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El Viejo Jack

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Av Bicentenario de la Batalla de Salta 145, Salta A4408CWB, Argentina
+54 387 421-5532
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La Paz, Bolivia
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129 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good meat and food along with good service. The dishes were very well served, good quantity, however, although the meat was very soft, I expected a bit more, for the price you pay. It is a very popular place and if it is weekend it is necessary to book in advance.

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Thank scriales
Lakewood, Colorado
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

This was a delightful experience. Great service and great food. The trout was wonderful. So juicy and fresh. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Donna845
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Nothing special! Prices were reasonable. Service was slow but only one waiter. The steak was tasty but wanted more!

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Thank John M
Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

If you've ever eaten meat before, then El Viejo Jack is an unnecessary experience that will save you a considerate amount of money. The worst barbecue experience you can imagine will be fulfilled at this restaurant. We got the Parilla side of the menu. The chicken was the best part of our experience, and for a restaurant that prides itself... More 

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Thank el17alexander
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Loved this place! The service was great and The steak was incredible! My boyfriend and I both had a rump steak and it was huge and really good value for money. It worked out about £7 each and was the biggest steak I've ever had. We definitely couldn't finish it all. The entire meal plus sides of creamy mash and... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Nice charcoal grill restaurant. Nice staff, especially the old chap. We had grilled chicken which tasted very good. Recommended!

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Basel
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
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 114 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

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Thank TheoA201
Toronto
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112 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
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 

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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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $10
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Argentinean, Latin, Spanish
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, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av Bicentenario de la Batalla de Salta 145, Salta A4408CWB, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Northern Argentina  >  Province of Salta  >  Salta
  • Phone Number: +54 387 421-5532
Description
Traditional Argentine grill offers from 1987 excellent meat in its two locations. Argentine wines at the best price. Opened every day 12:00 AM to 3:30 PM and 7 PM to 1 AM.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?