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Jose Luis

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Recoleta
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Quintana, Av. 456, Buenos Aires, Argentina
4807-0606
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The best fishes and seafood in general and one of the few places you can order fresh oister always, in any season. Te mood is antique and quite, the service is just ok. Probably the presentation could be richer. If you order a salmon, it comes on a big plate, alone and even a parsley is considered a side order.... More 

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Thank Cecihaya
Sidcup, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Tis family run restaurant was recommended by local people we met on our visit. The wine selection and the food excellent and excellent value

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Boquete, Panama
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We went because the restaurant had good recommendations for a fish restaurant in BA. We were disappointed in the food. Dehydrated garlic, bland fish, served with a cold piece of boiled potato (mine.). My husband's potatoes were good. Paid a lot for a poor meal.

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British Columbia, Canada
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38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Two visits, everything close to perfect each time. Our first lunch was an excellent gazpacho, and since it was Semana Santa, baccalao which was superb. Second lunch, langostinos, then white fish, name forgotten, excellent. Mesaras excellent, Liliana very welcoming, can't wait to go back. Manana? Tal vez.

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Thank TRexQC
Buenos Aires
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90 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

It is one of the most expensive options in the area of Recoleta but still one of the few with good quality, always. If it's about seafood, there are not much options in Buenos Aires. The menu include a mix of spanish cuisine and local. The service is good, the wines, the deserts are always delicious. Just a tiny detail... More 

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Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

I just can confirm that we had a nice evening here and had good seafood and a very nice service. We asked for mixed platter for seven and they were very responsive. The wine was nice too and the price was very reasonable. We were 7 people. The interior would need a little bit refreshing, but it is clean and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Took my mom and auntie there, who don't like meat but seafoods. They absolutely loved the restaurant! We ended up ordering too much!! The portions are pretty big. We had a langostino caramelizada (absolutely amazing!!!) and mexillon as appetizer which was more than enough for 3of us as entree!! But i got also a seafood grill for two, we couldn't... More 

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los angeles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

It advertized seafood but we ended up ordering suckling pig Segovian style for two. It came with enough Spanish style potatoes for an army. The salad were excellent, fresh and crisp and dressed as we asked with lemon and olive oil. The wine list is impressive.

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George Town, Grand Cayman
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

We went early in the evening, they had opened the wine before telling us that there was no beef, so we could have the steak we had ordered there was no beef at all. The waitress was nice. We were charged an eleven dollar US cover charge. It was the most expensive meal we have had so far and the... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

OK, it's in Recoleta but not easy to find....at the back of little cul de sac, nothing fancy, but cozy warm and welcoming. Good professional service, delicious pastas and seafood. Grilled or sauteed shrimp in salsa roja or with olive oil and garlic. Bolognese sauce is great with any of the pastas. Place is quiet, lots of locals, perfect spot... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$60
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quintana, Av. 456, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Recoleta
  • Neighbourhood: Recoleta
  • Phone Number: 4807-0606

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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 Recoleta

Neighbourhood Profile
Recoleta
Characterised by the French-style mansions which are the legacy of its aristocratic past, Recoleta is the true “Paris of the South.” Walking around this neighbourhood is an experience like no other in Buenos Aires: its streets are lined with elegant apartment buildings, exclusive boutiques, and former mansions turned into high-end hotels and embassies, which exude an alluring air of sophistication and class. You'll also find a rich cultural scene centred on the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Library, and the Recoleta Cultural Center; as well as some great shopping spots, like the Buenos Aires Design Mall with an artists' fair set up in Plaza Francia every weekend.
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