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Cumana

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Recoleta
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Rodriguez Pena 1149 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 4813-9207
Today
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good and friendly service. Food was very nice and traditional argentinian food. They do not take credit cards...

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Thank Victor B
San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We found Cumana by researching restaurants close to our hotel in Recoleta. After landing in Buenos Aires for the first time and settling into our hotel, we wanted to find a place with a great atmosphere and local flavor to introduce us to dining in Buenos Aires. The open kitchen, homey decor, and low lighting gave the ambiance a great... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here for lunch with my fiancé. We ordered a few pollo empanadas, lomo picanté empanadas, and a small pizza to share. The pizza was okay- it was too cheesy, but the empanadas were the best we had in South America since traveling to five other South American countries. The empanadas were so good we ordered some to go.... More 

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Thank Ashley J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

To be sure there are better places in BA but the cazuelas are truly delicious, the empanadas are very good, it's open earlier than most places and the service is faster. All together that makes it a great place for traveling families that might not be on the 9 - 10pm dinner time schedule locals keep to. Oh and like... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Everything is fine. We had quite a full lunch with a main course and an empanada. Prices are reasonable. Not a fancy restaurant but a friendly one.

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Thank Sunnyshi2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

So happy to see empanadas with more than just jamon y queso. I loved the spinach and cheese as well as the tomato/basil/mozz. If you go before 830 or 9 it's full of other foreigners. Not many places will serve dinner at 715 but this one did. If you go after 9, you have to wait.

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Thank Sarah G
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

my absolute favorite place in BA. so good we came back twice. The dough is light and fluffy, not heavy and many options for fillings. very inexpensive and good local wine options

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Thank Barbara T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We love the food and atmosphere at Cumana. It is ultra casual but they put out yummy food. The best cazuelas! Also, great appetizer plate if you just want to snack. We have been there many times to eat because the waitstaff are helpful and friendly and we love the large selection of food choices on the menu!

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Thank travelgirlallthetime
Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

After a 2 weeks meat diet in argentina, finally a large offer of vegetables and meat and excellent empanadas. Cheap and nice.

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Thank Claudia M
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

My travel buddy and I stumbled upon this restaurant while walking around. We both ordered casseroles and they were amazingly. If you're aftering a good casserole this place does not disappoint.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Argentinian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rodriguez Pena 1149 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Recoleta
  • Neighbourhood: Recoleta
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4813-9207

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Staying in Recoleta

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Recoleta
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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