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Juana M

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Neighbourhood:
Retiro
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Carlos Pellegrini 1535 - Retiro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
4326-0462
Today
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 12:00 - 15:30
Sun - Sat 20:00 - 23:30
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Lawrence, Kansas
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There was a lot of tables to select from and the salad bar was generous considering this is Argentina (land of carnivores). The salad bar also had other hot items such as french fries and other hot appetizer type items not usually included in a US salad bar. The beef (bife de chorizo) was good but nothing special. overall it... More 

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Utrecht
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food: I ordered an entrecôte. It was well prepared and it was tasty, although not as juicy as I've had at other places. The portion size was fair, though I've had bigger. There's a salad bar with different stuff to choose from - all you can eat. Price quality is good. The entourage: it's based in a semi-basement, which... More 

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Heraklion, Greece
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The first impression was bad because we saw that the restaurant was in a basement something not shown in the internet . The meat was very hard but the salad bar was very good Prices above average

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Kent, Washington
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133 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

On our first day in BA we walked here for lunch. Thanks to other TA reviews we knew it was down the stairs under the banner on the wall. We actually were not impressed by the quality of the salad bar. Nothing was labeled. No idea if what you thought was honey mustard dressing was that or mayonnaise. As for... More 

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Albany, New York
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

It really is hidden if you aren't looking very carefully for it and follow the stairs down to the entrance. Once inside, you'll notice how huge a restaurant it is. I came in for an "early" (by Porteño standards) dinner on a Sunday night when a lot of places in the neighborhood were closed. Ordered the ojo de bife, had... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 October 2016

My wife and I found this gem on the Internet and we tried this restaurant that night. Salad bar had a wide variety of fresh and high quality veggies and more interesting veggies as well. The house wine is tasty and they also sell bottled wines as well. It is located in the basement of an obscure building, so use... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is a reasonably good restaurant for the locals, I'm not trying to remove its greatness though. The place is nice full of local art a salad bar and some amazing beef amongst other things on the menu. We asked for a table for 21 and they managed very well with us on top of the quickly filling tables all... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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113 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

great steak and parrilla. and also there is a great fish like trout or flounder to go more fancy. wine selection is really suitable. very nice place with young professional service and cool room. quite off the beaten track.

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London, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We joined two other friends at their suggestion of Juana M for a mid-week dinner. I wasn't necessarily anticipating Juana M to be the best meal of my life, but had hoped it to be a good meal with a nice atmosphere based on what I had heard of the restaurant before we went...and it nailed both of those so... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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342 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

this well hidden gem is a great place to try steak in a non tourist environment. It is a locals hangout, and is full by 9PM- you could easily walk by- as you need to go down the stairs for entering, it is in a basement...The ambiance is nice, art on the walls, good chill music on the speakers, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Argentinian, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
Saturday
20:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carlos Pellegrini 1535 - Retiro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Retiro
  • Neighbourhood: Retiro
  • Phone Number: 4326-0462

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Staying in Retiro

Neighbourhood Profile
Retiro
Exquisite palaces and luxurious apartment buildings combine with art galleries and exclusive boutiques to make Retiro the perfect spot for those who enjoy sophistication. However, the non-stop foot traffic to and from Retiro train and bus terminals, accompanied by the myriad of trucks leaving and arriving at the port, mean this neighbourhood is never truly at rest. One minute you are walking down a street dotted with ornate mansions and luxurious shop windows and the next you find yourself surrounded by a sea of people racing to catch their train or bus. It is this juxtaposition of never-ending comings and goings and quiet, elegant luxury that defines Retiro, as well as Buenos Aires, a city where sharp contrasts are all around.
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