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Casa SaltShaker

Pres. J.E. Uriburu 1500 Block | Between Pena & Pacheco de Melo, Buenos Aires 1114, Argentina
+54 11 0000-0000
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Peruvian, Mediterranean, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Pres. J.E. Uriburu 1500 Block | Between Pena & Pacheco de Melo, Buenos Aires 1114, Argentina
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Reviewed today

This was a wonderful experience. Dan and Henry were great hosts and Dan is a superb chef and sommelier. The night we went I was surprised there were so many young people but they were interesting and I learned a lot from them. I couldn’t...More

Thank Silvermaja
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We booked Casa Saltshaker after seeing glowing reviews on tripadvisor however we were left disappointed. My wife has also left a review but as another attendee at dinner I also wanted to share my experience. I didn’t eat the main course nor the dessert and...More

Thank Dal139
saltshaker, Owner at Casa SaltShaker, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dal - there was no intent to be confrontational, and I certainly don't recall any confrontations with you or the other guests "on the night" as you stated, I thought we all had a fun conversation, though I apologize if it wasn't. Nor, at least...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Casa Saltshaker based on excellent Tripadvisor reviews and unfortunately it did not leave urs feeling satisfied about how much we had spent on this dining experience. The food was decent but we had eaten better in BA for alot cheaper and although we...More

4  Thank Rupa C
saltshaker, Owner at Casa SaltShaker, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I appreciate your taking the time to post this and note your criticisms. I think, however, that you arrived with expectations for a type of experience that isn't what we intend to offer. We try to make it clear on our website that we're offering...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the entire experience offered by Dan and Henry. Unique culinary experience matched with wonderful wines. Liz, Cynthia and I loved the wonderful conversations with others at the table, sharing experiences and perspectives on life. Definitely reserve well in advance. Great to experience a puerta...More

Thank nycebh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good ambience and a great way to meet other people in a city if you’re traveling but this is for tourists and it’s pricey at $80 even compared to London prices for a five course tasting menu...More

Thank Nbury1
saltshaker, Owner at Casa SaltShaker, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your point of view - but perhaps you missed part of the point of what we do - given that you even mentioned it. We make a big point of it on our website that a lot of what you're paying for is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic evening with Dan and Henry and 7 other guests at Casa Saltshaker. Was a great way to spend our first evening in Buenos Aires and set the scene for our trip . The food was fantastic as were the wines and the...More

1  Thank paul c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great evening in Buenos Aires!! Highly recommend, host and chef were very gracious and the food and wine delicious!!!

1  Thank CamillaScottsdaleAZ
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I saw Dan on a Food Channel show and wanted to come to BA just to experience the ‘closed resturant’. It was everything I expected and more. It’s quite a thing to be invited into a strangers home and have serve you delicious food. Dan...More

1  Thank Robert W
Reviewed 31 July 2018

What a lovely experience to have our first night in Buenos Aires. I had read about closed door dinners and was eagerly curious to find out what it was all about and we were not disappointed. You’re greeted by Chef Dan and Host Henry and...More

2  Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 20 July 2018

To be honest, we were both a little apprehensive about joining 10 other strangers at a dinner table in another country eating inside someone's home that we've never met before. Within the first two minutes our fears vanished. Chef Dan and Host Henry made us...More

2  Thank R Perry M
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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Questions & Answers
Liam W
24 December 2017|
Response from saltshaker | Property representative |
Liam - no, sorry, we're closed for today and tomorrow. Open Tuesday through Saturday. Dan
3 December 2016|
Response from saltshaker | Property representative |
We do. If you'd be so kind, please go to our website and you can make the reservation there through our reservation page. Thanks!
13 January 2015|
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Response from saltshaker | Property representative |
We can almost always offer a vegetarian or pescetarian option on our menus!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 80 - US$ 80
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pres. J.E. Uriburu 1500 Block | Between Pena & Pacheco de Melo, Buenos Aires 1114, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Recoleta
  • Neighbourhood: Recoleta
  • Phone Number: +54 11 0000-0000
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Welcome to Casa SaltShaker. We offer a unique dining experience, sharing a table with other guests at our home in Barrio Norte. The setting is casual and the conversation lively. Our food is eclectic with a Mediterranean base. It's all about meeting new friends over good food and wine.Bienvenidos a Casa SaltShaker (Salero). Ofrecemos una experiencia gastronómica única, compartiendo una mesa con otros comensales en nuestra casa de Barrio Norte. El ambiente es informal y la conversación animada. Nuestra cocina es ecléctica con una base mediteránea. Se trata de conocer nuevos amigos y sobre todo de gustar buena comida y buen vino.
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