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Restaurant Jovi Dos

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Calle Balcarce 601, Salta A4400EJM, Argentina
+54 387 432-9438
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Ordered rare steak because we like it medium rare. Came out perfect. Shared it with the misses. Perfect amount when ordering a salad each. Starting to get the hang of ordering in Argentina. Meat comes out on its own. Make sure to order sides. Complete salad was a relief after missing vegetables on so many meals out. Highly recommend try... More 

Thank Michael C
Bethel, Connecticut
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51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Went here on the advice of a friend in BsAs, and even though he had not visited in years, he was right on the money. Terrific food and service. Great value. I'd fly from NY to here again, for a repeat. Really enjoyed our experience here.

Thank Michael H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

I visited Jovi dos and, as other reviewers suggested it would be, it was empty at 8. But I'm a US citizen and am still working my way to 9pm Argentinian meals. The service was excellent, the prices reasonable and the waiter suggested a 3/8 bottle of red local wine that was delicious. And very reasonable, too--not trying to upsell... More 

Thank Kyle S
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2016

Good service. Typical Salta restaurant in that it is empty until 21.00 and then fills up with mostly local customers. The service was good but the food was very average. I wouldn't eat here again.

Thank robert_hsj
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119 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016

Staying at the Hotel del Virrey it just took 5 min. walking to the Jovi restaurant.We went there twice for dinner and we didn't complain it! Great hospitality,good beef (after all we're in Argentina.....) and excellent service.Very good price/quality ratio! Estabamos en el Hotel del Virrey, 5 minutos caminando al restaurante Jovi Dos.Cenabamos 2 veces alla, para nuestra gran satisfaccion:gran... More 

Thank Luc C
Santa Barbara, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2016

This hotel was about a block from our hotel so we ate there often. I loved the atmosphere, one could just sit and have coffee and a light lunch or wine and a full dinner. One of the dishes, a mixed ravioli was probably the best pasta I ever had. (Although I don;t eat much pasta so maybe I am... More 

Thank Roy K
Koeniz, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Typical Salta house and restaurant which is popular with locals. The staff is attentive and friendly. I like it when they play this grumpy old waiter attitude from time to time. Food was decent if maybe there was a tad too much garlic on my matambre which was unfortunate for further social interactions on the same day. :)

Thank Mick1803
Bloomsbury, New Jersey
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a plate full of pasta with a hint of pesto flavor, this is the place for you. Otherwise this is a restaurant to avoid. We also had pasta with red sauce, again without the sauce, and a tasteless rabbit dish. Jovi came recommended by Lonely Planet guide to Salta, which obviously needs a major update. Spend... More 

Thank George L
San Francisco, California
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213 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2015

This restaurant was recommended to us by a local guide, and it is clearly very popular with the local people. It was absolutely mobbed for lunch on a Sunday afternoon. Even though I can speak Spanish and have been to many restaurants in Spain and in Latin America, we had great difficulty with the menu here because of the different... More 

Thank Rick049
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

I usually fear restaurants with such a big menu. I tried the Lechon. It was good, can't complaint about it. If you are with a big group with people with different tastes it can be a good option. Good local food.

Thank Diego S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Latin, Spanish, Argentinean, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Balcarce 601, Salta A4400EJM, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Northern Argentina  >  Province of Salta  >  Salta
  • Phone Number: +54 387 432-9438

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