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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%
Travellers talk about
“steak tartare” (30 reviews)
“rabbit” (27 reviews)
“onion soup” (13 reviews)
Closed
12:30 PM - 5:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
French, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Calle Defensa 596 | Defensa and Mexico street, Buenos Aires C1065AAJ, Argentina
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We happened upon this cafe as we were browsing the San Telmo market. It was packed and a great find for lunch. Ambiance and service were good. We enjoyed the grilled shrimp with tomato and cheese tartin, and the salad nicoise.

Thank skardm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been in Petanque many times, yet I have not written and opinion until now. What I could say?: Pascal and his crew have never ever let me down. It's a brasserie, the sort of popular french cook. With dishes, environment and kindnes in...More

Thank Carlos O
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch there on a busy Sunday and my backpack style purse was stolen. This looks like a really nice restaurant but obviously not. I lost camera, iPhone, prescription sunglasses, cash and credit cards. The bag as at my feet, touching my leg. Pouf....More

1  Thank designdestinations
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Risotto was more like a solid rice cake and mussels were not fresh and tasted terrible. Onion soup was ok.

1  Thank Daniel J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wine is good but overpriced. Service is correct but the waiter misunderstood and took the wrong order. Anyway the rabbit was good but the duck was burned and not a little.

Thank faysV7546KW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wandered in just by chance and even though we had no reservation we were given a table with a good location and were superbly served by German. I had the Oslo Bucco and my husband had a risotto. After a week of bland and...More

1  Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great restaurant. The service was exceptional, tables clean, and the food just perfect. We had french onion soup to start. followed by gigot de cordero and caracoles, and a nice extra dry cava. Table cover and wine is a little on the high side, but...More

1  Thank dwkfoster
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Harleyjames
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Two New Zealand girls looking for a fine place to wine and dine just before Christmas (23rd December). A charming host (Pascal), excellent food, great wine list and excellent advise given to assist with food and wine choices. Multilingual which is very helpful especially with...More

1  Thank serinabailey2018
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

I went here after walking through the San Telmo market. My friend and I were just going to have a drink at the bar, but ended up ordering a bottle. We then saw everyone ordering great food and decided to split the salmon avocado tartare....More

1  Thank Emily L
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Me paso.exactamente lo mismo...lo califique como excelente y me tomo solo un punto!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
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
Description
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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