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El Viejo Jack

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Av.Bicentenario de la batallla de Salta 145 | Av.reyes Catolicos 1465 - II, Salta 4400, Argentina
543874215532
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Toronto
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112 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a place recommended to us by our hotel staff. Unlike a lot of other parrillas in Salta, this one does not offer live entertainment. In other words, it's not a "Penia". Food-wise you can expect the traditional argentinean dishes, milanesesas, parrilla, some pastas, salads, etc. We tried the mixed brochette with chicken and beef. To my surprise the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Despite of the longer waiting time,food here are good tasty and large portion. Reasonable pricing. Fast WiFi.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

I went to this place twice while in Salta. Steaks here are cooked perfectly. Also got a yummy side of "papas jack" which are French fries with scrambled egg and garlic. So yummy! My friends ordered the veggie Parilla and it was really impressive. Fairly affordable, nice staff. Would recommend for a good steak.

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Ollantaytambo, Peru
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

My steak was succulent, tender perfection, the range of wine on offer was fantastic, and even my mashed-potato side dish was world-class. Staff were welcoming, kind, and helpful. Prices were shockingly low - especially due to the quality of the meat. An all-round 5-Star wonder-restaurant of Salta. Do not miss out.

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Edinburgh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly waitor and excellent food! Even got a magic trick at the end :) reasonable price for meals, we all shared a meat platter and plenty of food!

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten in a number of good steak restaurants while in Argentina. Don't miss this one it has the best steaks anywhere. The décor is fairly plain but matches the local family feel of the place.

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Thank Steve F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

In short, excellent meats, and we saing that after we had all Argentina .. highly recommend rhe asado and their eggplant Htzimitzori left us a taste for more. Our waiter was patient and kind and made ​​us laugh.. go!!! U will not be disappointed

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Thank Idan U
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

We saw this places listed on several forums so decided to give it a shot. We got salad and ribs... The first set of ribs was amazingly flavored and perfectly cooked, but the second set was a bit gristly and sinewy.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

I had an empanada to start (of course) and the rump steak for 2 people. It was out of this world tasty!!! We asked for it to have no blood and it came out perfect. Would definately recommend going there!! Good prices too!

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Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

The beef was fabulous. The second time we went we split an entre. We also loved the grilled vegetables. Our waiter was fun and helpful.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $10
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Argentinean, Latin
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av.Bicentenario de la batallla de Salta 145 | Av.reyes Catolicos 1465 - II, Salta 4400, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Northern Argentina  >  Province of Salta  >  Salta
  • Phone Number: 543874215532
Description
Traditional Argentine grill offers from 1987 excellent meat in his two sucucarsales. Argentine wines to the best price. Opened every days.12:00 Am to03:30 PM and 07 Pm to 01 AM

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