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Las Violetas

Avenida Rivadavia 3899- Barrio Almagro | Esquina Medrano, Buenos Aires C1204AAD, Argentina
+54 11 4958-7387
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (19 reviews)
“pollo” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Argentinian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avenida Rivadavia 3899- Barrio Almagro | Esquina Medrano, Buenos Aires C1204AAD, Argentina
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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect for breakfast ! Very classy decorations.The coffe is excelent ! We ordered some nice cakes and got ready for sightseeing.

Thank Mesut A
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This place is a must visit. The stained glass is gorgeous and the cake selection is amazing. There are large cake slices and smaller choices too. No gluten free options here. My friends and I just chose a few petit fours each, unlike the rest...More

1  Thank Fee M
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Las Violetas was the classy "confitería" that catered my birthday parties as a child and my first communion. There were a few of these classy and timeless pastry shops in BsAs around the 1970's. It closed for a long while, was repurchased and re-made. Somehow,...More

1  Thank Patricia B
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

It was an ideal rainy Sunday and we went to Las Violetas for a great afternoon Maria Callas Tea... We ordered apple & cinnamon Tea and a huge plate with Sandwich, Cakes and lot of food was served. It's more than enough for two "hungry"...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a great couple of hours in this beautiful dessert shop. You can take the H blue line (A) subway and find Lad Violetas right across the street. Coffees, teas, hot chocolate and a huge selection of pastries. You can order a sampler plate...More

Thank Sam w
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Nice architecture from IXX century, just a little too crowded hence a noisy place. Nice meals and incredible cakes, can be found at this spot in Buenos Aires, that worth a bite!

Thank Mario L
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Love this place! It's local. It's Argentine. It's GORGEOUS. Food is EXCELLENT. Tea/Coffee + Cake/Sandwich platter you MUST treat yourself (& friends - it's a huge platter). Love seeing it packed EVERY weekend.

Thank AcupunctureLVR
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Whilst on a private walking tour, we mentioned to our guide we would like to see a proper 19th century type cafe similar to Tortinis where we visited last time. So he took us on the Metro six stops away from the city centre to...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is a very nice cafe, old historical building very well maintained. We had the big size afternoon tea set. Comes in a large plate of ham and cheese sandwiches and sweet cakes. We really liked the sandwiches, the cakes are a little too sweet...More

1  Thank Oppsa
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Before entering, one should stand across the street to observe the classic look of this restaurant. When inside, take in the view of interior to have your mind go back in time. We went at 7:45pm and browsed the bakery area, before sitting for a...More

Thank Thomas1900
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Debra R
29 December 2016|
Response from sonia r | Reviewed this property |
Nope, absolutely none!
Grace L
16 October 2016|
Response from sonia r | Reviewed this property |
No need to book. Just show up, choose an empty table and one of the white-coated waiters will come around with a menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Rivadavia 3899- Barrio Almagro | Esquina Medrano, Buenos Aires C1204AAD, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4958-7387
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