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La Puerto Rico

Adolfo Alsina 416 | San telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 4331-2215
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good50%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
3 weeks ago
“Excellent for a break”
5 Jan 2017
“Arrive before the 7 PM closing time”
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Bar, Cafe, Argentinian, Pub
$$ - $$$
Adolfo Alsina 416 | San telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Neighbourhood: Montserrat
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is one of the oldest cafe in Buenos Aires, founded in 1887. The décor & the atmosphere are very nice, relaxing and inspiring. The clients are almost exclusively locals (I did not spot any tourist) of all ages. It is a place were the...More

Thank misflopes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This bustling restaurant serves excellent Argentine cuisine in a engaging setting. For a visitor to Buenos Aires the Puerto Rico is an excellent way to see life in the city as the Argentines live it. Lunch is a particularly good time. Expect large portions for...More

Thank NelsonVNile
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We arrived in Buenos Aires early in the morning but due to an airport workers strike had to wait at the airport 3 hours to get our luggage. By the time we got checked in at the hotel and rested a few hours we were...More

Thank porterjames2
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We came upon this place around 2 PM when locals find that it is much too early for lunch. We had a liter of beer and shared a sandwich. It was enough to tide us over and to leisurely absorb the atmosphere. Clearly a place...More

Thank 869stephens
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely bygone era feel to this cafe restaurant in terms of decor and service. Worth going if only to have a coffee.

Thank kuepper
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We came here for lunch as we explored the area (it's near the Recoleta cemetery). It was full of locals which is always a good sign and the meals were large, reasonably priced, and very good. As it was so busy, we were waiting for...More

Thank kentaurides
Reviewed 30 April 2016

This cafe, which is one of the oldest in Buenos Aires, is where you will find locals lined up for coffee and facturas (pastries) in the morning before work. The service is exceptional if you choose to sit (but many wait in line for their...More

Thank William T
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has the very special charm of a place where time stood still. It is easy to imagine that patrons enjoyed their meals in the same setting a generation ago. The food was good and the prices reasonable. The service was friendly as well....More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

This spot was the rendezvous for our walking tour. The waiters were very nice and accommodating. Our breakfast cake and coffee were nice and it was reasonably priced. There was no pressure to order anything else. We therefore returned for lunch a couple of days...More

Thank pugdoggy5
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Came across La Puerto Rico by chance and so glad we did. You feel like you have gone back in time as soon as you enter the cafe. It has a lovely feel to the place and the waiters make you feel welcome. Huge choice...More

Thank TJH37
As part of the historic quarter of Buenos Aires,
Montserrat is defined by the historical events that
took place there and the landmarks that have stood the
test of time. The Plaza de Mayo is at the center of
this connection to history: countless public
demonstrations have passed through this square, going
back to the May Revolution of 1810. Walking the
streets of Montserrat allows us to imagine what Buenos
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Cafe, Argentinian, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Adolfo Alsina 416 | San telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Montserrat
  • Neighbourhood: Montserrat
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4331-2215
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