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Marcelo T. de Alvear 499 | esq San Martin, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Barcelona, Spain
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

Great food, great service and great prices! love this restaurant! Try the paste and the meat... fish is good as well. They have a wide menu, been there a couple of times and even the vegetarian and "light" options are very very good!

Thank MJoseDominguez
Novato, California
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69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2014 via mobile

Stopped by for quick lunch near our hotel. If you don't speak Spanish you won't get any help translating the menu from the staff. Items are print translated, but may not be what you'd expect the to be. We should have looked at food at other table and point to what we wanted. It would have been safer and may... More 

Thank SkiingFamily2014
Jundiai, SP
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2013

The couvert was poor, but the main course was not bad. The bathroom was really dirty. You can eat in better places with the same price.

Thank MK_JDI
Riverside, California
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2013

I ate at the Niza several times. It is reasonably priced. Service and food are both good. Although it isn't a "stand out" it is a good basic restaurant.

Thank GrayBeard001
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2013

Good quantity. Bread is great. Be careful with appetizers as tyou will not have enough appetite left for your main course. Good business environment. Service is a little slow, prices are low and food is generally okay. Pizza has alot of cheese on it, so if you are lactose intolerant, exercise caution. I had the salmon dish and it was... More 

Thank amar S
Arlington, Texas
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144 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2013

I speak Spanish, but the Executive Menu was handwritten and difficult to decipher. I had to all the waiter several questions. Nevertheless, he managed to bring us several things wrong. The food was a bit below average. The best part was the free wifi, but since my apartment is across the street it is not worth it. Eat at the... More 

Thank 5111
Santiago, Chile
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136 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2013 via mobile

On a Sunday by 11am. The only place open to avoid an overpriced ARS 140 p/p breakfast at Sheraton, found this bar that charged ARS 100 per 2 coffees and 2 ham and cheese sandwiches. Ok and fair. News and wifi for free

Thank AlvaroM
Porto, Portugal
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2013 via mobile

Returned to dinner, and a cockroach was walking in the table.And the towels were stained..thks God We just saw it in the end of the meal.Won' t come back

Thank Joaquim T
Calabasas, California
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2013

Vegetable soup was very good. Everything else was exceptionally bad. Go up the street to filo instead...

Thank Ed W
Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2013

Walking in the Retiro region I found this restaurant and stopped by. I asked for the drinks menu and the waiter didn't bring it, just told the prices. Since I was going to have dinner there, I asked for a 3/4 Quilmes and it was 70 pesos, but I paid for it. The next day I thought that it was... More 

Thank LSayuri

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Argentinian, South American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marcelo T. de Alvear 499 | esq San Martin, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Retiro
  • Neighbourhood: Retiro

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • 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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