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El Fortin

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Avenida Alvarez Jonte 5299, Buenos Aires C1407GPG, Argentina
+54 11 4638-9624
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Boston, Massachusetts
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77 reviews
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Reviewed 28 February 2015

This one is probably not in the tourist books. I grew up in Buenos Aires and now, every time I got back to visit, I ask my dad to take me to El Fortin for some of the best pizza the city has to offer. It's the first thing we do when I land. We go straight there from the... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2014

We went to this little hot spot with a local. It was described to us as traditional classic Northern Argentinian cuisine and it sure was nothing short of perfection! The empanadas were fresh, excellent and there was an assortment to choose from. It was delicious. Our local friend described this as her favorite place to eat! It is tucked away... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2013

Ive been coming here since I was a little kid. Every time I travel back to Buenos Aires I just have to get my fix. Even on the way to the airport I have stopped and picked up a quick slice!! You just cant get better pizza than this! We did a pizza tour visiting the best and most legendary... More 

Thank xtian1010
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33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2012 via mobile

El Fortín is a old tradicional pizzería, taste of pizza, empanadas & faina is incredible. Some like smoked taste. Don't expect to be served as in a 4 stars restaurant. But go and see how theae people work and taste that pizza!!!

Thank DrMart
buenos aires
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Reviewed 20 October 2009

I found a great service that has menus translated in english from all over the city. Try the empanadas from cumen cumen! Or the noodles from Xi Min!

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Reviewed 30 August 2008

Best thick (kinda deep dish) pizza!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Argentinian, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Alvarez Jonte 5299, Buenos Aires C1407GPG, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4638-9624

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