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Food scene in Buenos Aires Province

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“Travelers who collect dining experiences may want to visit Café Tortoni, Argentina’s oldest and most famous café. Started by a Frenchman in 1858 who modeled it after a Parisian café, the Tortoni remains a popular place to enjoy coffee or snacks with friends as well as hobnob with writers, painters and other artists. It’s also a good place to see the tango performed on stage by professional dancers. Located on Avenida de Mayo, the Cafe Tortoni entices the hungry with sandwiches, steaks and desserts that look too good to eat.”
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Breakfast Spot
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“San Telmo es un barrio de la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires. Está comprendido por las calles Chile, Av. Ingeniero Huergo, Av. Brasil, Av. Paseo Colón, Av. Martín García, Defensa, Av. Caseros y Piedras, aunque zonas aledañas entran en la misma denominación con fines comerciales o inmobiliarios. San Telmo is a neighborhood of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires. It is comprised of the streets of Chile, Av. Ingeniero Huergo, Av. Brasil, Av. Paseo Colón, Av. Martín García, Defensa, Av. Caseros and Piedras, although neighboring areas fall under the same name for commercial or real estate purposes.”
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Steakhouse
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“Famous place to eat meat. Make reservation or wait patiently because is always crowded.”
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Argentinian Restaurant
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“La Cabrera vs. Don Julio. Other people say this is the best steak place in town. Try the two and let us know what you think.”
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Pizza Place
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“Traditional Argentine Pizzeria located downtown. A must for experiencing local pizza.”
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Pizza Place
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“Iconic pizza place, located at recognised Corrientes Av, where theatres and lights stand out”
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Argentinian Restaurant
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“Here's another highly rated classic Parilla located in San Telmo which is the oldest part of town. This area near famous Plaza Dorrego is great on Sunday's as you will find tons of people selling arts and crafts, street food, antiques, and outdoor free tango shows. You won't be disappointed with this restaurant and remember like most they close about 4:30 for lunch and reopen for dinner around 8PM. ”
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Café
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“A slightly smaller, more intimate version of its 'brother' El Federal. A varied menu, relaxed atmosphere and traditional/vintage decor. Great to while away the hours on a relaxing morning.”
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French Restaurant
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“Healthy and tasty meals for every day. Just one block apart from Quartier Dorrego.”
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Burger Joint
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“Want a great burger and not looking for a longer meal this is one of the many new great burger places that have popped up and are excellent. I think you will agree that the burgers in BA hold there own to many top burgers in the USA or anywhere else in the world!!”
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Bar
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“Along with it's 'sister' La Poesia, this is one of two traditional restaurants, very typical of old Buenos Aires. Having the same owner, they both have the same varied menu, including burgers, pastas, salads, sandwiches and some very good sharing platters (‘picadas’) . Both have a great atmosphere and interesting antique/vintage décor, without being super ‘touristy.’ Try a craft beer accompanied by a traditional ‘picada.’ A great option any time of day.”
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Café
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“This is both a restaurant and outdoor café which is a great spot when you are ready to visit the famous Cementerio Recoleta. You can sit outside or inside, but recommend enjoying the ambiance outside. Great for small meals, a drink or two, tapas, and great sandwiches. This area is especially great on the weekends as you will find a great outdoor market with local arts and crafts for sale.”
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Middle Eastern Restaurant
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“Incredible Armenian food. You usually have to wait a few minutes before going in but is COMPLETELY worth it. ”
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American Restaurant
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“Great place to enjoy of a nice meal, drinks and rock! and also for buying a hard rock BA t-shirt”
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Café
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“This was the first pedestrian street in downtown. Now there are many others. It's fun to walk along it between the crowds, checking out the street vendors and amazing architecture. Watch for pickpockets though. ”
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Argentinian Restaurant
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“El Desnivel is a typical neighborhood grill (parrilla) that has always been popular with locals. In the past few years, it has also become a favorite place for tourists.”
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