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Las Violetas

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Avenida Rivadavia 3899- Barrio Almagro | Esquina Medrano, Buenos Aires C1204AAD, Argentina
+54 11 4958-7387
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North Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 343 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful architecture, AC is a plus in summer time, free Wifi, friendly and fast service. I came here knowing that this is a bit of a tourist trap and pricey but wanted to have my own experience. If You are near by give it a try, but you can have great food for less in many places.

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Newport Beach, California
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268 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2017

If you’re an architecture buff, this is a must. The cafe is full of beautiful, large stained glass windows. Siting there eating our breakfast we felt like we stepped back in time, in a good way - when cafes were spectacles for the eyes and stomachs. For breakfast, I ordered coffee con leche and 3 pastries. This was the only... More 

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Montrose, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2017

I highly recommend ordering several pastries and sandwiches to share with a group. So much to choose from. They let you hang out and relax. The decor is amazing. It is Art Nouveu stained glass windows throughout the cafe. Itis reminiscent of a aparisian cafe. Don't miss this plce.

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Moscow, Russia
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

Old and beatifully decorated cafe which exists from 1884. The whole space is devided for restaurant and cafeteria. We visited only last one. Do not order much: size of desserts are too big, in my opinion. I'd prefer having twice less, at least. Suprisingly, the prices are quite reasoble and don't differ much from other restaurants. A waiter was a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful building, good coffee and fun presentation. My kids loved the platters and desserts. It was worth a long drive! My kids say"perfect for 5 year olds".

Thank twinmom775
Weston, Florida
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717 reviews
366 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

Lat's start off with the beauty of this place--bright and cheery, a wonderful ambiance reminiscent of a time gone by with beautiful art work surrounding us. Next add VERY professional wait staff who were really into providing a nice experience and most importantly well prepared and presented food that tasted great. Add an excellent wine list and we enjoyed a... More 

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

- Amazing place to visit in Buenos Aires. - Fantastic architecture of old Buenos Aires. - Very traditional place to, at least, take some tea. - For those that know is similar to Confeitaria Colombo, downtown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Thank NewtonSViannaJr
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Very nice historical environment. Very good "medialunas". The "merienda" is spectacular, very good quality and quantità. Definitely will come back.

Thank Mat R
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Loved the old-fashioned feel, stained glass windows, and entire back to the 30s feel. Tea and cakes are also traditional Argentine, filled with dulce de leche cakes. Nothing gluten-free. Nothing light. But the atmosphere and genuine 30s feel makes up for it.

Thank sonia r
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

With an antique atmosphere, the place is beautiful. The service was good, but the food was nothing special. Just fine. I would not come back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cafe, Argentinean, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Rivadavia 3899- Barrio Almagro | Esquina Medrano, Buenos Aires C1204AAD, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4958-7387

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?