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My sister and I stumbled upon this place on our first night in Buenos Aires as we were searching... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2013
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Historic Charm and ambiance

I've been visiting BA for 6 years now, and this time a friend introduced me to this local... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2011
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Avenida Callao 892 | entre calle Paraguay y Av. Còrdoba- Barrio Norte/Recoleta, Buenos Aires C1023AAO, Argentina
+54 11 4812-8707
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

While this wasn't the best food we had in BA, it was by far the best dining experience. The food is good. Go for the ambiance. We went around 9p for dinner and had an amazing time.There's a bookstore in the middle of the restaurant...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Perfect place for music lovers. Cosy, exclusive, romantic and charming atmosphere. Good food, specially the tapas. Don't go there if you're looking for a touristic, broadway-style night. Been there several times, and always leave looking foward the next one. Once the place is very small...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 4 August 2013 via mobile

My sister and I stumbled upon this place on our first night in Buenos Aires as we were searching for dinner. I'm a bit of a bibliophile so was immediately captured by all the books. Our waiter was very helpful despite our ineptness in Spanish....More

Date of experience: August 2013
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Reviewed 4 August 2012

The title of my review sums it up... Shows here for the 'big names' can be very expensive (and on more than one occasion one of these 'big names' for which tickets were expensive could be seen free of charge at another nearby venue such...More

Date of experience: September 2011
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Reviewed 29 October 2011

It is a library, but as you enter in, you don't see the books... You see the tables, the cafe, and the bar... In the end of the room, there are another space with the books... We went there at night, had a nice dinner,...More

Date of experience: October 2011
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Reviewed 28 September 2011

I've been visiting BA for 6 years now, and this time a friend introduced me to this local institution. The restaurant includes an art gallery and bookshop and is located in an area with many universities, so it draws on the professional staffs/faculties of them....More

Date of experience: August 2011
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Characterised by the French-style mansions which are
the legacy of its aristocratic past, Recoleta is the
true “Paris of the South.” Walking around this
neighbourhood is an experience like no other in Buenos
Aires: its streets are lined with elegant apartment
buildings, exclusive boutiques, and former mansions
turned into high-end hotels and embassies, which exude
an alluring air of sophistication and class. You'll
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