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Brasserie Petanque

) #30 of 4,229 Restaurants in Buenos Aires ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ French, European, Soups
Calle Defensa 596 | Defensa and Mexico street, Buenos Aires C1065AAJ, Argentina
0054 11 4342-7930
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak tartare” (28 reviews)
“onion soup” (12 reviews)
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French, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Calle Defensa 596 | Defensa and Mexico street, Buenos Aires C1065AAJ, Argentina
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1 - 10 of 357 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the restaurant on a Thursday night on a suggestion from a BA native. Had the rabbit and the pork loin, both excellent. The staff was a little quiet at first, but warmed up to us as the evening progressed. The owner stopped by for...More

1  Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my highlights of Buenos Aires, Delicious tender steak, which lives up to its reputation as best steak in the world.

1  Thank Brad T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had dinner plans fall through one night and asked a local friend of mine to suggest where I could grab a nice dinner. She recommended this spot and I was totally blown away by the food. Unexpectedly exceptional. I ordered the french onion soup...More

1  Thank Max B
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We found this restaurant in the the busy street of Defensa. After settling into our table we were approached by the owner, Pascal, who is a superb host. Pascal made us feel so welcome and was both professional and friendly at the same time. The...More

1  Thank RossBMWe30
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Always when I'm in Buenos Aires I try to eat at this place. The food is really delicious, the wine selection is great, the ambiance is super cool. Good price. Definitely a place to go!

1  Thank jupsa
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Went to Brasserie Petanque in Buenos Aires. Had a fantastic French meal - the food is excellent without the inflated prices. The highlight though is the owner of the restaurant who went out of his way to make us feel welcome. He recognised our Kiwi...More

2  Thank Patricia9999
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Had a wonderful onion soup, brilliant lamb and the best desert I've ever tasted, an apple pie. Some places are average, some leave you wanting, this place left me wanting to go back. Great service/people too.

1  Thank Jdc1964jdc
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is our favorite restaurant in San Telmo. We went back twice this trip (as we did our last trip!!!). As there are no real vegetarian options we had to eat fish; everything we had was excellent except for the chips which looked better than...More

1  Thank Geoff and Jenni G
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

It's the second time we've been to Pétanque and we love the food there.. so much that my partner over eats as he has is not accustomed to the richness of the French cuisine with an abundance of butter and wine used in the preparation...More

Thank Silvia R
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The service was very good, but the food was so - so. The duck was very dry and tasteless. The wine was good, of course. The steak was good but not especially a good cut of meat.

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As part of the historic quarter of Buenos Aires,
Montserrat is defined by the historical events that
took place there and the landmarks that have stood the
test of time. The Plaza de Mayo is at the center of
this connection to history: countless public
demonstrations have passed through this square, going
back to the May Revolution of 1810. Walking the
streets of Montserrat allows us to imagine what Buenos
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Hola, Lei su nota y me pregunto porque poner solo 3 puntos cuando me parece que vale mucho mas s segundo su comentario. Un cordial saludo, pascal
30 May 2015|
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Response from Ikurlat | Reviewed this property |
no se porque salió con 3 puntos. yo le puse un excelente
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 17:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 16:00
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12:30 - 16:00
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12:30 - 16:00
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12:30 - 16:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Defensa 596 | Defensa and Mexico street, Buenos Aires C1065AAJ, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Montserrat
  • Neighbourhood: Montserrat
  • Phone Number: 0054 11 4342-7930
  • E-mail
Authentic French Brasserie with traditional French cuisine, onion soup, steak tartar, duck confit, beef bourguignon, salmon tartar, profiteroles, tatin tart and of course the best creme brulee in Buenos Aires. You can find Brasserie Petanque in Santiago of Chile too..
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