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Cafe del Tiempo

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Calle Balcarce 201, Salta A4400EJE, Argentina
+54 387 432-0888
08:00 - 03:00
18:00 - 04:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 03:00
18:00 - 04:00
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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great venue, very different than other restaurants in the city. Overall solid options for drinks and small plates. Service while sitting at the bar was barely adequate. On food front, I'd skip and move on to another restaurant. I had the braised ribs, poorly prepared (way too much fat left untrimmed) and side greens barely edible. Much potential here but... More 

Thank Zack P
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and venue. We had a very nice dinner with pizzas and beers. Excellent customer service and variety of dishes. A great place to go in Salta!

Thank Nico P
Knonau, Switzerland
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Ordered the Salad Wonka with smoked salmon. Salmon was old and dry. Even when complaining there was no reaction. I attach a picture of the salmon (unedible), you can make your own opinion. I would never ever have food there again.

Thank Felix267
Sao Paulo, SP
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43 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Cafe del Tiempo is a bar/restaurant at 2 different locations in Salta. We had dinner at Guemes our first evening and really enjoyed the service, the food, the wine (from Miraluna, apparently belonging to the same owner of the Cafe) and the music, so on our last evening we went back to it at Balcarce and had another very positive... More 

Thank Marcia V
Frankfurt, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Nice place, good coffee and a great bar. We enjoyed our stay at Cafe del Tiempo and can definetely recommend to make a stop here whilst discovering Salta.

Thank kcinnay91
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Busy. Dirty. Ewww toilets and limited to 3 very narrow cubicles! Noisy. Chaotic. No way I am coming back unless I am desperately hungry and it is the only place open.

Thank Kristine R
Rosario, Argentina
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Okay, so this is very long but I'll try to summarize our experience as much as possible: Taking into account the amount of good and great reviews we saw on TripAdvisor, we thought we'd give this place a try. The first time we went, it was closed (although, according to TripAdvisor, it should have been open). We then tried on... More 

Thank Julieminerva
Paris, France
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

My husband and I were so disappointed by the list of " the 10 best places to eat in Salta" , we tried a couple of them but did not enjoy the meal. Then, on our second day in Salta we found Cafe del Tiempo to which we went back the following night as well. Cafe del Tiempo has a... More 

Thank Romana2002
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

If you have to eat there it won't be the tragedy of your life but you won't be recounting it on your death bed. I went for the stir fry which was pretty poor to be honest but that serves me right. If there's one thing I've learned in Argentina it's stick to steak. My wife ordered the tenderloin. It... More 

Thank James W
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

We were 7 people, it seamed the manager assigned our table a new waiter, beverages took 20 minutes (they where 3 beers, a bottle water, the dishes came took 67 minutes, they mistaken the orders and they over cooked the meat, the Colita de cuadril and the grilled Pacu where grate. However the service was awful and they apologise but... More 

Thank David V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Bar, Argentinian, South American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 03:00
18:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 03:00
18:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 03:00
18:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 03:00
18:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 03:00
18:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 03:00
18:00 - 04:00
08:00 - 03:00
18:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Balcarce 201, Salta A4400EJE, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Northern Argentina  >  Province of Salta  >  Salta
  • Phone Number: +54 387 432-0888

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