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Cafe Tortoni: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 8:00 am - 1:00 am
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This famous cafe, the oldest in Argentina, features reasonably priced tango shows in its velvet-covered back room.
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Avenida de Mayo, 825, Buenos Aires 1084, Argentina
El Centro (Downtown)
+54 11 4342-4328
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We passed by in the evening and saw a long queue outside. We decided its probably something worth staying for. While waiting outside we found out its a very cool cafe with Tango shows. We were able to enter after about 30 min. The food was great and totally reasonable in cost,
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Founded in 1858 it is the oldest cafe in BA. Beautiful facade but a very average cafe and service. I think there were more tourists than locals there which says a lot!!
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The glorious days are far behind, it is not more than a tourists trap. We have waited considerable time outside just to notice that the menu is very simple , without any uniqueness, the way the food is served and looks, and of course the taste, - is like a very simple other
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Nice cafe but food not good. Very touristy we went for lunch - pizza was bread and a whole heap of cheese. Churros v disappointing seemed a bit stale. Hi
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We had not made reservations for dinner but were able to get in for an Irish Coffee. Staff were very welcoming and prompt with our order. If we are ever in Buenos Aires we will know to make dinner reservations early and stay for the Tango!
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