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Jose Luis

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Quintana, Av. 456, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

I have friends visiting Buenos Aires in February and I am sending them this restaurants' address so that they can have a good experience similar to ours. In fact we were three couples/ friends and would return to Restaurante Jose Luis if in Buenos Aires again.

1 Thank Alexandra L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

The best fishes and seafood in general and one of the few places you can order fresh oister always, in any season. Te mood is antique and quite, the service is just ok. Probably the presentation could be richer. If you order a salmon, it comes on a big plate, alone and even a parsley is considered a side order.... More 

1 Thank Cecihaya
Sidcup, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Tis family run restaurant was recommended by local people we met on our visit. The wine selection and the food excellent and excellent value

1 Thank GerGloss
Boquete, Panama
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4 reviews
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We went because the restaurant had good recommendations for a fish restaurant in BA. We were disappointed in the food. Dehydrated garlic, bland fish, served with a cold piece of boiled potato (mine.). My husband's potatoes were good. Paid a lot for a poor meal.

Thank Donna O
British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Two visits, everything close to perfect each time. Our first lunch was an excellent gazpacho, and since it was Semana Santa, baccalao which was superb. Second lunch, langostinos, then white fish, name forgotten, excellent. Mesaras excellent, Liliana very welcoming, can't wait to go back. Manana? Tal vez.

Thank TRexQC
Buenos Aires
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

It is one of the most expensive options in the area of Recoleta but still one of the few with good quality, always. If it's about seafood, there are not much options in Buenos Aires. The menu include a mix of spanish cuisine and local. The service is good, the wines, the deserts are always delicious. Just a tiny detail... More 

Thank Cecih
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016

I just can confirm that we had a nice evening here and had good seafood and a very nice service. We asked for mixed platter for seven and they were very responsive. The wine was nice too and the price was very reasonable. We were 7 people. The interior would need a little bit refreshing, but it is clean and... More 

Thank Pro R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Took my mom and auntie there, who don't like meat but seafoods. They absolutely loved the restaurant! We ended up ordering too much!! The portions are pretty big. We had a langostino caramelizada (absolutely amazing!!!) and mexillon as appetizer which was more than enough for 3of us as entree!! But i got also a seafood grill for two, we couldn't... More 

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los angeles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016

It advertized seafood but we ended up ordering suckling pig Segovian style for two. It came with enough Spanish style potatoes for an army. The salad were excellent, fresh and crisp and dressed as we asked with lemon and olive oil. The wine list is impressive.

Thank foredeckchick
George Town, Grand Cayman
1 review
Reviewed 10 February 2016

We went early in the evening, they had opened the wine before telling us that there was no beef, so we could have the steak we had ordered there was no beef at all. The waitress was nice. We were charged an eleven dollar US cover charge. It was the most expensive meal we have had so far and the... More 

Thank Veronica H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 60
Seafood, Spanish
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quintana, Av. 456, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Recoleta
  • Neighbourhood: Recoleta
  • Phone Number: 4807-0606

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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 also find a rich cultural scene centred on the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Library, and the Recoleta Cultural Center; as well as some great shopping spots, like the Buenos Aires Design Mall with an artists' fair set up in Plaza Francia every weekend.
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