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“An Incredible Italian Restaurant at Puerto Maderos, Buenos Aires”
Review of Marcelo

Marcelo
Ranked #47 of 5,180 Restaurants in Buenos Aires
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $25
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Puerto Madero
Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is one of the best Italian restaurants I have ever been to, the ambiance is great; the property is located in Puerto Maderos, just in front of the Rio de la Plata; it has an extensive wine list with excellent offers.
The food, prepared by the Chef Marcelo Piegari, is absolutely incredible. I speacilly recommend the Mellanzane All’Siciliana (Sicilian Egg Plant); Pappardelle All’Abruzzese (Papardelle with Abruzzo Mushrooms); Tagliolini Alla Chitarra con Pomodoro e Basílico (Homemade Angel Hair Pasta with Tomato and Basil); and the Saltimboca Alla Romana (Veal with white wine sauce and prosciutto). On top of that they have an incredible brick oven with a great selection of pizzas. For desert do not miss the Mousse con Cioccolato Bianco e Gelato (White Chocolate Mousse with Gelato), the Tiramisu and, also, they have an excellent selection of Gelato. The restaurant won the prize as Best Restaurant in 2008.
Be aware, the pasta dishes are quite abundant, in fact, the last time we were there we had a party of six and we order three kinds of pasta and we were all full before the pasta ran out.
The service is excellent, do not hesitate to ask for any suggestions from your waiter, he will be most helpful.
In a nutshell, this is a culinary experience you won’t forget.

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Reviewed June 24, 2013

Marcelo is one of the best restarurants in the city. It has several strong points. Location: Puerto Madero, a realy beautiful part of Buenos Aires. View: if you get a table near the window, it´s wonderful. Of course the most important thing is the food. Order whatever you like in the menu...I dare you to find something you don´t like. WARNING: the portions are for share between two or three peple!!! If you have any trouble Marcelo, the owner, is at the place at any time.

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Reviewed April 28, 2013

Very attentive service, beautiful restaurant with views of the water. But the food was just good for its exorbitant price. My risotto was fine, but nothing to write home about. If you do get one of the risotto, you can certainly share the rather large serving.

I was nonplussed with $25 service charge, and then having my waiter make sure to remind me that tip was not included... before I had even seen the bill. Asking about the included service charge, he sought his manager, who replied that it was for the salt and pepper. Naturally.

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Reviewed April 25, 2013

Nice Italian restaurant with very good food, the dishes are hudge and very nice menu. Reservation are required

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Reviewed April 20, 2013

I went to this restaurant with my family from France this week. We were really glad of the choice ; a high quality food which tasted so good. The dishes are very big so you have to share them with almost another person. We tried a chicken with a parmesan sauce and spinatch : delicious!!! I highly recommand this place for anyone seeking a good Italian Restaurant in Buenos Aires.

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Thank Johanna K
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