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La Alacena

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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 Winner
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Italian, Cafe, European
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

La Alacena has always been slightly under the radar, popular with folks in the neighborhood and people that love quality Italian food made with great ingredients. I go fairly frequently for lunch and always enjoy the sun filled dining room, friendly service and delicious authentic...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

My family had breakfast here recently and left full and happy. There were plenty of vegetarian choices and the food was very high quality. We ordered more than 1 dish each and the total bill was still very reasonable. French toast and coffee both highly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cat2Perth
Reviewed May 19, 2018

I had the pappardelle pasta with mushrooms tossed in a butter and sage sauce. WOW. It blew me away. Such an incredibly simple dish, elevated to another level because the chef executed it perfectly. The homemade noodles were cooked flawlessly "al dente" and finished nicely...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank jszab87
Reviewed January 22, 2018

We found La Alacena on-line and decided to go for brunch before heading out for an afternoon roaming central BA. Our smoked salmon and egg croissant dishes were excellent and the espresso drinks were very good. I understand some of the reviewer comments regarding small...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank hflores2
Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

I ordered one of their pasta dishes and I really enjoyed it. It was well seasoned and fresh. The service was nice and I enjoyed sitting outside in the nice sunlight.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank blsnwbrdr
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast with a variety of choices. Opens early wich is nice. They serve good coffee. Regular staff costumer attention.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Mariana A
Reviewed September 18, 2016

We had Brunch today. *The good*: cute place, good and attentive service. Organic food. Correct pricing (brunch is around 200ARS) *The bad*: portion size super small. Bread is sold as part of the brunch and it is NOT good at all, but doughy with a...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank chezzz
Reviewed June 4, 2016

This is one of the best spots for brunch in BA. The food is always fantastic. I highly recommend the meatballs (albondigas in spanish). We get them just about every time we go. The pressed sandwiches are good - but they very 'bready'. The only...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank WithersDavis00
Reviewed May 16, 2016

First of all all the reviews that we have read, was too good for the real...have brunch only in sundays so most of the photos from sundays...Dont accept credit cards,only debit she said then I gave my debit card then she said visa debit,their attitude...More

Date of visit: May 2016
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Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Brunch was pleasant and enjoyable - amazing sandwiches and service - until a woman tried to fit her huge stroller inside the cafe and calm her screaming baby by walking around in the tiny cafe. If this was her living room, it would be no...More

Date of visit: May 2016
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