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Cafe del Tiempo

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Calle Balcarce 201, Salta A4400EJE, Argentina
8:00 am - 3:00 am
6:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 am
6:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Sao Paulo, SP
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43 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cafe del Tiempo is a bar/restaurant at 2 different locations in Salta. We had dinner at Guemes our first evening and really enjoyed the service, the food, the wine (from Miraluna, apparently belonging to the same owner of the Cafe) and the music, so on our last evening we went back to it at Balcarce and had another very positive... More 

Thank Marcia V
Frankfurt, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place, good coffee and a great bar. We enjoyed our stay at Cafe del Tiempo and can definetely recommend to make a stop here whilst discovering Salta.

Thank kcinnay91
Level Contributor
30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Busy. Dirty. Ewww toilets and limited to 3 very narrow cubicles! Noisy. Chaotic. No way I am coming back unless I am desperately hungry and it is the only place open.

Thank Kristine R
Rosario, Argentina
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Okay, so this is very long but I'll try to summarize our experience as much as possible: Taking into account the amount of good and great reviews we saw on TripAdvisor, we thought we'd give this place a try. The first time we went, it was closed (although, according to TripAdvisor, it should have been open). We then tried on... More 

Thank Julieminerva
Paris, France
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

My husband and I were so disappointed by the list of " the 10 best places to eat in Salta" , we tried a couple of them but did not enjoy the meal. Then, on our second day in Salta we found Cafe del Tiempo to which we went back the following night as well. Cafe del Tiempo has a... More 

Thank Romana2002
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

If you have to eat there it won't be the tragedy of your life but you won't be recounting it on your death bed. I went for the stir fry which was pretty poor to be honest but that serves me right. If there's one thing I've learned in Argentina it's stick to steak. My wife ordered the tenderloin. It... More 

Thank James W
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

We were 7 people, it seamed the manager assigned our table a new waiter, beverages took 20 minutes (they where 3 beers, a bottle water, the dishes came took 67 minutes, they mistaken the orders and they over cooked the meat, the Colita de cuadril and the grilled Pacu where grate. However the service was awful and they apologise but... More 

Thank David V
Wellington, New Zealand
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520 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

Great atmosphere and very good food. Best I've eaten since being in Argentina. The Paris steak was really tender and enormous with delicious sauce and a mountain of cheese covered wedges in a separate bowl. The salmon and risotto was a little over cooked but still really good with another delicious sauce of white wine and fresh vegetables Would more... More 

Thank D P
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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176 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

This is a great place for a bite to eat. We arrived late in the evening. There is seating outside and service is nice. You do not have to wait long for your dinner. They serve good salads.

1 Thank de-san
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81 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

You know, a lot of Salteños really love this restaurant, but it never does much for us. They really try to be creative with the menu, but the end result just isn't that good. Maybe being a gluten-free vegetarian is the problem. The atmosphere is nice, they have a good wine selection. You can try it for yourself and see.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Bar, Argentinean, South American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 am
6:00 pm - 4:00 am
8:00 am - 3:00 am
6:00 pm - 4:00 am
8:00 am - 3:00 am
6:00 pm - 4:00 am
8:00 am - 3:00 am
6:00 pm - 4:00 am
8:00 am - 3:00 am
6:00 pm - 4:00 am
8:00 am - 3:00 am
6:00 pm - 4:00 am
8:00 am - 3:00 am
6:00 pm - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Balcarce 201, Salta A4400EJE, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Northern Argentina  >  Province of Salta  >  Salta
  • Phone Number: 03874320888

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