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El Salvador 4999, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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  • Very good39%
  • Average34%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
29 Jan 2012
“Decent Mexican food in Buenos Aires”
11 Dec 2011
“Palermos' best”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
€€ - €€€
El Salvador 4999, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 29 January 2012

The service was great. The food was nice. Though don't expect any spice even if you ask for it, but that seems to be the norm in Argentina, in general, where it's hard to find spicy food.

Thank Vin A
Reviewed 11 December 2011

love this place. food is great with the average service you would expect in the city. Draw back: always packed...go late or make reservation

Thank Johnandjane32070
Reviewed 18 November 2011

There's no reason to eat Mexican food in Buenos Aires if you're visiting here. It's subpar and expensive. I'm living here, so I need to satisfy my craving now and then. This place was decent, nothing amazing. Everything that was advertised as spicy, wasn't really...More

Thank Nicolás H
Reviewed 29 October 2011

I was missing Mexico (lived there for 5 months) so I gave this place a try. I had what was the equivalent of carne asada with enchiladas. It wasn't exactly Mexican but it was certainly good. The beef was tender and properly salted prior to...More

Thank beenaround31
Reviewed 16 September 2011

TAste comes up short of real mexican food. The chicken lacked seasoning and was not spicy as advertised.

Thank mark1732
Reviewed 6 January 2011

Cozy, cramped, beautifuly decorated and most importantly great food and service. Really enjoyed this place. I cant remember the spanish name for the dish, but the diced beef served with tortillas was fantastic. Prices are reasonable.

Thank sepol7
Reviewed 27 October 2010

Very tasty food and rightsized portions, which is a clear plus in an environment where you typically get humungous meat lumps. We had to wait outside, as they lock the restaurant, we however consider the area safe. The short wait was however worth it, the...More

Thank chocolat61
Reviewed 17 June 2010

Worth a look to make a change from Beef! Cosy, warm and friendly this little mexican is in a great part of Palermo Soho. They were queuing round the corner the night we went so suprised to be 1st tripadvisdor pundit. Young beautiful crowd, very...More

Thank ArgyGrubLover
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: El Salvador 4999, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Palermo
  • Neighbourhood: Palermo
  • Phone Number: 4832-8054
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