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El Mercado

Calle Martha Salotti 445, Buenos Aires 1107, Argentina
+54 11 4010-9200
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“flank steak” (2 reviews)
“asado” (2 reviews)
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Latin, Argentinian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Calle Martha Salotti 445, Buenos Aires 1107, Argentina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My booking was for breakfast at 10:30 am, for me and a friend. At arrival I was told breakfast was finished by an arrogant waiter, who also told me that there was a minimun consumption of U$S 100 per person. We decided to leave and...More

Thank anitavesna
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I can't say anything wrong about this restaurant but only a bit expensive Food was local Argentinian cuisine in a modern format Wine list great! I recommend the wine made for the restaurant by a famous vineyard Ambiance is great! Philip stark made a great...More

Thank Guillermo V
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The dinner menu is large and varied, and we both loved our meals. The wine list is truly extensive. The atmosphere was the best, making us feel like VIPs but also in a comfortable setting.

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Been there for breakfast, lunch and dinner and I liked the experience each time. The menu has an adequate offering of meats, saldas, fish with an local twist. The place is beautiful, great ambience for casual dinners and work lunches. Service is very good as...More

Thank Salvador S
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Me and my family went to El Mercado in Faena Hotel, the food was amazing from the couvert until the desert. The place is just beautiful with a very modern decoration using old furniture and art. But the weather was very hot and raining. The...More

Thank Renato G
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I loved the place! Its decoration transports you to another century but still, makes you feel in Argentina! Ordered a provoleta made in clay oven; the baked rice and a couple of tequila cocktails! My husband and I enjoyed lunch and the food was very...More

Thank Zeta L
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Every morning we woke up and couldn't wait to go enjoy a beautifully laid out breakfast with the most wonderful staff ever! Cynthia, the host, greeted us each morning during our stay and it made our morning. As we sat down, they offered you coffee,...More

Thank lee7323
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We ate there couple of times because we were staying at the hotel. The breakfast was always good and so was lunch. The service was also good.

Thank Jorge P
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful, quirky decoration , trendy but different and with bags of atmosphere. Service is attentive and friendly , food is consistently good quality - even the fish is good here ( unusual for Argentina) . Well worth a visit

Thank Nevillei
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Very trendy vibe with vibrant lighting Faena Hotel is famous for the Tango Show so El Mercado is a good choice for couples and small groups who want to catch the show. Food was very good but short of spectacular. Like most Buenos Aires restaurants...More

Thank Wineman49er
Puerto Madero
From its refurbished red brick buildings and port
cranes to its modern skyscrapers and luxurious
apartment buildings, Puerto Madero is the perfect
combination of old and new. The river provides a
quiet, relaxing atmosphere that contrasts with the
hustle and bustle of heavy traffic just blocks away.
Across the river, flanked by skyscrapers, are
beautiful parks and quiet streets that make this
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
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07:00 - 11:30
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12:30 - 15:00
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20:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 11:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Martha Salotti 445, Buenos Aires 1107, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Puerto Madero
  • Neighbourhood: Puerto Madero
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4010-9200
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  • This restaurant is at Faena Hotel
A great culinary experience doesn't centre exclusively on food and wine. A truly great meal is an emotional experience -a trip of the senses- a celebration. Inspired by the old fairs of Europe and the legendary cantinas of Buenos Aires, El Mercado provides an environment steeped in history and character, where guests can bask in the heat from the clayoven and savour the most delicious traditional Argentine foodprepared with fresh natural products and seasonal fruits.
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