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Chila

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Calle Alicia Moreau de Justo 1160 | Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires C1107AAX, Argentina
+54 43436067
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New York City
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The restaurant has a rather cold aesthetic, and a bit of hauteur. The first course was rather good, but the main course of Agentinian beef ( tough and tasteless) and a trout that was very fishy and could have used a bit of acidity. Our waiter never asked how we liked the food, but I definitely shared my opinion with... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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144 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

In a city full of gastronomic offerings Chila is a great place but too expensive. Dishes though excellent are too small service is great but the wine guy is a bit snobbish and not up to the place or price of the menu. Had a great time but would not go again, did it once and checked it off the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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24 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic service, creative and delicious courses, no pretension, beautiful setting right on the water. Would love to return next time I'm in BA!

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Thank HKH1987
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant; great setting, helpful staff and excellent food. The calamari starter and soufflé dessert were amongst the best I've ever had. The pork main was comparatively disappointing but still enjoyable.

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Thank Andy B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 297 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Worked our way through the 7 course tasting menu, in truth not at all overwhelming. The courses were nicely balanced and very well presented. Service was excellent, attentive without being over-bearing. One of the better meals on our trip around South America.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chila is on "the strip" of restaurants on he wharfside at Puerto Madero. Don't let the fact it is two doors down from MAC Donald's distract you from thinking this is anything other than fine dining, which it is. There is a choice of 3 or 7 course tasting menus, with or without wine pairings. I tried the 3 courses... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely location on the waterfront. We felt important the minute we walked in the door. We chose the 3 choice menu. We received a snack from the chef before the meal started. My first course was the shrimp cocktail with capers. The crunchy capers and aoli made this dish very special. Next our waiter gave us duck rolled in a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had an amazing experience! I've been there for my birthday and we had the 3 course menu with wine pairing. All the flavors ,textures and combinations were great! Excellent service and nice atmosphere, very romantic! I highly recommend it for a special occasion.

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of those restaurants that when you look back collectively on all the best places you've pulled a chair to table, you'll remember as a top 10. I was greeted warmly by the hostess and handed off to Marc the matre'd. He spoke English well an I was offered a choice of tables. As a solo dinner who... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

We had some great meals during our stay in CABA and Chila was certainly our favorite. This is higher-end dining but our entire experience was top notch. We had a nice table by the window with views of the PM waterfront, the service was excellent, and the food was muy rico ! We both enjoyed different selections from the 3-Course... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 50 - US$ 100
Cuisine
Argentinian, South American, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, View
Open Hours
Sunday
20:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
20:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
20:00 - 00:00
Thursday
20:00 - 00:00
Friday
20:00 - 00:00
Saturday
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Alicia Moreau de Justo 1160 | Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires C1107AAX, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Puerto Madero
  • Neighbourhood: Puerto Madero
  • Phone Number: +54 43436067
Description
CHILA has gourmet cuisine with Argentinian products. CHILA has several prizes: Position 21th in the 50 best restaurant in latinamerica 2015, Position 21th in the 50 best restaurant in latinamerica 2014, Position 28th in the 50 best Restauraants in Latinamerica 2013 (San Pellegrino guide), Best Argentinian Restaurant 2008 (Argentinian Academy of Gastronomy), CHEF of the Future 2009 (International Academy of Gastronomy, Best Restaurant 2010 (Cuisine & Vins).

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Puerto Madero

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Puerto Madero
From its refurbished red brick buildings and port cranes to its modern skyscrapers and luxurious apartment buildings, Puerto Madero is the perfect combination of old and new. The river provides a quiet, relaxing atmosphere that contrasts with the hustle and bustle of heavy traffic just blocks away. Across the river, flanked by skyscrapers, are beautiful parks and quiet streets that make this neighbourhood a unique destination in a city as busy as Buenos Aires. The restaurants, bars, and nightclubs on the docks make it a prime spot for nights out and have come to symbolise this area. Puerto Madero is even more striking after dark, when the lights from the docks and skyscrapers glow against the night sky.
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