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Dona Salta

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Calle Cordoba 46, Salta A4402EZB, Argentina
+54 387 432-1921
10:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 01:00
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20:00 - 01:00
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

At 8 p.m., the 4 of us were the first customers, and we didn't want a big meal, but our waiter was wonderful, the empanadas, tamales, and beer were excellent, and the atmosphere was delightful.

Thank Chenacarol
New York City, New York
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204 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great local food. We loved the stews ( lentil, chickpea) which were a nice change from all the meat. The empanadas were also excellent. Don't be put off by the rather goofy touristic atmosphere. There were plenty of locals.

Thank Barbara I
Seattle, Washington
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hmmmm.......I have to wonder what we missed. Ate dinner there when it opened at 8 and it was nothing more than an average experience. My lentil soup was good but as salty as something canned. (I'm sure it was homemade and perhaps authentic but still...) my wife had flank steak which reportedly had some off flavor and the gaucho clothing... More 

Thank Jeff s
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I thought I would try a regional entre, the Locro which is made up of beans veal and pork in a white sauce. It's basically a stew with not a lot of flavor. I had the some empenadas which were good but definitely not the best. The restaurant itself is charming with its old brick walls and beamed ceilings but... More 

Thank Mary N
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Expected much, experienced less. The menu was and is for Argentinian measures too small! We even had to return our biefe d'oyo because it was not medium cooked. (Had to wait 20 minutes afterwards before I got my meal) The waiters have to serve too much tables in order too pay the attention to the customers that they deserves. Plus... More 

Thank Leenvdh v
Shalimar, Florida
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646 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 330 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We liked it so much we went twice and sampled a wide range of local specialties including what is reported to be some of the best empanadas in Argentina. Our waiter was friendly with a great sense of humor (when we asked for ice, he asked if we wanted it cold). The house malbec was quite good and great value.

Thank Andrea T
Tauranga, New Zealand
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came on this restaurant when wandering round Salta during the day, and returned for dinner in the evening. Waiters are dressed gaucho-style. The steak was good. Some lovely art work. It is a really big restaurant, and very busy. It has a little courtyard which was lovely, but not part of the main area.

Thank MRS565
Guatape, Colombia
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Not sure what all the hype is about at this place. The waiters were kinda rude and unattentive, the prices are kinda high and the food left me ill for 3 days. I would stay away from this place.

1 Thank Vern B
La Paz, Bolivia
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133 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Restaurant located in a very old and beautiful house, serving very good typical food, very popular with tourists, good attention, although there are better restaurants (but more expensive).

Thank scriales
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

At here on our first night based on TA reviews, most probably one of the older restaurants in Salta, a delightful old building with the waiters dressed as gauchos, an incredibly popular place with everyone and worth a visit, although something's can be lost in translation, bife de chorizo was very good flank steak not good unfortunately, good chips overall... More 

Thank squirebarr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Argentinian, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Cordoba 46, Salta A4402EZB, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Northern Argentina  >  Province of Salta  >  Salta
  • Phone Number: +54 387 432-1921

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?