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Cafe Tortoni


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


$2 - $15
Cafe, Argentinean, South American
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Came for breakfast. The interior is quite wonderful - it reeks of history, and it really did happen here. However on Sunday morning almost everyone inside was a tourist, so there was little or no atmosphere. Service was great, the food good, and I'm very...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was like walking back in time, lining up to get in for breakfast. Service was excellent and done in a timeless manner. No rush here, a little more expensive than other places but way more ambiance. Coffee, a juice or crossiant all served in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We eat casually and cannot offer an expert opinion. What we eat was perfect, bears were very good (draft) and wine also (Argentinian wine is great). Apart from that you can "see" Borges, Lorca, Carlos Gardel, Pirandello, Fangio and Einstein, to reference only a part...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafe Tortoni Buenos Aires Very popular. We arrived about 2.30 pm. Our guide knocked on the door, said there was 3 of us, then the door closed, very strange! We waited outside for a few minutes until the door opened again. There was a table...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank LynneH357
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great part of history that has been retained. We went for lunch and thoroughly enjoyed it. It was great to see the way the cafe is decorated, the ceilings, the walls so full of history, very interesting. The cafe has that charm where...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is supposed to be the oldest café in Buenos Aires and it is very quaint and well worth a visit. The service however is slow and the food only average. We went to the Tango evening downstairs and it was a really enjoyable show...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Philgmo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The price is high but there is an historical place in Buenos Aires. Even Hilary Clinton came there and this place is most popular cafe. I like auditoria))

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank edasalman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to go just for breakfast lunch or dinner. We went for coffee and booked a table for the evening Tango show. Shows are 6pm 8pm and 10pm which you need to book. Great place with a great atmosphere. Would recommend. Oh and don’t...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Golfer27england
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This iconic cafe is a must to visit. Easily accessed from subway station or bus or a short walk from Casa Rosada. At busy times of the day/night you may have to queue, we visited at a Saturday lunchtime and waited 40 mins. Obviously being...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 00GMF
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went - with a reservation- had to stand outside until we were let in. Staff was focused on money only - gave us a bad exchange rate and tried to cheat us with the bill. We cannot recommend this place.

Date of visit: March 2019
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January 31, 2019|
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Response from L4959GQrobertt | Reviewed this property |
I didn't require a Reservation. although the venue is very popular and outside lineups occur the lines move quite quickly. The floor staff are very efficient and after a table is vacated quickly cleanup and prepare for next... More
January 27, 2019|
Response from TicoLee | Reviewed this property |
Yes, online under “reservas” at cafetortonicom Enjoy!
January 29, 2016|
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Response from Pat M | Reviewed this property |
I'm so sorry but we did not have that a candy and actually, I have never heard of it so I would have no idea where to purchase it.
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