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Steakhouse, Argentinian, South American
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Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
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Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed February 19, 2020 via mobile

We were a party of 12 on a Wednesday night, and they put together a bug table. The ambient is a typical bodegón from Buenos Aires, with lots of paints an figures and drawings of owls (that’s its name, of course). We have 2 milanesas...napolitanas with mash potatoes, 2 meatballs with mash potatoes, 1 merluza with mash pumpkin, 1 veggie ravioli, 3 omelettes, 1 pork with salad, 12 bottles of water, 2 diet cokes, 1 malbec wine, and for desert: 2 dulce de leche pancakes, 1 flan, 1 chocolate volcano and 2 coffees. The bill? Less than 90 dollars. The portions were huge, real homemade food, and nice and kind waitresses. It is worth to visit and enjoy it, several times.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

We started with two beef empanadas as appetizers. Our mains were milanesa napolitana and suprema napolitana, with sides of fried potatoes and a green salad. The meal was fantastic. The service was charming. And the atmosphere is kitschy fun. Oh and the price? Very affordable.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

Great food, pleasant staff and large portions. Very nice dinner! We went out of our way to find this place and it was worth it.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Four of us had dinner there. Service was a bit slow but that was ok with us since we had much to talk about and were not starving. This is an eclectic and colorful place. Our meal was reasonably priced and did not disappoint. One...of us ordered the bif chorizo. It was an excellent and huge piece of meat that was only about $15. In the States, this piece would have been 3 times that price. Two of us ordered a traditional dish with pork, onions, potatoes cooked in light cream sauce with mushrooms. It was very tasty. Our green salad with tomatoes was simple. This is a fun place I recommend. By the time we finished our dinner around 11:00, the restaurant was full.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

In a neighborhood flooded with gourmet hamburger and new cuisine kind of places la lechuza is like an oasis of tradition and good meat. I had an excellent morcilla and then bife de chorizo at very reasonable price.

Date of visit: March 2017
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Reviewed February 17, 2017

Beef was ok, not great. Service was efficient but not particularly efficient (even though there were only 3 other diners). Really hot (no air con).

Date of visit: January 2017
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Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this on our first day in Buenos Aires and were so glad we did. It is charming- eclectic decorations and paintings of owls everywhere, the service was good and the good delicious! We started with a plate of local cheeses, olives and...salamis and I had then had homemade meatballs while my friend had a salad. All delicious and I would love to go back again.More

Date of visit: October 2016
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Reviewed May 16, 2016

La Lechuza is very close to where we stay when in Buenos Aires, and for several years it was an old favourite where we'd eat a couple of times per week. On our return this year we noticed that there had been a radical change...in staff. Unfortunately, the change has not been for the better. The dish we shared was still good, but that cannot be said about the service. Unusually for a Friday evening, La Lechuza was less than half full, yet several customers found it difficult to gain the attention of one of the young waiters in particular, who was more interested in playing with his phone. Promptings from the lovely owner resulted in a desultory efforts on that waiter's part. Sadly, La Lechuza is no longer a bustling local eatery full of charm, and it seems that its regulars have voted with their feet.More

Date of visit: April 2016
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Reviewed April 23, 2016

We ate here because it was close to our hotel. We thought that it was similar to the La Lechuza we had dined in when we were in Patagonia. It wasn't and the food and the service were not great.

Date of visit: April 2016
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Reviewed March 19, 2016

I had a really delicious steak here. However.... my partner was served a piece of almost inedible steak that was more fat than meat and would not have been served to a local. In fairness to the owner, she did take 20% off the price...of the steak but it was almost inedible. The prices were are in line with every other mid-high end parilla in Buenos Aires so it was a relatively expensive, unsatisfactory meal. Given that my steak was nice, maybe we were just very unlucky with my partner's meal however this was our experience here, unfortunately.More

Date of visit: November 2015
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Social la Lechuza is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4