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Esquina de Carlos Gardel

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Carlos Gardel, 3200 | Abasto, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+55 11 4867-6363
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful theatre. Food was excellent! We did the VIP dinner. The dance was very interesting and enjoyable. This was all paled by a 1 hour movie while serving the food that was the history of tango. Unfortunately, the movie was inaudible!! When I asked to turn up the volume, I was told that's the way it is. What a waste... More 

Thank Neildash1
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Tango Show is famous. A dinner is included. The dinner is of average quality, however, the show and orchestra are excellent. Highly recommended

Thank DennisSB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this place is very good to watch a nice tango show, they have an amazing orchestra playing live all the music of the show, dancers are amazing , food is a bit pricey, i would advice not to reserve with dinner, because is limiting and expensive, have dinner before or after the show anywhere else, also, you can order a... More 

Thank rosannar
Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

I booked the dinner and show through Shore Excursions group, the evening did not start too well with the bus that took us to the venue arriving 25 minutes late, however, once we were there everything showed a dramatic improvement, The dinner consisted of a choice of appetizer followed by a choice of main course and then dessert, the meal... More 

Thank Ken H
Javea, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Really looking forward to this visit two days after we arrived in Argentina. First the food! Not the beef we expected to find in Argentina - tough, fatty and we could not eat it, so chewy we left the whole meal! Although other reports are good there were many people in our group or close who felt the same Second... More 

Thank Jo and Tony H
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

This show was booked by our tour agency. It was our first night in Buenos Aires, and it was not disappointing at all. The show was fun, the Tango was superb, the orchestra above the stage was a great plus, the singing was good, and the wine was flowing. Literally flowing!! The food was adequate, but excellent food is never... More 

Thank AdriAfrica
Herts UK
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Got picked up at our hotel on time and taken to venue. Steak dreadful so I complained and got another steak which was a little improved.The actual show was on another level it was AMAZING!!!! So basically the show made up for the inferior meal.Service with a smile I don't think!!!!

Thank Denise S
Germantown, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

For someone who was dreading seeing a tango show, this one was great. We were a family of 14, ages 4-74 and everyone had a great time. Nothing was inappropriate for the kids to see and the food was great. I got spaghetti (being a picky American eater) and it was amazing. The dancers were stunning!

Thank AngieZamora
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Glad my friend mentioned this place to see my first tango show. We made reservations for the show only but ended up ordering food which ended up working out for us. The show was nice and glad to see young people in the act. Great musicians and performed very well. Added bonus to the show is the place provides you... More 

Thank CecibelB
Hastings, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

The moment we walked into this place we were thrust into the arms of two tango dancers to have our photos taken with them and then with each other.The service and the meal was done very efficiently and swiftly with a good break between courses.Very good nights entertainment.

Thank mitchlyn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Argentinian, South American
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carlos Gardel, 3200 | Abasto, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires
  • Phone Number: +55 11 4867-6363

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