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Brasserie Petanque

Calle Defensa 596 | Defensa and Mexico street, Buenos Aires C1065AAJ, Argentina
+54 11 4342-7930
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak tartare” (29 reviews)
“onion soup” (13 reviews)
“rabbit” (26 reviews)
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French, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Defensa 596 | Defensa and Mexico street, Buenos Aires C1065AAJ, Argentina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Two New Zealand girls looking for a fine place to wine and dine just before Christmas (23rd December). A charming host (Pascal), excellent food, great wine list and excellent advise given to assist with food and wine choices. Multilingual which is very helpful especially with...More

1  Thank serinabailey2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here after walking through the San Telmo market. My friend and I were just going to have a drink at the bar, but ended up ordering a bottle. We then saw everyone ordering great food and decided to split the salmon avocado tartare....More

1  Thank Emily L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made reservations 2 hours hour prior to arriving. The owner greeted us when we arrived and the waiter, German, was delightful. Being from New Orleans, Louisiana we are quite the food snobs and we were hoping this restaurant would make up for other unfortunate...More

2  Thank Sandra J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a reservation for 8:30 pm Sunday evening. Got there early after spending the day at the San Telmo flea market and antique fair. It was late afternoon and the restaurant wasn't open yet but waiter Michel let us sit outsde and order a half...More

1  Thank _lisacentonze
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Strikes me as a place which used to be busy, dirty toilets bad sign! Really average food. Lots of items missing from the menu. Duck confit really poor, overdone truffleless truffle and mushroom risotto. Waiters couldn't be bothered. Please needs a revamp ASAP needs some...More

Thank jerry123456789
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Pascal and his team add a layer of genuine hospitality to an already excellent culinary experience. A charming raconteur and we had one of the best nights of our 15 day trip. Amazing atmosphere and superb food, thank you!

3  Thank ldnFlyer
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food, great service and you’ll be made feel welcome by Pascal who will make you want to stay for as long as your stamina allows you to. Definitely pay a visit.

3  Thank Lukas L
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

My first review ever, good or bad. And clearly this one is better than good. Truth is, I pick places to eat based on very good reviews and rarely do they exceed my expectations. Brasserie Pentanque did, for the food and the people. I sat...More

3  Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Certainly one of the best restaurant in the city. If you don’t go there during your time in Buenos Aires, you will miss something. In this restaurant you will find a world class service as well as excellent plates. I would recommend the snails as...More

1  Thank Arnaud F
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely place, excellent service & incredible food. I can recommend the tasty snails as a starter and tournedos as a main dish.

1  Thank Sheldon C
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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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Response from MPBonazzi | Reviewed this property |
Me paso.exactamente lo mismo...lo califique como excelente y me tomo solo un punto!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Defensa 596 | Defensa and Mexico street, Buenos Aires C1065AAJ, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Montserrat
  • Neighbourhood: Montserrat
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4342-7930
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Authentic French Brasserie with traditional French cuisine, onion soup, steak tartar, duck confit, beef bourguignon, salmon tartar, profiteroles, tatin tart and of course the best creme brulee in Buenos Aires. You can find Brasserie Petanque in Santiago of Chile too..
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