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Our hotel recommended this class when we asked to participate and see tango in a non-touristy way... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2019
Melbourne, Australia
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My husband and I spent 2 weeks in Buenos Aires during August 2018. We did not experience any of the... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2019
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Scalabrini Ortiz 1331, Buenos Aires 1425, Argentina
Palermo Soho
4833 3224
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Reviewed 4 February 2019

Our hotel recommended this class when we asked to participate and see tango in a non-touristy way. Costing around 200 pesos each, the class ran from 8-10pm and was so welcoming and supportive that we all really enjoyed ourselves, even those who didn’t plan to!...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 19 January 2019

My husband and I spent 2 weeks in Buenos Aires during August 2018. We did not experience any of the negative comments of other reviewers who were there at the same time and said they were at the same venues as us. We experienced positive...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 8 September 2018

I have been traveling in the city of Buenos Aires for nearly 6 months starting in April 2018, for the sole purpose of dancing in the local milongas. I am 39 years old. If you are the kind of person that comes to milongas to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Fanya K
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Buenos Aires tango dancers violently target tango dancers visiting from other nations, and those at Salon Canning are among the worst in Buenos Aires. We went there on the night of August 14th. Argentine tango leaders took two and three steps backward and banged into...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank John H
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We visited twice during our stay in Buenos Aires. Once at 4PM the locals were strutting around the floor. What a sight! A full mix of ages, the local Portenos were there having a lovely afternoon. Later in our visit we went at about mid...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

Salon Canning ist one of the most important Tango places in the word! Everybody has to visit it if si tango dancer or önot....

Date of experience: February 2017
3  Thank Iliatango
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We went there on a Friday night with a local to see what the milonga scene in BA was like. We arrived at 11pm and the tango lesson( weekly lessons before the milonga starts) was still going on so we saw the teachers demonstrating to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank SGC60
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We have been coming to Buenos Aires for several years and always stay two months, which gives us plenty of time to dance in at least a dozen dance halls each time. This ranks near the top of my list for several reasons. Remember that...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Cathy023
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Canning is the one sure bet in the carousel of BA tango. The etiquette is clear though relaxed and the Argentinians (or Portenos) are polite and respectful to all who behave well. The quality of the music and the demonstrations is good. The djs know...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 2 May 2017

There are a few good tango clubs that are recommended by the tango maestros in New York. The best of these is Salón Canning, which is located in Palermo Viejo. They offer tango classes, which precede the evening milonga. The dance floor is large and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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quarter is Palermo Chico, characterized by magnificent
mansions, regal avenues, and exclusive apartment
buildings, and home to the Museum of Latin American
Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), a favourite amongst
locals. The largest park in the city, the Bosques de
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31 December 2017|
Response from Cathy023 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is 3:00pm. Check the milonga listing at hoy-milonga for exact time. This is their only milonga that is not packed like sardines so it is relaxed and very enjoyable.
Keith F
27 February 2017|
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Response from corribryan | Reviewed this property |
I don't have a pic, unfortunately, but had no problem finding the place from address: Av. Raúl Scalabrini Ortiz 1331 . Street numbers are scarce enough in the area - but it's not difficult. Enjoy!