We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Frank's Bar

Arevalo 1445, Buenos Aires, Argentina
47776541
Website
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
Closed today
Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Argentinean
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Arevalo 1445, Buenos Aires, Argentina
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (704)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

One of the more difficult speakeasies to access that I’ve seen—nondescript black door, hard to find password (for us, the name of the actress for a posted quote earlier that week). Very interesting entry and a nice aesthetic inside. The cocktails on the menu are...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jkooker
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Every cocktail is a work of art! Even getting into this place is fun! Give the password, go to the phone booth dial a number, enter through the back of the phone booth... Be prepared to wait for your cocktail. They make them with tender...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank David F
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Good food and reasonably priced. Good welcome and the beer is wonderfully cold. Well worth the stop.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Manc-Holidays
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

Franks has one of the best entrances I’ve seen to date. This speakeasy is the perfect addition I’ve seen to date. The code to get in is the name of the Artist or DJ of the night found on their Facebook page. Enter into the...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Sarah T
Reviewed November 20, 2017

This is a nice bar with good cocktails and you can have meals as well. The place have a good atmosphere like in the old days with lounges for parties for 2 up to 8. The cocktails bar have a nice own creations. The wine...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Julian F
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Though reservations are required, the process for getting into Frank's is genuinely fun: hints for the password are posted on their Facebook page (and can be solved with a quick Google search--ie a quote is posted and the password is the quote's speaker); anticipation and...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Samantha S
Reviewed November 6, 2017

I really liked the idea of having to figure out the password to get into this speakeasy however it all felt quite useless when I got to the door and there was a sign with the bars name out front and a hostess waiting to...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Daniel V
Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

The build-up to this place was great. A few crumbs and hints given on their media site to reveal a password that is required to get thru the 1st door. Once the password is spoken you are given a number to dial into a phone...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank 619lukasp
Reviewed May 23, 2017

The place is cool, it's a fun experience because you don't go like a normal bar, you need a password but then inside of the bar the atmosphere is not confortable, people its not so nice and i think that the biggest problem it's that...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank candelariai2017
Reviewed May 20, 2017

We came here on a Thursday evening after a meal a few blocks away. No reservation needed, just the password for the week, which is set out on Frank's Facebook page. Perhaps not immediately obvious to English speakers but if you look out for #PistasFranks,...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Duncan8080
Nearby
Palermo
Best known as the largest neighborhood in Buenos
Aires, Palermo is divided into different quarters,
each with its own unique identity. The high-end
quarter is Palermo Chico, characterized by magnificent
mansions, regal avenues, and exclusive apartment
buildings, and home to the Museum of Latin American
Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), a favorite amongst
locals. The largest park in the city, the Bosques de
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 444 hotels in Buenos Aires
Howard Johnson Inn Palermo
243 reviews
.12 miles away
Atempo Design Hotel
441 reviews
.13 miles away
Dumont Boutique Hotel & Bistro
15 reviews
.14 miles away
Rendez Vous Hotel Buenos Aires
1,566 reviews
.21 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Cucina Paradiso
884 reviews
.11 miles away
Heladeria Scannapieco
70 reviews
.11 miles away
Paraje Arevalo
132 reviews
.08 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Flea Market Mercado de Pulgas
205 reviews
.14 miles away
Teatro Regio
18 reviews
.18 miles away
Mercado Solidario Bonpland
12 reviews
.28 miles away
Shop Hop BA - Tours
157 reviews
.03 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Frank's Bar staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Argentinean
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Wednesday
9:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Thursday
9:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Friday
9:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Saturday
9:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arevalo 1445, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Palermo Hollywood
  • Neighborhood: Palermo Hollywood
  • Phone Number: 47776541
Description
Frank's Bar is a speakeasy with an innovative and sophisticated concept in Palermo , Buenos Aires. Offers modern cocktails, gourmet cuisine and a retro atmosphere, inspired in the 20s, which makes you travel in time. Distinguished as the best bar in South America by the prestigious ranking "The World's 50 Best Bars 2012" , the only way to enter Frank's is with a password. You can discover the secret code, by the clues posted in their Fan Page and Twitter from wednesday to friday with the hashtag #PistasFranks. To make reservations, is available on their Fan Page an application called "Reserva tu lugar" Frank's, a place full of little details that make the difference.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing