly disappointed. There are a lot better brunch spots in town.

1  Thank Emrdensow
Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food, service, atmosphere. You are not rushed and you feel everyone is happy to be there. Why? Excellent food, service, atmosphere!!!

Thank Pat S
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

So good we came twice! We found this place while walking around the San Telmo market. Didn't fancy any of the more crowded tourist options so we veered off to a side street an viola! Cafe Rivas is a great option in this neighbourhood. Very...More

Thank Banana_face_09
Reviewed November 30, 2017

We ate here for a long lazy brunch on a quiet Saturday. We were one of those nightmare tables who booked for 16 but about 22 turned up, all at differrent times, ordering and paying separately, all at different stages of our meal. But our...More

Thank Eamumc
Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

Excellent restaurant, small and cozy with fantastic food. Limited small menu, we tried some appreciates and wine. We enjoy small plates one salmon cured inVodka and rabbits croquettes, both place were beautiful presented and flavor was outstanding. Server was Nicolas and he did everything to...More

Thank Elespia
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:30 AM - 12:30 AM
9:30 AM - 12:30 AM
9:30 AM - 12:30 AM
9:30 AM - 1:00 AM
9:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Estados Unidos 302, Buenos Aires C1101AAH, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > San Telmo
  • Neighborhood: San Telmo
  • Phone Number: 4361-5539
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