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Ituzaingo Resto

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1548 Ituzaingo St, Mendoza 5500, Argentina
54 261 9 156665778
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant environment and delicious food. The owners makes you feel like you are in a friends house. It's a must!

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Thank Marisalj1
Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Spent an evening with Gonzalo in December. We came here on a recommendation from friends who came in 2014. They said it was not to be missed and they were right. Truly amazing experience where we made friends from across the globe and had some of the best food of our trip. Gonzalo was a great host! The empanadas here... More 

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San Francisco, California
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80 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Nevertheless, I'll try my best. I contacted the owner of Ituzaingo, Gonzalo, as I wanted to do an Argentinian cooking experience. I had no idea what I was in for. I arrived at 5pm to meet the team. Ituzaingo is a closed-door restaurant. The restaurant is Gonzalo's home, where he shares a culinary experience with those lucky enough to be... More 

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Thank Rav M
Austin, Texas
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This was our second time to take a group of 20 to Ituzaingo for a "closed door" dinner experience. It is in a local home with a private chef and it is like visiting local friends with a great meal. We arranged fro additional wines from the UCO valley and they accommodated us. We even overpaid at the end of... More 

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Thank krista r
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We been there with friends. They offer a 7 dishes menu, matching them with different wines. The food is so fresh and very tasty. Gonzalo, the host, is an excellent story teller, he knows from which part of the region comes every ingredient he uses. I would definitely recommend his place.

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Thank eric t
London, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2016

We ate here during our honeymoon in South America and Gonzalo was a welcome and gracious host, he was able to ensure my wifes dietary requirements were catered for an provide entertaining and enjoyable company throughout the meal. The wine pairings offered with the food and the quality of the food was excellent and the experience in his own home... More 

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Thank Craig M
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent dinner at Ituzaingo for NYE. The dishes were excellent and the company was even better. Gonzalo provides constant entertainment while providing great wine and great food. The steak and lasagne are not to miss. However, our favorite was the dolce de leche cheesesteak.

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Thank Daniel R
Vancouver
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful evening! The food, the wine, the hosts, and the company. Gonzales invites you into his home and treats you like family. He met us at the door and invited us to sit in his living room / restaurant, where we met other diners from around the world. The food was an amazing trip around Argentina. This is... More 

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Thank yogidude
Cincinnati, Ohio
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 November 2015

There is a mysterious and magical sense to this unique dining experience. My high standards of dining excellence were well matched in both the creative and warm atmosphere, the creative and delicious courses served and the interesting and eclectic variety of people sharing the experience. Not to be missed!!!

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Thank DMac1023
Hong Kong, China
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204 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015

I booked this restaurant so far in advance that I was a bit worried that Gonzalo might forget about us! He didn't and it was a lovely experience. We enjoyed meeting the diverse group of diners, the food was good, the wine was good and the atmosphere was lovely. Definitely worth trying this closed door restaurant!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 65
Cuisine
Argentinian, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1548 Ituzaingo St, Mendoza 5500, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Cuyo  >  Province of Mendoza  >  Mendoza
  • Phone Number: 54 261 9 156665778
Description
Ituzaingo is a close doors restaurant in the most bohemian neigbourhood from Mendoza. The building is a loft wich shows real mendocinean lifestyle. The atmosphere is very eclectic style and combines artistic expresions (paintings and sculptures).The food is mostly tradional Argentine Cuisine in a real gourmet style. Wines are from the personal cellar of the owner (no wine list).The phrase for our concept is:¨Ituzaingo is a restaurante but still a house, welcome.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?