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788 Food Bar

Arenales 1877, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good44%
  • Average35%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
28 Apr 2014
“Best deal set menu lunch in Buenos Aires”
18 Jul 2013
“a disappointment”
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Arenales 1877, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 28 April 2014 via mobile

We come quite regularly to this place which has probably the best deal for a set menu lunch. You can usually choose meat, fish or a vegetarian main course. It also included a dessert and a soft drink. Service is friendly and quick.

1  Thank Petraga
Reviewed 18 July 2013

I'll open by saying that I dined in this restaurant about 5 years ago and loved it. I'd not been back because my rental apartments have been in other zones, but this year I am right around the corner so I quickly made a reservation...More

Date of visit: July 2013
1  Thank paulwoe
Reviewed 2 June 2012

I came here having really high expectations. I had heard great things about the food. The food was decent (I had the lomo sandwich), but my sandwich was smothered in mustard so it was the only thing I tasted. Good, but didn't live up to...More

Date of visit: April 2012
Thank Emily T
Reviewed 3 February 2012

According to Lonely Planet’s “Buenos Aires Encounter,” this place is supposed to be great. Well, unfortunately, it’s not. In fact, everything about it is less than ideal. The first problem wasn’t the food; it was the washroom, up a long flight of metal stairs with...More

Date of visit: February 2012
Thank JBWanderers
Reviewed 5 December 2011

The lunch menu ejecutivo (main + non-alcoholic beverage + dessert + coffee) was an outstanding value for the food we were served. The fish was great, pasta nice, salad plentiful & dessert (pears in wine) very good. Our server spoke a smattering of english &...More

2  Thank ostrich_v
Reviewed 13 July 2011

I'd read about this restaurant from food bloggers in Argentina, so my boyfriend and I gave it a try for a Wednesday night dinner. I think we should have gone for lunch instead because both of us were disappointed by the food and the service....More

Date of visit: July 2011
Thank rms81
Characterised by the French-style mansions which are
the legacy of its aristocratic past, Recoleta is the
true “Paris of the South.” Walking around this
neighbourhood is an experience like no other in Buenos
Aires: its streets are lined with elegant apartment
buildings, exclusive boutiques, and former mansions
turned into high-end hotels and embassies, which exude
an alluring air of sophistication and class. You'll
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  • Address: Arenales 1877, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Recoleta
  • Neighbourhood: Recoleta
I ate there last week. It's been around a while I think (found it using a lonely planet guide).
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