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Las Violetas

Avenida Rivadavia 3899- Barrio Almagro | Esquina Medrano, Buenos Aires C1204AAD, Argentina
+54 11 4958-7387
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (20 reviews)
“pollo” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Argentinian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avenida Rivadavia 3899- Barrio Almagro | Esquina Medrano, Buenos Aires C1204AAD, Argentina
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Love this place! It's local. It's Argentine. It's GORGEOUS. Food is EXCELLENT. Tea/Coffee + Cake/Sandwich platter you MUST treat yourself (& friends - it's a huge platter). Love seeing it packed EVERY weekend.

Thank AcupunctureLVR
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Whilst on a private walking tour, we mentioned to our guide we would like to see a proper 19th century type cafe similar to Tortinis where we visited last time. So he took us on the Metro six stops away from the city centre to...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is a very nice cafe, old historical building very well maintained. We had the big size afternoon tea set. Comes in a large plate of ham and cheese sandwiches and sweet cakes. We really liked the sandwiches, the cakes are a little too sweet...More

Thank Oppsa
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Before entering, one should stand across the street to observe the classic look of this restaurant. When inside, take in the view of interior to have your mind go back in time. We went at 7:45pm and browsed the bakery area, before sitting for a...More

Thank Thomas1900
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful architecture, AC is a plus in summer time, free Wifi, friendly and fast service. I came here knowing that this is a bit of a tourist trap and pricey but wanted to have my own experience. If You are near by give it a...More

Thank BeatrizG2
Reviewed 26 January 2017

If you’re an architecture buff, this is a must. The cafe is full of beautiful, large stained glass windows. Siting there eating our breakfast we felt like we stepped back in time, in a good way - when cafes were spectacles for the eyes and...More

Thank SunshineGirl2929
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I highly recommend ordering several pastries and sandwiches to share with a group. So much to choose from. They let you hang out and relax. The decor is amazing. It is Art Nouveu stained glass windows throughout the cafe. Itis reminiscent of a aparisian cafe....More

Thank Scoutwonderworld
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Old and beatifully decorated cafe which exists from 1884. The whole space is devided for restaurant and cafeteria. We visited only last one. Do not order much: size of desserts are too big, in my opinion. I'd prefer having twice less, at least. Suprisingly, the...More

Thank Rustem A
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful building, good coffee and fun presentation. My kids loved the platters and desserts. It was worth a long drive! My kids say"perfect for 5 year olds".

Thank twinmom775
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Lat's start off with the beauty of this place--bright and cheery, a wonderful ambiance reminiscent of a time gone by with beautiful art work surrounding us. Next add VERY professional wait staff who were really into providing a nice experience and most importantly well prepared...More

Thank Larry R
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Debra R
29 December 2016|
Response from sonia r | Reviewed this property |
Nope, absolutely none!
Grace L
17 October 2016|
Response from sonia r | Reviewed this property |
No need to book. Just show up, choose an empty table and one of the white-coated waiters will come around with a menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Rivadavia 3899- Barrio Almagro | Esquina Medrano, Buenos Aires C1204AAD, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4958-7387
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