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Juana M

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Carlos Pellegrini 1535 - Retiro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Fri 12:00 - 15:30
Sun - Sat 20:00 - 23:30
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Heraklion, Greece
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The first impression was bad because we saw that the restaurant was in a basement something not shown in the internet . The meat was very hard but the salad bar was very good Prices above average

Thank Adam_ps
Kent, Washington
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133 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

On our first day in BA we walked here for lunch. Thanks to other TA reviews we knew it was down the stairs under the banner on the wall. We actually were not impressed by the quality of the salad bar. Nothing was labeled. No idea if what you thought was honey mustard dressing was that or mayonnaise. As for... More 

Thank SEAPlatinum
Albany, New York
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

It really is hidden if you aren't looking very carefully for it and follow the stairs down to the entrance. Once inside, you'll notice how huge a restaurant it is. I came in for an "early" (by Porteño standards) dinner on a Sunday night when a lot of places in the neighborhood were closed. Ordered the ojo de bife, had... More 

2 Thank Adam B
Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 October 2016

My wife and I found this gem on the Internet and we tried this restaurant that night. Salad bar had a wide variety of fresh and high quality veggies and more interesting veggies as well. The house wine is tasty and they also sell bottled wines as well. It is located in the basement of an obscure building, so use... More 

1 Thank TomGriffing
Bristol, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This is a reasonably good restaurant for the locals, I'm not trying to remove its greatness though. The place is nice full of local art a salad bar and some amazing beef amongst other things on the menu. We asked for a table for 21 and they managed very well with us on top of the quickly filling tables all... More 

Thank Andres A
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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111 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

great steak and parrilla. and also there is a great fish like trout or flounder to go more fancy. wine selection is really suitable. very nice place with young professional service and cool room. quite off the beaten track.

Thank Vita A
London, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We joined two other friends at their suggestion of Juana M for a mid-week dinner. I wasn't necessarily anticipating Juana M to be the best meal of my life, but had hoped it to be a good meal with a nice atmosphere based on what I had heard of the restaurant before we went...and it nailed both of those so... More 

1 Thank Mtaylor16
Cape Coral, Florida
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336 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

this well hidden gem is a great place to try steak in a non tourist environment. It is a locals hangout, and is full by 9PM- you could easily walk by- as you need to go down the stairs for entering, it is in a basement...The ambiance is nice, art on the walls, good chill music on the speakers, and... More 

Thank diver34118
London, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere for larger groups as well as couples. Lots of space - don't feel like you're sitting in the neighbouring table's lap! Delicious steaks, the best in BS in my opinion. No fancy details - just pure meat on a metal platter! Great selection of sides, something for vegetarians and a FAB salad buffet! Friendly staff to boot!

Thank nicky h
Mannheim, Germany
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Food tastes amazing! Try the seasoned fries, you will get addicted ;-) Huge and varied salad-bar. Fast and friendly staff. Love it!

Thank LoniFroni

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Steakhouse, Argentinian, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
20:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carlos Pellegrini 1535 - Retiro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Retiro
  • Neighbourhood: Retiro
  • Phone Number: 4326-0462

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Retiro

Neighbourhood Profile
Exquisite palaces and luxurious apartment buildings combine with art galleries and exclusive boutiques to make Retiro the perfect spot for those who enjoy sophistication. However, the non-stop foot traffic to and from Retiro train and bus terminals, accompanied by the myriad of trucks leaving and arriving at the port, mean this neighbourhood is never truly at rest. One minute you are walking down a street dotted with ornate mansions and luxurious shop windows and the next you find yourself surrounded by a sea of people racing to catch their train or bus. It is this juxtaposition of never-ending comings and goings and quiet, elegant luxury that defines Retiro, as well as Buenos Aires, a city where sharp contrasts are all around.
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