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“Godawful stake in Buenos Aires.”
Review of El 22 Parrilla

El 22 Parrilla
Ranked #922 of 5,487 Restaurants in Buenos Aires
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: Palermo
Description: They have 2 locations in Buenos Aires. You can read local reviews from many diners (in Spanish) here; http://www.guiaoleo.com.ar/detail.php?ID=2667
Reviewed March 27, 2012

Fair Cantina-Grill setting. Inattentive, surly, slow service. Poorly cooked stake that half of it was fat, and an average tomato-and carrots salad. Not worth.

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Reviewed February 15, 2012

I was a little hesitant coming to El 22 Parrilla on Valentine's Day of all nights, based on some of the Trip Advisor reviews here.
I was expecting a chain restaurant kind of place, but was pleasantly surprised to find such a comfortable, low key place with mostly a local crowd. We both ordered the lomo medallions, two each which was more than enough for each of us (and I can eat a lot). We picked an unknown Malbec from their wine list to which the waiter suggested an upgrade (AR $2 more) and were very happy with the choice he made for us.
The lomo was fantastic, very juicy and went perfectly with the wine. Most of the tables outdoors were full at 10 PM when we arrived with only a half dozen couples inside. People were still coming in well after 11PM.
The service was quite good, friendly...even with my limited Spanish vocabulary.
We'll definitley return again before we fly up to Iguazu Falls next week :)

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Thank SurfcrestYVR
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Reviewed November 27, 2011

Ceasarsallad tasted bad, chicken dry and salt. To pricy for what you get. Nice staff though.

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Thank Bonniebe
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Reviewed May 30, 2010

There are two El 22's in Palermo - I've been to this one twice (Carranza 1950) but have not been to the other (Jufre 1085). Both times I had the medallones de bife de lomo (3 filet medallions, about 1200g, and only a few pesos more than the smaller portion of 2 medallones), and both times they were excellent quality and very nicely prepared with a lot of flavor.

The menu is short and simple, The choice of sides is standard parrilla fare --grilled cheeses, fries and a mixto salad (lettuce, tomato and onion). In terms of ambiance, El 22 seems more corporate-owned-and-operated than a family-run business, from the youngish waiters in company shirts, jeans and sneakers to the decor that feels more commercial than cozy. However, the vibe is upbeat and informal, which I prefer to the more reserved atmosphere of more traditional parrillas around town.

For the lomo, 1/2 liter of house wine (a bit harsh so I recommend you upgrade) and fries, my total was ARS$65 including tip (about US$17).

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Thank SomeBozo
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Reviewed December 26, 2017
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