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Live concert of tango orchestra

We were there for a live concert of tango orchestra. We booked our tickets on internet. We arrived... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2018
Hong Kong, China
Excellent show, horrible food

Wonderful, energetic musicians and singers perform an authentic tango show. Unfortunately the food... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2015
Bogota, Colombia
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17 Jan 2018
“Live concert of tango orchestra”
2 weeks ago
“Pour les connaisseurs...”
The best tango of the word in only one place!
Defensa 1575, Buenos Aires, Argentina
San Telmo
+54 11 4307-6506
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a tango show in a touristical manner. History of Argentinian music, with a glimpse of jazz. Real impressive performance, the public (room was so crowded!) is sometimes singing with the artists. Yes food is less than average, but you can simply order a glass...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing. My wife and I went there in 2012 and now in 2018. This time to see Carlos di Fulvio. You have to get early (around 8:30) to get a nice spot. The food and wine options are good. They accept only...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

We were there for a live concert of tango orchestra. We booked our tickets on internet. We arrived at the venue at 10pm. The place was almost full and we were seated at the back of the room. We ordered a bottle of wine. It...More

Thank MidcoVincent
Reviewed 24 April 2016

This place isn't too known,even by the taxi drivers, yet they recently hosted Astor Piazzola's grandson, whose a musician in his own right. They serve dinner and have a nice wine selection.

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Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Torquato tasso is my favorite in BA and a must on each trip. They have amazing musicians come to their venue, an intimate setting with few tourists. Grab dinner before as food is mediocre at best

1  Thank Laura L
Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

Wonderful, energetic musicians and singers perform an authentic tango show. Unfortunately the food is of very low quality and overpriced making you feel it's a tourist trap. They ask you to be there at 9 pm, an hour and a half before the show to...More

1  Thank patty0749
Reviewed 25 August 2014

This is a very nice place in SANTELMO, Buenos Aires. Easy to go by taxi and present good musical tango with different musical groups each night ( they have a website where you can see ). You should do a reservation before go. You can...More

1  Thank RobertoBittencourt
Reviewed 22 February 2014

We went to hear an amazing singer (and actress), Soledad Villamil. Our best night in BA. In our early 40s we were a little on the young side for the crowd, but the vibe was super-fun, generous, into the music, and not touristy. We went...More

1  Thank joral50
Reviewed 2 January 2014

Torquato Tasso, off Parque Lezama, in San Telmo, is a classic, old tango hall but with a new floor and some difficult, new design features......the best tango musicians play here, live, all the time, for milongas, or not! Fabulous on Sundays, for dancing, starting around...More

Thank DoloBlack
Reviewed 21 November 2013

we have been at the centro cultural torquato tasso about 10 days ago, that night the "Sextet Mayor" was scheduled, the Centro has a web site and a schedule with some dates per week, check it out. the venue: It is like a step in...More

1  Thank besyta
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San Telmo
Characterized by cobblestones and narrow streets, San
Telmo is defined by the tango, the dance that made
Buenos Aires world-famous. Tango is a fusion of many
different cultures: a true child of immigration, much
like the city itself. Nowadays, it comes alive after
dark in the milongas (dance parties) attended by both
locals and visitors alike, who dance until the wee
hours of the morning. During the day, the antique
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