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Cafe Tortoni: "A Buenos Aires Institution" Buenos Aires Restaurant Tip by mannymiami

Buenos Aires Restaurants: 725 reviews and 738 photos


This famous cafe not far from the Casa Rosada has been around for over 50 years. It is known for having famous writers like Federico Garcia Lorca sit here and congragate with other famous writers.
Each table has a plaque with a famous writers name as where they sat. Its a beautiful place inside with lots a antiques and art work. They have a light fare and a full menu. You can have a capuccino and a pastery to a big steak with a bottle of wine.

Favorite Dish: We had two capuccinos , a cocktail , and a couple of pasteries and it was all under $3 dollars. It maybe very expensive to Argentines but with the devaluation of the peso with dollars its very cheap.

Address: Avenida de Mayo
Price Comparison: more expensive than average
Directions: Between Congreso and Plaza de Mayo.
Price: less than US$10
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Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jan 31, 2003
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