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Pirilo Pizzeria

Defensa 821 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 4307-0248
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
2 Apr 2017
“Disgusting, inedible & cold”
28 Aug 2016
“Pizza, fugazza, fainà like original immigrants food”
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Defensa 821 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Very hard to understand how anyone could rate this as "best pizza". Most of our order went into the garbage bin. Thick stodgy base, greasy, one with onion, herbs, little else, another thick and cheese (slightly edible) and one much thinner but cannot work out...More

Thank ianmacd44
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This is a very special place in BA. Is an original pizzeria that serve the original food carried by Italian immigrants in 19th century migrations to Argentina. Not many Argentinians know that the words "fugazza" and "fainà" belong to slang of Genoa from where this...More

Thank al02052
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

What a great place! With just a counter for ordering and place for about five people to stand and eat. For only 20 pesos we got the most amazing slice of pizza. Pretty simple. Just great thick crust, dense cheese and onions. But OMG it...More

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 19 February 2016

The pizza is nice and greasy: a must-try, especially if you're hungover. Unfortunately, their opening hours are random, even at-will, I would say. You can never count them on being open: you just have to swing by and hope for the best. But always have...More

Thank SanTelmoDiner
Reviewed 23 March 2015 via mobile

Not cheap, not expensive, not bad not good. The food Was tasty but not so traditional flavours. And The sizes wasnt big enought.

Thank Leo C
Reviewed 27 August 2014 via mobile

I came here under recommendation. The place is small and you can only eat standing, the pizza slice is cut out from an enourmous pizza in a non conventional way by a really old lady and served in a servillete, nothing fancy, but then you...More

Thank Paula D
Reviewed 14 April 2014

Basic, everything here is basic...they've been in business for a LONG time. They serve just 3 types of pizza, maybe 4. Oily, thick...and delicious, there are no chairs is just to go...eat like a madman and leave.

Thank Justo B
Reviewed 9 October 2011

Greasy pizza, no chairs, just taxi drivers eating a cheap piece of bread with some (not much) cheese

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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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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Defensa 821 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > San Telmo
  • Neighbourhood: San Telmo
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4307-0248
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