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Chiquilin

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
San Nicolas
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Calle Sarmiento 1599 | Esq. Montevideo, Buenos Aires C1042ABC, Argentina
+54 11 4373-5163
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12:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 03:00
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Santiago, Chile
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is of good quality. Prices are reasonable. But the service leaves a bitter taste. The waiter (Oscar) was not friendly. Stick to basics, little concern for timings. My meal took 1 hour to arrive.

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Florida
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We received a recommendation from an acquaintance to go to Chiquilin for a good meal at local BA restaurant. We sat at a table by the window and had a fantastic Steak dinner. Our server Christina was very attentive. Food was prepared as requested and delicious. Would highly recommend, food, wine, service - tourist or local you will enjoy.

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middlesbrough
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The food is pretty good here. The service was good until the waiter asked if we were from England. From that moment on we were not spoken too or asked if we wanted more drinks or a dessert. Very disappointing and not a true reflection of the wonderful hospitality we received elsewhere in BA.

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CT
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

We ate here based on the recommendation of the front desk at our hotel. We had the mixed grill that we shared with frites and an appetizer of sweetbreads. The beef and pork were very tasty and tender. The waitstaff was attentive and even asked us if we wanted them to heat our food up since we were sitting below... More 

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

found this little gem in a small street behind our hotel.(the Savoy) It hsd alovely quaint atmosphere and the staff were really helpful and friendly. we ordered the steak as we wanted to try the real thing, wow it was absolutly delicious it melted in your mouth. highly recommend this restaurante

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Bournemouth, Dorset
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We had a very good meal here, recommended by the hotel. Very simple steak and frites but delicious. It was very quiet when we visited so didn't have to book.

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Santa Cruz
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We went to this place because of the reviews and location, very close to our hotel. From the beginning the waiter was kinda rude. Many times he didn't reply when we made the order and sometimes left without saying anything so we didn't know if he didn't hear what we said, if he was ignoring us or what was happening.... More 

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spokane
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140 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Steak restaurant located in Centro. Ribeye steak was good but the skirt steak was not. Vegetable medley ok. Bread was stale on second visit. Empanadas was tasty. They are open most hours - unusual for BA where many spots don't open till 9. Service was good.

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Thank duggem
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Chiquilin because is a well rated medium priced Italian restaurant that was less than a block from our hotel.Our salad of baby arugula was the freshest and tastiest I've eaten just about anywhere. The other salad was also fresh, but pretty basic. My ravioli with cheese was very tasty and there was a lot of it. Elena had 'cuerdas de... More 

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St Andrews, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We had the Caprese Salad and then Pasta with a lovely shrimp and cream sauce. Rutini Malbec was fantastic to accompany the meal. Our waiter was "Tigre" who is a real character and we had a great chat with him about everything from politics to football. This was the first restaurant I visited on my first trip to Argentina in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 03:00
Monday
12:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 03:00
Thursday
12:00 - 03:00
Friday
12:00 - 03:00
Saturday
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Sarmiento 1599 | Esq. Montevideo, Buenos Aires C1042ABC, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > San Nicolas
  • Neighbourhood: San Nicolas
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4373-5163

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Staying in San Nicolas

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San Nicolas
Immersed in the sound of honking horns and the footsteps of busy office workers, the Microcentro area of San Nicolás is where visitors will encounter the true hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires, walking down streets lined with office buildings and banks. The financial district is well-known for its vibrant atmosphere and unstoppable rhythm during office hours. After dark, the hubbub and migrates to Corrientes Ave., where theatre lovers might start their evening at a play and end it in one of the many traditional pizzerias nearby. During the day, Corrientes is known for its many bookshops and classic cafés, which are located just minutes away from some famous landmarks, like the Obelisco, Avenida 9 de Julio, and the Teatro Colon.
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