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Don Julio

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££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Palermo
As featured in Best Food in Buenos Aires
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Calle Guatemala 4699 | Palermo Viejo, Buenos Aires C1425BUK, Argentina
+54 11 4831-9564
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12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
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54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been twice 6 years apart. Both times the beef was excellent. The first time the Four Seasons concierge made the reservation and we received excellent service, wine advice, etc. The atmosphere was local and fun. The second time last month left us with a very different impression--still pretty good steak, but perfunctory, brusque service, not great wine advice,... More 

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Thank Christine F
Munich, Germany
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Being a vegetarian in a meat loving country such as Argentina can be some what challenging... this time I gave in to my friend to visit this highly recommended meat restaurant. As we did not have a reservation, we were told to wait 20min outside. The staff was so attentive and brought as a free Cava on the house and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to try some typical Argentinian BBQ, you must absolutly try this restaurant. The meat is juicy, tasty and very tender, wonderful sauce on the sides. I also recommend for a starter to share: Provolone with eggplant (super tasty). The sabayon and kumquat icecream are also great. Enjoy!! Super service as well

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Decent service, knowledgeable staff, very nice wine list and the entrecote is just the best, most tender and perfectly cooked steak I've had here.

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Thank Elventhor
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I went to Don Julio on a Monday night. We waited for 45 minutes because we didn't make a reservation and we wanted to sit inside. We ordered the ribeye and split it, (it was suggested from the locals who recommended this restaurant to split the big steak. And he was right.) The trouble wasn't with the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautifully cooked steak. Roasted vegetables. Queues outside if you don't have a reservation. Service ok, couple next to us waited about an hour for their food to arrive. Attentive and well informed sommelier. Full of tourists, not sure many locals come here. Not sure quite how this gets into lists of say best 50 restaurants in Latin America but you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were recommended this restaurant and ate here late one night having waited a while to get in. Service was good and and the menu and wine list good, however, my steak was definitely not the best we had in BA, although my wife loved hers.

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Thank Rossland58
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Been here about 6 times in the last year. Still the best steaks and atmosphere in B's A's. Get there early if you want a seat. The Bife De Lomo will melt in your mouth.

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Thank dejm106
Cleveland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The wait is long but staff passes prosecco and sausage nibbles while you wait. The steak was well cooked and of course local. Wine list was also good, but check carefully as it has not recently been updated and they swap vintages. A great evening and friendly place.

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Toronto, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at this restaurant two times with my family and both of the times the food was AMAZING. The second time actually we came just before to take our plane back to Canada. The restaurant has very attentive service. Highly recommend to anyone who visit Buenos Aires. Don't spend your money going to Cabana Las Lilas restaurant , Don... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Guatemala 4699 | Palermo Viejo, Buenos Aires C1425BUK, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Palermo
  • Neighbourhood: Palermo
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4831-9564

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Staying in Palermo

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Palermo
Best known as the largest neighbourhood in Buenos Aires, Palermo is divided into different quarters, each with its own unique identity. The high-end 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 Palermo, is Palermo's most famous landmark and a popular destination for nature walks, picnics, rollerblading, and cycling. The scene becomes much trendier in Palermo Soho, a hip area known for its cool cafés and unique design stores, filled with shoppers on weekends; and Palermo Hollywood, renowned for the numerous restaurants, bars and nightclubs, which make it the preferred spot for nights out and special occasions.
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