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Sipan

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Neighbourhood:
Retiro
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Paraguay 624, Buenos Aires C1067AAD, Argentina
+54 11 4315-0763
Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 20:00 - 00:00
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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

This restaurant was a real treat! Our concierge recommended this fine dining establishment. We are so happy we listened to them. Totally fresh and the flavors were so mouth watering, they didn't disappoint our expectations. WOW!!!! Diego made our experience over the top and the Chef, Samuel Gallegos exceeded our expectations. We will be going back here again tomorrow and... More 

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Thank sueb4u2003
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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177 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

I've been here before but definitely things are going south. Since the very beginning we asked the waiter to avoid cilantro in our dishes. Each time every one came with cilantro. I insisted, so do they. Food was really fine but a bit of care in customer experience would have been appropriate.

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Thank thecharlesP
Baltimore
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

Nice space in Palermo Soho. Good food and nice presentation. Loved the Pisco sours. The place is pricey for BA but you will have a solid meal with interesting flavors. Late arriving crowd. At 8:30 on Sunday night was empty but completely full by 10.

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Thank bondocrob
New York City, New York
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

I tried this place because I had never tried Peruvian-Japanese fusion and wanted to sample the menu. It was very inventive and fresh. Expansive menu. The location in Centro was a little unassuming (it's within a bigger building). They have another location in Palermo that I'd like to try.

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

We had a really nice dinner experience in this restaurant even though the food was a bit expensive for buenos aires standards. The service is good and the products very fresh!

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Thank Kiepje
Lakewood, Colorado
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77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2015

I had never tried Peruvian food but was delighted with the cuisine and Sipan. The ambiance is that of an upscale modern American restaurant- very trendy, low lighting, natural. We ordered a number of dishes to share. The amuse bouche of octupus was incredible (even if you are skeptical of octopus, you should try it!) we tried the pepper chicken,... More 

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Thank KF505
Winnetka, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2015

outstanding! unique, fresh food, delicious. Piso Sour was the best. Service was outstanding. one of the best restaurants in BA.

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Thank Connie C
Paris, France
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

Wanted to try something different in Buenos Aires, I tried this nice fusion restaurtant with a taste of japanese and peruvian gastronomy. Nice food, nice service, I advise to phone and reserve, especially on Friday and Saturday evening.

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2014

A slightly hidden gem up a short flight of steps and (surprisingly) right off Florida Street. Sipan is hip,gracious and the fare is absolutely delicious. A nice and knowledgeable waiter helped us make selections because it is an unusual cuisine. He recommended an "empanada" and we nearly declined since there are empanadas all over Buenos Aires...but this was like nothing... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2014

If you love ceviche and other fish dishes, or just a variety of well seasoned and beautifully presented food, then you will want to try Sipan Peruvian restaurant. Most of the food here is Buenos Aires is bland and tends to be primarily meat (the assados and parillas are good here) but the natives do not like well seasoned or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$34
Cuisine
Peruvian, Seafood, Japanese, Latin, Sushi, Spanish, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Saturday
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paraguay 624, Buenos Aires C1067AAD, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Retiro
  • Neighbourhood: Retiro
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4315-0763

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Retiro

Neighbourhood Profile
Retiro
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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