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Rio Alba

Calle Cervino 4499, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 4773-9508
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef” (10 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinian
$$ - $$$
Calle Cervino 4499, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

I recently stayed nearby this restaurant and decided to try it for dinner. It didn't look very touristy. Its interior and waiting staff were very traditional. The first time I ordered a 1/2 rib eye steak with french fries. The steak was tender and grilled...More

Thank Herbert G
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

After scouting Trip Advisor I found Rio Alba was close by. Very old fashioned interior, but I found the food lovely. 480 pesos for a very large, thick slab of steak. That’s about £20. Back in London, you’d be paying £50+ for something of that...More

Thank Aaron E
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Went there to get some takeaways to bring back to the hotel and they were extremely friendly and helpful. I had no idea about what to order and they patiently gave some suggestions and showed me some meat cuts. Food was delicious!

Thank Biafrg
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Even though it´s not set downtown in the city, if you´re staying around the area, Rio Alba is a must. There are steak houses just as good as this one, but not in the Recoleta/Palermo area. Rio Alba stands out as and classical porteño restaurant,...More

Thank adriangalarcep
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Old fashion,professional waiters and a great variety of choices in the menu Great place The parrilla is excellent and the salads are very good

Thank dgrlk
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Always busy even at odd times, call for reservation. Waiters do not take notes, they just remember everything. Worth noting is they also give reasonable advice. When I chose a steak the waiter looked at me and said: too big! Wow, fortunately I followed his...More

Thank Grazyna T
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The steak is outstanding here. Medium Rare comes out medium which is exactly the way I wanted it. The wine selection is good and the staff is attentive. I had dinner here twice.

Thank MeAndVerusBlue
Reviewed 24 May 2017

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
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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