We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Puerto Rico

) #529 of 4,229 Restaurants in Buenos Aires $$ - $$$ , Cafe, Argentinian
Adolfo Alsina 416 | San telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 4331-2215
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good52%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
5 May 2017
“Excellent for a break”
5 Jan 2017
“Arrive before the 7 PM closing time”
Open Now
07:00 - 19:00All hours
Bar, Cafe, Argentinian, Pub
$$ - $$$
Adolfo Alsina 416 | San telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Write a Review
Reviews (201)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 201 reviews

Reviewed 5 May 2017

It is one of the oldest cafe in Buenos Aires, founded in 1887. The décor & the atmosphere are very nice, relaxing and inspiring. The clients are almost exclusively locals (I did not spot any tourist) of all ages. It is a place were the...More

Thank misflopes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

This bustling restaurant serves excellent Argentine cuisine in a engaging setting. For a visitor to Buenos Aires the Puerto Rico is an excellent way to see life in the city as the Argentines live it. Lunch is a particularly good time. Expect large portions for...More

Thank NelsonVNile
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We arrived in Buenos Aires early in the morning but due to an airport workers strike had to wait at the airport 3 hours to get our luggage. By the time we got checked in at the hotel and rested a few hours we were...More

Thank porterjames2
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We came upon this place around 2 PM when locals find that it is much too early for lunch. We had a liter of beer and shared a sandwich. It was enough to tide us over and to leisurely absorb the atmosphere. Clearly a place...More

Thank 869stephens
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely bygone era feel to this cafe restaurant in terms of decor and service. Worth going if only to have a coffee.

Thank kuepper
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We came here for lunch as we explored the area (it's near the Recoleta cemetery). It was full of locals which is always a good sign and the meals were large, reasonably priced, and very good. As it was so busy, we were waiting for...More

Thank kentaurides
Reviewed 30 April 2016

This cafe, which is one of the oldest in Buenos Aires, is where you will find locals lined up for coffee and facturas (pastries) in the morning before work. The service is exceptional if you choose to sit (but many wait in line for their...More

Thank William T
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has the very special charm of a place where time stood still. It is easy to imagine that patrons enjoyed their meals in the same setting a generation ago. The food was good and the prices reasonable. The service was friendly as well....More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

This spot was the rendezvous for our walking tour. The waiters were very nice and accommodating. Our breakfast cake and coffee were nice and it was reasonably priced. There was no pressure to order anything else. We therefore returned for lunch a couple of days...More

Thank pugdoggy5
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Came across La Puerto Rico by chance and so glad we did. You feel like you have gone back in time as soon as you enter the cafe. It has a lovely feel to the place and the waiters make you feel welcome. Huge choice...More

Thank TJH37
As part of the historic quarter of Buenos Aires,
Montserrat is defined by the historical events that
took place there and the landmarks that have stood the
test of time. The Plaza de Mayo is at the center of
this connection to history: countless public
demonstrations have passed through this square, going
back to the May Revolution of 1810. Walking the
streets of Montserrat allows us to imagine what Buenos
Nearby Restaurants
Aldo's Vinoteca & Restoran
846 reviews
.14 km away
La Panaderia de Pablo
632 reviews
.09 km away
Puerta del Inca
37 reviews
.24 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Pink House
6,320 reviews
.22 km away
La Casa Rosada - Palacio de Gobierno
1,666 reviews
.23 km away
Plaza de Mayo
2,649 reviews
.19 km away
599 reviews
.20 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from La Puerto Rico staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Cafe, Argentinian, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Adolfo Alsina 416 | San telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Montserrat
  • Neighbourhood: Montserrat
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4331-2215
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing