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EL Argentino

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Arago 224 | 08015, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 53 23 80
13:30 - 00:00
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You get what you see and even better, with a fair price, good ratio quality vs price. A really good Argentinian restaurant with their typical cut for meat, outstanding service, in a nice environment. The list of dishes is diverse and well served, take their advice in case of need.

Thank Guillermo R
Thessaloniki, Greece
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

An excellent choice for original Argentian beef steaks in the city of Barcelona. The stuff was very polite and the restaurant atmospheric. Congratulations to the leaders of this place ! More 

Thank Thanasis P
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Margate City, New Jersey
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86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here on a Thursday. It was almost empty at around 8:30. The host asked if I had a reservation, which while not all together unwarranted was rather silly. I ordered the T-bone, the other folks ordered the Fillet. The wine was a well known Argentinean Malbec (7 upish standard). The waiter agreed that the the wine was excessively... More 

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Javier B, Propietario at EL Argentino, responded to this review

The place was empty at 8:30, at 10:30 it was packed, in Spain, people were late dinner Of course you wonder if you have a reservation, maximum when tripadvisor implies a discount, you can see our local full in our facebook or in this web, where I upload dozens of forums More 

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere is nice , we eat steak and it was nice, no more, we expected much more. The waiter does not know english at all.

Thank Giltam13
Badalona, Spain
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155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Recently been there for lunch with 3 colleagues from work. We went for the parrillada instead of the normal menu and actually it was quite good. We did enjoy the different meat and appetizers too. We had 2 bottles of rose wine; even the wine was fine I think is the only thing that it is quite overpriced both glasses... More 

Thank xIshidax
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

What do you prefer? Quantity or quality? Here you will get none. We went with some friends because we thought it would be cheap and nice. However it turned out to be pricy and tasteless. Some of us were still hungry after spending up to 30 euros each. I would never recommend it. Expensive and mainstream. The meat is not... More 

Thank Marc H
Javier B, Propietario at EL Argentino, responded to this review

30€ is expansive for you????? More 

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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent although possibly a little on the expensive side. The side-dish options were limited for main courses but the 2-person tasting starter was a lovely introduction to the steak. Service was a little slow when it came to requesting the bill and paying.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I Took the 40% off deal from tripadvisor, and it was AMAZING, the starters, the steak, and the dessert, all of them was high level. I Wouldn't miss it even if I had to pay the regular price.

Thank Tal G
Montreal, Canada
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nice spot, a bit noisy, argentinean food is great but final bill is a bit pricy for BCN. Staff was friendly enough to enjoy the restaurant.

Thank FabriceMaz
Javier B, Propietario at EL Argentino, responded to this review

Thank you so much for Your visit And replay, as well i tell you that we have the best prices between all the argentinians in this segment in Barcelona, hope you will come back soon More 

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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I take a beef of 500 gr simple fantastic. I discovered cimiciurri a typical spanish sausage very suitable with meat.

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Thank Ferrara P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 40
Steakhouse, Argentinian, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:30 - 00:00
13:30 - 00:00
13:30 - 00:00
13:30 - 00:00
13:30 - 00:00
13:30 - 00:00
13:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arago 224 | 08015, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Eixample
  • Neighbourhood: Eixample
  • Phone Number: +34 934 53 23 80
Tradicion y modernidad se conjugan en nuestro restaurante bar, la intencion de compartir una cultura siempre abierta y expresada en platos que sin estridencias pretenden sorprenderta. La bodega, la musica, las copas y algunas sorpresas intentaran redondear una buena experiencia

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Eixample

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Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognised architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.
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