We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Social la Lechuza

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Palermo
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Get directions
Uriarte 1980, Buenos Aires, Argentina
541147732781
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

88 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 24: English reviews
Cham, Switzerland
Level Contributor
106 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In a neighborhood flooded with gourmet hamburger and new cuisine kind of places la lechuza is like an oasis of tradition and good meat. I had an excellent morcilla and then bife de chorizo at very reasonable price.

Helpful?
Thank carlitosMiami
Hong Kong
Level Contributor
16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Beef was ok, not great. Service was efficient but not particularly efficient (even though there were only 3 other diners). Really hot (no air con).

Helpful?
Thank EconRealist
London
Level Contributor
28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this on our first day in Buenos Aires and were so glad we did. It is charming- eclectic decorations and paintings of owls everywhere, the service was good and the good delicious! We started with a plate of local cheeses, olives and salamis and I had then had homemade meatballs while my friend had a salad. All... More 

Helpful?
Thank TheSueBird
Adelaide, Australia
Level Contributor
170 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

La Lechuza is very close to where we stay when in Buenos Aires, and for several years it was an old favourite where we'd eat a couple of times per week. On our return this year we noticed that there had been a radical change in staff. Unfortunately, the change has not been for the better. The dish we shared... More 

Helpful?
Thank PatPandBobY
Makati, Philippines
Level Contributor
49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

We ate here because it was close to our hotel. We thought that it was similar to the La Lechuza we had dined in when we were in Patagonia. It wasn't and the food and the service were not great.

Helpful?
Thank tonycan
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
335 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

I had a really delicious steak here. However.... my partner was served a piece of almost inedible steak that was more fat than meat and would not have been served to a local. In fairness to the owner, she did take 20% off the price of the steak but it was almost inedible. The prices were are in line with... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jill_Dublin_12
Delray Beach, Florida
Level Contributor
855 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 501 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

I was first introduced to La Lechuza by a family friend who lives in Buenos Aires (grew up in Recoleta, now lives in Palermo). I was told that this is the place to go for authentic Argentine steak. You will not find many tourists here, rather it is full of locals, many of whom are old timers. The unassuming entrance... More 

Helpful?
Thank backpacker31
Bangkok, Thailand
Level Contributor
68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing and surprisingly cheap. Some of the best steaks I've had in Buenos Aires. They'll also make the steaks quite rare if you stress jugoso.

Helpful?
Thank smitcoli
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I enjoyed a meal here recently. I love my steak so ordered the bife de chorizo (half size) cooked medium. It came out as ordered and incredibly tender and tasty!! Was the first good steak I had had in months. The half cut is all you need. Also note, when ordering, the steak does not come with... More 

Helpful?
Thank Patrick M
Bergamo, Italy
Level Contributor
124 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

This bodegon has good food at a very inexpensive price. We got two entrées, two main courses and a bottle of Malbec for less than 400 pesos. The food was good and the service friendly. The place was full of locals, we were the only tourists.

Helpful?
Thank antotus

Travellers who viewed Social la Lechuza also viewed

Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
 
Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District
 

Been to Social la Lechuza? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Argentinian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Uriarte 1980, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Palermo
  • Neighbourhood: Palermo
  • Phone Number: 541147732781

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Social la Lechuza and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
San Diego, CA
over a year ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Social la Lechuza staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Palermo

Neighbourhood Profile
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.
Explore this neighbourhood