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El Sanjuanino

Posadas 1515 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires C1112ADA, Argentina
+54 11 4805-2683
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“empanadas” (422 reviews)
“lentil stew” (10 reviews)
“caprese” (15 reviews)
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Posadas 1515 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires C1112ADA, Argentina
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Located next to our hotel - we asked where can we find the best empanadas. Unfortunately we were seated downstairs in a room with no WiFi - the empanadas came out cold. I was shocked to see a line of people waiting to get in....More

Thank CJBarnett
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ate here twice for lunch during out stay. Had the empanadas both times. They were good, but not the best we had while in Argentina. Didn't have to wait either time for a table. Service was a bit slow, but not the worst we experienced....More

Thank travelingirlfrompa
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were there before the place opened and there were already a few people waiting. As soon as it opened at 7pm more people arrived and it was full soon after. Some locals came for takeaways. Service was very quick. We ordered empanadas and a...More

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we arrived this place was packed. We were sat downstairs in the old cellar which was a welcome reprieve to the hot afternoon. We ordered four different type of empanadas which were all very good, spaghetti with Pomodoro sauce which was tasty and ravioli...More

Thank drakave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well served, delicious steaks and excellent price. Definitely a place to return. The options of steaks are very well served and maybe can serve two people if they don't eat too much. A very generous steaks with fries. Can spent less than 350 ARG for...More

Thank G L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A decent choice for a quick bite in Recoleta. Mostly empanadas on the menu, few wines and beers, but not a comfortable place with a very arid service

Thank brgcolonia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a famous restaurant because of its empanadas. Located at Recoleta, I went for a dinner in sunday and had to wait a little for a table. Good service and food. The atmosphere it's not so good, little space, many tables nearby. But I...More

Thank Htsuji
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My hubby and I were looking for food that a local would eat and stumble across San Juanino. The local was easy enough to find from our hotel. Upon entering the old world charm takes over. We ordered the ‘mixta’ simple salad of lettuce and...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was advised that this was a good local restaurant but sadly not for me The empanadas I had was very nice but have nicer since. It was the beef of the house that really disappointed. Was not asked how I liked my steak so it...More

Thank DaveRob419
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We were in search of authentic Empanadas, and this place certainly delivered. Between 4 of us we tried almost every kind they had, and the crowd favorites were the corn and cheese, and the margarita. Perfect mid-day snack with an ice-cold Quilmes beer!

Thank Rebecca S
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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yes from memory they do.
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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
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
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Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Posadas 1515 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires C1112ADA, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Recoleta
  • Neighbourhood: Recoleta
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4805-2683
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