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Smeterling Patisserie

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Uruguay 1308 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires 1016, Argentina
+54 11 4813-9700
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars 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

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Thank Gustavo C
Buenos aires
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5 of 5 stars 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 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars 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 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank nikkers432
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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61 reviews
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5 of 5 stars 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!!!

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Thank elklix
Westlake Village, CA
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 stars 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 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars 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!

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

They have seating for 4-5 people, but you can have almost everything to go including tea blends. You can choose from a variety of cakes and pastries that go from Argentinean chocotorta to traditional lemon pie. Portions are good for one and go from around $60/$65. Everything I tried here was very good, chocolate options stand out from the rest.... More 

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Clyde, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Located in the Recoleta area with a small counter, you will be entering into a cakes and cookies heaven. I recommend you stop by

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

Didn't quite work for us but a nice share of a patisserie and you get to sit right next to the guys making the produce. Tasty.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 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
Description
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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Recoleta
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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