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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Updated 17/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 17/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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US$ 80 - US$ 100
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a hotel guest, usually the Restaurants tend to be mediocre. Not the case for Elena. This restaurant is first class serving the most amazing food. Of course we are in Argentina so trying the beef is a must. The 20oz Ribeye was amazing, tender...and flavorful. The wine list is extensive with glasses going from $7 to $75. The service was amazing and the waiters guided us through the menu and wine list with ease and expertise. Food of course is good, desserts were equally amazing. This restaurant is a must eat during your stay in BA.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 3 October 2021 via mobile

A very modern and stylish place. This restaurant is among the finest of the city. Although it is usually visited by local celebrities, prices are logical for this type of place. Food is awesome, waiters are very kind, and service is swift.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 17 October 2020 via mobile

Having brunch ant Elena was a sublime experience that reminded me of any foreign country I was able to travel to. The variety of dishes and the quality of the ingredients are exquisite. You can even see the chef and cooks on the work and...feel at home at the same time. I have been there several times and will several more!More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 3 July 2020 via mobile

When I have the pleasure of travelling to Argentina, I always book the Four Season hotel in Recoleta. Amazing service and rooms. Elena is the main restaurant there, specialised obviously in Argentinian meat. The best I have ever had ! Try the Argentinan Kobe, outstanding...!More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 28 March 2020

If you enjoy steak or meat this is a great restaurant for you, although other entrees are available on the menu. They were able to mix a standard Manhattan without difficulty and had a great wine list. Many of the steaks to share were 33...ounces, and much too big for the two of us. Although we did split a smaller rib eye. We started with the house charcuterie platter, which was quite large and quite different from those in the states. The food was well prepared and and tasted great. The service was top notch and the ambiance is typical of a Four Season restaurant.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 18 March 2020 via mobile

The best breakfast in the world. Great food and alternatives and the staff did an amazing jobb for us to feel special!

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 1 March 2020 via mobile

Excellent food and superb service. Enjoyed our experience and would highly recommend! The cocktails at the bar are very good!

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 23 February 2020

Try the aged steak in this place plus the decor is amazing. I recommend bookings and have a drink at Pony Line bar first

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 20 February 2020 via mobile

We had inattentive waiters who didn't follow up on their guests - the starters weren't the right ones - and the steaks weren't fried as they wished - the side dish was burnt too much - it was as if the kitchen did send food...out that wasn’t cooked properly - wast of talent and experience in a high class hotel! The kitchen need a properly head chef to control the food that is going out to the guest!More

Date of visit: February 2020
dulcelong, Other at Elena, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2020

Mr Bechamstrup, I am very sorry to read about your experience and that your feeling has been negative. I thank you for telling us what happened, since both excellence in our kitchen and from service are fundamental to us. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 14 February 2020

We had an excellent dinner here twice. We returned because it was that good. The sommelier gave us excellent suggestions. They have a vast wine list of Argentinean wines. most of which, as foreigners we were unfamiliar with, thought knowledgeable about Italian & French wines.....The food was delicious & very well presented. It is an attractive restaurant also.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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28 September 2019|
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Response from ritam | Reviewed this property |
When I went there (April/2019) I was able to connect wifi to call Uber. Make sure to advise your Uber driver you are in the hotel lobby or go till the street. We had some trouble with our Uber because of this.
Angie N
22 May 2019|
Response from skydive4 | Reviewed this property |
There was Sushi and Sahsimi, oysters, prawns and other seafood along with ceviche etc. no crabs legs though. We went for Christmas brunch so things may have changes now, best to call them and ask
5 February 2019|
Response from Rick J | Reviewed this property |
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Frequently Asked Questions about Elena

Yes, Elena is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Elena is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5