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El Sanjuanino

Posadas 1515 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 4805-2683
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“empanadas” (414 reviews)
“lentil stew” (9 reviews)
“caprese” (15 reviews)
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Latin, Argentinian, South American
Posadas 1515 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First dinner in BA, fabulous empanadas, ok gnocchi... great sangria. A great choice, wonderful atmosphere, reservations recommended.

Thank jenniferinphilly
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Locro was tasty except for the bones filling 45% of the dish which was a true downer. Lunch time was packed and service was a mess.

Thank Vita A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for lunch and had some very tasty empanadas. Unfortunately, there were very few people there, but our waiter still seemed to forget about us for long stretches of time. Four empanadas and two coca colas shouldn't take up an hour and a half...More

Thank Adrienne N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place does not get five stars because it is cheap (even though it is) or because the atmosphere was my favorite (I'm not as into old world places as some folks)....no, it gets 5 stars for having the BEST SANGRIA I've ever tasted and...More

Thank beachmom242004
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I tried many empanadas while in BsAs and this place was by far the best. Try to get there right when it opens for lunch or dinner. Otherwise you might find yourself without a table. If you only eat at one restaurant...More

Thank Gimicio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was Awesome! The food was amazing (we had tamales - highly recommend!! and stuffed gnocchi - also delicious). The empanadas looked and smelled amazing, and were in high demand for take away. The place itself has a great atmosphere with really cool seating...More

Thank kzirker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the local place to go, great food, great meat, great empenadas, great dulce de lecce, just go there

Thank robertvalerie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was more then reasonably priced and the atmosphere was fantastic. We got quite an authentic argentine experience here!

Thank Justin S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We're staying only 300 m away , looked up trip advisor so tried it out and very satisfied . The wine decanters are a giggle . The service was friendly and prompt and the place full of locals which is always a good indicator.

Thank Brian N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first authentic empanadas (good options for vegetarians too). The old restaurant has a lot of character and was very busy at lunch time. Good cheap food.

Thank MiteshP
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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Sarah O
29 October 2016|
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Response from W3581MCmarkb | Reviewed this property |
yes from memory they do.
Joshua C
26 August 2016|
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Response from FelipeLt | Reviewed this property |
It would be best if you make reservations, as the place is not that big and tourists flock to taste their empanadas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Posadas 1515 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Recoleta
  • Neighbourhood: Recoleta
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4805-2683
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