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Dada Bistro

San Martin 941, Buenos Aires 1005, Argentina
+54 11 4314-4787
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lomo” (25 reviews)
“steak” (67 reviews)
“hummus” (14 reviews)
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Bar, Argentinian, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
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San Martin 941, Buenos Aires 1005, Argentina
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1 - 10 of 302 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first meal in Argentina and we weren't disappointed. The food was good, the service was good and the atmosphere provided a good introduction to how the locals like to spend some time in BA.

Thank Guzza63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was looking forward to going to this pub for dinner based on the reviews, but I was a little disappointed. It was average at best. The atmosphere is definitely interesting and seemed like a true Argentinian experience. An eclectic décor, a wide variety of...More

Thank jeffreyhunt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't judge book by cover...this place got best steak in BA,much better then5***** restaurants in Port Maduro...little noisy,but food and kitchen-outstanding.

Thank Gennady B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food here is awesome......6 of us,dined here.....4 had the Lomo Dada......we also had the grilled Salmon and Shrimp Risotto....service was good......main downside of this place.....bathrooms were terrible.....small but not maintained, not clean......

Thank Andywoo1
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Had an excellent visit. Best Polenta I've ever had. Interesting cocktails. Great service and original takes on classics. Had the fried goat cheese filled sorentinos with mushroom curry sauce.

Thank Christian C
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Excelent service and great Ojo de bife. The handcrafted beers are amazing, really a great place to have lunch

Thank Kiron U
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

What do you expect from a Bistro? Smaller tables, not that fancy restaurant look, private atmosphere, more informal, good food, fast service, not that restaurant price, wine by a cup, etc. That is Dada, informal, somewhat dark, cool, the food (ojo de bife: ribeye steak)...More

Thank Jens M
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

This is the place to come to get the real feel of Buenos Aires. It is all locals here. Absolutely fantastic. The food is amazing, superb cocktails and outstanding service. Only a short walk from lots of central city hotels. Have the steak!!!

Thank Anotherkiwitraveller
Paulo O, Propietario at Dada Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017
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Gracias !!!!!!!!!!!!!

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Good and fresh food, good cocktails/wine/beer, very friendly and smiling staff. Could be a bit noisy at night but would recommend it for lunch.

Thank judithw2017
Paulo O, Propietario at Dada Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a tiny bistro/bar on San Martin a block off of Florida in Buenos Aries. I was first there in March for lunch with a co-worker (we were there on business). The food was amazing, wine excellent and staff super friendly. I went back...More

Thank Cagi2013
Paulo O, Propietario at Dada Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017
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Exquisite palaces and luxurious apartment buildings
combine with art galleries and exclusive boutiques to
make Retiro the perfect spot for those who enjoy
sophistication. However, the non-stop foot traffic to
and from Retiro train and bus terminals, accompanied
by the myriad of trucks leaving and arriving at the
port, mean this neighbourhood is never truly at rest.
One minute you are walking down a street dotted with
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Carol S
22 April 2017|
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Response from Markus J | Reviewed this property |
You get value for money at Dada. I spent approximately 30 Dollars for a steak and drinks.
Heidi C
7 May 2016|
Response from Pempek | Reviewed this property |
3 April 2016|
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Response from MenloMichael | Reviewed this property |
We arrived early both times we went there, so we didn't need a reservation. ("Early" in Buenos Aires isn't very early compared to the USA.)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Martin 941, Buenos Aires 1005, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Retiro
  • Neighbourhood: Retiro
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4314-4787
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