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El Manto

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Costa Rica 5801, Buenos Aires 1426, Argentina
20:00 - 01:00
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206 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Really good food, excellent service, great ambiance. The mezze starter is outstanding and the kebabs are delicious. Try the pomelo and anana juice drink, it is fantastic!

Thank Mark C
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The food here is fantastic. The ambience is very quiet and nice, low lighting. Perfecto option for a romantic diner or just relaxing friends night. Only 1 vegetarian option in the menu, I think the should update it for the new tendencies. Most of the dishes are lamb or veal. Drinks are ok, not very good. everything else 10 points!

Thank Gabylin11
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

The food can be shared and is of great quality. The music a bit loud for a business dinner but is excellently served.

Thank Marcelo L
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The service was very good and the food wonderful. Recommended is to share several dishes between a couple. There even is a lady that will read the message behind your coffee leftovers ...

Thank Marcelo L
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

It's a good place to have dinner. The food is so delicious and the waiter was very nice with was. I recommend this restaurant. Thank you

Thank Ana M
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2 reviews
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Cosy ambiance with candles, perfect service, tasty and originals meals, average+ prices, possibility to smoke some narguilé outside the place. Very nice place if you want to eat meals from Middle East !

Thank Antoine C
Sao Paulo, SP
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere! Delicious Mediterranean food. Dishes were big and well served, it is possible to share. Service is very attentive and nice! Plates presentation are as nice as tasty.

Thank Natica1986
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158 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

El Manto gets a big A for effort. The decor and atmosphere are perfect. The waiting staff are extremely friendly and helpful. Gustavo, the manager, is a natural host. The Armenian fare is well done and served delicately.

Thank Roberto G
Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 February 2016

I've been here over a month and was looking forward to trying this out. What a bad idea! The food was utterly bland and overpriced. It doesn't come close to nearby Sarkis where the food has flavour and costs a 1/4 of the price. The only saving grace was the attentive and pleasant waiting staff.

1 Thank decart360
Quilmes, Argentina
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

My husband and I had dinner last night and everything was perfect! Very friendly staff and superb food. Excellent deal with Grupon ;)

Thank Kilmesyes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Middle Eastern, Eastern European, Armenian, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
20:00 - 01:00
20:00 - 01:00
20:00 - 01:00
20:00 - 01:00
20:00 - 01:00
20:00 - 01:00
20:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Costa Rica 5801, Buenos Aires 1426, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Palermo
  • Neighbourhood: Palermo

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

Staying in Palermo

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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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