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Don Julio

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Palermo
As featured in Best Food in Buenos Aires
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Calle Guatemala 4699 | Palermo Viejo, Buenos Aires C1425BUK, Argentina
+54 11 4831-9564
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12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived to a rainy Buenos Aires and so decided that the only thing to do was to go out for a LONG lunch! This restaurant is supposed to be quite "touristy" and so we weren't surprised to find other travelers there for a boozy lunch on a Monday. But other than the hefty prices, that's where "touristy" ended. The... More 

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Waterford, Michigan
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I never ever expected to not rate this higher than three stars (I was actually considering two stars). I do realize others enjoyed the steaks far more than I did. On the first visit, I thought the rib eye I ordered was both tough and tasteless and the mashed potatoes soupy. On the second visit based on thinking I ordered... More 

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Lake of Bays, Canada
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312 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Don Julio is a charming relaxrd restaurant with wood panelling, old tile floors and an big parrilla. Our steaks were cooked perfectly, tasted beefy and were melt-in-the-mouth. The three olive oils made by an Argentinian vintner Zuccardi, that come to the table were delicious and the cover is very reasonable. A great lunch topped off with great service.

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Minneapolis
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service and the ability to eat outside. A great dining experience. The accommodated our group of 8, which was very nice of them to do.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is delicious and service is great. They had lots of wine to choose from so spend some time in the wine list.

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Arlington, VA
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This iconic corner restaurant in Palermo doesn't disappoint. We waited about an hour on a Saturday night for a table for 2 - we didn't have a reservation. Everyone told us that it would be impossible without a reservation. I'd say waiting an hour was worth it. We had our minds set on ribeye, but the waiter convinced us to... More 

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warsaw, poland
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you come for meat and wine! If not ... you'll find around (in Palermo) a lot other restaurants, so take your chance. Great restaurant, good service and really best steaks in Palermo area.

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TelAviv
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really wanted to check it out after hearing /reading so many reviews. It's very nice. I would recommend eating inside where you can enjoy the full ambiance. The decor is special and the meat is delicious. The service was not as attentive as I would have expected- we waited 35 min from requesting the bill to leaving- AND there... More 

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London
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really worth the wait - we had around a 30min wait outside for a table at this really popular local steak house. Popular with tourists but it didn't feel like that inside. We had a table upstairs over looking the main dining room and kitchen area (worth it if you are given the option). Staff were all really welcoming with... More 

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San Diego, California
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84 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Make a reservation, go early if you can but go! The place is simple, the food is simply wonderful. Steaks and fries, basically but oooh good. Wait staff are suoer friendly and efficient. We arrived a little before 8p.m. And had a reservation but by the time we finished there was a line out the door & down the street.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Guatemala 4699 | Palermo Viejo, Buenos Aires C1425BUK, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Palermo
  • Neighbourhood: Palermo
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4831-9564

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Staying in Palermo

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Palermo
Best known as the largest neighbourhood in Buenos Aires, Palermo is divided into different quarters, each with its own unique identity. The high-end quarter is Palermo Chico, characterized by magnificent mansions, regal avenues, and exclusive apartment buildings, and home to the Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), a favourite amongst locals. The largest park in the city, the Bosques de Palermo, is Palermo's most famous landmark and a popular destination for nature walks, picnics, rollerblading, and cycling. The scene becomes much trendier in Palermo Soho, a hip area known for its cool cafés and unique design stores, filled with shoppers on weekends; and Palermo Hollywood, renowned for the numerous restaurants, bars and nightclubs, which make it the preferred spot for nights out and special occasions.
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