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El Viejo Jack

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Avenida Bat de Salta 145 | Av.reyes Catolicos 1465 - II, Salta A4408CWB, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Had followed the recomm's of other TA users and went to this clean and friendly place. Professional service and good food. The atmosphere is rather cold, factory style big space with high ceiling. Certainly a question of preference only

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

Title says it all. Loved this place. The waiter made us feel so comfortable. A true gentleman. Food was amazing. Meat, my god! The venue is cool. And its cheap. Go here! p.s. they accept cards

Thank TheoA201
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

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 

Thank canch06
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Choo S
Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Amyation
Ollantaytambo, Peru
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank BrokeAdventures
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

Thank Susannah94
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Steve F
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank Idan U
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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank jeansandasinglet

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $10
Argentinean, Steakhouse, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Bat de Salta 145 | Av.reyes Catolicos 1465 - II, Salta A4408CWB, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Northern Argentina  >  Province of Salta  >  Salta
  • Phone Number: 543874215532
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?