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Piegari Carnes

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Calle Posadas 1089 | La Recova, Buenos Aires C1011ABA, Argentina
+54 11 4328-4104
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Campinas (SP)
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175 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2010

For lunch or dinner, business or pleasure, this is a good choice in Buenos Aires with a fair value for money, .

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Nashville, Tn
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206 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2010

Piegari reminded us of a set from the "Sopranos" except everyone spoke Spanish. If you want an authentic Italian meal in Buenos Aires this is the place. The portions are huge but meant to be shared (ideally 3 or 4 people could share one of the pasta dishes). We split a caesar salad, an order of grilled chiperones and a... More 

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Brazil
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2010

We were recommended Piegari by our hotel and as it was very close by decided to try it out. The dishes are huge so you share them between two. We ordered the black fettucine in a garlic creamy sauce with shrimps and red roe and it was absolutely mouth wateringly good. We live in Brazil, where Italian food is excellent,... More 

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guadalajara
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229 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2010

We were tired of steak and tried Piegari, a great find. The fried calamari was great, and do not miss the baked eggplant and their homemade pastas. Portions are huge, to be shared for 3 or 4 people. Great quality and value, we really enjoyed it.

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Ontario
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2009

We were disappointed in this restaurant. The portions are ridiculously large, and the food wasn't all that great. The risotto was okay, but the oso buco was tough (boiled, not braised -- or certainly not long enough) and uneatable. It did not match up to the price, which was high.

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Columbia, Maryland
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80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2009

Tired of parilla, we had dinner at Piegari. It was better than wonderful. Our waiter warned us about the large portions so we shared an appetizer of frito mixto and spinach. Yes spinach because we felt we werent getting enough green here in BA. It was to die for and a huge portion that easily could feed 4. The same... More 

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aventura, florida
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51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2009

All plates are to share. There are two, so go to the Pasta Piegari. The food is exquisite, the crowd great, you must eat at least one meal here if you go to Buenos Aires.

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Brasilia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2009

A friend told me it was the best Italian restaurant in BA so I decided to go there with my husband for a romantic dinner. When we arrived (8:30) there were many tables available. The restaurant has too much light. There were about 3 huge table beside us with large groups of families and children. It was really noisy. I... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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352 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 802 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2009

We (a party of three) shared two types of risotto -- black (squid) seafood risotto and one with saffron rice. Both were plentiful and very well executed. My dining companions also had a meat dish and were happy. Service was great -- friendly but not obtrusive. We had good wine (cannot recall the name). For dessert, I recommend limonata --... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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97 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 369 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2009

Piegari has the advantage of location - close to a few popular luxury hotels, and it does have a decent reputation gained over the first years of existence.... having said this, today is it not more than an expensive restaurant that caters to corporate travelers and the unaware tourist. The food is acceptable but for the prices charged, it should... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 40
Cuisine
Argentinian, Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Posadas 1089 | La Recova, Buenos Aires C1011ABA, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Retiro
  • Neighbourhood: Retiro
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4328-4104
Description
Piegari Ristorante is located in la Recova de Posadas. Is synonymous of tradition and experience, keeping the same quality as always and the best personalized service. Specializes in pasta, risotto and seafood. Piegari Carnes, the new roasted meat specialist, with the best national and international meat cuts. A new concept with the highest quality and a totally renovated environment, but with the same tradition of always.

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Staying in Retiro

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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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