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Calle Necochea 594 | Mitre Esquina Necochea, Salta A4400CMJ, Argentina
+54 387 421-1628
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had just arrived to Salta in the evening and were staying at Legato Mitico Hotel. The hotel manager suggested and booked this restaurant located very near by. The concept of Jose Balcarce is to revisit traditional Argentinian dishes with a very modern and light touch. The whole experience was absolutely perfect. The food and the wine were outstanding and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this restaurant with some members of my tour group. It seemed a cut above most restaurants we ate at including in Salta. Nice food and good service.

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Thank Ivor M
London, England
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328 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Andean fusion restaurant is blessed with a beautiful interior but, sadly, even on a Saturday night lacked atmosphere due to lack of clientele. This is probably because it is off the main drag of restaurants in Salta. A great pity, because the food was amongst the most original eaten in our Argentinian trip. The menu is on the small... More 

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Thank notacouchpotato
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Although our Spanish is very poor we were warmly welcomed and had the menu explained to us, including pronunciation tips! As "amuse bouche" we had delicious smoked corn soup with sunflower puree. Between us we tasted empanadas, llama carpaccio, llama steaks, beef filet and fish. Dessert was homemade sorbet and mousse of dulce de leche. Although the price was high... More 

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Thank Frasesu
New York City, New York
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216 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has an attractive appearance and the atmosphere is very pleasant. The woman who was in charge of the restaurant was extremely warm and made every effort to explain the different dishes. The menu is essentially local cuisine done with great style. Our salmon with ginger was outstanding as were the sides of vegetables and quinoa. The empanadas were... More 

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Thank Barbara I
Paris, France
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Three people had recommended this cash only restaurant so we felt we should try it. I always looked at hotels in terms of the number of light bulbs blown in the lobby, and I should have heeded my instinct when I saw two bulbs blown in the arrival chandelier. However we were well pleased with the amuse bouche, and our... More 

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Thank Martin A
Copenhagen, Denmark
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a fine dinning experience in Salta and was recommended Jose Balcarce. First impression was very positive with a great atmosphere and great staff. It is hard to exaggerate how professional and observing our waiter was throughout our dinner. The 3-star rating arose from the quality of our food. It simply did not live up to the... More 

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Thank Martin Langhoff D
Sheffield
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This was the best restaurant we visited in Salta. It opens at 1800, and this is very unusual; it is quiet before 2100. The waitress was friendly and welcoming and she speaks English. Good empanadas, salmon and prawns (Ceviche de salmon y langostinos), entrecôte with Malbec sauce and flambé pancake. The meal was preceded by an excellent amuse bouche. On... More 

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Thank md1re
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

Had a lovely meal at Jose Balcarce after reading about it in an old Rough Guide, and wanfered by and had a quick chat with one of the staff. The menu was interesting (I.e. not just the usual Argentine cuisine clichés most places in Salta seemed to offer) and was tasty and generous portions for the going meal-out rate too.... More 

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Thank Alex W
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

Great meat and vegetarian options. Wines available by full and half bottles. The staff were very friendly and helpful. A definite must when visiting salta.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 35
Cuisine
Argentinian, Fusion, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
20:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
20:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
20:00 - 01:00
Thursday
20:00 - 01:00
Friday
20:00 - 01:00
Saturday
20:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Necochea 594 | Mitre Esquina Necochea, Salta A4400CMJ, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Northern Argentina  >  Province of Salta  >  Salta
  • Phone Number: +54 387 421-1628
Description
En Jose Blacarce redescubrimos materias primas, aromas y sabores ancestrales, y por medio de investigacion y tecnicas de alta cocina, creamos nuevos sabores y sensaciones. Disfrute de corderos y llamas de la Puna, terneras y conejos, truchas de Yala, verduras organicas, hierbas frescas de los Valles Andinos, hongos y setas y deliciosos mariscos. Todos productos frescos, los cuales convertimos en platos unicos que, combinados con nuevos y exclusivos vino de altura, originan esta nueva gastronomia que nos distingue.

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