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La Crespo

Calle Thames 612 | Esquina Vera, Buenos Aires C1414DCN, Argentina
+54 11 4856-9770
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  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastrami” (6 reviews)
“knishes” (6 reviews)
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European, Eastern European, Israeli, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher
$$ - $$$
Calle Thames 612 | Esquina Vera, Buenos Aires C1414DCN, Argentina
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Reviewed April 23, 2015

The one thing we really miss not living in Melbourne is not getting our fix of our old Jewish favourite foods and La Crespa certainly fulfilled our cravings. We now live in Rio de Janeiro, but there is no Jewish deli like this one! We...More

1  Thank Ram1314
Reviewed April 4, 2015

Since we are one month into our 2 month stay in BA.....and we had a stop at Uriate and Gorriti today, it was the perfect opportunity to meander down to Thames 612 and try the Hot Pastrami Sandwich. The interior is not as small as...More

Thank morewierd
Reviewed December 17, 2014

The place is small with just a few tables. You can eat in or take away. As the title states it is with no doubt the best hot pastrami sandwich in the city. Excellent quality in the ingredients. Everything is home made. The restaurant is...More

Thank nikko1974UK
Reviewed August 10, 2014

Small Deli with great variety of Jewish food (both european and some middle eastern). We had the Hot Pastrami and some Knishes (try the blue cheese. Awesome) and were not dissapointed at all. The only con: Cash only

Thank sbrusi
Reviewed July 9, 2014

I've waited wayyy to long...and turns out I am still waiting!! Place was ideal for anytime of day, buzzing and warm. The food smells wafting out of the kitchen were hard to resist, but I had just eaten and just got a coffee. Let me...More

1  Thank Lorel B
Reviewed July 3, 2014

Oh vey, this was a good place to go for lunch! In contrast to other reviewers, my family enjoyed staying at the restaurant to eat. It was pleasant and clean, and the high tables weren't a problem. Two of us had the bagel with lox...More

Thank FussyGrl
Reviewed June 8, 2014

This is a tiny place with high chairs and communal tables. Not comfortable, the idea is you eat and go. But the food is great, all home-made by its owner Clarisa. The hot pastrami sandwich is very good (but not up to the New York's...More

1  Thank Lovecraft
Reviewed February 28, 2014

After a week in Buenos Aires, we decided to try La Crespo , a small Jewish-style deli located in Villa Crespo, just at the northern fringe of Palermo Soho .It is a small attractively decorated take-out store with some wooden tables and high stools as...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed October 17, 2013

We have been recommended to taste the pastrami sandwich as it was the most similar to the American Deli' s pastrami ..and wow we really loved it not only the pastrami but also the bread , onions , mustard and pickles , just perfect. The...More

1  Thank Diane C
Reviewed October 12, 2013

Split latkes, a smoked salmon bagel with cream cheese, capers and pickled onions (ask for it toasted!) and berry-topped cheesecake with a friend while we sat and studied there on wifi. It was lovely and the older man who helped us was really sweet! I'd...More

Thank alliex4311
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Thames 612 | Esquina Vera, Buenos Aires C1414DCN, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4856-9770
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Its like a new york style jewish "fast food" restaurant. They have Kniches ands Boios and Hot pastrami sandwiches...But it is very local in its fashion and decoration. Quite interesting!
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