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El Cuartito

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Talcahuano 937 | Entre Marcelo T. de Alvear y Paraguay, Buenos Aires 1013AAR, Argentina
4816-1758/4331
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Closed
Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 1:00 am
Tue - Thu 12:30 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:00 am
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Plover, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The pizza at El Cuartito is fabulous - we had two different varieties - one with meat, one without, both delicious. The onion pizza comes piled with onions, which was perfect for me. There was a short wait, because the place was full and busy, but the service was very quick once we were seated. The waiter was funny and... More 

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Balcarce
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best pizzas in town! Classic Argentinian-style pizza: high dough (pizza de molde) and tons of mozzarella cheese.

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Thank SeferBalcarce
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice restaurant, good service and worth a visit. However, be aware that they really really LOVE cheese. I ordered a big pizza (portions are generous) and was entirely, if somewhat unexpectedly, owned by the sheer mass of cheese flowing off the obscured pizza base. Make sure you order a pizza which has a topping that is something other than... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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137 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Has Rep as Best Pizza In Town, IMHO that's not a very high bar. I find the pizza in BA to be average at best and that's what I thought of this place as any NYC or Philly slice puts this stuff to shame. I think its because the cheese is not right so the pizza can only be so... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attentive and speedy service. Great atmosphere. Not a vegetable in sight but hey this is a pizza joint. Also has a few empanadas on the menu. We had the house special which had a egg, ham, green olives. Very tasty

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It`s a classic in Buenos Aires. It`s often noisy and full of people. Old times restaurant with good attention and good flavours.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super delicious pizza. It's a thick buttery crust with tons of cheese and toppings. We ordered the Atmoica and the El Cuartito and empanadas. Firstly, it was a a ton of food. Two larges are sufficient for five people. Secondly, the pizzas were super flavorful with lots of cheese and super toppings. Service was solid. Highly recommend.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

The fugazetta pizza, is great on appearances , buy the flavor of the cheese an quality is nothing extraordinary. I had great expectations about this place , highly recommended by many friends. Very disappointed and I will not go again.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Nice atmosphere - busy but friendly. Walls covered with sports posters/memorabilia which was very cool. Good prices and excellent pizza

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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

For sure the best pizza I had in Buenos Aires. The crust was crispy and fresh, doog sauce, good flavors. The place is antique with a good atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Italian, Argentinean, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
12:30 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Talcahuano 937 | Entre Marcelo T. de Alvear y Paraguay, Buenos Aires 1013AAR, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Retiro
  • Neighborhood: Retiro
  • Phone Number: 4816-1758/4331

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Staying in Retiro

Neighborhood Profile
Retiro
Exquisite palaces and luxurious apartment buildings combine with art galleries and exclusive boutiques to make Retiro the perfect spot for those who enjoy sophistication. However, the non-stop foot traffic to and from Retiro train and bus terminals, accompanied by the myriad of trucks leaving and arriving at the port, mean this neighborhood is never truly at rest. One minute you are walking down a street dotted with ornate mansions and luxurious shop windows and the next you find yourself surrounded by a sea of people racing to catch their train or bus. It is this juxtaposition of never-ending comings and goings and quiet, elegant luxury that defines Retiro, as well as Buenos Aires, a city where sharp contrasts are all around.
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