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El Faro Hotel Hilton

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Puerto Madero
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Macacha Guemes 351, Buenos Aires, Argentina
4891-0040
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Irving, Texas
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198 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had the lunch brunch -- lots of choices and something for everyone -- also had the a la carte menu dinner too Both were excellent -- and remember, In Argentina, you cannot add the gratuity into the bill if you are paying by credit card -- it must always be separate and cash only

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

The service was excellent at the restaurant. I can't say the food was exceptional but very consistent and good quality. I'd recommend it if you're too tired to leave the hotel and seek other places to dine.

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Mexico City
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158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 547 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I ate so little at their buffet lunch that I felt like McDonalds. Not good. No flavor. Sauces. Not fresh. The hotel is surrounded by great places. Do not eat here.

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Houston, Texas
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

I am not a big breakfast person but I love pan cakes when I have breakfast. The pan cakes here were ámalo pieces of bread and not pan cakes by even McDonalds standards. Pan cakes aré not hard to prepare.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

I stayed at the Buenos Aires Hilton in two different occasions, a total of two weeks. I can only praise the hotel itself and its restaurant. Breakfast is a buffet, which is second to none. Sunday's brunch is to die for. Your own chef prepares either eggs as you like them, chorizos or Argentinian beef cuts. Unfortunately I am no... More 

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Brazil
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477 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

I was here for dinner. The menu is extremely limited and the atmosphere kind of depressing, empty and dark…not what you would expect from a Hilton restaurant. I had the Gnocchi, literally one of the five options from the menu, and it was just ok. Around Hilton in Porto Madero there are way better options.

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Port Orange, Florida
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175 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

My wife and I ate here for lunch on a rainy day when we didn't feel like going out. While we liked the Hilton, we didn't care for the food at this restaurant or the prices. The buffet had a decent selection of food that wasn't actually bad, it just wasn't very good. Most everything was rather tasteless. I probably... More 

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Plantation, Florida
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

I had breakfast with clients and also buffett lunchs with guests, michelin level for service and food.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Business dinner with colleagues. The booth itself was a little uncomfortable. The seating was very low compared with those who sat in chairs around the booth. Dinner choice was fine. Meal choice depended upon whether one chose starters plus entree or entree or dessert, etc. Food was well-prepared and present. Quiet ambience. Very good dining experience.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015

We stayed at the Hilton and ate here because our first choice restaurant was closed on Monday. The menu looked enticing, and the main courses were good. But the starters were odd; they were mere arrangements of food items on the late without much attention to how they complimented one another. The wine list had some nice selections, but my... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Argentinian, South American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Macacha Guemes 351, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Puerto Madero
  • Neighbourhood: Puerto Madero
  • Phone Number: 4891-0040
  • This restaurant is at Hilton Buenos Aires

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Puerto Madero

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Puerto Madero
From its refurbished red brick buildings and port cranes to its modern skyscrapers and luxurious apartment buildings, Puerto Madero is the perfect combination of old and new. The river provides a quiet, relaxing atmosphere that contrasts with the hustle and bustle of heavy traffic just blocks away. Across the river, flanked by skyscrapers, are beautiful parks and quiet streets that make this neighbourhood a unique destination in a city as busy as Buenos Aires. The restaurants, bars, and nightclubs on the docks make it a prime spot for nights out and have come to symbolise this area. Puerto Madero is even more striking after dark, when the lights from the docks and skyscrapers glow against the night sky.
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