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Las Violetas

Avenida Rivadavia 3899- Barrio Almagro | Esquina Medrano, Buenos Aires C1204AAD, Argentina
+54 11 4958-7387
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (18 reviews)
“sandwich” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, Argentinian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Avenida Rivadavia 3899- Barrio Almagro | Esquina Medrano, Buenos Aires C1204AAD, Argentina
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Reviewed 3 August 2015

I went here twice in June since it was near where I was staying. I went for lunch and found it to be overpriced and poor quality. I gave it another chance for breakfast and loved it. It was amazing! The Brazilian breakfast was wonderful.

2  Thank rebeccak757
Reviewed 28 June 2015

One traditional cafe in Buenos Aires that you just can't miss. You can have lunch there too, but it has been born as a place to have a cafe with friends and chat over that coffee. You cannot go to Buenos Aires and not have...More

Thank Rosamunda_ar
Reviewed 4 May 2015

had the Victorian tea service here, was amazing [you MUST try their 'sandwich de miga'], like Ritz Carlton high tea but much cheaper & quainter. came back for lunch a week later and had the Patagonian Agnolottis, also delicious, but slightly on the salty side....More

Thank yen f
Reviewed 18 April 2015

I had a late lunch at this place on my first day in the city. Beautiful restaurant. Prices are not a steal, they add the 21 peso "cubierto" charge which I never figured out other than from a little googling it's kind of a table...More

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 14 April 2015

if you, like me, are a fan of tea houses, this place is a must; a piece of this wonderful city tradition. I specially recommend the pastries and the "miga" sandwiches. All waiters are really professional and the atmosphere is quite unique; marble columns, mirrors...More

Thank kollandg
Reviewed 10 April 2015

A must if you like to have a tea with wonderful pastries, cakes, etc. Not in the most touristy area, but definitely worth the visit! A piece of Buenos Aires tradition.

Thank MemnochXXI
Reviewed 10 April 2015

This is an old historic coffee shop that has been redone. Fabulous interior with marble columns. We just did coffee and a pastry, but well worth the visit for that alone. Wait staff was terrific - being older gentleman - they knew how to do...More

1  Thank sfeddie
Reviewed 19 March 2015

It's the 'ambiente'. Professional waiters, marble columns, mirrors, the confectionary case, high ceilings, the arches, the people watching....that's worth five stars. The food is fine. If you are a tourist you will find the 'sandwiches de miga' wonderful as are the pastries and the 'media...More

Thank alanop
Reviewed 14 March 2015

We had read about the high tea at Las Violetas and decided to try it. We arrived there around 2pm and asked for the Maria Calas afternoon tea. Thankfully, we asked for just one platter to share between two of us, as when it arrived,...More

Thank Fiona A
Reviewed 23 February 2015

This is a place where you feel that you traveled in time, back to the end of the nineteenth century, beginning of the twentieth century, when the grand splendor of the city was happening. Therefore you will find a beautiful big salon with colorful vitraux...More

Thank AleEspinola
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Debra R
29 December 2016|
Response from sonia r | Reviewed this property |
Nope, absolutely none!
Grace L
16 October 2016|
Response from sonia r | Reviewed this property |
No need to book. Just show up, choose an empty table and one of the white-coated waiters will come around with a menu.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Rivadavia 3899- Barrio Almagro | Esquina Medrano, Buenos Aires C1204AAD, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4958-7387
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