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Brasserie Petanque

Calle Defensa 596 | Defensa and Mexico street, Buenos Aires C1065AAJ, Argentina
+54 11 4342-7930
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak tartare” (29 reviews)
“rabbit” (30 reviews)
“onion soup” (15 reviews)
French, European, Soups, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Calle Defensa 596 | Defensa and Mexico street, Buenos Aires C1065AAJ, Argentina
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Brasserie Petanque
1. Autentic French Food !
"One of the best in city."
Jan V
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2. Amazing Steak Tartar !
"Thank u to Pascal a his team for a delicious dinner."
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3. Profiteroles !
"I work in the hospitality industry and I have too say that"
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1 - 10 of 403 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently holidayed in Argentina and stayed around the corner from this restaurant. The Argentinians eat late so opened at 8:00pm for dinner. It was booked out but as some guest were not due until after 11:00 we got a seat. The service was good...More

1  Thank Shellm222
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I work in the hospitality industry and I have too say that the service that we had was top notch and far past what I was expecting. The flavour of the food was incredible and richness of the French Onion Soup, the texture of the...More

2  Thank Harleyjames
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As part of a tour group our guide booked this restaurant for our final evening in Buenos Aires. We were not disappointed. Excellent steaks, rabbit and fish were all eaten. There was no requirement for the host to blacklist any one who gave a poor...More

1  Thank Ian W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our great lunch at Brasserie Petanque in Rio. The Onion Soup was authentic French Onion Soup. The Rabbit with Dejon Sauce was yummy and the Chicken Cordon Bleu was good too. We ended our meal with Crepes Suzette which made us feel we...More

Thank Suzan F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brasserie Petanque is a must go in the heart of Buenos Aires . Delicious food topped with perfect ambiance. Pascal, the owner, is looking after his guests and making sure everything is going well while entertaining you with stories about the restaurant and its famous...More

Thank evaluna2010
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Very good restaurant. I'd like the food, variety of dishes served and the atmosphere and the owner attitude!

1  Thank Ron S
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We spent a wonderful evening with Pascal Meyer! Already the start with a recommended cup of Sauvignon Blanc was superb. It went beautifully with the Moules and the Gambas grillée as an Entrée. This was followed by a Argentine blend red wine what Pascal chose...More

Thank danufag
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

One of the best in city. Stylish restaurant in the heart of San Telmo, combining French and Argentinian cuisine. Service is pretty delicate. Taste even more. The Dijon rabbit and Seafood entry were gorgeous. The wine a local Sauvignon Blanc also. Creme brule was one...More

Thank Jan V
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We stopped for lunch on a busy San Telmo market Sunday. Where to stop in all that milieu. It was hectic and busy for lunch but we loved our pate terrine platter. A perfect lunch to share. Our friends also enjoyed their choices but kept...More

Thank jjquilter
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Thank u to Pascal a his team for a delicious dinner. We don’t eat meat but do eat seafood and the meals were delicious. May I also compliment you on the service very efficient considering we had 1.5 hours to attend a Tango performance. Bravo...More

Thank 8888Coleen
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 MPBonazzi | Reviewed this property |
Me paso.exactamente lo mismo...lo califique como excelente y me tomo solo un punto!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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: +54 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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