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La Locanda

Jose Leon Pagano 2697 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 48066343
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“fried squid” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (16 reviews)
“tiramisu” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Jose Leon Pagano 2697 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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1 - 10 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

A friend of mine invited me, the previous day they had opened the restaurante just for him and three friends, they received the royal treatment (the soi dissant chef will let me know why, he charged them US$1500, a fortune for a restaurante of this...More

Thank JohnTannerMIRC
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Just fantastic dishes... in a very small and local restaurant. I think the Chef kissed everyone hello but me!! Really great food and the Pasta I had was out of this world. Do reserve.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Wonderful lunch spot in Recoleta. Have the octopus! The burrata was also delicious. Nice atmosphere.

Thank RUSA64
Reviewed 17 December 2016

It was great to dine outside on a balmy summer night. Italian food done right. The wild pig Agnolotti were fantastic as was the octopus.

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 15 October 2016

When you walk in, the restaurant decor is not overwhelming and the restaurant is certainly not big, but the food the five of us enjoyed was very good indeed as was the service. With three bottles of wine consumed along with appetizers and main courses,...More

Thank 315David303
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We came on the advise of a friend. It was a quiet night and we sat outside. The owner stopped by to say high and seeing my wife struggle with the menu sat down and explained everything. He even suggested a nice wine that wasn't...More

Thank OnTheGoCFO
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Doing research before I came to BA I was shocked to know the Italian influence. Being that I've been to Italy I was excited to get some real Italian food again. La LOCANDA did not disappoint. Started with the Rustic salad and clams and had...More

Thank Charisse T
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Very good Italian food and very friendly service! The grilled octopus was superb! Take plenty of cash as they offer you a 10% discount on the bill if you were planning to use card but then switch to cash.

Thank nteitz
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by a friend we trust as the chef had recently been chosen to represent Italy in an Argentine cooking competition. We arrived not expecting the moon and stars, but a laid back and delicious date night. We were taken aback quickly...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 31 March 2016

well the Chef/Owner is on the Gourmet Channel so we had high expectations, which were dampened when we were greeted by our waiter, so obvious that he did not like his job at all, zero service/enthusiasm, no water/bread offered, so after 15 mins we asked...More

Thank Leslie C
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
00:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 12:00
20:00 - 12:00
20:00 - 12:00
20:00 - 12:00
00:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 12:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jose Leon Pagano 2697 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Recoleta
  • Neighbourhood: Recoleta
  • Phone Number: +54 48066343
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