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El Obrero

Calle Agustin Caffarena 64 | La Boca, Buenos Aires C1157ADB, Argentina
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (18 reviews)
“tortillas” (12 reviews)
“steak” (33 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Latin, Spanish, Argentinian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Agustin Caffarena 64 | La Boca, Buenos Aires C1157ADB, Argentina
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1 - 10 of 159 reviews

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Great ambience and environment. Very busy at 230pm on a Saturday. Plenty of options for food. Omelette was pretty good. Only downfall for me was cash only or local debit card which limited my dining options.

1  Thank Mark W
Reviewed 30 January 2018

This is a typical "bodegon de Buenos Aires", prices are ok, food is excellent, portions are huge, and the place is just great. BUT (there is allways one), you have to book in advance. Is really crowded!

Thank Juan_cruz_1976
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Food is OK but the ambience is great. If you are in La Boca, do visit this restaurant but not worth the effort if you are coming from other areas. The steak is juicy and flavorful. Looks like many people ordered the tortilla instead.

Thank Yee-Ming T
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

A must go if you are in La Boca! Authentic “bodegón” environment with soccer t-shirts hanging from the roof and fotos of famous actor, artists and politicians covering the walls. Basic porteño’s cousine with a good selection of wines. Go with an “ojo de bife”,...More

Thank Diego M
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Our tour guide recommended this place after we asked to have lunch where locals go to. The restaurant was located in a neighborhood that I would recommend to come by cab. The front of the restaurant looked old and uninviting. When we arrived, it was...More

2  Thank sammyguy
Reviewed 30 August 2017

After a tour of La Boca we made our way to this restaurant based upon a recommendation from a local. I'm so glad our friend's cousin directed us to this restaurant. While obviously popular and bustling, I just loved being there. I don't usually like...More

1  Thank Christine M
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Good typical argentinian food, friendly service, and the typical atmosphere of an argentinian "bodegon" in La Boca: football everywhere, locals having good and loud conversations... and plus, good prices! Gotta love it!

Thank Chia_Losavio
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This is the place to go for a barbecue in La Boa neighborhood. Nice bife de chorizo a la mariposa, potato fries were amazing, and so was the dulce de leche pancakes.

1  Thank GabiVuolo
Reviewed 25 July 2017

It is an amazing experience with great food and in the heart of a traditional colorful neighborhood. It is a small place so you may have to wait to be seated but it is worth it. We had the milanesa, the suprema de pollo and...More

Thank FPAdventurer
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Giovani L
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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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
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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
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