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Marcelina & Garcia

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Palermo
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Cabrera 5065 | Paermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
48322259
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London, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We went to here and we're told by the owners of la cabrera that it closed about a year ago! So no great Italian for us :(. Had a little walk around the surrounding area which had plenty of amazing restaurants to try.

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Thank Georgina C
Paderborn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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72 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2012

If you happen to be in Palermo area in Buenos Aires, go and visit this restaurant. The food is good an prices are acceptable. While being on a business trip in Buenos Aires, one of my colleagues took me there and we had an excellent dinner, plus a 30% off because they could not reserve the table we wanted and... More 

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Monchique, Portugal
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118 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2012

No skimping here on either quality or quantity of ingredients. Lots of variety in the antipasti bar. Yes, it's a bit small but it is brightly lit and decorated in bright yellows so it doesn't feel cramped. There's the feel of small family Italian restaurants, maybe a brighter version of some Little Italy NY joints. In addition to antipasti, we... More 

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israel
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2012

very good italian restaurant in buenos aires, designed with a lovely atmosphere and have a great antipasti

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2012

We are not fans of think pizza loaded with cheese and onions which seems to be quite the norm here in BA. We came across this restaurant by default as the place we meant to go had a 1.5 hour wait. Do to extreme group hunger and the lack of desire to walk more we went to this place next... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2011

Really enjoyable experience in Buenos Aires for a crispy thin crust pizza and homemade pasta. It packs in every night and doesn´t take reservations so you might expect a wait. It´s worth it though!

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YVR
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2011

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel, but they had not actually eaten there, some other hotel guest had and liked it. We didn't. The hostess seemed like she was from another planet. The restaurant was empty, but seated us in a table that was directly in the passage so every person coming by bumped into my chair. The... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2011

This was just a great dining experience, I found this restaurant by pure chance, after a long walk checking out Palermo. Fantastically generous, lots of extras of all sorts were offered to me gratis (so many the mind boggles...), and very attentive service. I sat outside, a great place take in the atmosphere of the area. Probably the only downside... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2011

Fairly new, and by the same owners as La Cabrera steakhouse, this is their pasta joint. the pasta is great, fresh and delicious, the waiters are attentive. The complimentary tid bits and treats are a plus!

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2011

Marcelina&Garcia might be on the pricy end of the Buenos Aires restaurant scene, but it is well worth the price. The dishes are abundant and very very tasty and before you know it, you will be rolling out of the restaurant wishing you hadnt eaten that much. Take very seriously the suggestion on the menu that the dishes are big... 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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cabrera 5065 | Paermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Palermo
  • Neighbourhood: Palermo
  • Phone Number: 48322259

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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