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The Argentinean

££ - £££Cafe
Cnr 4th Avenue and 7th Street Linden, Johannesburg 2194, South Africa
+27 11 888 9759
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  • Excellent5%
  • Very good45%
  • Average32%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pastry” (2 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
“great coffee” (2 reviews)
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06:30 - 17:00All hours
££ - £££
Cnr 4th Avenue and 7th Street Linden, Johannesburg 2194, South Africa
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

So refreshing to visit a bakery that is so unpretentious - no hipster vibes! The type of place that immediately brings their regulars their coffee, no order needed. You can indulge in pancakes then balance it out with a delicious, healthy beverage.

Thank Gazelle8SA
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This is the only place i have been served a croissant with a sauce topping- when i expected an almond filled croissant. The reason im including this in a review- is i discovered its authentically Argentian - which is rather interesting. A sweet pastry called...More

Thank CarolineBCapeTown
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Tried to get into the very cool and designer Whippet restaurant for breakfast and we were told there was a 20 minute wait, so we went across the road to The Argentinian. No quiet sure why it has the name "The Argentinian", but the coffee...More

Thank Roddy P
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Enjoyed the baked goods we bought & took home but was disappointed with the lunch we had here. The wrap was very ordinary & bland. Service good.

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Saturday morning and the place is pumping with post-parkrunners. There's still space both outside - which feels a little chilly - and inside. We sit in the draught of the doorway but we're soon warmed by nice-enough cappuccinos. The table orders scrambled eggs. Not me...More

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Friendly, efficient service, food well cooked and promptly served to our outside table in the sunshine. Breakfast for 4 with a bill equivalent to £15! No complaints!

Thank 1953Trek
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

The friendly staff gives good service in this bakery. Definitely pick up an Almond or Chocolate Croissant when passing by.

Thank WillBecker
Reviewed 6 November 2016

After visiting Argentina a good couple of times, I am quite familiar with Argentine food and pastries, and I believe there is no Argentine working in this kitchen nor front of house! The food was mediocre, service okay, could not get the pastries for desert...More

1  Thank StevieSA
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Good place, good food everything was great, we'll priced. Nothing extraordinary but nothing bad either.

Thank EA_Oussov
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Had a delicious breakfast there at a very reasonable price. Don't expect anything grand from the coffee but the baked goods more than make up for it

Thank Richard H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
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Open Hours
06:30 - 13:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr 4th Avenue and 7th Street Linden, Johannesburg 2194, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 888 9759
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