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Coffee Town

San Telmo
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Address: Calle Gral Simon Bolivar 976 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires C1066AAT, Argentina
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+54 11 4300-7333

Coffee Town is a rare and unique coffee store in Argentina placed inside...

Coffee Town is a rare and unique coffee store in Argentina placed inside the historic and charismatic San Telmo antiques market; in the heart of Buenos Aires. Providing the locals and tourists alike with a wide variety of coffees from around the world. This specialist coffee is toasted by a master of roasting and cupping judge, then prepared by trained baristas. Open 7 days a week. 8am - 8 pm.

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Break in the Markets.

Walking through San Telmo and went into the markets. Stopped for a coffee at a stall. Best coffee in Buenos Aires so far. R$50 each and very good. Wifi available. Recommended.

Reviewed 28 January 2017
Rodney C
Hobart, Australia
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Hobart, Australia
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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Walking through San Telmo and went into the markets. Stopped for a coffee at a stall. Best coffee in Buenos Aires so far. R$50 each and very good. Wifi available. Recommended.

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Agoura Hills, California
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Our guide said this was a great place for coffee and it was a scene in the movie Focus with Will Smith. We had an espresso and it was great. Great place to take a break when in San Telmo and at the Mercado.

Thank Craig-World-Travelle
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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Really impressed with the simplicity and focus on the coffee. Took time and consideration to make my Macchiato. A++

1 Thank Baybaah
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

I don't drink coffee but my partner does. Being from Melbourne we are familiar with the coffee snobbery that goes on (and have lived in Canberra where the 2015 barista world champion has his cafes). After horrible coffee in Santiago and Patagonia, Coffee Town is a safe place. There's a list of beans from all over the world and a... More 

Thank weiyunmak
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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I travelled through Latin America for three weeks and tested quite a few coffee bars. Unfortunately I couldn't find anything that came even close to proper (Italian) coffee. Names are the same, but quantities are usually doubled or tripled and taste is bad. This place however is an exception! In the middle of Mercado San Telmo (worth to visit anyway)... More 

Thank Arno P
Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Had the best coffee here since we left Canada in June 2016. And that was the best since we left our hometown of Perth, Australia.

Thank Barry W
Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We went passed Coffee Town early on the first morning of our trip to Buenos Aires. We weren't sure of many things and how things worked. Our barrista, Diego, gave us great tips of how San Telmo operates, what we should try and do, how we can move about Buenos Aires and some added information that git our trip of... More 

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Washington, DC
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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Buenos Aires is turning out to me a coffee desert despite the deep Italian connections. After our first two days we almost gave up on getting a decent cup of coffee until we stumbled upon Coffee Town in the middle of a covered market in San Telmo. It caught our attention that they listed flat white as an option so... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

While shopping at the San Telmo market we saw this little coffee shop and decided to take a break with some expresso. Wonderful coffee. Great service. Great spot to people watch. Very small kiosko with outside (the kiosk) seating. In a city of many coffee shops, this one stands out with great coffee. It's a must if in the San... More 

Thank sfeddie
Ankara, Turkey
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Reviewed 16 April 2016

our last visit to Buenos Aires was in 2014. we visited coffe town that time , was happy with their coffee. they had only one spot at the middle of san telmo market. And today we are again in San Telmo Buenos Aires. Before we reach the coffe town we bought 2 empanadas at the nice pizza shop. We saw... More 

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San Telmo
Characterized by cobblestones and narrow streets, San Telmo is defined by the tango, the dance that made Buenos Aires world-famous. Tango is a fusion of many different cultures: a true child of immigration, much like the city itself. Nowadays, it comes alive after dark in the milongas (dance parties) attended by both locals and visitors alike, who dance until the wee hours of the morning. During the day, the antique shops and classic cafés and bars around Plaza Dorrego dominate the scene. The emblematic Bar Plaza Dorrego, with its green awnings, checkered tile floors, and wooden interiors, takes you back in time the moment you step inside. For true porteño traditions, San Telmo is the place to be.
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