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San Nicolas
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Calle Sarmiento 1599 | Esq. Montevideo, Buenos Aires C1042ABC, Argentina
+54 11 4373-5163
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We get recommending this place from our tour guide so we give a try. The food is excellent the service even much better. The waitress that we had, she's very high hospitality. We went with a group of people, everyone is happy.

Thank TheTipTip
Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

After a week of steak it was time for pasta. The raviolis were perfect served with a delicous sauce. The waiting staff are very professional. This place is quality.

Thank Leigh S
Grapevine, Texas
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

Went to dinner with fellow workers and this place is an excellent little gem of a steakhouse. It looked like we were the only "tourists" and the place quickly filled up shortly after we got there at about 830pm. All the different cuts of meat that we ordered were reported as excellent. I had the bife de chorizo medium rare... More 

Thank aabikr
Sao Paulo, SP
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73 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

We ate here twice on a recent trip to BA - once for dinner as a couple, and once for Sunday brunch with four adults and two children. Both times were very good. The food and service was good, and it's worth a visit - mostly locals eating in the place, but some tourists too. The set menu is a... More 

Thank AlexSW
Petropolis, RJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

Every time I arrive in Buenos Aires and I am staying in this area, I go straight to this restaurant to have my favourite porteño dinner: a nice "entraña" with a rúcula salat, having a bottle of Malbec. See if you can finish with a "flan con dulce de leche"!

Thank DFM66
Gore, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

Called in here on the guidance of our hotel arrived at 10pm and lined up to get in ,found the food to be fantastic had the 400g ribeye steak and the pork flank, great selection of affordable wine, at 12 pm they were still lining up to get in, enjoyed the food that much that on our stopover on our... More 

Thank Paulmatheson
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

A friend of mine recommended this restaurante. It was a great dinner. The beef I choose was great at the exact point I order, medium rare. We had as well a provoleta. The wine was good called Dada from Bodega las Moras. Price was reasonable. Service cold be better.

Thank Adalberto L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I had a good dinner here. Nice vibe, very busy. You will likely need a reservation after 9PM. Good empanadas, bread and chorizo. Steak was very good. Sides were large portions, perfect for sharing. Don't forget to ask for chimichurri and salsa criolla as they don't provide it automatically. I recommend it.

Thank R J
Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016

The only reason I didn't give this great restaurant 5 stars is because the Calamari rings I started with were chewy, and I could only get through half of the huge portion. I took the waiter's advice and ordered the boneless sirloin strip steak, which he said Argentinians order when they go to a restaurant. I also took his advice... More 

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

We went to the theater and afterwards found this nice restaurant just a block away from Av. Corrientes. The atmosphere very pleasant, the food was really good. I would recommend to share the main dish as the portion is enough for two.

Thank Monica T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $40
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinean, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Sarmiento 1599 | Esq. Montevideo, Buenos Aires C1042ABC, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > San Nicolas
  • Neighborhood: San Nicolas
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4373-5163

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Staying in San Nicolas

Neighborhood Profile
San Nicolas
Immersed in the sound of honking horns and the footsteps of busy office workers, the Microcentro area of San Nicolás is where visitors will encounter the true hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires, walking down streets lined with office buildings and banks. The financial district is well-known for its vibrant atmosphere and unstoppable rhythm during office hours. After dark, the hubbub migrates to Corrientes Ave., where theater lovers might start their evening at a play and end it in one of the many traditional pizzerias nearby. During the day, Corrientes is known for its many bookshops and classic cafés, which are located just minutes away from some famous landmarks, like the Obelisco, Avenida 9 de Julio, and the Teatro Colon.
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