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La Cumparsita Tango Bar

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A walk into the past

This is the music from my childhood in the 1950s when my parents would dress - father always in a... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
Lander, Wyoming
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One of the few remaining authentic tango places

After searching all around Buenos Aires for various tango shows, we realized that these shows have... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
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20 Nov 2017
“A walk into the past”
23 Apr 2017
“One of the few remaining authentic tango places”
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Calle Chile 302, Buenos Aires C1098AAH, Argentina
San Telmo
+54 11 6407-4697
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

This is the music from my childhood in the 1950s when my parents would dress - father always in a jacket and tie, mother in a dress with heels - and bring in a pizza for us kids and the sitter. The Gardel LPs tipped...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2017

After searching all around Buenos Aires for various tango shows, we realized that these shows have become a tourist attraction of an astronomical price. I had visited this bar before 15 years, this time was much better, above ny expectations and sure one of the...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Do I need to say more?..., of course that I love tango, so this place is an oasis for tango lovers. Reasonably priced, but don't accept credit cards. Seat, enjoy the music and get ready to experience a night like no other, including seeing Maradona...More

1  Thank Mario V
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

It's a bit expensive for the show fee. It's really a local bar for older people. They have multiple local singers, a couple that dances a nice tango and then the locals who come every weekend and try to dance tango. Small place only couple...More

Thank ecb47
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

...and not the run of the mill sudo "tango joint"?..., then go straight to this quaint corner of Buenos Aires. Everything exudes TANGO...., from the owner "el conejo" Juan, to the sole waiter Ruben. Mario is a great host. A few foreigners venture to these...More

Thank Mario V
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Didn't plan on going to this one but as we were just walking we came across it. Small and quaint, in a good area of San Telmo. Show starts at 2300 and goes to 0400 supposedly but we didn't stick around that long. Price includes...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 2 May 2015

Being three girls in our twenties, we were a bit worried when we got there at 10:30 (as the person I talked on the phone to suggested) and that no other clients were there, and when they did show up at around 11:15 were an...More

1  Thank thepapertraveller
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San Telmo
Characterized by cobblestones and narrow streets, San
Telmo is defined by the tango, the dance that made
Buenos Aires world-famous. Tango is a fusion of many
different cultures: a true child of immigration, much
like the city itself. Nowadays, it comes alive after
dark in the milongas (dance parties) attended by both
locals and visitors alike, who dance until the wee
hours of the morning. During the day, the antique
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