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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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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (19 reviews)
“sandwich” (5 reviews)
“pollo” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Argentinian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avenida Rivadavia 3899- Barrio Almagro | Esquina Medrano, Buenos Aires C1204AAD, Argentina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, first things first: it's a an astonishingly lovely cafe in a rather run of the mill neighborhood. It's really quite unexpected: très belle époque and one has to stifle a gasp so as to look blasé upon opening the doors and taking it all...More

Thank SoGoose
Reviewed 19 January 2018

We stopped by for a coffee break on a Friday afternoon. The place was almost full. The interior of the cafe was stunning. It was filled with stained glass. We had cafe con leche, media lunas and tostados. Coffee was fine but the media lunas...More

Thank MidcoVincent
Reviewed 15 January 2018

I went to Las Violetas after first trying it in 2015, and while the breakfast was not as good as it used to be, it is still solid. The café itself is worth visiting because of how beautiful it is, but don't go expecting to...More

Thank rebeccak757
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Bad service, quality is VERY average, COFFEE IS AWFUL, just weak waterish coffee...poor presentation....average quality

Thank Paulo64
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This place is a must visit. The stained glass is gorgeous and the cake selection is amazing. There are large cake slices and smaller choices too. No gluten free options here. My friends and I just chose a few petit fours each, unlike the rest...More

1  Thank Fee M
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Las Violetas was the classy "confitería" that catered my birthday parties as a child and my first communion. There were a few of these classy and timeless pastry shops in BsAs around the 1970's. It closed for a long while, was repurchased and re-made. Somehow,...More

2  Thank Patricia B
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

It was an ideal rainy Sunday and we went to Las Violetas for a great afternoon Maria Callas Tea... We ordered apple & cinnamon Tea and a huge plate with Sandwich, Cakes and lot of food was served. It's more than enough for two "hungry"...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a great couple of hours in this beautiful dessert shop. You can take the H blue line (A) subway and find Lad Violetas right across the street. Coffees, teas, hot chocolate and a huge selection of pastries. You can order a sampler plate...More

Thank Sam w
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Nice architecture from IXX century, just a little too crowded hence a noisy place. Nice meals and incredible cakes, can be found at this spot in Buenos Aires, that worth a bite!

Thank Mario L
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
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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

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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