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El Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
Puerto Madero
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Calle Martha Salotti 445, Buenos Aires C1107CMC, Argentina
+54 11 4010-9200
20:00 - 11:30
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New York City, New York
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107 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have wanted to come here from the first time I was at the Faena....and it finally happened on this trip! The decor is what made me want to go there....just imagine, everything is all white, with white unicorns protruding from the wall with their eyes colored red - kind of crazy imagination went into this restaurant. The service is... More 

Thank lee7323
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 December 2016

When I first saw the pictures of the decor I wasn't convinced this would be the right spot for my partner's 40th birthday dinner on our trip to BA. I'm so glad I didn't go with my gut on this one, what an excellent meal! The decor only added to the experience...I'm a bit of a scrooge though so a... More 

Thank LilyWUB
New York City, New York
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This room is stunning. crisp white decor including some unicorns on the wall, with a stunning colorful european style painting as a backdrop.

Thank gloryzoey
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

El Bistro del Fin del Mundo is by far one of the best restaurants I've been to. The experience starts as soon as you step in the restaurant. Hostess and waiters very well prepared to serve a table elegantly. The decoration is simply breathtaking. Don't get scared with the prices. The food is super delicious and the price is quite... More 

Thank Danilo C
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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203 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016

To be fair, our experience may have been the result of an extraordinarily low capacity night. That said, Micaela Baum offered excellent suggestions for our meal and then suggested wine pairings. These were not standard pairings but included suggestions that complemented the dishes as well as our own biases in wine. The beef carpaccio was light and flavorful and paired... More 

Thank LovetheBigIsland
Buenos Aires, Argentina
1 review
Reviewed 21 December 2015

we were welcomed and cared for by very attentive staff who explained everything to us, including a very good wine recommendation. The white lava cake with olive oil was incredible!

Thank anaiten
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2015

The Faena Hotel and its dining/bars are architecturally stunning! We enjoyed a late dinner in the Philippe Starck-designed BISTRO SUR, after attending a philharmonic performance at the Teatro Colon. A wonderful ending to our evening – excellent attentive service, an extensive wine list however the menu options, although creative, were somewhat limited. Their menu offers innovative globally-inspired dishes - culinary... More 

Thank JetCruiser100
Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Magical evening for couples. I would not especially bring children here. This is for adults. The menu is not typical either. Come with a open mind and ready for a different experiance in dinning. One you will never forget.

Thank Dazza B
Brooklyn, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Sat down last night with my girlfriend at around 8pm and had the most goddamn amazing meal ever. We both did the chefs Rodrigo Vazquez tasting menu with wine paring and couldn't get enough. The chef kills it. The ambiance was cozy and intimate. Also, hands down the most amazing and friendly staff we've ever met: wonderful, helpful, funny. This... More 

1 Thank marcosdc2015
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Unbelievably beautiful restaurant. Superb food, service and atmosphere. Surpassed even our highest expectations. 👏💗👏

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
20:00 - 11:30
20:00 - 11:30
20:00 - 11:30
20:00 - 11:30
20:00 - 11:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Martha Salotti 445, Buenos Aires C1107CMC, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Puerto Madero
  • Neighbourhood: Puerto Madero
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4010-9200
Savor a meal worth remembering in one of Argentina's most spectacular settings. Bistro Sur's whimsical Philippe Starck décor will fascinate guests just as much as the delicate menu prepared by Faena's local chef, Rodrigo Vazquez. Modern techniques combined with Argentina's bests seasonal products, give birth to dishes like Beef Carpaccio with Bacon Milk, Mint and Potato Chips or Sweetbreads with Lemon Puree, Grilled Grapes and Pine Nuts.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Puerto Madero

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Puerto Madero
From its refurbished red brick buildings and port cranes to its modern skyscrapers and luxurious apartment buildings, Puerto Madero is the perfect combination of old and new. The river provides a quiet, relaxing atmosphere that contrasts with the hustle and bustle of heavy traffic just blocks away. Across the river, flanked by skyscrapers, are beautiful parks and quiet streets that make this neighbourhood a unique destination in a city as busy as Buenos Aires. The restaurants, bars, and nightclubs on the docks make it a prime spot for nights out and have come to symbolise this area. Puerto Madero is even more striking after dark, when the lights from the docks and skyscrapers glow against the night sky.
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