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Tijuana Cocina Mex & Bar

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Palermo
Pub, Gastropub, Argentinian, Mexican, Latin, Bar, Central American
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Calle Guatemala 4540 | Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires C1425BUJ, Argentina
+54 11 2058-8905
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19:00 - 01:00
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Tue - Sun 19:00 - 01:00
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I went with my girlfriend. Food was good, we ordered meat tacos and quesadillas + a dip of guacamole. To drink a bottle of beer. We could not finish the dishes because it was too much food. Price was Ok, 650 pesos (about 40us). The attention and the place are very good

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Thank lucianobotticelli
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We followed the bartender food suggestions and it was perfect, we enjoyed a lot. The enviroment is also very rustic and thematic, which is very nice.

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Thank Jefferson O
Montevideo, Uruguay
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Firstly I found the prices to be higher than what is in order for a place in this spectrum but very quickly I looked past that and enjoyed the decor, efficient service, complimentary drink and well prepared starters and main course. It's quite authentic as far as the cuisine goes, has place for large groups but is more suited to... More 

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Thank madhukashyap1
Buenos Aires
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

I went there with 8 friends and 6 os uf got food poison. Stay away! Fui con 8 amigas y 6 nos intoxicamos. No vayan!

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Thank Nana_O70
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

I cannot recommend the place. Food has no flavor and taste like it has been done hours ago and is only warmed up. There are definitaly better Mexican restaurants in Palermo around the corner.

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Thank evamiamueller
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

The website and the sign at the entrance indicates that the restaurant opens at 7:00pm but opting for an early dinner we were told that the kitchen opens at 8pm. While Tijuana claims authentic Mexican dishes, we found our entrees to be bland and overpriced. When we requested spicy salsa we were given the American Tabasco brand pepper sauce "McIlhenny"... More 

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Thank Christine A
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

The place is really nice, they did a nice job with the deco and the staff was very helpful. But when it comes to the food... It was kind of tasteless and the meat was dry. I have already eat much more mexican food from food truck. Also it is kind of expensive for what you get (149 pesos for... More 

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Thank Celine B
Adelaide, Australia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Arrived at 8:30 before the crowd. Relaxed atmosphere. Good music good service. Great food. Had the chicken fajita for two and we got through half. By the time we left the place was abuzz. Will come back.

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Thank Wotka
Valdobbiadene
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

We came here just attracted by the atmosphere and The design of The place. At The beginning everything was fine but, after taking 2 enchilladas we found The meat really bad: The beaf's was Hard to eat and The pork's really really too fat. At The end we paid 540ars$ for 2 enchilladas each, 2 Millers 600cl and 1 french... More 

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Thank Jkonrad23
London
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2015

Just spent USD 40 on two beers, some nachos and a "quesadilla." The beer was Belgian, as no Mexican beer was on offer The "quesadillas" were in fact just tacos: not grilled, just folded Only redeeming feature was the service: staff friendly and helpful

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Thank DHM2006

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Pub, Gastropub, Argentinian, Mexican, Latin, Bar, Central American
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 01:00
Thursday
19:00 - 01:00
Friday
19:00 - 01:00
Saturday
19:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Guatemala 4540 | Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires C1425BUJ, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Palermo
  • Neighbourhood: Palermo
  • Phone Number: +54 11 2058-8905

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Palermo

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Palermo
Best known as the largest neighbourhood in Buenos 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 Palermo, is Palermo's most famous landmark and a popular destination for nature walks, picnics, rollerblading, and cycling. The scene becomes much trendier in Palermo Soho, a hip area known for its cool cafés and unique design stores, filled with shoppers on weekends; and Palermo Hollywood, renowned for the numerous restaurants, bars and nightclubs, which make it the preferred spot for nights out and special occasions.
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