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Bar Plaza Dorrego San Telmo

) #512 of 4,281 Restaurants in Buenos Aires $$ - $$$ , Cafe, Argentinian
Humberto Primo 424 y Defensa, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 4361-9133
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good49%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“san telmo” (17 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, Argentinian, South American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Humberto Primo 424 y Defensa, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Quaint little cafe right on the Plaza and it is everything you'd want in a simple cafe. The food is not stunning, but it's adequate. You can tell it has been around forever and while there are some tourists here and there, most of the...More

Thank MrWestalke82
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Bar Plaza Dorrego is across the Plaza from the Anselmo Curio Hotel. Definitely some history here. Amazed places like this still exist. Small, busy, old but quaint place with tight seating. If you don't speak Spanish you may have to wait for them to acknowledge...More

Thank ChgoTraveller1
Reviewed 10 May 2017

San Telmo is one of those places you must visit....specially if your are a tourist. In one of the most popular corners of the neighborhood, just in front of Plaza Dorrego, you´ll find Bar Dorrego: a magical place ... full of history that serves one...More

Thank marcelalorenad
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We stumbled into this place as we were at the fair and needed a break. The interior is really appealing with lots of antique items. It has an old world feel to it. Service was friendly and attentive and prices were reasonable. Get a seat...More

Thank Samndjsdad
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We went there regularly for breakfast, trying to feel the Argentinian way.. ;-) The waiter is very authentic, stylish and friendly. The owner as well. The choice of Food is quite impressive. But you have to visit the place for ist stylish, old fashioned interior...More

Thank hatschimoko
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped here at the start of our visit to San Telmo on a really hot day. Desperate for a cool place and refreshment we chose this fabulous bar/cafe steeped in history. Originally a grocery store many of the old cupboards and fittings are still...More

Thank Imelda D
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

A disservice to such a great and historic location. Place is dirty, not maintained and the old man behind the cashier needs a shower. On the opposite corner, Starbucks getting all the clientele. I hope someone takes over such a good place. Not recommended.

Thank SilverBond
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Walked from the Obelisco to San Telmo and looked for somewhere to eat tgat was historic near/on Plaza Dorrego. This 'ticked' the box. Great old bar, which had me thinking of the people and events that had taken place there over the decades. Had a...More

Thank Garonne9
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Warm, lively place, fresh food (salads and sandwiches sampled, good and simple), helpful waiter -- and not rushed,

Thank jdvicto
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is one of the city-granted "notable bars" in San Telmo district, and definitely the atmosphere takes you back to the past century (19th. century I mean), but the drinks and meals on offer are not a great choice, and the staff seem to be...More

Thank Jesusmiguel58
Nearby
San Telmo
Characterized by cobblestones and narrow streets, San
Telmo is defined by the tango, the dance that made
Buenos Aires world-famous. Tango is a fusion of many
different cultures: a true child of immigration, much
like the city itself. Nowadays, it comes alive after
dark in the milongas (dance parties) attended by both
locals and visitors alike, who dance until the wee
hours of the morning. During the day, the antique
...More
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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Humberto Primo 424 y Defensa, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > San Telmo
  • Neighbourhood: San Telmo
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4361-9133
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