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Rio Alba

Calle Cervino 4499, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 4773-9508
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (8 reviews)
“parrilla” (8 reviews)
“salads” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinian
$$ - $$$
Calle Cervino 4499, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had walked for three hours when we realized that hunger was upon us and there was Rio Alba. a warm traditional BA restaurant with a grill we ordered steaks and they came out and looked they would tip the table over. We asked if...More

Thank pisco47
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Buenos Aires, like most big cities, has its fair share of modern restaurants. Rio Alba is not one of them. It's a place where the tables have white tablecloths and the waiters, wearing starched white aprons, try very hard to ensure you have a great...More

1  Thank BuxtonTravelllers
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, the best "ojo de bife I've ever tried , the service was very good and the ambience too

Thank javier g
Reviewed 6 March 2017

About 2-3 blocks from the American Embassy, a favorite with the diplomats. Packed for dinner and on weekends not so much at weekday lunches. Has charm, great steaks and old school waiters. We had the rehearsal dinner for our son's wedding here a few years...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

The French fríes with garlic and parsley was amazing! And not talking about the meat! Best I've ever tried. ❤️

Thank Nina A
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I was here for dinner , I had a huge 400gr Bife and was excellent , the staff is ok and the price also is not so high. Love this place near the Hotel Colombo.

Thank Mauro1972
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Classic BA place with true atmosphere and verry Nice menu. The steak is served to perfection and service is top class

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Had our best steaks of the trip here and the service was amazing as well. Highly recommended! Also the neighborhood it's in is a great spot

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Excellent local restaurant and Parilla. Not a tourist destination. Very good neighborhood place with a large number of local loyal clients. It is not a small place. Limited hours. Good food.

Thank C-View E
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We went there to meet a family friend. Meet very good, as often in Argentina. Good wine. Papas fritas also tasty. Price reasonable. The place is nice and the waiters are friendly.

Thank andrea a
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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
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what are the hours
1 June 2017|
Response from BuxtonTravelllers | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to say that I'm not sure. We went in the evening on a week night. They don't seem to have a website but perhaps some of the guides (Fodors, Lonely Planet or BA tourism) might have this information. Good luck.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Cervino 4499, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Palermo
  • Neighbourhood: Palermo
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4773-9508
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