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Brasserie Petanque

) #28 of 4,281 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” (29 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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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this hidden gem in our travels. Took my partner back to an original brasserie in provincial France. Roast Pork and Confit Duck were amazing as was the Creme Brulee and Tarte Tatin. Completely authentic and on par with some of the best French...More

1  Thank ChrisHogeboom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food and great ambience. Good value. Very French. Great staff. Be sure to say "Hi" to Pascal.

1  Thank Bert C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brasserie Petanque was the perfect stop on a Sunday afternoon while enjoying the outdoor marketplace along Defensa. Charming atmosphere, good service, and the FOOD! I enjoyed an excellent steak tartare, a favorite dish of mine made especially fine by the use of Argentine beef. Best...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 7 days in Buenos Aires and went dining at Brasserie Petanque 3 times! ... and would have gone a 4th time if we could have on our last day ... The food selection is fantastic ... the food itself is delicious ... and...More

1  Thank pascalec62
Reviewed 15 June 2017

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 15 June 2017

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 24 May 2017

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
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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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
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  • 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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 17:00
20:00 - 00:00
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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
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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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