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Smeterling Patisserie

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Calle Uruguay 1308 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires 1016, Argentina
+54 11 4813-9700
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a family vacation to Buenos Aires last month, it was my mother's birthday, and we wanted to get some cake. We were nearby the French quarters, and I came across this bakery on TripAdvisor only a few blocks away. We got there and we were able to snag the small seating area they had. My family (other than myself)... More 

Thank Manami K
Montevideo, Uruguay
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123 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

ESPAÑOL : Quizás porque las presentaciones son pequeñas obras de arte, esperábamos una explosión de sabor. No nos enamoró pero sin dudas que está todo muy bien logrado. Pagamos $A 442 por: 1 té, 1 café con crema y 3 postres miniaturas (bavarois de pistachos; castaña y vainilla; chocolate y frutillas). ENGLISH : Maybe because the desserts presentations are little... More 

Thank Adriana M
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2 reviews
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

I walk around the beautiful Hoan Kim lake and find this great cafe shop, the cheese cake was yummy!😄and the staff here are very friendly!

Thank Akiko I
1 review
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

An experience suitable for VIP people open to everyone with an exquisite taste for desserts. Sorry the plate is empty... Too good to wait for a photo

Thank Gustavo C
Buenos aires
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 14, 2016

The cakes and every patisserie here are a Piece of Artwork. Isabel´s devotion for perfection pays off in every small cake or cookie or macarroon, even her windows are delightful. Everything here is so neat and tidy and yet you can feel the caothic energy that arises in every production. Stepping into the shop is like diving into an Oasis,... More 

Thank xtp
Northampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 9, 2016

Each cake is a work of art and the two that we had were incredible. Pity there isn't more seating - we ate at the bar as there is only one table, which was occupied. However the chef appeared mid way through our tea and cakes and starting preparing a passion fruit and mango cream for the next day's cakes,... More 

Thank Excess-baggage50
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2016

This very small patisserie in Recoleta is kinda precious: they serve tasty cakes and coffee to go with. There aren't that many customer places so you may want to take the plates with you. However, the interiors of the patisserie are very appealing and pretty, so you definitely want to get your afternoon coffee or tee with some delicious cakes... More 

Thank nikkers432
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed February 7, 2016

I come from an Austrian family and cakes in BsAs are not the best.This place is run by Swiss and for my surprise, I must say that they are tops in comparison with Austria,Switzerland,Germany and France.My city needed this kind of cakes .Enjoy!!!

Thank elklix
Westlake Village, CA
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed January 27, 2016

The reviews for this bakery did not disappoint. I ordered two cakes, the chocolate and the lemon. Frankly, I loved the chocolate cake and while the lemon was good, it wasn't as great I thought as made out in some of the reviews. As a pastry lover, I was overall disappointed by the pastries in Buenos Aires ... but not... More 

Thank JesseSlome
Oslo, Norway
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this patisserie walking around in the neighborhood. Not really looking for a snack but couldn't resist it at all. Drinking coffee and tasting some of the goodies while watching them make even more - amazing. Super friendly staff too. Highly recommended!

Thank Veronica R

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Restaurant Details

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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Uruguay 1308 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires 1016, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Recoleta
  • Neighborhood: Recoleta
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4813-9700
Smeterling Patisserie & Boutique is a special shop located in the exclusive neighborhood of Recoleta in downtown Buemos Aires where you will discover sweet delicities and the best coffee in town. Taste the Cakes, Macarons, Whoopies and Cupcakes accompanied by an Illy coffee or Twinings tea at our charming shop with an European-inspired atmosphere, or take-away and enjoy them at the confort of your hotel. Another of the stores's surprises is a diverse collection of pastry books and kitchens accesories to inspire your baking. Do not hesitate to stop by with your pet, as there is an adorable "pet-parking" at your disposition.

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Staying in Recoleta

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Characterized by the French-style mansions which are the legacy of its aristocratic past, Recoleta is the true “Paris of the South.” Walking around this neighborhood is an experience like no other in Buenos Aires: its streets are lined with elegant apartment buildings, exclusive boutiques, and former mansions turned into high-end hotels and embassies, which exude an alluring air of sophistication and class. You'll also find a rich cultural scene centered on the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Library, and the Recoleta Cultural Center; as well as some great shopping spots, like the Buenos Aires Design Mall with an artists' fair set up in Plaza Francia every weekend.
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