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Cafe Retiro

) #1,338 of 4,281 Restaurants in Buenos Aires ££ - £££ Argentinian
Ramos Meija 1358, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 4516-0902
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good64%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
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27 Aug 2016
“Breakfast like at home”
12 Mar 2016
“Early retirement”
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££ - £££
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Ramos Meija 1358, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Pretend you are in 1920. Located in the entrance at one of the largest Central Train Station called Retiro, you will enjoy a delicious breakfast surrounded by a unique and antique environment Café Porteño is one of the "Cafe Notables" - Remarkable Cafés - in...More

Thank Lincoln T
Reviewed 12 March 2016

The food is O.K. without being exceptional, as is the service, but what sets this place apart is its magnificent siting deep in the caverns of Retiro Station. Enjoy the cathedral-like vaults and marvel at the civil engineering of a century ago.

Thank jamescollenette
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Beautiful cafe, only had a coffee which wasn't great. The architecture is amazing and it's right on the train line.

Thank chrisprettejohn
Reviewed 25 April 2015

The there are actually three stations. Peek in at the Belgrano and the San Martin stations. Take some beautiful pics of Retiro station-lots of beauty. Then have a light lunch in Cafe Retiro. Lovely. Good food. Beautiful atmosphere. No WiFi, but easy to relax there....More

Thank AnnualVisitorToBA
Reviewed 8 December 2014

The Retiro at the railway station is a cavernous old space with elegant facades and nice architectural detailing which could be a really special cafe. Unfortunately the fare on offer means that this is just another average cafe serving average food and drink in an...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 26 November 2014

We were due to take a train from BA to Tigre and called into this cafe, which was recommended in our guide book. It's a beautiful, spacious art deco lounge Spotless, with polished floors and magnificent dark fittings. Friendly service, comfortable chairs, quite a good...More

1  Thank MartinW_Dublin
Reviewed 12 October 2013

This week, Oct 7 and 8,I returned to one of my favourite coffee shops in the Retiro Station in Buenos Aires and was not disappointed. The old world coffee culture atmosphere still abounds and the morning coffee/croissants are as delicious as ever. They have a...More

Thank Wayne P
Reviewed 14 March 2013

This cafe is beautifully restored and is one of Buenos Aires' cafe notables. The charm of the Art Deco Retiro train station is also present in this old fashioned cafe. A nice place to rest your feet or just soak in an authentic Buenos Aires...More

Thank BalfourOakland_CA
Reviewed 23 November 2011

Beautiful Art Deco cafe in Retiro Station...feels like one has just stepped back in time. Especially good coffee and 'medalunas'(Argentinian pastries) at breakfast.

Thank Wayne P
Nearby
Retiro
Exquisite palaces and luxurious apartment buildings
combine with art galleries and exclusive boutiques to
make Retiro the perfect spot for those who enjoy
sophistication. However, the non-stop foot traffic to
and from Retiro train and bus terminals, accompanied
by the myriad of trucks leaving and arriving at the
port, mean this neighbourhood is never truly at rest.
One minute you are walking down a street dotted with
...More
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  • Address: Ramos Meija 1358, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Retiro
  • Neighbourhood: Retiro
  • Phone Number: +54 11 4516-0902
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