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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enough is Enough. Many people make comments about the staff no speaking any English...it is time for the Ignorant American to understand that if you go to a none English speaking country it is your RESPONSABILITY to learn their language....no everyone in any restaurant in...More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 17 November 2020

Had El Obrero on our list of potential places to try thanks to it's appearance in the book "where chef's eat". After suffering through 20 minutes of the most uninspiring walking tour of La Boca imaginable we decided to sneak off and find this place...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 4 March 2020 via mobile

Arrived just after 8:30 PM on a Tuesday with no reservation. Lucked out to get the last table for 3 of us. Neat old parrilla in La Boca and you should as suggested take a taxi or UBER for access. Service is good, menu with...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 24 January 2020 via mobile

Called in for late lunch with a friend who lives here. Great little local restaurant. Walls full of football memorabilia. Family ran, good wine, good steak , great atmosphere. Not “posh” but better for it. Will be sending them a Middlesbrough FC PENDANT to hang!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 23 January 2020

We saw this place on Someone Feed Phil. Well it certainly lives up to the reviews.The atmosphere is so local and full of great memorabilia. The food is authentic local cuisine. We went twice for lunch. We can't wait to return.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 7 October 2019

Supposedly this place is frequented by the famous soccer players. It looks like a hole in the wall. Inside the tables are crowded and it's hot. Waiters do not speak any English. Bathrooms were disgusting. I peeked into the kitchen and it was gross looking...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 29 September 2019 via mobile

We went to have dinner after being recommended to go there from locals. Pintoresque decor in a full restaurant giving you an idea you are going to eat well. We ordered Criollos, Provoleta, Entraña and befe de Lomo. Wine was good.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 24 September 2019 via mobile

Delicious! We were in Buenos Aires for a week and we ate at el Obrero twice. We were there for lunch and dinner. Pablo was our server and he was amazing. The food was espectacular and the prices are cheap. If anyone is in Buenos...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 26 July 2019

It is not around the city center but one can walk to or go by taxi. Does not accept credit cards. Only cash. The traditional local cuts are fabulous (chorizo, ojo de bife, vac, etc.)

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 April 2019 via mobile

Visited for lunch with my partner after walking around La Boca for the morning. We shared the revuelto gramajo, tortilla a la española, ravioli and dulce de leche pancakes. Food was fantastic, service good and prices very reasonable. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: March 2019
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It may be best for you to do it old school style - call them directly on the phone. I am not sure if anyone there will speak Spanish so if possible, I would have someone with you that speaks Spanish or I am sure by saying... More
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    El Obrero is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4