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Los 36 Billares

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Avenida de Mayo 1271, Buenos Aires C1085ABC, Argentina
+54 11 4122-1500
07:00 - 04:00
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308 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a beautiful interior with lots of old wood and inlaid wood designs. It serves food and all manner of drinks, lots of pizza, hamburgers, etc. it's a casual place to eat and service is efficient and prompt. There are tables outside where you will see people eating and drinking all times of day. There a pool tables... More 

Thank JeevesBertie
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

After checking into our hotel on Ave de Mayo, we found this restaurant just down the block. Our server was very helpful in assisting us with our order. The stone fired pizza and beers were just what we needed. Prices were good. If we weren't so tired, I would've played a game of billiards at the back.

Thank Rick G
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Fun historical atmosphere with very friendly and helpful waitstaff. All we had were drinks so I can't speak to the food but the drinks were great and reasonably priced. The daiquiris with fresh fruit were a big hit.

Thank Joseph O
Zurich, Switzerland
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The stuff working there is very nice. The food is not more then ok. the pizze are very expensive. A glas of orangejuice coasts 60!! pesos (almost 4 euro), which is just way too much! but it was a good one. The empanada was good and so was the pizzadough. the topping of the pizza was quite strange. a huge... More 

Thank Yasmine Z
Oldsmar, Florida
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593 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 331 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Couldn't have been more pleased with where we chose to part with appx.$38 (U.S.w/tip) for a lovely dinner very near Via Arriba (the most home-y lodging we've found in a big city). Jim had a scrummy rib-eye cut steak w\small salad on the side, I had a beautiful two-sauce single dish lasagna that was pure Italian delight. We shared a... More 

Thank Wanderlassie
Melbourne, Australia
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70 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

An interesting restaurant which we attended several times during our stay. Serves mainly pizza type meals, but other options are available. There is a history at this location which was formally a major billiard salon which hosted international matches, and the lower floor (downstairs from ground level) you can see many tables still in use for the local billiard lovers... More 

Thank royvince
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Feels like an authentic Argentinian restaurant, oriented to the local crowd rather than tourists (although they did have a menu in English). Nice atmosphere, good service and tasty dishes. The dinners are well priced and good value for your money.

Thank Lawrence J
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Nice, nice and nice! Service is a bit slow but it is an ideal place to chill or rest after a big walk to have a coffee or a slice of cake. Pizza is good too. It is a beautiful, historical and typical caffetteria of Buenos Aires. At night you can find good shows and concerts too. You can see... More 

Thank Mat R
Campinas, SP
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

The food is really good, pastry as well. Nothing fancy but it seems to be a very traditional place that has adapted to receiving many tourists - there are menus in english and portuguese as well. Overall very nice experience and friendly staff!

1 Thank Lis D
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice historically location were to spend a little time in relax eating very good and genuine handmade cakes. Good beer and food generally. You can eat also salmon or beef... Not expensive place. Price adeguated

Thank step137_n

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Pizza, Cafe, Argentinian, South American
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 04:00
07:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida de Mayo 1271, Buenos Aires C1085ABC, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Montserrat
  • Neighbourhood: Montserrat
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4122-1500
Opened in 1894, "Los 36 Billares" is one of the most traditional bars in Buenos Aires and one of the most important centers nationwide pool.
Besides billiards, has pool tables and snooker.

The cafe has today 11 pool tables, 6 pool tables and 1 snooker with more than 120 years, and a pool table for children. Your billiard room with the presence of world snooker champions and most distinguished Argentine.
It also operates a school of billiards and pool, where children and adults enjoy this sport.

Los 36 Billares has undoubtedly the most traditional room Buenos Aires Billiards, and according to experts is the best in town.
You can also enjoy a coffee or any products from this menu, access dice games, chess, dominoes, backgammon, darts and cards.

Many stories of cafes, went through their tables. Many habitues of the Buenos Aires night frequented it.
Miguel Angel Bavio Esquiu, Abelardo Arias and Federico Garcia Lorca wanted left their mark.

"Los 36 Billares", inhabits the hearts of thousands of locals here,
over many years they shared and share their dreams.

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Staying in Montserrat

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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 Aires may have looked like in the past: the Cabildo takes us back to the late 16th century, while the Palacio Barolo and the traditional cafés carry us to the early 20th. Nowadays, the neighbourhood is inundated every day by office workers, buses, and taxis; still, the cobblestones, narrow sidewalks, and subway stations from the 1910s remind us that we are surrounded by history everywhere we look.
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