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Manuela Malasana Tasca Bar

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$$ - $$$
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Costa Rica 4818 | Palermo Soho, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 4831-9828
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:30 - 20:00
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 00:00
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Stopped in on a recent Saturday afternoon with a light drizzle of rain outside. Only one other table was taken by a family. Very helpful and friendly woman serving us. Made suggestions on how much to order. We were thinking we wanted sangria and she insisted we get it. You should do the same! It's fantastic. Not cloyingly sweet. Simply... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I came across this little gem by accident and I was delighted. I got the brunch I choose a honey, yogurt and granola pot. It was lovely and the other option was freshly squeezed orange juice. I also received a bread basket. I choose a bacon sandwich it was delicious it was crispy streaky bacon with cheese and lettuce leaves.... More 

Thank Jambacy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Don't be fooled by the humble appearance of this restaurant. It's very simple and small, but serves terrific tapas. Like other reviewers, we asked the server to recommend his favourites, and we enjoyed everything he brought. A good choice for a night out in Palermo.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

This restaurant is pretty special. Aesthetically its minimally, super stylish and the food was such a delightful surprise. Thankfully the server spoke English so it made it easier for us.... In the end, we just asked the server the best things to order on the menu. We were going to order more items (since our eyes were bigger than our... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Whilst walking through Palermo stumbled across this wonderful vintage cafe with great food and charming hosts Do not miss !!

Thank ChrisBazell
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Great service and a very reasonable price. Make a combination of several menu items (let the expert waitress guide you) and you can't go far wrong. Very enjoyable and authentic. Good spot. Meal for 2 with drinks (wine and beers) cost us 300 pesos. Good eclectic decor.

Thank robhA8149TF
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

You would come here again and again for the delightful service provided by the waitress. What a sweetie! The take on tapas was interesting and the interior matches beautifully with the Manuela Malasania story. One or two blocks away from Plaza Armenia but felt a world away. Check it out!

Thank MsSueMagoo
Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015

I came here with a friend - we had just beer and some tapas. Good! The atmosphere ist nice and the lady who served us was so kind. We felt great here!

Thank 80803laosa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2015

The food is very good. We had a salad and it was very tasty. The service was very nice and the atmosphere is so nice. We liked this restaurant alot.

Thank Gurry M
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2014

Every time I go back to Buenos Aires I come back and it never disappoints. Te food is just mind blowing, the sangria is awesome and they have plenty of vegetarian options (and gluten free, even if I don't need them myself, I think it's a great thing for restaurants to aknowledge diversity of costumers). Recommended!

Thank Adri D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Costa Rica 4818 | Palermo Soho, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Palermo
  • Neighbourhood: Palermo
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4831-9828

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

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Best known as the largest neighbourhood in Buenos Aires, Palermo is divided into different quarters, each with its own unique identity. The high-end quarter is Palermo Chico, characterized by magnificent mansions, regal avenues, and exclusive apartment buildings, and home to the Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), a favourite amongst locals. The largest park in the city, the Bosques de Palermo, is Palermo's most famous landmark and a popular destination for nature walks, picnics, rollerblading, and cycling. The scene becomes much trendier in Palermo Soho, a hip area known for its cool cafés and unique design stores, filled with shoppers on weekends; and Palermo Hollywood, renowned for the numerous restaurants, bars and nightclubs, which make it the preferred spot for nights out and special occasions.
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