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La Chacra

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Avenida Cordoba 941 | San Nicolas, Buenos Aires C1054AAI, Argentina
+54 11 4322-1409
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20:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 20:00 - 01:00
Tue - Thu 20:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 20:00 - 02:00
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Boulder, CO
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124 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

On our first night in BA we asked one of the desk clerks at the Casa Calma hotel for a nearby restaurant with plenty of meat. He recommended La Chacra (this was the only bad recommendation we received from the hotel!), which was only a few blocks away. Very large dining room with various meats being grilled and otherwise cooked... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Recently we moved away from the nearby La Chacra, it has been closed the last few months and they have been selling the interior fittings. Perhaps this means they are refurbishing . . .I don't know, but for now it is closed.

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Thank RaymondE L
Nashville, Tennessee
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221 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

I have been here a few times and I think everything is very good. The steak I had on this trip was a little chewy but it was so thick it almost didn't matter. The area is nice and in the shopping district. The appetizer plates going around were full of good stuff and the empanada appetizer made me wish... More 

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Thank Tony D
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is closed for renovation. Tried reaching them for a reservation for 25 people both by email 2 days prior (no response) & telephone - no answer - suggests very poor management.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

a great place to begin your visit to Buenos Aires. Excellent beef and very good selection of goat, lamb and other meats. Good service

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Thank Joseph_Tulchin
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

It's a good meal maybe the best beef up to this moment here in Argentina , it's expensive a good beef it's about 320 ars and a natural juice it's about 45 ars that is 4 usd.

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Thank Mario M
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

We just visited last weekend and ate lunch here. Colossal mistake. We saw the meat cooking through the front window and were reeled in. The Atmosphere inside was morbid, with heads of animals on the wall and no background music. My husband and I both ordered the sirloin, but he ordered his 'la chacra style'. When the food came, my... More 

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Thank Pearl J
Newent, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

I was looking for somewhere different for Saturday evening dinner. I had walked passed La Chacra many times and seen the meats cooking. Looked nice but never before ventured in. We went in at around 7pm, the place had very few customers, but it was during the final of the Copa America with Chile playing Argentina so perhaps everyone was... More 

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Newcastle
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234 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

Our guide warned us that meals are large in Buenos Aires & he was right. Most of us ordered meals to share & still had plenty to eat. The restaurant staff were more than willing to plate the meals separately but while charging for only one meal, which I think is extremely generous. We dined at 7.30, very early by... More 

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Munich, Germany
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2015

Traditional Argentinian parrilla, very good meat and wines, friendly and attentive service, unfortunately not cheap (but worth the price).

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, International, Barbecue, Grill, Argentinian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
20:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
20:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
20:00 - 01:00
Thursday
20:00 - 01:00
Friday
20:00 - 02:00
Saturday
20:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Cordoba 941 | San Nicolas, Buenos Aires C1054AAI, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Retiro
  • Neighbourhood: Retiro
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4322-1409

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Retiro

Neighbourhood Profile
Retiro
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 ornate mansions and luxurious shop windows and the next you find yourself surrounded by a sea of people racing to catch their train or bus. It is this juxtaposition of never-ending comings and goings and quiet, elegant luxury that defines Retiro, as well as Buenos Aires, a city where sharp contrasts are all around.
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