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Arkakao - CLOSED

Avenida Presidente Quintana 188, Buenos Aires recoleta, Argentina
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
20 Mar 2016
“Excellent Gelato!”
16 Mar 2016
“it has changed a lot”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Vegan Options
Avenida Presidente Quintana 188, Buenos Aires recoleta, Argentina
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Reviewed 20 March 2016

The gelato is delicious! We went a few times during our recent visit to Buenos Aires and every flavor we tried was excellent! The staff was really great in helping us decide which flavors to choose! We also ate dinner there one night and it...More

Thank ktaberle
Reviewed 17 March 2016

the ice creams used to be better. the ambiance is ok. a lot of people who live around there go for lunch and dinner

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Best ice cream in town, fresh ice cream/gelato is a big deal in BA with a number of places in the better part of town, with prices to match. This one is the best of the lot with a fresh batch daily with changing flavors....More

Thank michael R
Reviewed 14 February 2016

It is gelato but it isn't .. it is too good to be able to name it. It is so full of fresh flavor, no matter what flavor you choose you will love it. The only problem is, you will want to keep going back...More

Thank ScarlettO1
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Our family of six had a quick gelato here. I thought the quality of the gelato was good but not great - nothing like Amorino, for example. I ordered dark chocolate which was pretty good but the passion fruit didn't taste like real passion fruit...More

Thank ChiquiMonster
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

A must after a visit to Recoleta. Dark chocolate and passion fruit ice-cream among the best we have ever had, counting Italy. Cool interiors with art-exhibition.

Thank Angie S
Reviewed 22 November 2015

We had a chance to taste one wonderful gelato and espresso. Delicious chocolate and fresh fruit flavors.

Thank chefricardo3553
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Arkakao is a tipical Italian bar in The heart of recoleta. The space inside is very cool And confortable. They have a real italian espresso (lavazza) and a delicious gelato. If you are around recoleta you should go to arkakao

Thank albalonga8
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

Went there for lunch and had the menu of the day for 170 peso. Great meal started with a drink, bruschetta, fresh fish and then one of their delicious gelatos (mascarpone and berries). They also give you a selection of breads and a roasted eggplant/vege...More

Thank Steph S
Reviewed 8 April 2015

We had returned to our hotel in Recoleta after having dinner. We asked the night manager, who did not speak English very well, if there was someplace to get gelato in the area. After motioning,

1  Thank KenVicLee
Exquisite palaces and luxurious apartment buildings
combine with art galleries and exclusive boutiques to
make Retiro the perfect spot for those who enjoy
sophistication. However, the non-stop foot traffic to
and from Retiro train and bus terminals, accompanied
by the myriad of trucks leaving and arriving at the
port, mean this neighbourhood is never truly at rest.
One minute you are walking down a street dotted with
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Presidente Quintana 188, Buenos Aires recoleta, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Retiro
  • Neighbourhood: Retiro
ARKAKAÓ is a gourmet space with an Italian accent. This is a company that chose Argentina as its second home, with the challenge of making traditions and not very known products known.ARKAKAÓ is not just about the quality of its products, but also the image and decor of its stores; Arkakaó´s philosophy proposes a certain atmosphere...a gastronomic culture.
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