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El Obrero

Calle Agustin Caffarena 64 | La Boca, Buenos Aires C1157ADB, Argentina
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (18 reviews)
“tortillas” (11 reviews)
“flan” (8 reviews)
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Latin, Spanish, Argentinian
$$ - $$$
Calle Agustin Caffarena 64 | La Boca, Buenos Aires C1157ADB, Argentina
Neighbourhood: La Boca
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very good environment, crowded, good food, lots of options in the menu, everything in the La Boca neighborhood.

Thank Giovani L
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We were at the restaurant on the Saturday of Easter Sunday. There was an hour wait to get a table, about a third of whom were tourists. Once seated after calling the waiter over, he only partially took our order before he disappeared. It took...More

Thank trifectatraveler
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Great food and service! This is a local restaurant with so much history. My boyfriend has been here many times and his stories and promise of its allure couldn't be any more true! A must for the adventure type seeking true local cultural and flare!...More

Thank patty r
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Went here with colleagues on a visit to BA and thorough enjoyed the experience. There is a wide range of choices on the menu from pizza to pasta to parrilla. The decor of the restaurant is sporting with this of course mainly being football, the...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I enjoy places that not only serve good food and drink but also have a little extra about them.This has got it.A restaurant that serves good food but absolutely scores on atmosphere.Steak and pasta dishes were very good but you just can't buy this type...More

Thank joexyz933
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We visited before around 6 years ago and loved it. This time we visited on two occasions, both times we were not didappointed. The atmosphere is something to experience, never mind the quality of the food, which was excellent. Sylvia looked after us on the...More

Thank tramontana44
Reviewed 10 February 2017

The outside tells you nothing about this place. Open the door and go in!! Wonderful place with genuin feeling. Soccer pictures all over the walls. Friendly staff and superfriendly owner. Tasty food. Love this place!!!

Thank tantthea
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

A very nice place with fresh food and homemade pastas and meals. The meat look delicious even if I haven't tried it. The ambiance is authentic and super friendly. If you don't have a reservation, you may come early (noon) because from 1:30PM you may...More

Thank rebeccabA8361ON
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

For some reasons I haven't been able to visit this restaurant earlier. Maybe because some people said things about La Boca not being save. Anyhow, it is save and should definitely go there. As a soccer aficionado you will like the decor. Secondly, the parilla...More

Thank Martin D
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We went there for lunch. It's 15min walk from la boca tourist area but worth it. The restaurant souvenirs are amazing and tell the past 50years of ba sports. The pasta and the beef with a salads were very good. On of the best value...More

Thank Gauthier D
La Boca
A neighbourhood defined by its immigrant roots, La
Boca still maintains this past alive in its streets
today. Due to its proximity to the river, the
neighbourhood became the preferred settling area for
immigrants of a wide variety of origins, who ended up
living together in the conventillos. Thus, these
houses became a melting pot of different cultures and
traditions that birthed creations like tango and
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We would like to make a reservation for El Obrero 1st choice April 10, Friday 2nd choice April 8 Wednesday 3rd choice April 7 Tuesday 3 people earliest time available, can be flexible. 516 945-4092 *I could not open the website but want to make a reservation.
29 March 2015|
Response from BurbankBlvd | Reviewed this property |
It may be best for you to do it old school style - call them directly on the phone. I am not sure if anyone there will speak Spanish so if possible, I would have someone with you that speaks Spanish or I am sure by saying... More
Hola ¡necesito saber si trabaja domingos al mediodia y el nro. de telefono para reserva '?
9 May 2017|
Response from mabelnormagimenez |
gracias ¡ ya lo tengo ....
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12 April 2017|
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Response from Marcelo Santiag... Z | Reviewed this property |
La verdad es que no se, yo fui un médio dia.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Agustin Caffarena 64 | La Boca, Buenos Aires C1157ADB, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > La Boca
  • Neighbourhood: La Boca
  • Phone Number: 4362-9912
  • E-mail