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Lai Lai

Arribenos 2168, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good55%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“spring rolls” (3 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
“barrio chino” (7 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Arribenos 2168, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

We went to Lai Lai last weekend on a recommendation, The food was good and tasty, but the service took forever! The smell in the place was quite strong. I was afraid my clothes and hair would stink afterwards... but maybe it´s just me, I...More

Thank Riagranado
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

Went to Lai Lai for lunch with my family. We waited 20 minutes for someone to take our order. After requesting service twice (to no avail) we decided to leave. The employees did not seem to mind that they lost customers. We also noticed that...More

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

Nice cosy place in Belgrano. Food was great. We ordered dumplings, spring rolls, shrimps chow main, and beef chop suei. All the dishes were abundant and very tasty. Very affordable prices.

Thank Vittoria N
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

I moved to Buenos Aires from Florida, and love Chinese food. So finally decided to try Chinese food in Buenos Aires. On a Monday not all places are open in Barrio Chino so was little option and went with Lai Lai. The place is great...More

Thank Anca M
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

It's difficult to eat a good Chinese food in Buenos Aires. The fried rice at Lai Lai is good. All the traditional Chinese food is ok. Located in the Barrio Chino, the Chinese neighborhood, it's a small restaurant with good food. Good prices, family operated.

Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant was EMPTY late at night yet the arrogant waiter told me to move tables after u was comfortably seated.Asking for wifi i was greeted with a Duh are you stupid for asking this cuestion look..... The food came they dont offer you chopsticks...More

Reviewed March 11, 2015

If you are in Buenos Aires, Capital City and you decide to visit the smallChina Town in Belgrano dont hesitate to eat in Lai Lai. Some of the best options of the menu are only written in Chinesse, like "Cabeza de Mosca / Fly Head"...More

1  Thank Panicpablo
Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Very good atention in a china restaurant that is not more different from another of chinatown. I market like possittive the clean pleace and the very tasty dishes and generous sizes. However, The local is small and don't has windows or fresh air. We eat...More

1  Thank bonitinhasol
Reviewed August 31, 2014

So the food was okay. Nothing spectacular. I kind of had higher hopes. But that doesn't mean it was bad. We had the chow mien noodles with shrimp. The Shrimp were tiny but the noodles were good, and it was plenty of food. Egg rolls...More

Thank Mundolocolv
Reviewed July 21, 2014

We had lots of dishes, to start with we had fried and steamed dumpling, both a bit boring, and the spring roll that were ok. For mains we had mapo tofu that was very nice and spicy, a pork neck chop suey that was perfect...More

Thank Thapimsta
As one of the main commercial hubs of Buenos Aires,
Belgrano has something for everyone. The myriad of
shop windows in Cabildo Ave. will draw you in, but it
is Chinatown — an area of no more than two square
blocks — which will keep you hooked. Crowned by an
ornate arch marking its entrance and filled with small
stores packed to the brim, it is a place where color
and scent emanate from every corner, particularly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $10
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 PM - 4:15 PM
12:00 PM - 3:15 PM
8:00 PM - 11:45 AM
12:00 PM - 3:15 PM
8:00 PM - 11:45 AM
12:00 PM - 3:15 PM
8:00 PM - 11:45 AM
12:00 PM - 3:15 PM
8:00 PM - 12:45 AM
8:00 PM - 12:45 AM
12:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arribenos 2168, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Belgrano
  • Neighborhood: Belgrano
  • Phone Number: 4780-4900
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