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Museo del Jamon

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San Nicolas
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Cerrito 8 | Congreso, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 4382-4144
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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We scheduled a family holiday meal there for 10 adults and 3 children. We were treated to excellent service and everyone was happy with their meal. My beef was tender and tasty as was my wife's pork tenderloin. My only disappointment was the lack of an English menu and a wait staff with limited language skills. Fortunately our Argentinian family... More 

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Collingwood, Canada
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70 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great experience here. Staff were friendly and skilled. Decor was really nice. Great selection, great presentation and hot and Flavors full. Not overpriced for city. With lots of locals. Always a good sign.

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London, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With so many good restaurants around there is no good reason to pay more to come here. Unless you are mad for spanish dishes.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this restaurant after having had several meals at the originals in Madrid. Different as it is not as popular as the Spanish branches, but offering the same high quality in all meals. I definitely recommend it if you want to spend a fairly high part of your monthly budget for fun. The meal and environment make it worth... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 370 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The environment is great, the service very good, great wine selection and the food very good but not Wow. The restaurant is upscale and expensive.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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437 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Hood location. Excelent service and plates. Specially calamari and spanish plates. Not cheap but good restaurant.

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Villa Ballester, Argentina
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120 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

I love this place, I've been here twice and the service is excellent, the wait staff is very attentive and the food is very good. I was intrigued by the name, translated it means the The Museum of Ham and you got to love that. The decor is really nice with Spanish hams hanging all over the place. I would... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Nice interior, good service. Very expensive for average to poor quality food. The Jamon is very good. The food I ordered was overly salty. Overall not worth the money.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Our party of four came here on a Monday afternoon at 1230 for lunch, and we really enjoyed the food and the service. I ordered arroz con pollo which was excellent; we even brought food home. Other people in our party ordered other pollo plates, and another person ordered a salad. The waiter gave her some options for dressing and... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Ordinarily, I don't review average to good places, which this is, but the wait staff is very professional and the food is individual enough that those with an interest in the cuisine will find it worth a visit. We ate here twice, in part because of its convenience to our excellent hotel (Tango de Mayo) and the lively atmosphere. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Argentinian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cerrito 8 | Congreso, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > San Nicolas
  • Neighbourhood: San Nicolas
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4382-4144

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Staying in San Nicolas

Neighbourhood Profile
San Nicolas
Immersed in the sound of honking horns and the footsteps of busy office workers, the Microcentro area of San Nicolás is where visitors will encounter the true hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires, walking down streets lined with office buildings and banks. The financial district is well-known for its vibrant atmosphere and unstoppable rhythm during office hours. After dark, the hubbub and migrates to Corrientes Ave., where theatre lovers might start their evening at a play and end it in one of the many traditional pizzerias nearby. During the day, Corrientes is known for its many bookshops and classic cafés, which are located just minutes away from some famous landmarks, like the Obelisco, Avenida 9 de Julio, and the Teatro Colon.
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