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“Fun Evening”
Review of Bar El Federal

Bar El Federal
Ranked #258 of 7,094 Restaurants in Buenos Aires
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $6
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: El Centro (Downtown)
Reviewed April 8, 2019

Just wanted to a bite to eat and something to drink. Our hotel sent us to this bar and it was really cool.

It was quite busy that night, so premium seating was a waiting game. But found seating for 6 and ordered. The pictures and paintings on the walls were amazing. We were in with the locals which made this place more fun.

Our waitress was great, understood English, plus for us. The food was good and the service was great. Ordered way too much food tho.

I recommend this place when staying in San Telmo. San Telmo is the best place to be when visiting Buenos Aires.

Thanks for a great evening.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Thank Judi C
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Los N, Public Relations Manager at Bar El Federal, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2019

Hi Judi! Thank you very much for your kind comments, we really appreciate them.
Best regards,
Los Notables

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Reviewed February 22, 2019

Enjoyed dinner here. Food was good & portions were big. Was a bit of a language barrier, our server did not speak English well so I ended up with a very well-done steak.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Thank CandaceL1952
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Los N, Public Relations Manager at Bar El Federal, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2019

Hi Candace! Thank you very much for your kind comment, we appreciate it. Sorry for the language inconvenience.
Best regards,
Los Notables

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Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

Great priced sandwiches and share plates ($295 BA). Service wasn't anything special, but beers ran fairly inexpensively on tap. Overall a good spot but nothing to rave about. Was a bit disappointed the bread was stale with the meat platter.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank tobeysz
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Los N, Public Relations Manager at Bar El Federal, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2019

Hi! Thank you for your comment, it helps us improve our services. We're very sorry for the stale bread.
Regards,
Los Notables

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Reviewed February 18, 2019

Great beer at a fair price, with raw unshelled peanuts gratis to snack on. Atmospheric historic pub with wood paneling. Large menu, well priced but did not eat. Friendly efficient service.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Thank Westsidejoff
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Los N, Public Relations Manager at Bar El Federal, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2019

Hi! Thank you very much for your comment, we appreciate it.
Regards,
Los Notables

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Reviewed January 25, 2019

I actually ordered the wrong plate (mini picadas) here, due to language barrier between me and the server. I actually wanted a real dinner plate, instead of salami, nuts, and cheese, which is more finger food. Despite that, this is a good place to order a beer and people watch, as they have large open windows and tables. And I was told they brew some of their own beer, too.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Thank michaelangelo22
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Los N, Public Relations Manager at Bar El Federal, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2019

Hi michaelangelo22! Thank you very much for your comment, we appreciate it.
Regards,
Los Notables

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