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El Sanjuanino

Posadas 1515 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 4805-2683
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“empanadas” (407 reviews)
“lentil stew” (8 reviews)
“caprese” (15 reviews)
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Latin, Argentinian, South American
Posadas 1515 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We're staying only 300 m away , looked up trip advisor so tried it out and very satisfied . The wine decanters are a giggle . The service was friendly and prompt and the place full of locals which is always a good indicator.

Thank Brian N
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our first authentic empanadas (good options for vegetarians too). The old restaurant has a lot of character and was very busy at lunch time. Good cheap food.

Thank MiteshP
Reviewed 5 days ago

We really enjoyed the local atmosphere and the local food served at this restaurant. From what we could see we were the only tourists, the rest were locals which is always a good sign. The food was good and the empanadas were the best we...More

Thank GeeDizzle
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really crowded! We didn't eat inside because had A LOT OF PPL waiting. But we bought to take away and yes, the meat empanada was AMAZING!! The best one. I ate empanadas in other places but the meat one, this was the best. I was...More

Thank jozinhachung
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really liked the empanadas - the spicy pork was our favorite. I recommend going around 3 as there was almost no waiting time. Good choice for quick snack or for a hearty soup.

Thank EmilDAtanassov
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here. Good authentic Argentinian food- lots of locals here as well as tourists. Service was ok

Thank Kathy Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spetacular empanadas (tried the meat and also the chicken empanada - both excellent)! A couple notches above what we saw in other parts of town. Family style restaurant. There is queue but it moves fast. Worth the wait. We liked it so much that on...More

Thank rodchoi
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Best empanadas in town great local go to place good food quick service excellent prices gets packed pretty quick a must visit for the traditional Argentinian Empanada

Thank cachipo73
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

A local foodie recommended this restaurant for its empanadas particularly the roquefort empanadas. Unfortunately the roquefort empanadas were not available either time we went but we did enjoy the ham and cheese and onion and cheese empanadas. It is a particularly good option when you...More

Thank Traveller376
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This place was just down the street from our hotel so we decided to check it out. It turned out to be one of our favorite restaurants. My wife had a couple of their empanadas and they were very tasty. I tried their locro as...More

Thank Samndjsdad
Characterised by the French-style mansions which are
the legacy of its aristocratic past, Recoleta is the
true “Paris of the South.” Walking around this
neighbourhood is an experience like no other in Buenos
Aires: its streets are lined with elegant apartment
buildings, exclusive boutiques, and former mansions
turned into high-end hotels and embassies, which exude
an alluring air of sophistication and class. You'll
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Sarah O
Do you accept US Dollars?
29 October 2016|
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Response from Sarah O |
Yes they did
Sarah O
Do you accept MasterCard?
29 October 2016|
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Response from W3581MCmarkb | Reviewed this property |
yes from memory they do.
Joshua C
Hi there, do we need reservations?
26 August 2016|
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Response from FelipeLt | Reviewed this property |
It would be best if you make reservations, as the place is not that big and tourists flock to taste their empanadas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
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Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Posadas 1515 | Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Recoleta
  • Neighbourhood: Recoleta
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4805-2683
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