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La Puerto Rico

Adolfo Alsina 416 | San telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 4331-2215
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good52%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (8 reviews)
“atmosphere” (6 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, Argentinian
$$ - $$$
Adolfo Alsina 416 | San telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

We popped into this café for lunch to escape the spring rain. We were enchanted by the decor which looks like it hasn't changed for many decades. There were a lot of locals eating which is always a good sign. The food was quite basic...More

Thank Aussie7leagueboots
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A friend of mine who lives in Puerto Rico sent me a link for this restaurant and today I was downtown and decided to go there. Let me tell I was not disappointed, the place is amazing. The atmosphere is friendly and upbeat, the wait...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is a Buenos Aires classic, very old school and traditional in every way. They serve mostly the "standard menu" of Buenos Aires. The food is good, the coffee and pastries are excellent, and the service is very good. Definitely don't miss it if in...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 6 May 2017

It is one of the oldest cafe in Buenos Aires, founded in 1887. The décor & the atmosphere are very nice, relaxing and inspiring. The clients are almost exclusively locals (I did not spot any tourist) of all ages. It is a place were the...More

Thank misflopes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

This bustling restaurant serves excellent Argentine cuisine in a engaging setting. For a visitor to Buenos Aires the Puerto Rico is an excellent way to see life in the city as the Argentines live it. Lunch is a particularly good time. Expect large portions for...More

Thank NelsonVNile
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We arrived in Buenos Aires early in the morning but due to an airport workers strike had to wait at the airport 3 hours to get our luggage. By the time we got checked in at the hotel and rested a few hours we were...More

Thank porterjames2
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We came upon this place around 2 PM when locals find that it is much too early for lunch. We had a liter of beer and shared a sandwich. It was enough to tide us over and to leisurely absorb the atmosphere. Clearly a place...More

Thank 869stephens
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely bygone era feel to this cafe restaurant in terms of decor and service. Worth going if only to have a coffee.

Thank kuepper
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We came here for lunch as we explored the area (it's near the Recoleta cemetery). It was full of locals which is always a good sign and the meals were large, reasonably priced, and very good. As it was so busy, we were waiting for...More

Thank kentaurides
Reviewed 30 April 2016

This cafe, which is one of the oldest in Buenos Aires, is where you will find locals lined up for coffee and facturas (pastries) in the morning before work. The service is exceptional if you choose to sit (but many wait in line for their...More

Thank William T
As part of the historic quarter of Buenos Aires,
Montserrat is defined by the historical events that
took place there and the landmarks that have stood the
test of time. The Plaza de Mayo is at the center of
this connection to history: countless public
demonstrations have passed through this square, going
back to the May Revolution of 1810. Walking the
streets of Montserrat allows us to imagine what Buenos
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Adolfo Alsina 416 | San telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Montserrat
  • Neighbourhood: Montserrat
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4331-2215
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